News: Piano News


A different kind of concert

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

This September sees Soho-based Yamaha Music London hosting a very different kind of piano concert series. Four concerts throughout September will feature an eclectic combination of jazz and classical performed by acclaimed pianists Thomasz Zyrmont, Eren Önsoy, Andrew Zolinsky and Varvara Tarasova.

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Korg Grandstage piano

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Korg has introduced a new stage piano featuring its flagship piano sound engine and meticulously selected keyboard sounds. The new Grandstage features looks that pay respect to acoustic pianos, yet also “convey the ingenuity and individuality of electronic instruments”. Korg says the stage piano...

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Clavinova CLP-600 digital piano

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

The range brings together the sounds of Yamaha’s flagship CFX concert grand piano and the legendary Bosendorfer Imperial: one of the most revered instruments ever built. It also debuts a series of significant new features that bring the pianist closer to their musical performance and aspirations. In...

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Mussorgsky art case grand piano

Friday, April 28th, 2017

The piano offers a multi-dimensional journey into Modest Mussorgsky’s intricate piano suite “Pictures at an Exhibition.” A concert pianist who has performed all over the world, Wyse is the first master artist in history to design, paint, and play a Steinway art case piano. This...

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Yamaha S series

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Originally introduced in 1980, the iconic Yamaha S series grand pianos quickly became the instruments of choice for discerning pianists, venues and leading conservatoires around the world. Equally at home with classical or jazz music at the highest level, in studios, institutions or on stage the...

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All About Piano

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is set to launch a new site called All About Piano at the beginning of March 2017. The MU is calling for piano teachers and pianists to register for the launch of the new project, which will feature teaching tips, good practice and repertoire from across the piano community. The...

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The fourth generation piano

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

What a virtual grand piano for Pianoteq (version 5.8) that uses physical modeling to re-create this highly respected, handmade German instrument. Easy access to voicing, tuning, action, and other parameters. A free trial version is available for download. WHY Physically modeled instruments provide...

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Piano Restorations launches Leverett Pianos

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Piano Restorations is renowned worldwide for its piano rebuilding expertise. Now, the booming Buckinghamshire business is expanding to include piano sales. As well as brand new pianos, Leverett Pianos will offer an wide range of rebuilt Steinway, Bluthner, Bechstein and Bosendorfer pianos – all...

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Casio pushes Grand Hybrid tour

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Casio’s latest initiative celebrates the achievements of teachers and their determination to motivate students all over the UK. #ActionInMusic focusses on the work of music teachers nationwide and aims to get more people involve in music making. Last month, we reported that Casio has teamed up...

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Jamie Cullum launches the Yamaha Enspire in London

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Yamaha Enspire has been launched in London by the award-winning pianist, songwriter and Yamaha Artist Jamie Cullum. He put the new instrument through its paces in an explosive performance with his band at London’s iconic Shard building. Yamaha Enspire is the 7th generation of Disklavier pianos....

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GP- 400 Grand Hybrid Piano

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Since 1980, Casio has been creating musical instruments using constantly-evolving technology. Today, players of all levels enjoy Casio instruments at home, on stage, and in the studio. For over 300 years, the piano has been embraced around the world as a vehicle for artistic expression. Its design...

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Music Fellow Oundle

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Oundle School is one of the country’s leading HMC co-educational boarding and day schools, and enjoys a strong reputation for academic excellence supported by outstanding pastoral care. We are seeking an exceptional Music Fellow to help develop and inspire our pupils, and who is able to participate...

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The pros of taking part in a masterclass

Friday, March 25th, 2016

The word ‘masterclass’ can, for some, conjure up a terrifying scenario: the ‘private lesson in public’, with a formidable ‘master’ teacher and a student quaking at the keyboard, their every error and slip heard and duly noted by teacher and audience. There was a music masterclasses on...

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Peregrine’s Pianos presents a visit to the Schimmel Factory

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Peregrine’s Pianos, London’s exclusive dealer in Schimmel Pianos, is pleased to offer customers an opportunity to visit the factory in Braunschweig, Germany. The one-day visit, on Thursday 21 April, is intended for those who have seen the selection of fine grand and upright Schimmel pianos in...

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The Pianist site Has Been re-launched!

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

The Pianist site still contains all the great content you are used to, such as breaking piano news, enticing competitions, features on the makers, star interviews, lots of ‘how to plays’ and learning tips – not to mention our exclusive online piano lessons (some 60 to date, and forever growing)...

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