Piano masterclass: Margaret Bonds’ ‘The Valley of the Bones’
Pianist and musicologist Samantha Ege explores the glorious blend of European classical music with a Negro spiritual in Margaret Bonds’ ‘The Valley of the...
A time for optimism
Gil Jetley, founder of the Music Holiday Italy piano courses, reflects on the opportunities and silver linings that have arisen from the difficulties of...
Back to Bach
Margaret Fingerhut immerses herself in the order and clarity of Bach’s fugues, discovering a sense of optimism amid the chaos of the pandemic
Album preview: Harmony by Borrtex
Czech composer and pianist Borrtex discusses his background in the film industry and introduces his new solo album Harmony
What were your formative musical influences...
Composer Julia Plaut introduces her new score for 24 Steinway pianos
Julia Plaut’s 24 Pianos was commissioned to celebrate the arrival of a new fleet of Steinway instruments at Cardiff’s Royal Welsh College of Music...
Recording Edward Gregson’s complete piano music
A new disc of Edward Gregson’s complete music for solo piano has been released by Naxos. Murray McLachlan shares his experiences of performing and...
Rafael Todes introduces a new range of immersive listening experiences from innovative audio engineering firm L-Acoustics
‘Ocean’ is a new sound space comprising 18 loudspeakers...
Optimum Playing: How to achieve ease and security in performance
When practising the piano, it’s all too easy to keep making the same mistakes. How can we overcome this to achieve complete security in...
Preview: Karl Lutchmayer performs Busoni’s Piano Concerto
British-Goan pianist Karl Lutchmayer will perform Busoni’s Piano Concerto Op 39 on 30 November at St John’s Smith Square,Read More