Saturday, June 23, 2012

YouTube Pianist Plays Her Way to Royal Albert Hall

If you've ever trawled YouTube for Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Liszt’s Totentanz or Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, chances are you've encountered a clip of Valentina Lisitsa. The Ukrainian pianist with the flaxen hair and powerful technique has become one of the most popular classical performers of the viral video era, with her YouTube channel receiving 44 million views since it was set up in 2007.  Read more