Pick of the Week:

I’m not that Milstein….

Message from the French pianist Nathalia Milstein:   Dear M.Lebrecht, I have just seen your post about my prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition…. I

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A Daphne to die for

The one-act opera that Richard Strauss wrote after losing his Nazi state position and his exiled librettist in 1935 is more than  a bit of

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Milstein wins Dublin competition

The French pianist Nathalia Milstein, 18, has won the first prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition. Second was Alexander Bernstein (26, US), third was Alexander Beyer

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