Pianists: The Busy Eclectic

One of the best ways to spot the im portance of a musical event is by the number of musicians in the audience.

Last week a vast panoply of pianistic tal ent sat in Manhattan's Philharmonic Hall to hear one of their number, Gary Graff man, play Beethoven, Schumann and Brahms. Afterward, led by the formidable Artur Rubinstein, they went back to the Green Room to shake hands.

"I was so overwhelmed to see Rubin stein there," says Graffman, "that I never gave him a chance to say any thing. I just kept...

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