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.
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet shines a spotlight on Beethoven’s contemporaries; celebrating the fascinating and unique artistry of Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli; Stephen Kovacevich recalls the people and events that have shaped his career ahead of his 80th birthday; and 15 pages of free sheet music, including Paul Lewis's masterclass on the challenges of Beethoven’s Fantasy in G minor Op 77.
Plus, how new technology is building connections and fostering creativity among teachers and students; Luisa Guembes-Buchanan introduces her new album of piano sonatas by E.T.A. Hoffmann; autumn updates from the world’s leading conservatoires for pianists; the pros and cons of restoring your old piano; Artur Pizarro explores Schumann’s humanity through music; when legato becomes too physical; Tiffany Poon on using social media to form closer ties with audiences; and reviews of the latest piano releases including CDs, DVDs, online streaming, books and sheet music.