2021 Residency:

Heifetz & Piatigorsky Legacy

In 2019, I had the absolute privilege of studying piano with Marvin Wolfthal during the inaugural year of the Altschuler Summer Music Institute in Rimini, Italy. I was treated to stories of being a pupil of Claudio Arrau, premiering works by modernist composers like Elliot Carter, and helping Richard Goode with his sound. Marvin’s knowledge of music is inexhaustible and his enthusiasm is infectious.

Issa Stemler

There’s a decidedly old-style feel to…very reminiscent of Heifetz…a truly outstanding violinist of his generation…and sound and accuracy of intonation that are truly extraordinary.

Erick Friedman