Dating concert pianist
Patents are always worth exploring if you like real technical detail.Here are a few (of the many hundreds) of piano patents filed by Steinway that you can find at the US Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Offfice.Her programme that night had been voted for by fans online and included such romantic crowd-pleasers as Chopin’s Nocturnes, Beethoven’s Moonlight sonata and Liszt’s Un Sospiro.In a classical music first, it was streamed live on You Tube, with a digital download available a week later, followed by a CD.
'It made us so mad,’ she says, 'but then people were saying, “Wow, where can I get it?
So in 2007 she enlisted a student at the University of Miami to film her playing a Rachmaninov étude, nicknamed 'Little Red Riding Hood’, and posted her first ever You Tube video.
'By nowadays’ standards it is low resolution and the hands do not match with the sound, but there was something about it that people liked,’ she says.
'I remember her saying, “I’ve given you easy piece of bread.” That was her expression, [meaning] I will not have to slave like she did. Her elder brother died three years ago, having failed to adapt to life in an independent Ukraine after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
'He was doing drugs and all kind of things,’ she says.