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Pianist Jonathan Biss: Classical Music Can Be for Anyone

10:15AM
September
24, 2013

“The only condition you really need to appreciate music is openness to it,” says pianist Jonathan Biss. “If you go into the experience of hearing a piece or hearing discussion of a piece … with your ears wide open and with a desire to go deeper into it, it doesn’t matter all that much how much knowledge you have already.”

The Emotional Power of Beethoven’s Music

9:45AM
September
17, 2013

“(Beethoven),” says pianist Jonathan Biss, “can make us feel that he’s reinventing the world.”

Online Beethoven Course Attracts 25,000 Students

9:18AM
September
3, 2013

Today is the first day of school for the nearly 25,000 students enrolled in Biss’ online course “Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas.”