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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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January/February 2016

Competition fever

Your thoughts and comments

News & Events
The latest updates from the piano world, plus IP’s pick of the best summer courses in 2016

One to watch
Competition veteran Lukas Geniušas

Meaningless cliché: ‘internationally renowned’

Diary of an accompanist
Michael Round prefers naturals

Touching complexity
Yugloslav-born pianist Tamara Stefanovich shares her passion for music with the power to irritate, shock and amaze

Mutual benefits
We explore the volatile yet often fruitful relationship between composers and their foremost interpreters

À la française
Celebrating a new generation of French pianists in London

Personal touch
Jonathan Plowright challenges the status quo on Brahms


Subtlety and excess in the music of Messiaen

Helping hands
Conquering nerves

Fruitful fingering

Sheet music
Three miniatures by Richard Rodney Bennett

Playing with fire
Why the wild wizardry of Vladimir Horowitz continues to divide critics

Warsaw concertos
Poetry and panache at the 2015 Chopin Competition

Epic cycle
Warren Mailley-Smith tackles the complete solo works of Chopin

Live reviews
An outstanding start to the London season

Debut on disc
Sabine Weyer plays Debussy and Rameau

New releases
CDs, books, films and sheet music

Take five

Bebop pioneer Elmo Hope

Music of my life
Freddy Kempf

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