|Virginia Eskin is a pianist who has a long
association with classical music, and has
championned music by women, l900 American
repertoire, Holocaust composers, and created
the Ragtime Project on the KOCH label -
producing 4 CDs of Ragtime that informs the
listener about America's charming genre of
|Eskin enjoys an aspect of her music career by
lecturing to students of all ages, at Keene State College, senior facilities, cruises, and has
established a core audience of people who
love to learn, love to listen.
|As a radio poducer, radio host, and
television artist, Eskin specializes in
sharing the excitement of lesser-
known musicians, composers, and
has a track record of prize winning
radio series - 1st Ladies of Music
(two sequels), CBS television
appearances, NPR special pograms
with Susan Stamberg, and recently
as a host for orchestra concerts.
VIRGINIA ESKIN AT ICELAND ACADEMY OF THE ARTS (right)
October 2016 (with Peter Máté, pianist and Programme Director IAA)
INTERVIEW WITH DAVID DUBAL (1984) AT WNCN-FM, NEW YORK
This interview includes musical selections that were recorded in the WNCN-FM studio, including songs performed by Virginia Eskin and Ellen Cassis, soprano. Click here.
VIRGINIA ESKIN AND OTHER GREAT LADIES
St. Petersburg, Russia |
October 13, 2011
American pianist and musical emissary Virginia Eskin performed in St. Petersburg. Possessing extraordinary virtuosity and limitless energy, Virginina Eskin charmed a sophisticated Petersburg public. ... Viginia Eskin is an absolute master of her craft. She has excellent technique and divine sound; but there is also something subtle in her style and in her stage presence that is reminiscent of the fresh playfulness of youth. Read more.
FIRST LADIES OF MUSIC with HOST VIRGINIA ESKIN
March 1, 2010: Virginia Eskin, well-known concert pianist and lecturer, hosts a second series of the award-winning First Ladies of Music.
These thirteen one-hour programs continue Ms. Eskin’s chronicle of women in music – composers, performers, conductors, and patrons.
Starting in March (Women’s History Month), each First Ladies program provides listeners with both entertainment and information about
all types of music, some well known and some forgotten.
VIRGINIA ESKIN received the Lifetime Achievement Award on September 23, 2009
The Lotos CLub, of New York - presented her with a special crystal plaque at a concert based
on the music of Chopin, and Marian Seldes read excerpts from the diary of George Sand.
CD RELEASE: The Music of Vítezslava Kaprálová on Koch International Classics
Virginia Eskin, piano and Stephanie Chase, violin.