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Pavel Kolesnikov introduces his revelatory new recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, which explores the music’s relationship with dance; celebrating the complete recorded legacy of the untameable French pianist Samson François; pianists and pianos in fiction; and 11 pages of free sheet music including Nimrod Borenstein’s Tango Étude, António Fragoso’s Prelúdio from Petite Suite, and Reflections by Ian Higginson.

Plus, Vanessa Benelli Mosell brings a touch of operatic glamour to her playing; innovative ideas from Cremona’s Piano Experience; Alexandre Kantorow’s insightful new album reveals him on blistering form; Spanish pianist Judith Jáuregui impresses European audiences with her maturity of expression; summer schools and short courses for pianists in 2021; exploring Schloss Elmau, Bavaria’s musical mountain hideaway; Nelly Akopian-Tamarina lauds visionary musicians of the past; and should we reprimand performers for their behavioural quirks?

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