“It’s like water, like vitamins. You can’t live without it,” he said. “It’s hard for me to think about music without Beethoven.” Tomorrow Shai will be playing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 with Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. Read more about his upcoming performance here.
In The New Yorker this week, Shai offers his insight into Beethoven’s Sonata No. 29 in B-Flat and Yuja Wang's interpretation of the piece. Read more.
"It’s the intelligence, perception and dazzling energy of Wosner’s playing that makes all this possible and vivid. A Barenboim protégé, he responds to every twist and turn with a sense of great immediacy as well as an airy, high-stepping poise and unerring pointing-up of Ligeti’s deliciously unpredictable rhythms.”- BBC Music Magazine Read more.
Talk about unfair treatment by the mainstream media. I say it's time NPR finally gave the man who composed the theme for its flagship news show his fair due. Read more.