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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  • John McCabe (1939-2015)
    IP was saddened to learn of the death of composer and pianist John McCabe on 13 February. Pianist Mark Bebbington spoke to Guy Rickards about the output of John McCabe ahead of a recital at Birmingham Conservatoire to mark the composer’s 75th birthday in 2014. This article originally appeared in the March/April 14 edition of IP, pp67-67
  • Lured by the left
    Over 6,000 works exist for the left hand alone, yet most remain relegated to the murky depths of the piano repertoire. Jeremy Nicholas examines the history and importance of this music in conversation with specialists Clare Hammond and Nicholas McCarthy. First published in the July/August 2014 edition of International Piano (issue 26).
  • A pandemic and the piano
    As the world marks World AIDS Day on 1 December, IP considers the effect the disease has had on the global piano community. First published in the Nov/Dec 14 edition (issue 28).
  • 30 Under 30
    It's impossible to predict the future, particularly with regard to pianistic talent. Claire Jackson tentatively selects 30 pianists under 30 who are likely to dominate the world stage in years to come. First published in the May/June 2014 issue of International Piano.

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