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Pianist Simone Dinnerstein Will Chat with Nico Muhly, Talks Bach During Google Plus Hangout (Via WQXR) >>

Classical radio station WQXR will host a Google Hangout on air with pianist Simone Dinnerstein, who will play music of J.S. Bach and talk about the composer's music with a group of special guests, including composer Nico Muhly and writer Paul Elie, author of Reinventing Bach.

UPDATE: Polish Pianist Rafal Blechacz Receives the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award...and $300,000 >>

UPDATE: Well, it's official now in Kalamazoo. 28-year-old polish pianist Rafal Blechaz (pronounced BLEH-hatch) has received the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award.

LIVESTREAM: One Outstanding Pianist Will Receive the 2014 Gilmore Artist Award (and $300,000) on WQXR >>

Every four years, the Gilmore Artist Award is presented to an international pianist who receives a one-time award of $300,000. The 2014 award will be announced on Wednesday, January 8, during an awards ceremony that will be webcast live on at 5:30 p.m. EST.

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