Expert advice for every piano enthusiast
International Piano offers a rich mix of inspiration and guidance to pianists and piano fans around the world, from dedicated amateurs and students to professional pianists, teachers and aficionados. Celebrating the piano in all its forms, including the fortepiano and digital keyboards, each edition of our magazine is packed with interviews, features, news and reviews showcasing the top artists of today and yesteryear.
Practical advice for players runs the gamut from articles on technique and repertoire to learning resources and study courses, plus the latest developments in piano technology. Our goal is to draw together the fascinating strands that make the piano such a popular instrument, enhancing every reader’s knowledge and supporting those who strive to master its challenges.
Serbian-American virtuoso Ivan Ilić shares his fascination with the music of Reicha; exploring the essence of Italian pianism; inside the workshop of legendary Italian piano technician Angelo Fabbrini; and festival highlights for pianists in 2021.
Plus, 14 pages of free sheet music including Yulia Chaplina′s masterclass on Tchaikovsky’s Lullaby; Howard Shelley leads the London Mozart Players’ Piano Explored concerto series; Nicholas Walker introduces his complete recorded survey of Balakirev’s piano works; how to develop all-round musicianship rather than focusing on technical achievement; Pianist Nada completes her comprehensive survey of Brahms’ piano music; Jean Muller on the latest instalment of his Mozart sonatas cycle; Clare Hammond reveals the recordings that have helped her in times of difficulty; Luxembourgian pianist and teacher Sabine Weyer; and should we care if Chopin was gay?