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Michael Kimmelman

Michael Kimmelman

Michael Kimmelman a famous art critic renowned throughout the world, chief art critic at the “New York Times” and columnist of cultural and social affairs in Europe . A classical pianist, who regularly performs on concert series in New York and across Europe. His book, Portraits: Talking with Artists at the Met, the Modern, the Louvre, and Elsewhere, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2000. It was selected as “notable book of the year” by The Washington Post, The Times, and as best book of the year by Publisher’s Weekly.

Michael Kimmelman is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books, and the author of The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa, which became a national bestseller. Mr.Kimmelman has written at length about the artists Richard Serra, Michael Heizer, Lucian Freud, Raymond Pettibon, Matthew Barney along with the architects Shigeru Ban, Peter Zumthor and Oscar Niemeyer. Michael Kimmelman has hosted various television features and appeared prominently in the 2007 documentary film My Kid Could Paint That.

In recent years, as a clasical pianist Michael Kimmelman has performed regularly in New York, on various distinguished music concerts series, at Columbia University's Miller Theatre, at Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, also on The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago and in recitals at Williams Hall in Boston. Lately Michael Kimmelman played the Dvorak and Schumann piano quintets as well as the Brahms piano quintet on the Bargemusic concerts series in New York.

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Michał Nagy

Michał Nagy

Michał Nagy studied guitar in Warsaw at the J.Elsner-School of Music with J. Raczynski and at the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music with M. Zalewski and R.Balauszko. With a scholarship from the Warsaw Fundation of Culture,he came to Austria to study at the Vienna Conservatory with Heinz Wallisch. Masterclasses with Abel Carlevaro, Roberto Aussel, Sergio and Odair Assad and Alvaro Pierri were important additions to his studies. He is a prizewinner at several international guitar competitions such as Fiuggi Italy,1988,Gdansk,Poland 1995,Tychy,Poland 1996 and Krakow, Poland 1997. He gave solo recitals and chamber music concerts in Poland, the Netherlands, Itay, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany and Austria and collaborated with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Capella Bydgostiensis and Concerto Avenna (release of a CD with Vivaldi concertos). The CD “Micro Piezas” (Dux Records) with duo partner Marcin Siatkowski was nominated for the “Fryderyk 2000”, a prize by the Phonographic Academy of Poland. He was awarded the “Fryderyk 2004” for his recording of “Piazzolla Tango/Sony Music” with accordionist Klaudiusz Baran. Michał Nagy also appears as a duo with Arkadiusz Krupa, hautboy. Numerous recordings for radio, tv stations and CDs, transcriptions for solo guitar and chamber music as well as a teaching appointment at the Academy of Music in Krakow fill his timetable. Michal Nagy is a member of Guitar4mation since its start in 1993.His love the music of Latin America is reflected in his fine and stylish arrangements for the group. For him ,music has a lot to do with pleasure.