I am about to put my beautiful ES920 through its paces in the most rigorous way imaginable.
Kawai has announced the outline of the 4th Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition.
I’ve been playing the ES920 as my primary keyboard for six months now and I’m absolutely blown away with its capabilities.
As Saint Valentine’s Day approaches and love is in the air, this feels a good time to celebrate the romantic possibilities of the piano.
If you are looking for something with which to make this year entirely different from the last, can I recommend to you something that personally and professionally has brought me nothing but joy – the piano!
-by Harry the Piano In the 1930s the upright piano was once described as ‘an instrument generally found adhering to the walls of most lower middle class houses’. The quote […]
Every musician who counts live performance as one of their prime sources of income will tell you a similar tale of 2020.
Pianists are perhaps unique amongst musicians in that until they reach the zenith of their careers (and even then to a large extent) they are reliant on the instrument provided.
I well recall the thrill of my very first music shop experience. The sign above the window said ‘Maurice Plaquet’ with the ‘M’ written as a triplet and the ‘P’ as a single down-stem quaver, and it was located on the Uxbridge Road in Shepherds Bush, London, just around the corner from my father’s church.