ensembles and
compilations of performances
featuring various artists:

An Evening of Chamber Music:
Gruppman, Gruppman, Itin

The Guarneri String Quartet
Plays Beethoven

Here to Make Music
- 8th Van Cliburn Competition

In Celebration of the Piano
Hosted By Van Cliburn,
at Carnegie Hall.

Great Pianists -
of the Bell Telephone Hour

Great Violinists -
of the Bell Telephone Hour

Producers' Showcase:
Festival of Music, Vol 1 & 2

Istomin, Stern, Rose Trio
Beethoven & Brahms

Miami Int'l Piano Festival
Masters of the Keyboard, Vol. 1
Masters of the Keyboard, Vol. 2

Piano Trios
Gruppmann, Kosower,
Itin, Neiman

by artist last name:

Argerich, Martha
Martha Argerich

, Claudio
Plays Mozart & Beethoven

Cheung, Rachel
Keyboard Prodigy

, Aldo
Aldo Ciccolini
Homage to Debussy
Saint-Saëns & Ravel Concertos

Cliburn, Van
Van Cliburn - A Portrait
Live in Moscow, Vol 1-5

Dacic, Mischa
In Recital

De Larrocha
, Alicia
Glory of Spain

Eckardstein von, Severin
In Recital, 2007
Live in Recital, 2009

Ferras, Christian
In Recital

Firkusny, Rudolf
Dvorak Concertos
with Suk: In Recital

In Recital

Fournier, Pierre
The Art of

Freire, Nelson
In Concert

Galway, Sir James
Vivaldi: Concerti for Flute

Gavrylyuk, Alexander
Live in Recital
In Recital, May 8, 2007

Live in Recital

, Emil
The Art of
Live in Moscow, Vol 1-5
In Concert

Haendel, Ida
The Art of Ida Haendel
In Recital
with Misha Dacic in Recital

Itin, Ilya
In Recital

, José
The Art of

Jia, Ran
Live in Recital

Kempff, Wilhelm
Plays Beethoven

Kraus, Lili
In Recital

, Wanda
Uncommon Visionary

Libetta, Francesco
Libetta in Lecce
Live at Roque d'Antheron

Lifschitz, Konstantin
Well-Tempered Clavier
with Eugene Ugorski

Michelangeli, Arturo
Two Titans
Plays Beethoven

, Nathan
With the CSO

Dvorak Concertos

Neiman, Adam
Piano Works of Chopin

, Zara
Grand Dame of the Cello

with Sviatoslav Richter

David Oistrakh, Vol 1
Shostakovich 2nd Violin Cto

in Recital

In Concert
In Recital

Prats, Jorge Luis
In Recital

, Jean-Pierre
CBC telecasts

Richter, Sviatoslav
Two Titans
With David Oistrakh

Dvorak Concertos

, Aaron
Live at Mills College
Celebrating a Life of Music

Plays Chopin: Live in Recital

Plays Beethoven: Live in Concert
Plays Schumann, Live in Recital
Plays Liszt, Live in Recital
Plays Schubert, Live in Concert

, Arthur
Plays Chopin, & Rachmaninoff

Rzewski, Frederic
Plays Rzewski

Slenczynska, Ruth
Tribute to Rachmaninoff

, Andres
Glory of Spain

Stern, Isaac
The Art of

Suk, Josef
with Firkušný: In Recital

, Henryk
The Art of

Szigeti, Joseph
Plays Tartini, Prokofiev
& Beethoven

Tortelier, Paul
Complete Cello Suites

, Rosalyn
Goldberg Variations
The Art of
On Television

Wild, Earl
Wild About Liszt


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Jorge Luis Prats: In Recital
VAI DVD 4414, $29.95

The astonishing Jorge Luis Prats makes his DVD debut in this stunning live concert from the 2007 Miami International Piano Festival. Prats, hitherto known mostly among the piano cognoscenti,is a virtuoso in the grand manner whose technical powers and rare artistic temperament illuminate a vast repertoire. His Miami recital runs the gamut from Bach/Busoni to his Cuban compatriot, Ernesto Lecuona — all delivered with an extraordinary pallet of pianistic color. Bonus: Includes “A Conversation with Jorge Luis Prats” hosted by Frank Cooper. Stereo, Color, 95 min. (plus 60 min. bonus), All regions.

Bach-Liszt: Organ Prelude and Fugue in A minor
Scriabin: Twenty-four Preludes, Op. 11
Cervantes: Danzas Cubanas (10)
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit • La Valse
Lecuona-Prats: Mazurka • Lecuona: La Comparsa
Cervantes-Prats: Los delirios de Rosita / Los muñecos
Lecuona: Siempre está en mi corazón
Moszkowski: Étincelles
Wagner-Liszt: Liebestod

Live performance recorded February 27, 2007 at the Amaturo Theater, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jorge Luis Prats was born on July 3rd, 1956, in Camagüey, Cuba. He graduated from the National Arts College and earned a scholarship at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow where he studied under Rudolf Kerer. He continued his higher piano education at the Paris Conservatory and later on at the Hochschule für Musik und Künstler in Vienna under Paul Badura-Skoda and with Magda Tagliaferro in Paris. He also received master classes from Witold Malcuzynski in Warsaw.

He won the Grand Prix at the prestigious piano competition “Marguerite Long - Jacques Thibaud” together with the special prizes for the best interpretation of the music of Maurice Ravel and André Jolivet along with the Chevillon Bonnard and Mohan awards at the same competition in Paris, 1977. He obtained the Gold Medal at the Katia Popova Festival in Bulgaria and the First Prize of the Amadeo Roldán Piano Competition in Havana, Cuba.

He has been decorated with Cuba’s highest awards granted to national and international personalities of the arts and culture: the “Alejo Carpentier” and “Félix Varela” medals.

Jorge Luis Prats has been invited to take part either as a jury member or the president of numerous international competitions such as the Iberian-American Piano Competition in Havana, the International Piano Competition of Santander, Colombia, the Hilton Head International Piano Competition and Jaén International Piano Competition.

He is regularly a guest professor at prestigious Iberian-American learning institutions such as the National University of Colombia in Bogotá; the National School of Arts in Havana; The Center for Fine Arts, Mexico DF and the Cordoba Conservatory of Music, as well as the Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.

His concert tours have taken him to every nation in the European continent, as well as North, South and Central America, China, Japan and Korea. He has performed as soloist in London with the Royal Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and in the United States with the EOS Orchestra in New York and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In Mexico he has performed with the Mexico City Philharmonic and Ofunam Orchestra. In South America he has performed with the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra, the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, and the Municipal Symphony Orchestra of Caracas, and in Europe with the Berlin State Opera Orchestra and the Lamoreaux and Pas de Loup Orchestras.

He has made recordings for Pathé Marconi, Deutsche Grammophon, ASV, IMP, and the Musical Heritage Society. His discography includes music by Beethoven, Chopin, Grieg, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin, as well as a considerable roster of Cuban music.

Mr. Prats is the recipient of support from Patrons of Exceptional Artists. Their support made his debut at the Miami International Piano Festival in 2007, as seen on this DVD, possible.

This video is dedicated to the memory of Anny Rosendorn, a generous supporter of the Miami International Piano Festival.

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