Among the legendary musicians it has brought to Huddersfield are Pablo Casals, Artur Rubinstein
, Dame Myra Hess, Kathleen Ferrier, Paul Robeson, Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.
He has been invited by festivals, such as the International Chopin Piano Festival in Duszniki Zdroj, the International Festival of Young Laureates of Music Competitions Silesia in Katowice, and the Artur Rubinstein
Festival of Lodz Philharmonic.
And they insisted the new, city-owned hall must bring world-class artists to its stage, superstars like Luciano Pavarotti, Vladimir Horowitz, Ella Fitzgerald and Artur Rubinstein
Every year I would hear something new added to Dad's collection: Artur Rubinstein
was a favourite, as much for his aristocratic bearing at the piano as his interpretive brilliance in Beethoven, Mozart, or Schubert.
was the judge, and I have a rare tape of it.
Returning from the kitchen with a tray boasting my wife's Sunday-best crockery, I found him studying my collection of Chopin Noctures, played by Artur Rubinstein
I cited Mahler, Artur Rubinstein
, Itzhak Perlman, Isaac Stern, Daniel Barenboim, as well as philosophers such as Baruch Spinoza and wondered aloud if it was the very fact of being a people who were constantly persecuted from one place to another that produced this multi-talented, multi-lingual diaspora.
Janina went on to become a world renowned classical pianist after being taken under the wing of maestro Artur Rubinstein