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 gifted 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.
Denis Kozhukhin introduces his new album of Romantic miniatures by Mendelssohn and Grieg; Gabriela Montero explains how she uses improvisation as activism to tell stories of suffering in her native Venezuela; Melvyn Tan interprets Ravel’s Valses nobles et sentimentales; and is there an American School of pianism?
Plus, Lebanese-Hungarian pianist Nada explores the unique challenges of Brahms; how to achieve accuracy at the piano without sacrificing spontaneity; fictional pianists on the silver screen; the legacy of American pianist Leonard Pennario; Philippe Entremont reveals his musical passions, from Cortot to Lady Gaga; bebop master Al Haig; nkoda’s revolutionary new app for sheet music; Japanese pianist Fumiya Koido; and sheet music from Ravel, Moszkowski and Ralf Hoyer.