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Heifetz On Air:

Remembering Antonio Lysy
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A tribute in words and music to the revered Heifetz Institute cellist and teacher Antonio Lysy, whose untimely death at the age of 60 shocked the music world.  Featuring performances of works by Lysy in solo and chamber music performances with Heifetz students, alumni, and faculty colleagues, all captured live in concert. 


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Read the tributes to Antonio Lysy and his impact at the Heifetz Institute by colleagues Nicholas Kitchen (Heifetz Institute Artistic Director), Daniel Heifetz (Heifetz Institute Founder), and Ralph Kirshbaum (co-director, Heifetz Chamber Music Seminar) here. 

Antonio Lysy describes his experience teaching at the Heifetz Institute and the particular characteristics of its students…

While the Heifetz Institute was Antonio Lysy’s main summertime activity in the USA, he had an entirely different profile in his native Italy as the founder of the renowned festival Incontri in Terra di Siena, based in Villa La Foce in Val d’Orcia, Tuscany.