Russian piano sensation Ilya Yakushev returns to the Bellingham Festival March 19

Interview by ELLEN PFEIFER Edited by¬†AUDREY KELLEY   On March 19, Russian pianist Ilya Yakushev will return to the Bellingham Festival of Music for a solo recital after a brilliant debut in July 2016 as a last minute substitute in … Continue reading Russian piano sensation Ilya Yakushev returns to the Bellingham Festival March 19

Guest artist Lynn Harrell and the relationship of musicians with their instruments

“Over time, musicians become one with our instrument partner and so it happened with this cello and me. I changed it, and it unquestionably changed me.” From his first job in the Cleveland Orchestra as sixth cellist (where he advanced … Continue reading Guest artist Lynn Harrell and the relationship of musicians with their instruments