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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2023

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

NPR’s traditional season’s celebration ”A Jazz Piano Christmas” was recorded live at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Palm trees and sandy beaches were in the air on a chilly December night. This year, the annual holiday concert featured an all-Cuban program with veteran Hilario Durán, vocalist/pianist Melvis Santa and former Jazz Piano Christmas […]

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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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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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International Piano Day 2023

March 29th, 2023 in Piano News by

Piano Day is an annual and growing worldwide event that takes place on the 88th day of the year. Originally founded in 2015 by Nils Frahm, it falls on March 29 in the year 2023. 88 corresponds to the number of keys of the piano. “Why does the world need a Piano Day? For many reasons. But mostly, because it […]

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A Life Towards the Light – Scriabin 150 Resource List

January 6th, 2023 in Piano News by

Today, January 6 2023, is Alexander Scriabin’s 151st birthday. By acknowledging this Piano Street takes a look at events and news that happened during last year’s Scriabin 150 anniversary by providing a list of interesting and useful Scriabin resources. Scriabin 150 – Events: The Scriabin @150 A full report from the Scriabin 150 conference and celebration in Reading, UK 24-25 […]

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2022

December 19th, 2022 in Piano News by

Again NPR’s traditional season’s celebration ”A Jazz Piano Christmas”, was recorded live from The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and offers a joyful mix of musical Christmas glitter with a real West Coast feel; all three pianists have roots in California. There was a lot of love in the air when NPR’s annual A […]

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The World of Piano Competitions – issue 2 2022

December 14th, 2022 in Piano 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), Stuart Isacoff, Patrick Jovell (Piano Street), Christo Lelie, Florian […]

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