Relive the Second Annual A Musical Showcase
and join us for the
A Musical Showcase on Monday, April 8, 2019!
BY LAWRENCE TOPPMAN 2017 Cliburn winner: Korean roots, American training, German heart Could Yekwon Sunwoo be more of a citizen of the world? The 29-year-old pianist grew up in Anyang, a South Korean city about three-fourths the size of Charlotte. He studied in...read more
BY LAWRENCE TOPPMAN The greatest songwriters of the 20th century? Like discussions about boxing champs or baseball all-stars, this category starts endless arguments. Witty Cole Porter has fervent fans. Jerome Kern, no slouch himself, said Irving Berlin “has no...read more
BY LAWRENCE TOPPMAN George Gershwin: Half a Genius The title “An American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook” is missing a letter. It should actually be “Gershwins.” Without brother Ira, George would be remembered as…what? Perhaps a composer of a few significant...read more