Yuexuan Song Plays the Classics

Yuexuan Song Plays the Classics

On Wednesday a young Chinese pianist by the name of Yuexuan Song will be playing pieces of music by some of the most esteemed composers known to the classical music world. Her concert will be in Piccadilly, London in St James’s Church (W1J 9LL) and no tickets are required to enter. The start time is 1:10pm so if you are planning on attending, make sure you leave enough time to get yourself a good seat! More information can be found on the Saint James’s website. Continue reading “Yuexuan Song Plays the Classics”

Wow your friends with the Kawai KDP 110 digital piano

Wow your friends with the Kawai KDP 110 digital piano

If you are looking for a new family piano then look no further than the brand new Kawai KDP 110. This new digital piano is the successor of the incredibly popular KDP-90 which is one of the most popular electronic pianos to be sold by Chase Direct. The KDP 110 digital piano has many new and improved features which ensure this piano is the perfect instrument for a piano playing family. Continue reading “Wow your friends with the Kawai KDP 110 digital piano”

Listen to New Piano music with Philip Mead

Listen to New Piano music with Philip Mead

Most concerts that you see advertised are for well-known pieces of music. This Tuesday you have the chance to go off the beaten track and listen to some new piano music with Philip Mead. If you have never listened to any modern piano music then we can thoroughly recommend you do so! Continue reading “Listen to New Piano music with Philip Mead”

The Kawai MP7SE

The Kawai MP7SE

Kawai have announced some exciting advancements and new digital piano releases at recent trade shows such as Musikmesse Frankfurt. Many brilliant new digital pianos are being released from this world-class digital piano company, but for many the most exciting is the Kawai MP7SE. Continue reading “The Kawai MP7SE”

Watch the Accio Piano Trio Live in Concert

Watch the Accio Piano Trio Live in Concert

Tomorrow the Accio Piano Trio will be performing in the Conway Hall in Holburn. If you are in the area then be sure to get yourself a ticket and drop in for an evening of sensational music. Continue reading “Watch the Accio Piano Trio Live in Concert”

The Kawai ES 8 Available from Chase Direct

The Kawai ES 8 Available from Chase Direct

Having previously written about the fantastic range of digital pianos from Chase Direct, it is time for another post on these wonderful instruments. Kawai have recently announced a number of brand new pianos including the KDP 110, MP7ES, and the CA48, but the focus today is the Kawai ES-8 digital piano. Continue reading “The Kawai ES 8 Available from Chase Direct”

Pianos in pop Culture

Pianos in pop Culture

Pianos are regularly seen in pop culture and increasingly, so are digital pianos. Some slightly older examples of this wonderful instrument in films would be The Pianist which stars the likes of Adrian Brody, or the sensational production set in New Zealand; The Piano. Before that, the piano was even more important in pop culture – black and white films had their soundtrack played live by an in-house pianist, after all! Continue reading “Pianos in pop Culture”

Yet Another Use for Old Pianos – The Pianodrome

Yet Another Use for Old Pianos – The Pianodrome

There have been many articles on this blog previously about what to do with your old piano. Countless people have upgraded their pianos to a digital piano and are left with a battered old acoustic instrument which is somewhat difficult to shift. There are a growing number of charities who aim to deal with the problem of unwanted instruments, but recently something a bit different has made its way into the limelight – The Pianodrome Continue reading “Yet Another Use for Old Pianos – The Pianodrome”

Concert in Brighton with Yoko Ono this Saturday

Concert in Brighton with Yoko Ono this Saturday

Perhaps the concert of the week, Yoko Ono will be performing on the piano alongside Mairéad Hickey on violin this coming Saturday at 7:00pm at St Margaret’s Church in Ditchling. Yoko Ono is a much sought after pianist who tutors at the Royal College of Music Junior Department on Saturdays – not to be confused with the late John Lennon’s wife! Continue reading “Concert in Brighton with Yoko Ono this Saturday”

The New CA 48 Digital Piano from Kawai

The New CA 48 Digital Piano from Kawai

Kawai are well known for their stunning range of digital pianos. They are often sampled from Steinway pianos thus producing a quality concert grand piano sound like no other digital piano. With the announcement of the brand new CA 48 digital piano, Kawai have really outdone themselves. Continue reading “The New CA 48 Digital Piano from Kawai”