D Major Tv presents: The Glenn Gould Anniversaries
The pianists associated that plays on a Fazioli Pianoforti F 228 model are:
The repertoires include pieces from Gould’s discography:
2017 is Canada’s 150th birthday, and will be an occasion for all Canadians to celebrate with pride, both at home and around the world.
But 2017 is also a year of landmarks in the life and career of Canada’s most internationally celebrated artist, Glenn Gould.
You can support the events and donate to The Glenn Gould Foundation here https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/glenngouldfndn/ggf150/
- the 85th anniversary of Glenn Gould’s birth
- the 70th anniversary of Gould’s debut with the Toronto Symphony at age 15
- the 60th anniversary of Gould’s historic Russia tour, when he became the first major Western artist to perform in the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War, and made such a powerful impression that he changed the lives of a generation of Russian musicians
- the 60th anniversary of Gould’s first concert with the Berlin Philharmonic under Herbert von Karajan
- the 60th anniversary of Gould’s debut in Vienna
- the 60th anniversary of Gould’s first concert with the New York Philharmonic under Leonard Bernstein
- the 60th anniversary of Gould’s first concert with the San Francisco Symphony
- the 60th anniversary of Gould’s first concert with the Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell
- the 50th anniversary of Glenn Gould’s ground-breaking experimental “contrapuntal” radio documentary, The Idea of North, created as a CBC Centennial project
- the 40th anniversary of NASA’s launch of the Voyager I space probe (which is now 11 billion miles from earth), containing the “Golden Record” – a musical snapshot of the best of the world’s music, featuring Glenn Gould playing Bach
- the 35th Anniversary of Glenn Gould’s death
Stay tuned on D Major Page on May 20th for celebrate the great canadian pianist Glenn Gould!