Tag Archive: Composers

Chelsea Music Festival: Ye Eun Choi, Trio Imàge perform Mahler, Schoenberg, Kagel, Korngold

The Chelsea Music Festival and Leo Baeck Institute present an evening of music by Mahler, Schoenberg, Kagel, and Korngold. Leo Baeck Institute houses a rich archive of manuscripts and letters of German and Austrian musicians of Jewish descent – including three of the above composers – who helped shape modern music.

Artur Schnabel, Pianist and Composer 1882 – 1951

Known more for his communicative and emotional playing than technical mastery, Artur Schnabel eventually made recordings of all 32 Beethoven piano Sonatas which are still prized for their musicality despite inaccuracies. As a composer, he embraced a much more modern aesthetic.