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Alixandra Haywood

Alix is a former clarinetist, musicologist, and content marketing manager at!
In honor of Friday the 13th, we're taking a look at one of classical music's most entrenched—and certainly most macabre—legends: the curse of the ninth. In classical music lore, the curse of the ninth refers to the idea that a composer would die after completing his ninth symphony. This is, of...
In honor of what would have been Van Cliburn's 88th birthday today, let's look back at the moment he shot to international fame 60 years ago... #TBT to 1958, when the American pianist broke boundaries with his legendary win at the inaugural Tchaikovsky Competition! An impressive accomplishment in and of itself,...