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.
Pavel Kolesnikov introduces his revelatory new recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, which explores the music’s relationship with dance; celebrating the complete recorded legacy of the untameable French pianist Samson François; pianists and pianos in fiction; and 11 pages of free sheet music including Nimrod Borenstein’s Tango Étude, António Fragoso’s Prelúdio from Petite Suite, and Reflections by Ian Higginson.
Plus, Vanessa Benelli Mosell brings a touch of operatic glamour to her playing; innovative ideas from Cremona′s Piano Experience; Alexandre Kantorow’s insightful new album reveals him on blistering form; Spanish pianist Judith Jáuregui impresses European audiences with her maturity of expression; summer schools and short courses for pianists in 2021; exploring Schloss Elmau, Bavaria’s musical mountain hideaway; Nelly Akopian-Tamarina lauds visionary musicians of the past; and should we reprimand performers for their behavioural quirks?