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Watch the Chopin Competition on Period Instruments with us!

November 30th, 2023 in Piano Street Site News by

Piano Street presents a new version of its popular tool (first presented during the 2010 Competition) for navigating the hundreds of great performances taking place during the recent Chopin Competition on Period Instruments. Use our list of pieces and pianists to find and compare your personal favorites among this year’s 35 contestants. Following the success of the first International Chopin […]

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The Real Chopin Shines in Warsaw

November 30th, 2023 in Articles by

Following the success of the first International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments launched in Warsaw in 2018, the Chopin Institute invited the world to its second edition on 5 – 15 October 2023. Piano Street’s Patrick Jovell was present at the finals in Warsaw and had a chance to ask Chopin Institute’s Aleksander Laskowski a couple of questions in the […]

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A Daily Dose of Bach? – Access his Complete Scores on Piano Street

November 17th, 2023 in Piano Street Site News by | 14 comments

Johann Sebastian Bach’s keyboard music is some of the most essential repertoire for pianists, although he lived before the era of the modern piano. And you don’t need to look any further than Piano Street: our library of sheet music by Bach – 250 pieces waiting to be explored – is now complete.  Many musicians and composers have made a […]

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Cremona Musica’s Piano Experience – 2023 Edition

October 27th, 2023 in Piano News by | 1 comment

The annual Cremona Musica’s 2023 edition did as always provide new grips on the concept being one of the most important music exhibitions in the world. As a member of Cremona Musica’s Media Lounge, Piano Street is steadily present and we are delighted to share some events from a pianistic point of view. The Cremona Musica event fills three large […]

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Matti Raekallio on the Piano Education Pyramid

October 24th, 2023 in Piano News by

Matti Raekallio is one of Finland’s best-known piano teachers, who taught at the Juilliard School in New York from 2007 until 2021. In this essay, shared by the Finnish music magazine Rondo Classic, he examines the condition and requirements of music education from that perspective. What does it take to get to the top? What does the influx of Asian […]

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“The Real Chopin” – the 2nd International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments

October 5th, 2023 in Piano News by | 1 comment

The success and wide reception of the first edition in 2018 convinced the organisers that a regular organisation of the event – every five years – will take place. The competition will be streamed and make sure not to miss Martha Argerich performing Beethoven’s first Piano Concerto! The Competition will take place on 5–15 October 2023 at the National Philharmonic […]

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Take Your Seat: Kissin Plays Mozart in Berlin

October 3rd, 2023 in Piano News by

“When I play with the Berliner Philharmoniker, I feel even more inspired.” Kissin said in an interview for the Digital concert Hall. This weekend, he and the Berliner Philharmoniker will perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 together under the direction of Fabio Luisi. Piano Street’s members are invited to watch the livestream. Evgeny Kissin is widely regarded as an exceptional […]

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Rachmaninoff’s Complete Piano Works – Now on Piano Street

September 12th, 2023 in Piano News by | 1 comment

Piano Street celebrates Rachmaninoff’s 150-year anniversary by providing digital sheet music for his complete piano works. Browse the new scores and immerse yourself in a world of technical fireworks, profound emotion, and a uniquely rich harmonic language! 2023 marks the 150th anniversary of Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff’s birth – one of the last great Romantic composers and one of history’s greatest […]

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Chopin and His Europe – New Combinations and Discoveries in Warsaw

September 1st, 2023 in Piano News by

For the nineteenth time Warsaw invited the world to the annual festival ”Chopin and His Europe”. Altogether, soloists, world-famous orchestras and ensembles were giving as many as 23 concerts. Brilliant historical as well as contemporary performances were given by excellent but also controversial pianists: Ivo Pogorelic, Kevin Chen, Bruce Liu, Dang Thai Son, Piotr Anderszewski, Vadym Kholodenko, Kate Liu, Eric […]

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Visiting Chopin in Valldemossa

August 10th, 2023 in Articles by | 2 comments

Summer means vacation time and for many also traveling places. There are countless opportunities to enjoy wonderful music during summer festivals or embark on thrilling visits to historical venues that our esteemed composers and musicians once frequented. While on vacation in Mallorca, Piano Street’s Patrick Jovell took a quick visit to Frédéric Chopin’s Valldemossa. The Royal Charterhouse of Valldemossa was […]

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Inspired by Mozart’s Piano

July 2nd, 2023 in Piano News by

The Harvard professor Robert Levin is considered to be one of the most important Mozart researchers of our time. Now he has recorded Mozart’s piano sonatas on the composer’s own instrument. Mario-Felix Vogt from the German/Dutch magazine PIANIST spoke with him about ornamentation, knee pedals and the influence of C.P.E. Bach. Many pianists have tried their hand at Mozart’s piano […]

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The World of Piano Competitions – issue 1 2023

June 22nd, 2023 in Piano Street Site News by | 1 comment

The World of Piano Competitions is a magazine initiated by PIANIST Magazine (Netherlands and Germany) and its Editor-in-Chief Eric Schoones. Here we get a rich insight into the world of international piano competitions through the eyes of its producers and participants. Click cover to download: Contributing Editors: Gustav Alink (Alink-Argerich Foundation), Patrick Jovell (Piano Street), Florian Riem (WFIMC). Free download! […]

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