"Irma Rogell was the last student of the great harpsichordist Wanda Landowska. In 1960, she played her debut concert at Boston's Jordan Hall, embarking on a successful career as a performer and teacher.
Ms. Rogell toured throughout Europe, South America and the United States. She has appeared with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Leinsdorf and the Brazil Symphony Orchestra under deCarvalho; she has also played with the Camarata of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
As a teacher, she has served on the faculty of the Longy School of Music, the York College of the City University of New York and the New England Conservatory of Music. She has presented master classes at Harvard University and was a soloist and lecturer at the Aegina Arts Centre in Greece.
Ms. Rogell has premiered suites and sonatas for harpsichord composed and dedicated to her by the American composer Nicholas Van Slyck; she has also received compositions from composers such as Willi Pelemans, Josip Andric, Frank Martin, Dalibor Vackar and Ernst Levy.
Today she continues to record on the AFKA label. " Visit website for more information. (ed.)
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