Info for Brahms Inspired. Throughout her impressive international career, the pianist Orli Shaham has displayed her unwavering passion and exceptional understanding of the music of Johannes Brahms. Admired for her interpretations of both standard and contemporary repertoire, she places Brahms’s late works for solo piano – his most intense and beautiful music – as the keystone of a collection of music history’s most amazing compositions. Orli and Gil Shaham have collaborated on several other recordings including Dvoˇrák for Two, The Prokofiev Album (CC02), and Mozart in Paris (CC01). Driven by a passion to bring classical music to new audiences, Orli Shaham maintains an active parallel career as a respected broadcaster, music writer, and lecturer.
Pianist Orli Shaham thinks her new album of Brahms works will stir your soul - probably because that's what it did for her. 'I think it's changed probably everything I do as a pianist,' Shaham says. Orli Shaham - Brahms Inspired (Canary Classics). I remember being 7 or 8, and by that time Gil would have been 12 or 13, and he already knew so much about the composers and their lives and about how music is put together. And it was incredibly inspirational for me to be able to grow up with that. She's a professional pianist, a wife, a mother to twin eight-year-old boys, and a baby sister who grew up in a pretty cool musical family. Not only did I have my brother, Gil, but our older brother, Shai, who at the time played piano - he still.
1. 6 Klavierstücke, Op. 118: No. 1. Intermezzo in A Minor - Johannes Brahms, 1:480:30. 2. Intermezzo in A Major - Johannes Brahms, 5:500:30. 3. Ballade in G Minor - Johannes Brahms, 3:280:30. Listen to Brahms Inspired in full in the this site app. Play on this site.
In addition to Brahms Inspired, Ms. Shaham's 2015 recordings also include her performance of John Adams' Grand Pianola Music with the pianist Marc-André Hamelin and the San Francisco Symphony, with the composer conducting, featured on the SFSO album Absolute Jest. The album features masterpieces by Ernest Bloch, Joseph Achron, and Leo Zeitlin as well as a newly commissioned work by Avner Dorman. Orli Shaham was recognized early for her exceptional talents. She received her first scholarship for musical study from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation at age five to study with Luisa Yoffe at the Rubin Academy of Music in Jerusalem. By age seven, she traveled to New York with her family to begin study with Nancy Stessin, and became a scholarship student of Herbert Stessin at The Juilliard School a year later.