Stewart Warkow traveled with Maestro Segovia in his final years and wrote this recollection of the Maestro commenting on his favorite students.Read more »
András Schiff and Eliot Fisk at Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival Summer 1981 Just today (August 19, 2020) genius pianist, Sir András Schiff, E – mailed me this beautiful photo from 1981 (taken by his mother at GIdon Kremer’s summer chamber music festival in the tiny Austrian town of Lockenhaus). We were both at the start of our careers. […]Read more »
BMOP Masters Moderns by Carl Straussner Seeking to “restore a widening disconnect between contemporary audiences and contemporary music” since 1996, Boston Modern Orchestra Project has flourished. Its progressive, vibrant and fresh concerts we witnessed Saturday evening in New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall celebrated of modern master John Corigliano, whose work has earned him 5 Grammys, the Grawemeyer […]Read more »
The summer of 2018 marks the 13th anniversary of Boston GuitarFest, with the theme “The Improvisatory Spirit,” seeking to display and liberate the improvisatory spirit that must be in all of us. Boston GuitarFest is the dream of visionary guitar virtuoso and Artistic Director Eliot Fisk, and is cosponsored by New England Conservatory and Northeastern […]Read more »
On August 24, Eliot realized a long cherished dream playing his transcriptions of all 6 Bach Suites for solo cello in 2 back to back concerts at the legendary Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Italy. He also taught a short seminar for a select group of superb students. The Accademia Chigiana is holy ground for guitarists. […]Read more »
Conducting legend José Serebrier, together with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, performs the premiere recording of four works by contemporary American composer, Robert Beaser. Two of the works, Notes on a Southern Sky and the Guitar Concerto, were written for guitar virtuoso Eliot Fisk, a noted pupil of Andrés Segovia, who performed the concerto […]Read more »
Accolades for Eliot Fisk and the Arditti Quartet on tour with premiere performances of Hilda Paredes’ monumentally challenging work SON DEMENTES CUERDAS.
A stretch for Ensemble Music Society: Arditti Quartet plays works from the past three decades by Jay Harvey – Thursday, March 30, 2017 The Big Bang Theory applied to the string quartet would probably identify the triggering event as the works of Joseph Haydn. Without pressing the analogy too hard, the music offered Wednesday evening […]Read more »