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.
Armenian rising star Grigor Khachatryan pays homage to his national heroes; how Horowitz continues to stir controversy decades after his death; discovering the piano music of Herbert Howells; and 13 pages of free sheet music, including a masterclass from composer Lowell Liebermann on his celebrated Gargoyles suite.
Plus, key resources for online learning during lockdown; a look inside the ultra-secure Steinway vault in Astoria, New York; Charles Owen reflects on some positive outcomes from the lockdown; techniques for mastering legato arpeggios; high-tech engineering meets traditional craftsmanship at Phoenix Pianos; and Italian pianist Filippo Gorini.