Library of Congress Purchases New Steinway Concert Grand Piano
This year being Franz Liszt’s bicentenary, his music is resounding from many venues across the world. On Wednesday evening, the Library of Congress launched a 10-part minifestival with a sterling recital by Canadian virtuoso Louis Lortie.
The event was noteworthy for another reason as well: With it, the Library inaugurated a new Steinway. Never was such an acquisition so needed for so long. The venue had a virtual moratorium on solo piano recitals for years because of the condition of the previous instrument, and from the...Click to read article!