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.
Irish pianist Barry Douglas pairs works by Tchaikovsky with other Russian masterpieces for his latest recording project; exploring the defining features of the Russian School of pianism; marking the centenary of the undeservedly neglected Soviet composer Mieczysław Weinberg; and surveying the legacy of pianist and scholar Paul Badura-Skoda.
Plus, how Bechstein is taking silent pianos to the next level; 11 pages of free sheet music including Vanessa Latarche's masterclass on Bach's Prelude and Fugue in D Major; adventurous record label Odradek puts artists at the centre of its business model; introducing Amsterdam's new centre for chamber music; Iyad Sughayer on the music of Khachaturian; an insider's tour of Forsyth Music in Manchester; exploring ways to interpret accents; Polish pianist Szymon Nehring; virtuosic jazz phenomenon Ahmad Jamal; and highlights from Warsaw’s Chopin and his Europe festival.