The Gilmore

Local Music
1:44 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Harpsichordist Jory Vinikour brings French, German baroque elegance to Gilmore fest

Jory Vinikour
Credit Kobie van Rensburg

Harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, a dual citizen of France and the United States, made his debut at the 2014 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival this week with a program of works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Jean-Philippe Rameau.

Mr. Vinikour and Cara Lieurance have a conversation about the technique and style specific to the composers and the instrument, and his recent return to the United States after a long period living in France.

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Local Music
1:05 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Featured Gilmore fest soprano Karina Gauvin, on the 'liquid lines' of Mozart

Karina Gauvin
Credit Michael Slobodian

The award-winning Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin sang several Mozart arias in concert with the Gilmore Festival Chamber Orchestra  on Tuesday night. 

She talked with Cara Lieurance about her transforming career, which saw early roles as a baroque-era soloist and has grown to include Mozart, Mahler and beyond.

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Local Music
12:34 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Randall Scarlata returns with Schumann songs for Gilmore fest

Randall Scarlata
Credit Emily Hanze

When baritone Randall Scarlata first appeared in Kalamazoo in 1999, he was touring as a winner of the Young Concert Artist International Auditions. 

Now a seasoned and versatile performer, Mr. Scarlata talks to Cara Lieurance about his recital of Schumann Songs with pianist Gil Kalish at the 2014 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.  

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Local Music
9:05 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Meet 2014 Gilmore Young Artist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner
Credit Gilmore Festival

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, one of two outstanding young pianists singled out for the Gilmore Young Artist award in 2014, talks to Cara Lieurance about his Gilmore Festival performances in concerto and solo recital appearances.

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Local Music
8:40 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Alon Goldstein returns to Gilmore with Grieg

Alon Goldstein at the 2010 Gilmore Festival
Credit Gilmore Festival

Cara Lieurance speaks with pianist Alon Goldstein about his residency with the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra, which will present its final concert of the season in collaboration with the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival

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