Author Archives: Jacobs School of Music

Review: Pacifica transcends changing of the guard with ease

It seems as if it was painless, even without problems. That cannot have been totally so. When there are changes … Continue reading

HT Review: Sunday concerts feature Bach, Schubert, splendidly

Sunday afternoon was graced with splendid music, splendidly performed. At St. Thomas Lutheran Church, the eighth season of the Bloomington … Continue reading

Review: Piano concertos end special series featuring Beethoven’s work

The Summer Music 2017 weeks continued to reach toward a close with part two, the windup, of that significant cycle … Continue reading

Review: Naoumoff enchants students at piano academy

Emile Naoumoff, a longstanding professor in Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, understands and controls the keyboard probably as well … Continue reading

Opening concert gets Brahms series off to glorious start

By Peter Jacobi H-T Reviewer Between this just-past Sunday afternoon and a Sunday afternoon next April, eight distinguished members of … Continue reading

Menahem Pressler’s Life in Music From Kristallnacht to Lang Lang

by Benjamin Ivry The German-born Israeli-American pianist Menahem Pressler will be 93 in December. Best recalled as long-time cornerstone of … Continue reading

Performance highlights summer piano workshop

A highlight of the Edward Auer Summer Piano Workshop was Wednesday evening’s guest recital, given in Auer Hall by Winston … Continue reading

Cohen Plays a Masterful Brahms Piano Concerto in D Minor with the San Diego Symphony

by Ken Herman As San Diego’s Upright and Grand Piano Festival pulls into the home stretch, it was fitting to … Continue reading

Arnaldo Cohen shines in SD Symphony debut

Piano virtuoso fills in for Horacio Gutiérrez Friday and delivers dramatic performance By Christian Hertzog | noon Jan. 31, 2016 Big … Continue reading

Franz Liszt Mini-Fest a hit

Karen Shaw, chair of the Department of Piano and president of the American Liszt Society IU chapter, recently presented “Franz … Continue reading