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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Contents for International Piano

Simon Callaghan investigates the oeuvre of Roger Sacheverell Coke

Cover story
Alice Sara Ott and Francesco Tristano embrace the provocative side of four-hand repertoire

New products
The latest gadgets and gizmos from the piano world

Roger Sacheverell Coke (1912-72)
Simon Callaghan reveals why he made the world premiere recording of Coke’s Preludes and Variations 

Explore the score
Pierre-Laurent Aimard offers insight into Ligeti’s piano works

High society
The life and work of jazz pianist and songwriter Cole Porter

Festival Report
Creative programming at the Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo

A broader palette
The newly discovered collection of previously unseen sketches by pianist Felicja Blumental (1908-1991) 

Brain mapping
Norman Doidge, author of New York Times bestseller The Brain That Changes Itself, talks notes and neurons

The importance of Glenn Gould’s seminal recording of the Bach Goldberg Variations

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Ivo Pogorelich’s Royal Festival Hall concert, part of the Southbank Centre’s International Piano Series, was the pianist’s first London solo recital since 1999 and the critics were out in force, pencils sharpened, ears pricked. Pogorelich told this magazine in no uncertain terms that this was not a comeback concert (cover story, issue 29, January/February 2015). But it was, and everyone was fascinated to hear what this controversial pianist had been working on.

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