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By Eugenia Zukerman

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Eugenia Zukerman Interviews

The conductor talks about Leonard Bernstein's influence on him
Eugenia Zukerman asks Alan Gilbert how he stays motivated
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma talks about reinventing classical music
The pianist talks about why classical music is still relevant today
The pianist talks about inspiration
The pianist and clarinetist talk about playing Schumann Fantasy Pieces together
The pianist talks about overcoming challenges
The pianist talks about how to listen to classical music
The pianist talks about why classical music still matters
The conductor talks about Leonard Bernstein's influence on him
The conductor talks about inspiration
Eugenia Zukerman asks Jaap van Zweden about listening to Mahler's Fifth Symphony
Eugenia Zukerman asks Jaap van Zweden about keeping classical music relevant
Eugenia Zukerman asks Jaap van Zweden about the difficulty of touring
The Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestras talks about living and working in Dallas
The first violinist of the Borromeo String Quartet talks about how he "keeps it fresh"
The pianist/writer discusses how to how humanize classical music
The conductor's optimism about young musicians
The Music Director of the Seattle Symphony talks with how creative the young generation must be in order to start a career
The music director of the Seattle Symphony talks about how European artists differ from American artists
The violinist talks about positive signs in the world of classical music
The violinist talks about how different the world of classical music is today
The violinist talks about how a career can be built today.
The violinist talks about the need for young artists to be entrepreneurial
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma discusses the present state of classical music
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma talks about reinventing classical music
Pianist Jonathan Biss discusses the present state of classical music
Pianist Jonathan Biss talks about the challenges of balancing the different aspects of his music career
Pianist Jonathan Biss talks about innovation and self-promotion
Composer Joan Tower shares some thoughts on presenting classical music differently
Composer Joan Tower talks about entering the world of composition
Composer Joan Tower discusses the present reality of classical music
Pianist Jeremy Denk discusses some of the ways that classical music is changing to become more accessible
Eugenia Zukerman asks Alan Gilbert about his role as the music director of the New York Philharmonic
Eugenia Zukerman asks Alan Gilbert about attending classical music concerts
The Music Director of the New York Philharmonic talks about how he became a conductor
Eugenia Zukerman asks Alan Gilbert about how he stays motivated
Eugenia Zukerman asks Alan Gilbert about his relationship with the orchestra
Eugenia Zukerman interviews heads of departments, students and teachers of the Manhattan School's April Gala 2010
Eugenia Zukerman interviews President Robert Sirota, teachers, and students for the April 2010 Gala

Interviews by Eugenia Zukerman at the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival

Andrea Marcovicci, Actress/Vocalist, Part 1: The Romance of Cabaret
Andrea Marcovicci, Actress/Vocalist, Part 2: Superstitions, Inspirations & Improvisations
Andrea Marcovicci, Actress/Vocalist, Part 3: Maintaining Boundaries and Intimacy with the Audience - at the Same Time
Andrea Marcovicci, Actress/Vocalist, Part 4: How Music Gives Her Hope
Interview with Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, Part 1: Childhood & Building a Career
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, Part 2: The History of the Famous Red Socks
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, Part 3: Learning to Listen & Forming a Relationship with the Audience
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, Part 4: Challenges, Humility & Vail
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist, Part 1: Childhood, Family & Studying
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist, Part 2: Doubt, Security & the Spice of Life
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist, Part 3: What Motivates Nadja to Play in Certain Venues, & Why She Loves to Play in Vail
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist, Part 4: Career Talk
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist, Part 5: How It Feels to Perform on Stage
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist, Part 6: Defining Moments of Success & Reflections on the Future
Yefim Bronfman, pianist, Part 1: Background & The Legacy of His Father
Yefim Bronfman, pianist, Part 2: Hardwork, Difficulties & Kindness
Yefim Bronfman, Pianist, Part 3: Dedication, Passion for Chamber Music & the Future of New Music

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