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Offline rachmaninoff_forever

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Panists with style!
« on: October 08, 2012, 02:12:28 AM »
Who are some pianists who you think picks out the best outfits to wear during concerts?


Now of course, Valentina Lisitsa is definitely number 1, but I always thought that Horowitz was a good bowtie wearer, and I really like whatever Stephen Hough wears.  Whatever that torso is called...  Or that one recording of Lugansky playing the Rach 3, his bow tie and the popped collar oh my god!  The wooden bow tie would have made it perfect...  But I don't like Kissins white tuxedos.  I think they kinda look stupid.  And lets not forget about the controversial Yuja Wang!  I personally don't care what she wears, but a lot of people don't like it.  They should stop making such a big deal about it.  

So post-pictures away!!!

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Sorry, I thought I was in another thread.  How do you switch?

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Offline j_menz

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #1 on: October 08, 2012, 02:43:57 AM »
Report your own thread and ask Nils to move it.

On topic, it's hard to beat:

"What the world needs is more geniuses with humility. There are so few of us left" -- Oscar Levant

Offline 49410enrique

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #2 on: October 08, 2012, 02:53:23 AM »
Report your own thread and ask Nils to move it.


I've tried that I don't think it works I think the forum software tells you you're silly or it doesn't make sense to report yourself...

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #3 on: October 08, 2012, 03:02:33 AM »
I've tried that I don't think it works I think the forum software tells you you're silly or it doesn't make sense to report yourself...

Oh, OK. I'll do it then.

On topic, another style classic (not sure if harpsichordists count, though):

"What the world needs is more geniuses with humility. There are so few of us left" -- Oscar Levant

Offline outin

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #4 on: October 08, 2012, 05:21:35 AM »
Who are some pianists who you think picks out the best outfits to wear during concerts?

You skater boys are so obsessed with clothes!

Which reminds me... I was chatting during a piano comptetition and some people found this outfit inappropriate for the concerto final:

http://areena.yle.fi/tv/1689453

Are folks in the classical world really still that ridiculously concervative? It's not like he's wearing jeans and an old t-shirt. I personally would refuse to play unless dressed comfortably... Not that anyone would want to hear me, but that's not the point  ;D

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #5 on: October 08, 2012, 07:27:56 AM »
I thought this Valentina figure of yours was just a lover of Rachmaninov when he lived, but in fact, she lives. And she's pretty darn good! :)

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #6 on: October 08, 2012, 11:04:29 AM »
Report your own thread and ask Nils to move it.

On topic, it's hard to beat:



certainly putting a lot of sole into that playing.

Offline evitaevita

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #7 on: October 09, 2012, 08:38:18 AM »
Lola Astanova who is absolutely a fashion icon
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Horowitz who loves bow ties!!!
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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #8 on: October 09, 2012, 09:01:22 AM »


"I'm a free person; I feel terribly free. They could put me in chains and I still would be free because my thoughts would be mine - and that's all I want to have."
Arthur Rubinstein

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #9 on: October 09, 2012, 12:00:03 PM »




Whoa.  Just goes to show you how much the stage lighting can affect your appearance.  That or the flash.
Favorite new teacher quote -- "You found the only possible wrong answer."

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #10 on: October 09, 2012, 01:52:04 PM »
I have always wondered how someone can use the pedals with those kind of heels? I would twist my ankles all the time...

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #11 on: October 09, 2012, 09:58:06 PM »
Horowitz who loves bow ties!!!

I'm gonna beat Horowitz in style.









With my WOODEN bowtie!!!   8)
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«Reply #12 on: October 09, 2012, 10:45:54 PM »
I have always wondered how someone can use the pedals with those kind of heels? I would twist my ankles all the time...

I've always wondered how someone can actually even walk in them.
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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #13 on: October 09, 2012, 11:21:52 PM »
I've always wondered how someone can actually even walk in them.
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«Reply #14 on: October 09, 2012, 11:25:31 PM »
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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #15 on: October 10, 2012, 09:05:54 PM »
I have always wondered how someone can use the pedals with those kind of heels? I would twist my ankles all the time...

obviously just for kicks

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #17 on: October 11, 2012, 01:34:08 AM »
This guy has style, check out that hat.


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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #18 on: October 11, 2012, 02:37:53 AM »
This guy has style, check out that hat.



If only he had the wooden hat.

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #19 on: October 11, 2012, 05:11:40 AM »
If only he had the wooden hat.


Do you have wooden underwear as well ?  ::)

obviously just for kicks

Then again, wooden underwear would be handy if any of the female pianists decided to actually use their heels for kicking... Does Valentina wear high heels?  ;D

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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #20 on: October 11, 2012, 12:14:31 PM »
Do you have wooden underwear as well ?  ::)



No, but I have wooden socks!
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Re: Panists with style!
«Reply #21 on: October 11, 2012, 01:20:58 PM »
No, but I have wooden socks!

Please don't kick me then  :-*