Expert advice for every piano enthusiast
International Piano offers a rich mix of inspiration and guidance to pianists and piano fans around the world, from dedicated amateurs and students to professional pianists, teachers and aficionados. Celebrating the piano in all its forms, including the fortepiano and digital keyboards, each edition of our magazine is packed with interviews, features, news and reviews showcasing the top artists of today and yesteryear.
Practical advice for players runs the gamut from articles on technique and repertoire to learning resources and study courses, plus the latest developments in piano technology. Our goal is to draw together the fascinating strands that make the piano such a popular instrument, enhancing every reader’s knowledge and supporting those who strive to master its challenges.
Kirill Gerstein explains how Debussy and Mozart have helped him stay positive during lockdown; IP pays a visit to the workshop of fortepiano builder Paul McNulty; and, as she turns 80, Martha Argerich continues to provoke audiences with her rare combination of musical talents.
Plus, 14 pages of free sheet music including a masterclass by Elan Sicroff on the music of Thomas de Hartmann; Bryce Morrison assesses the recorded legacy of 96-year-old American virtuoso Ruth Slenczynska; Boris Giltburg completes his Beethoven 32 project; introducing Schimmel’s new TwinTone silent system; Lise de la Salle takes listeners on a whistle-stop tour of global dance forms; French pianist Vincent Larderet discusses his new Liszt album; Modartt impresses with the latest version of its Pianoteq software; our guide to streamed performances from around the world; and Cyprien Katsaris picks five recordings that fed his artistic development.