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.

Give the gift of a magazine this Christmas!

Music Pages


Proud Media Partner of the International Piano Series

Southbank Centre, London

View the 2015/16 brochure

Competition Calendar

See the major 2014 and 2015 piano competition deadlines.

Summer School Round-up

See the major 2015 international summer school offerings.


Read all the latest news or see individual stories by clicking the links below.

View all latest news.

Contents for International Piano

Cyprien Katsaris
Cyprien Katsaris

November/December 2015

Label of love
Cyprien Katsaris shares his huge appetite for music of every kind, recorded on his very own label

Wild thing
At 75, Stephen Kovacevich looks back over a career of triumph over adversity

American dreamer
How Van Cliburn helped to thaw the Cold War

Sounding board
Can a digital piano replace the real thing?

The endless fascination of Chopin

In memoriam
Ivan Moravec: master of silence

View the full contents page for the latest issue here.


Audiences for classical music are becoming ever harder to attract, as venues face mounting competition from other forms of entertainment. Adopting innovative programming formats that incorporate informal repartee and a diverse range of repertoire can be one way of appealing to listeners. Yet promoters and artists who adopt this approach run the risk of being dubbed ‘gimmicky’ or ‘populist’, making it difficult to challenge tradition without alienating the core classical music audience...

Continue reading the editorial...

International Piano available at even more newsagents

Just Ask: Click to download your formInternational Piano is now available at leading newsagents throughout the UK. An initiative called Just Ask! has been launched to help you order your favourite magazines. The scheme aims to raise awareness of how newsagents can stock, order and in some cases even deliver magazines to your home.

So, if you are still having trouble finding a copy, just download the form below and return it to your
newsagent to ensure you get your copy of International Piano
every two months.

Download Just Ask form

Peregrine's Pianos

Sign up to enews

Click here to sign up for free e-newsletters from Rhinegold magazines.

Sydney International Piano Competition

The Boston Conservatory

mitsuko uchida workshop

Queen Elisabeth Competition

University of Stavanger

British Music Education Yearbook

Customer Service

Our dedicated customer service team is here to help.

Please click for full details of how to contact us.

©2015 Rhinegold Publishing | Website by Semantic