Hugh Laurie, born in 1959 in Oxford, is a british actor, comedian, writer, film director and singer. His almbum ‘Let them talk’ became a #2 in the UK album charts in 2011. Listen to its piece “St James Infirmary”:
Ara Malikian is one of my favorites violinists. He is a “genius”of music, gave his first concert at the age of 12 and when he was 14 he was invited to study in Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover in Berlin. Listen to “Aires Armenios”.
He also has a project along with three more musicians “Pagagnini”, which is a funny musical show. Listen to ” Canon in D”.
Ed Rocha Gonçalves and Catarina Salinas are the “Best Youth”. Their famous song, here, in Portugal: Hang Out
Since today, you could also find music from Luxembourg here on World Music! Francesco Tristano, born in 1981, is a classical and experimental pianist and composer. Listen to his great piece “The Melody”:
Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich born 12/25 September 1906 in Saint Petersburg;.. † August 9, 1975 in Moscow was a Soviet composer, pianist and educator, Here are “Three fantastic Dances”
Antonio Vivaldi. born in 1678, in Venice was one of the most famous componists and classic pianists. Listen to his christmas song “Gloria in excelsis deo”:
Samuel R. Hazo , born 1966 in Pittsburgh /Pennsylvania is a composer , the first composer in history to be awarded the winner of both composition contests sponsored by the National Band Association.
Here is his song Arabesque , a oriental piece performed by an orchestra