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This Week in Music History: The premiere of Brahms’s First Piano...

Full of Christmas cheer, Brahms wrote to Clara Schumann in December 1857:

This Week in Music History: Vladimir Horowitz is Born (1903)

It’s not entirely clear when Vladimir Horowitz was born, or where. The date was October 1 (in the ‘new’, Gregorian style), but the year isn’t certain. He was once thought to have been born in 1904, but it seems that his passport was doctored in 1925—the year he left the Soviet Union—so that it said he was a year younger than he really was.

Now and then: Daniil Trifonov

One of our favorite things here at medici.tv is being able to follow artists and ensembles over the years. In our new series, Now...

A plethora of pianists!

While classical music connaisseurs are accustomed to seeing groups of string players, brass ensembles, or even saxophone quartets, multiple pianists taking the stage together can...

Can you guess the classical pianist just by seeing their hands?

You might be able to recognize today's top classical pianists if you crossed paths with them on the street, or even be able to...

#TBT our first Verbier Festivals

This summer, the Verbier Festival celebrates its first quarter of a century! Like every year, artists and audiences will come together to be part...

#TBT: Van Cliburn wins the Inaugural Tchaikovsky Competition in 1958!

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...