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  • n. United States concert pianist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1903-1991)


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  • Noteworthy recordings of the work include those by Vladimir Ashkenazy (London), Clifford Curzon (Decca), Rudolf Serkin (Sony) and Mitsuko Uchida (Philips).

    New Work, New Instrument

  • The pot is further sweetened for audiences by a complete program change; Peter Serkin will now join the orchestra playing Bartok's 3rd piano concerto, and the other works will be Haydn's Symphony No. 93 and Beethoven's Fifth.

    Levine cancels appearances, steps down in Boston

  • In lieu of the more conservative offerings Levine was scheduled to play, the orchestra will be joined by the brilliant pianist Peter Serkin in Bartok's Third Piano Concerto.

    After string of cancellations, Boston maestro James Levine resigns

  • Joshua Bell is the featured soloist at the season-opening gala; Lorin Maazel leads the orchestra in a program including the Grieg piano concerto with Simon Trpceski in his NSO debut; Peter Serkin appears on a program of contemporary and 20th-century music led by Oliver Knussen; and Nelson Freire makes his NSO debut in the Brahms 2nd piano concerto.

    KenCen/NSO season announcement 2011-12

  • The orchestra is attracting some notable names, including guest conductor Lorin Maazel, pianist Peter Serkin and pianist Nelson Freire, making his NSO debut in Brahms's Second Piano Concerto.

    Kennedy Center broadens its offerings in 2011-12 season lineup

  • And where does the audience figure in all this, the people who, having paid for Peter Serkin, want Mr. Serkin?

    When Classical Musicians Call In Sick

  • Menuhin studied piano with Blockley, Schorr, Ciampi, and Serkin, while her older brother, Yehudi, studied violin with Enescu and Persinger.

    Personal Information for Hephzibah Menuhin

  • I truly love to hear Aimard play, so I was a bit disappointed, but the Phil seems to have impeccable luck in finding replacements and they phoned in Peter Serkin to cover.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Dohnányi stayed out of the way for the most part and let Serkin and the Philharmonic players communicate with each other in this language of the birds.

    Watch the birdie

  • That struck me as interesting, for Solomon and Serkin were great friends and mutual admirers.

    Beethoven's Messiah?


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