Pianist and fortepianist David Breitman may be best-known for his collaboration with baritone Sanford Sylvan, spanning twenty-five years and including hundreds of concerts, as well as four CD’s (two of [...]
They spoke about it
You like classical music but consider yourself an amateur? This series will let you discover the key works of the repertoire, according to the theme you choose. Let it take shape in you.
“Dear Father, I cannot write in verse, for I am no poet. I cannot arrange parts of speech with such art as to produce effects of light and shade, for I am no painter. Even by signs and gestures I cannot express my thoughts and feelings, for I am no dancer. But I can do so by means of sounds, for I am a musician.” Probably no other composer but Mozart could have written these words. Listening to his Symphony No. 40, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute or his sonatas, we can only be amazed by the depth of the humanity that emanates from these works, bringing us back to the very essence or our being.
© Lucie Renaud
Translation: Annie P. Prothin