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.
In the November issue of International Piano, Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski explains how a long process of introspection led him to find freedom in Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier; celebrating the centenary of Swiss-Hungarian pianist Géza Anda; and Canadian pianist Janina Fialkowska recalls her studies in Paris with Yvonne Lefébure.
Plus, 14 pages of sheet music including Vanessa Benelli Mosell′s masterclass exploring the interpretative challenges of Debussy’s sweetly contemplative ‘Bruyères’; Leeds Competition winner Alim Beisembayev and our report from the finals; French pianist Lydia Jardon on why women foster greater ¬fluidity in piano playing; our guide to piano competitions in 2022 and beyond; British pianist Oliver Poole shares his love of Phoenix instruments; Murray McLachlan turns his attention to music of the Late Romantic period in his series exploring 12 essential skills for mastering the piano repertoire; and Dutch pianist Joop Celis looks back over a lifetime of inspirational listening.