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CIM pianist Daniil Trifonov makes his solo debut at Carne... added by cim on 4 Feb 2013 tag | report
It has been said that pianist Daniil Trifonov, 21, “demonstrates a musical maturity beyond his years.” Now, you can hear how he responds to such statements when Northeastern Ohio’s NPR affiliate airs an interview with the talented young artist who will make his Carnegie Hall solo recital debut on Tuesday night, Feb. 5. The interview aired locally as part of Morning Edition (5-9 am) and will repeat locally during All Things Considered (4-6pm) on WSKU 89.7 FM. Or, listen online from anywhere in the world -- just follow this link.
REVIEW: CIM Rocks Mahler @ Severance | CoolCleveland Blog added by cim on 23 Apr 2012 tag | report
Cool Cleveland rules the Mahler 2 performance by student musicians from CIM and CSA with members from the Singers' Club of Cleveland and Antioch Baptist Church Choir a COOL community concert at Severance Hall. Check out the rave review on
CIM Orchestra and guests take mighty Mahler to Severance ... added by cim on 19 Apr 2012 tag | report
Donald Rosenberg of The Plain Dealer reviewed last night's "Celebration of Community" last night at Severance Hall when the CIM Orchestra with guest conductor Joel Smirnoff (violinist and CIM's president) "went far in trying to bring the world to Severance Hall on Wednesday with a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (“Resurrection"). Read the entire review on
REVIEW: CityMusic Cleveland at Fairmount Church (Dec 7) |... added by cim on 14 Dec 2011 tag | report
Cleveland Classical's Daniel Hathaway called the CityMusic Cleveland premiere of "A Holiday Seranade," featuring CIM faculty member Joan Kwuon, solo violin, with CIM President Joel Smirnoff as guest conductor, "an impressive showing." Read Mr. Hathaway's detailed review of the performance online...
CityMusic Cleveland rings in the holidays with strings ... added by cim on 8 Dec 2011 tag | report
The Plain Dealer's Donald Rosenberg offers accolades to CIM President Joel Smirnoff (guest conductor), CIM faculty member Joan Kwuon (violin) and CityMusic Cleveland for last night's debut of their series: "A Holiday Sernade." After reading Mr. Rosenberg's glowing remarks on the concert, you'll be glad to learn that the series runs through Sunday, Dec. 11th, so there's still time to catch a performance! Tickets are free, though donations are always appreciated. Visit or call 216-321-8273 for details.
Both Perlmans delighted about honorary degrees from CIM |... added by cim on 8 May 2011 tag | report
Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman may not be a stranger to receiving honorary doctorates, but he and his wife Toby (of the Perlman Music Program) are genuinely excited to receive dual degrees from CIM this weekend. Find out how they learned they were being honored by reading a recent interview in the Plain Dealer.
Violinist Dylana Jenson, who lost her prized Guarneri and... added by cim on 14 Mar 2011 tag | report
PD reporter Donald Rosenberg shares a story of loss, love and restoration in this article recounting Dylana Jenson's journey to find *her* violin and musical voice. Jenson is performing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with CityMusic Cleveland this week, March 16-19, with CIM president Joel Smirnoff conducting.
VIDEO: CIM's Joel Smirnoff Wins Grammy | CoolCleveland Blog added by cim on 8 Feb 2011 tag | report
CIM President Joel Smirnoff has won a Lifetime Achievement Grammy award for his work with the Juilliard String Quartet! Check out Cool Cleveland's interview with him from 2008, when he left the Quartet to take the helm at CIM.
“It’s a Wonderful Life”, Dobama and City Music / added by cim on 8 Dec 2010 tag | report
President Smirnoff appeared on NPR's local Around Noon program with host Dee Perry to discuss his gig moonlighting with City Music.
Played By Violinists, Bought By Billionaires : The Record... added by cim on 6 Dec 2010 tag | report
President Smirnoff was interviewed by NPR about what happens when a rare violin is bought by an investor, and not a musician.
CIM president Joel Smirnoff leads CIM orchestra through e... added by cim on 13 Nov 2010 tag | report
President Joel Smirnoff continues to wow audiences as a conductor. Check out this recent review about his experience conducting the CIM Orchestra!
ROCO News & Reviews: Oct 10 Concert Features Conductor Jo... added by maestro on 20 Mar 2010 tag | report
Joel Smirnoff Recording of Ralph Shapey on iTunes added by maestro on 20 Mar 2010 tag | report
Schmidt Artists International, Inc. - Joel Smirnoff Press... added by maestro on 20 Mar 2010 tag | report
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Album List Page | ArkivMusic added by maestro on 20 Mar 2010 tag | report
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