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Reina Sofía School: Barenboim surrounds himself with his family to pay tribute to Bashkirov | Culture

Daniel Barenboim and his wife, Elena Bashkirova, at the piano, this Wednesday at the In Memoriam Concert to Dmitri Bashkirov.Samuel Sanchez Dimitri Bashkirov hated routine. “He is the worst enemy of music and other things,” says his son-in-law, Daniel Barenboim. But the neighbors of the Russian pianist, no. When he moved to live on Factor […]

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The new Valencian school: literature that goes beyond Marina d’Or and the ‘posh’ of Jávea | Culture

From left to right, Rafa Lahuerta, Alberto Torres and David Pascual, in the Carmen neighborhood of Valencia.Monica Torres A former soccer ultra who channeled his anger through reading, a teacher who teaches Spanish canonical poetry with the help of rap and a musician who gives voice to a young woman who could well be a […]

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Dimitri Bashkirov, reference pianist of the Russian school | Culture

Dimitri Bashkirov, in Madrid, in 2012.Youtube Daniel Barenboim, his son-in-law, remembered him in a recent conversation. One fine day in Paris he went to visit Arthur Rubinstein, one of his mentors. The young Barenboim was 12 years old and his teacher suggested that he accompany him to the Champs Elysees theater to attend the final […]

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