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  • Stephen Plaistow


( b New York, April 19, 1947). American pianist . He began piano lessons at an early age with Jeanette Haien and later graduated from Mannes College in conducting and composition while continuing his piano studies with Artur Balsam. Before embarking on a solo career, he completed an unusually full musical formation by spending summers at Marlboro, Vermont, where he was encouraged by Rudolf Serkin and collaborated in chamber music with such outstanding musicians as Casals and members of the Budapest Quartet; he also studied at this time with the veteran pianist Mieczsław Horszowski. In ...

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