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50 Years of Music – Original German Letters by the Schnabels

When Artur Schnabel moved to Berlin in 1900 he was just eighteen years old and completely unknown.  Therese Behr, a world famous Lieder singer, was searching for an pianist/accompanist, and for both’s good fortune she made the acquaintance of Artur.  … Continue reading

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Sarah Cahill hosted the Schnabel Music Foundation on KALW radio on March 26, 2017

Fran√ßois and Ann Mottier in the KALW studio (Photo Sarah Cahill) On Sunday evening Sarah Cahill received Ann and Fran√ßois Mottier for a two hour radio show on the San Francisco radio station KALW.  She played much music recorded by … Continue reading

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Karl Ulrich Schnabel’s Film of 1933 Restored

Newspaper review of the private showing of ¬†Karl Ulrich Schnabel’s film “The Cold Heart,” in Burgdorf, Switzerland. The front row in the photo shows from left: Margrit L√§ubli (famous Swiss Cabaret actress), Yvette Mottier, Lenka Bozonova Althaus; back row: ¬†Markus … Continue reading

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Artur Schnabel’s Cadenzas for Mozart Piano Concertos K. 467, K. 482, K. 491, K. 503

The latest music publication by the Schnabel Music Foundation is about to hit the shelves: Pianist Sarah Cahill has written an introduction for the cadenzas. ¬† A recent Facebook post by Pianist and Radio host¬†James Irsay reads as follows: Today … Continue reading

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Cello solo Sonata on CD by Sam Magill

Congratulations to Samuel Magill and Beth Levin for their new CD “Cello Music from Austria-Hungary” which includes a wonderful interpretation of Artur Schnabel’s Solo Cello Sonata. Read about the project here and order the CD from Amazon.com

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2013 Schnabel Event in Schwyz, Switzerland

Yearly Schnabel Event in Schwyz, Switzerland   In 2006 the city council of Schwyz, Switzerland declared the Schnabel grave a national treasure and assumed its maintenance in perpetuity. ¬†Since then Schwyz has had a yearly “Schnabel” concert. ¬† For 2013 … Continue reading

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Therese Behr Schnabel remembered

 Therese Behr Schnabel was an incredible influence on many musicians, primarily though on Artur and Karl Ulrich Schnabel. 

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How Artur Schnabel is remembered

 Have you listened to Artur Schnabel recordings or  interacted with his students? Tell us about it.

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What can you share about Karl Ulrich Schnabel

¬†Have you played for Karl Ulrich Schnabel? Did you witness a masterclass he gave? Please tell us about these experiences.¬†  

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Schnabel Music Foundation featured on WBAI Radio

¬†On¬†July 12 2013 at 10am¬†James Irsay will be welcoming Ann Schnabel and Fran√ßois Mottier, the creators of the Schnabel Music Foundation, for a two hour radio show to present the Schnabel Music Foundation work.¬† Allan Evans will also lend his … Continue reading

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