International Piano is a unique bi-monthly publication written for and loved by pianists and discerning fans of piano music all over the world.

Each bi-monthly issue includes interviews with top pianists and rising talent, performance tips, news, features, analysis and comment. You will find exclusive tutorials by concert artists, in-depth articles on piano recordings and repertoire, masterclasses on piano technique, and festival, concert and competition reports from around the globe.

Every edition includes a five-page Symposium, hosted by Jeremy Siepmann, which brings together leading experts and international pianists for a round-table debate.

Our comprehensive reviews section examines the latest recordings, books, DVDs, sheet music and concerts.

Plus, each issue includes free sheet music – often rare or newly released works – for readers to add to their collections.


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  • Federico Colli selected to step in for Yevgeny Sudbin
    The up-and-coming Italian pianist Federico Colli will perform with the BBC Symphony Orchestra tomorrow, in place of Yevgeny Sudbin. Sudbin was due to play Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3, but has had to pull out due to illness.
  • Beyond the grave: Rachmaninov ‘gives recital’ in Italy
    Rachmaninov has given a ‘live’ recital at Italy’s Teatro Mediterraneo – curiously overcoming his death in 1943.
  • Notes from Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (hcmf)
    Andy Hamilton reports from the UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music
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Contents for International Piano

Jeremy Siepmann explores piano duos with some of the world's leading exponents

Cover story

The return of Ivo Pogorelich

Mature pianists
The next generation of musical role models

Cruise ships
Life on the open seas

Piano partnerships
Part four: Piano trios

The Piano Etude
The evolution of the genre, in conversation with Clare Hammond

Newark College’s course for piano technicians

Summer schools
Residential courses in the coming year

Search and rescue
Discovering Antoine Reicha’s Grandes Sonates

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