Piatigorsky International Cello Festival News

Archival materials found in Gregor Piatigorsky’s Brentwood home before demolition

December 4, 2014

The Los Angeles Times recently featured an article describing the demolition of famed cellist and USC Thornton faculty Gregor Piatigorsky’s Brentwood home and the discovery of various archival materials never seen before. From a December 1955 edition of The New Yorker to personal letters written between Piatigorksy and his wife Jacqueline, an archive of keepsakes […]


Piatigorsky Festival featured in The Huffington Post

March 17, 2012

Many of the festival’s renowned artists are highlighted in a glowing review. Read the article


Piatigorsky Festival featured in The New York Times

March 16, 2012

Festival artistic director Ralph Kirshbaum’s performance at Disney Hall “called further attention to a new vitality in the classical music scene of Los Angeles.” Read the article


Piatigorsky Festival featured in The Wall Street Journal

March 14, 2012

“I see the arts as the ‘secret weapon’ of USC as a research university,” said USC president C.L. Max Nikias in an in-depth look at the festival. Read the article


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