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Limoncello Recipe

Vincenzo Prosperi | Posted 09.16.2016 | Taste
Vincenzo Prosperi

Limoncello Recipe Limoncello is one of the most famous Italian liqueurs in the universe. Three ingredients make up my Nonna's #family recipe and the f...

Lead with Love or Sing Protest Songs?

Dana Leong | Posted 07.25.2016 | Arts
Dana Leong

The world is filled with a broad spectrum of spiritual beliefs and beautiful explanations of our origin. Many of these thoughts have become pillars o...

From Russia with Love and Back Again: Rostropovich's Exile and Return

ADST | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
ADST

Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered officia...

Astoria Characters: The Composer Who Came Out of a Coma

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.05.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It happened a little more than two years ago, but Allen Schulz says it seems more like a lifetime. In March 2014, he was in Pittsburgh to see a perf...

The Gregor Piatigorsky Cello Festival - Where Were the Women?

Laurence Vittes | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Dateline: Los Angeles, Calif., June 10, 2016 The second Piatigorsky International Cello Festival at USC's Thornton School of Music ended Sunday night...

Final Piatigorsky Cello Fest Weekend Fetes Baroque Concerto Orgy

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

On Saturday night, May 21, four cellists, all men, played 90 minutes' worth of five Baroque concertos.

Ten Essential Picks for the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, Los Angeles, May 13-21

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.13.2016 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

If you want to understand what the great cellist Gregor Piatigorsky was like as a man and a cellist, and most profoundly, as a musician, you'll have t...

Watch The Most Haunting Version of Adele's 'Hello' So Far

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.30.2016 | Arts

Adele's "Hello" has been reworked countless times since its release last October. But this eerie cello mash-up with Mozart's Requiem "Lacrimosa" is un...

Anna Drubich's New Kaddish for Cello Will Open Babi-Yar Commemoration in Kiev, September 29, 2016: Obama and Merkel Will Attend

Laurence Vittes | Posted 12.28.2015 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

On September 29th 2016 in Kiev, during an international Holocaust commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the infamous Babi-Yar massacres, Drubich's new Kaddish, an 11-minute long concerto.

Dynamic Duo: Didier Laloy and Kathy Adam Live at WOMEX

Michal Shapiro | Posted 12.04.2015 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

I make it a point to shoot the daycases at WOMEX because always I find something unexpected, of exceptional quality. This year, I found several, and Didier Laloy and Kathy Adam swept me away from their first few notes.

Naomi Berrill's From the Ground: Music to Soothe Our Collective Soul

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.24.2015 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

In times of violence and grief, we are too consumed with patching up the holes left on our hearts to remember to keep our eyes to the stars. But that's when someone like singer and cellist Naomi Berrill comes in to save the day.

New Artist Reviews: Mystic Pete

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Blending elements from pop, electronic dance music, world music, and spooky Halloween verbiage, Mystic Pete has created a truly one-of-a-kind sound that has not yet, and might never be, mimicked.

Not Into Bach? Take a Little Ride...

Roxane Assaf Lynn | Posted 08.10.2016 | Arts
Roxane Assaf Lynn

Anyone who can recall the ballistic fascination of their first pop-up reader would thrill at opening Steven Hancoff's newly released e-book "J. Sebastian Bach: Pablo Casals and the Six Suites for 'Cello Solo." As with other deeply inspired oeuvres, the artist had no thought of a mammoth multi-volume multimedia masterwork when he wandered into a love of performing Bach on acoustic guitar.

Daily Meditation: Reach Out

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.29.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Cellist/Composer Atzi Muramatsu and Choreographer Steinvor Palsson Perform in Edinburgh

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 05.04.2015 | Arts
Helen I. Hwang

When artists take over a public space, it's like watching magic. Not too long ago, a troupe of magnificent dancers choreographed by Steinvor Palsson and cellist Atzi Muramatsu roamed around the stone floor tiles of St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh.

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: Concertos of Jaffe, Tower, Albert and Rouse

Daniel Asia | Posted 04.28.2015 | Arts
Daniel Asia

In this article I discuss a number of wonderful recent concertos. This is not to suggest that the composers of these works haven't written many other meritorious pieces in other genres.

In With the New

Glen Roven | Posted 04.04.2015 | Arts
Glen Roven

As the audience at Roulette filled up, my dread began to ease. I was thrilled that the orchestra was quite a full one, allowing me to breath freely and stop my silent prayer of "Please don't be a toy piano concerto, please, please, please."

Cello on His Back, Dane Johansen Treks Across Spain, Performing Bach Along the Way

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts
Alaska Dispatch News

Last summer, cellist Dane Johansen hiked 580 miles across the northern rim of Spain. His plan was to record the Bach Cello Suites in the churches that line the ancient pilgrimage route known as the Camino de Santiago and turn the experience into a documentary.

A Night of Rushing Ladies

Martha Lufkin | Posted 01.31.2015 | Fifty
Martha Lufkin

It was the end of November, and my daughter and I were hoping to go to the Boston Symphony for a rare appearance by famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma. It all depended on my getting to the box office in time to get tickets, which I had vowed to purchase if I could finish a certain project in time to leave my office by 5:00 p.m.

Daily Meditation: Weather The Storm

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.03.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Music: Beautiful. Inspirational. The Piano Guys.

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 12.28.2014 | Arts
Marcus T. Wright

The power of harmonic sound provides an ever-present soundtrack to our lives. Through the greatest of joys and even the times of challenge, music - through song and sound - has the capability to unite us, define us, and undoubtedly, move us. There is no group that personifies this more at the moment than The Piano Guys.

Child Prodigy Cellist Justin Yu Teaches Ellen His Victory Dance

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts

While most kids are busy learning basic math, 7-year-old Jun (Justin) Yu is busy being a cello master. The son of Chinese composer and conductor Z...

The Walk to Fisterra - a Cellist's Journey

Dane Johansen | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Dane Johansen

Beginning in May, I will walk nearly 600 miles on the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage route beginning in France and crossing Spain to the Atlantic Ocean. I will carry my cello, performing and recording Bach's Suites in ancient churches along the way.

String Cover Of 'Happy' Is Too Perfect For International Day of Happiness

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment

Today is International Day of Happiness. Coincidentally, there happens to be a very popular song by Pharrell Williams practically everywhere right now...

Yo-Yo Ma: Behind the Cello

Yo-Yo Ma | Posted 01.07.2015 | World
Yo-Yo Ma

To be able to put oneself in another's shoes without prejudgment is an essential skill. Empathy comes when you understand something deeply through arts and literature and can thus make unexpected connections. These parallels bring you closer to things that would otherwise seem far away. Empathy is the ultimate quality that acknowledges our identity as members of one human family.