The Piano: A History in 100 Pieces
This important new book by the...
Lilit Grigoryan plays Mompou
The piano works of Catalan composer Federico Mompou (1893-1987) are completely individual: elliptical, brief, taut. There is a sort of Webernian intensity to his...
A joy to play: Yamaha’s new Clavinova CLP-700 digital piano series
Yamaha recently launched their CLP-700 Series of Clavinovas, an extension of their already successful line of digital pianos. Describing the 700 Series as ‘exquisite’,
Are you looking for ways to hone your piano technique and become a more confident performer? Owen Mortimer introduces a superb e-learning resource with...
Rob Schwimmer’s Heart of Hearing
Review by Andy Hamilton
Polymath Rob Schwimmer’s intriguing and enjoyable second solo album features originals,Read More
Review: Igor Levit plays Beethoven, Bartók and Brahms
Review by Jacob Bird
Igor Levit and Markus Becker offered a tightly wrought programme of Beethoven,Read More
Review: Stephen Hough at Aldeburgh
Stephen Hough at Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings | 12 June 2019
The fleeting nature of life and an appreciation of contemporary creative talent is a...
Review: Charles Owen plays Brahms late piano works
Charles Owen offers penetrating insight into Brahms’ late piano music, caught in gloriously burnished sound. There is a bravery to Owen’s playing: he dares...
Review: Grigory Sokolov, Malta International Music Festival
Haydn Sonatas Nos 32, 47, 49; Schubert Impromptus D935 Op 142, Nos 1-4 (27 April)
Grigory Sokolov shuffles on to the stage,Read More
BBC Music magazine announces winners of its 2018 awards
Bernard Haitink and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra have won BBC Music magazine’s Recording of the Year for their performance of Mahler’s Symphony...