The Legacy of Rosina Lhevine
The Legacy of Rosina Lhevine explores the nature of art, creativity and the human potential through the extraordinary life and accomplishments of the legendary pianist and master teacher Mme. Lhevinne. Her incomparable teaching career flourished after age 65 and her pupils included such world famous artists as Van Cliburn, Misha Dichter, John Browning, Hiroko Nakamura, Kun Woo Paik, Daniel Pollack, Jeffrey Siegel, James Levine and John Williams. Mme. Lhevinne’s remarkable solo career began at age 75 and climaxed at age 82 when she made her spectacular debut with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Leonard Bernstein. Intimate conversations with and stunning performances by her renowned students, along with Mme. Lhevinne’s own exceptionally beautiful performances, reveal the inspiring story of her productive life. The Legacy of Rosina Lhevine stands as a testament to the resiliency of the human spirit and its ability to endure, transform, nurture and flourish.