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#1875695 - 04/08/12 03:30 PM Interview with Olga Kern
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Registered: 09/29/07
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Hi Everyone,

Hope you're all having a great weekend. Here is my first published interview with the San Francisco newspaper. It's brief, but Ms. Kern offers her take on Art, the future of pianism, and her relation to Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky.

As always, thank you all for reading ! smile

http://www.sfexaminer.com/entertainment/music/2012/04/heritage-and-art-inspire-pianist-olga-kern

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#1875743 - 04/08/12 05:36 PM Re: Interview with Olga Kern [Re: vlhorowitz]
Peter K. Mose Offline
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Registered: 01/06/12
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Loc: Toronto, Ontario
Congratulations on your first published piece for a major paper!

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#1876228 - 04/09/12 01:53 PM Re: Interview with Olga Kern [Re: vlhorowitz]
wouter79 Online   content
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Nice, thanks! Is there a length limit, I would have liked to see more smile
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#1876238 - 04/09/12 02:16 PM Re: Interview with Olga Kern [Re: wouter79]
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Originally Posted By: from article
What is the purpose of art? Without great music, painters would not have produced their art, and without painters, composers would not have created music as we know it. I think art touches the soul and makes it pure. A great classical performance can leave the hall with the pure emotion of happiness. It touches the soul, the heart, and stirs the emotions. Classical music will always be alive for this healing.


I like that answer, especially the section I put in italics. It reminds me of the famous Picasso quote about dust.

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Picasso: Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
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