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Rising young pianists: Martin Helmchen, Yuja Wang, et al (Read 1188 times)

Offline bernadette60614

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Rising young pianists: Martin Helmchen, Yuja Wang, et al
« on: June 11, 2018, 02:38:30 PM »
Has anyone else noted that there are an amazing number of rising your pianists?  This weekend I heard Martin Helmchen. Last year, Yuja Wang.

This may be old news to everyone else, but it struck me how stunning the technical ability is of these young pianists, and I'm wondering if approaches to teaching have changed or if students with great potential are nurtured from a younger age and/or identified sooner.

Offline mjames

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Re: Rising young pianists: Martin Helmchen, Yuja Wang, et al
«Reply #1 on: June 19, 2018, 01:47:08 AM »
Yuja Wang is 31 years old....and she's been a "superstar" pianist since I was like 12. I'm 22 now...

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Re: Rising young pianists: Martin Helmchen, Yuja Wang, et al
«Reply #2 on: July 05, 2018, 01:36:44 AM »
Allow me to rephrase:

What advances have happened in the last 50 years in piano pedagogy which are most notable?

(While consideration was certainly not expected to my first question, packages of chocolate and wine may me sent to me if you contact me privately for my mailing address.)