Be Inspired by Classical Pianists like Reiko Fujisawa

Be Inspired by Classical Pianists like Reiko Fujisawa

If you have a digital piano at home gathering dust then it is time to look for a little inspiration. Luckily, you won’t have to look far to find some excellent electric piano motivation, as Reiko Fujisawa will be in concert this week.

Hear Reiko Fujisawa Play at the Purcell Room

Reiko Fujisawa is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to playing the piano. If you don’t want to go home and practise your electric piano after hearing her play, then you must be mad! Continue reading “Be Inspired by Classical Pianists like Reiko Fujisawa”

Let Music Take you to a Fantasy Land

End the week with a Mythical Trip to a Romantic Land

On Sunday there is a fantastic sounding fantasy concert music in London’s Cadogan Hall. The concert is titled ‘Mythical Trips to Romantic Lands’ and before we even knew what was on the programme for the evening, we wanted to go! Continue reading “Let Music Take you to a Fantasy Land”

Piano Duets in St James’ Church

Piano Duets in St James’ Church

Tomorrow, there will be yet another excellent concert of piano music in St James’ Church, Piccadilly. This particular concert will be focussed on piano duets by Dvorak, Ravel, and Moskowski. Continue reading “Piano Duets in St James’ Church”

Imogen Cooper in Wendover

Piano Music in Wendover

If you are in the Wendover area this week then there is a fantastic piano concert on your doorstep! Imogen Cooper will be performing a concert of four pieces of piano music on Saturday at 7:30pm. The concert will be held in St Mary’s Church and tickets start at just £1 for accompanied school children and £16 for normal price entries. For more information about the concert and ticket purchases you can visit the official Wendover Music website. Continue reading “Imogen Cooper in Wendover”

Summertime Music – Flight of the Bumblebee

Summertime Music – Flight of the Bumblebee

This isn’t the first time that Flight of the Bumblebee has featured on this piano blog, but sometimes brilliant things deserve more than one mention. In the light of the British weather finally warming up, there has never been a more appropriate time to talk about this magnificent piece of piano music. Continue reading “Summertime Music – Flight of the Bumblebee”

Ribble Valley International Piano Week 2018

Ribble Valley International Piano Week 2018

This Wednesday, the Ribble Valley International Piano Week will kick off with an evening of sensational piano music. The event is held annually in Blackburn, Lancashire and has been growing in popularity since it launched way back in 1987. The Ribble Valley International Piano Week often features concerts from world class pianist guests, and there are always super events throughout the week. If you are a pianist, professional or beginner, this week will have something for you! Continue reading “Ribble Valley International Piano Week 2018”

Beethoven in the South

Beethoven in the South

Beethoven concerts are a fairly common occurrence, but you don’t often find them in the rural South of England. This week however, there will be a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no 4 in The Strode, Theatre Street (BA16 0AB). The Orchestra playing is the Mid-Somerset Orchestra and they are bound to give audience members a night to remember. Continue reading “Beethoven in the South”

Celebrate Summer this Wednesday with the Orchestra of the Swan

Celebrate Summer this Wednesday with the Orchestra of the Swan

The glorious summer weather this bank holiday weekend calls for celebration, and what better way to celebrate than with a concert!? This Wednesday evening in Worcester there will be a fabulous concert of summer-inspiring music brought to you by the Orchestra of the Swan and Bernard D’Ascoli on the piano. The concert has been titled ‘Italian Sunshine’, so it seems a perfect way to celebrate a little bit of British sunshine. Tickets start at £17 and more information can be found on the official Orchestra of the Swan website. Continue reading “Celebrate Summer this Wednesday with the Orchestra of the Swan”

Reiko Fujisawa plays tomorrow with the Carducci String Quartet

Reiko Fujisawa plays tomorrow with the Carducci String Quartet

Tomorrow in London there is yet another fantastic concert to enjoy. Reiko Fujisawa will be on the piano alongside the Carducci String Quartet to give the audience a joyous evening of beautiful music. The concert is due to begin at 6:30pm so make sure you leave plenty of time to arrive. The venue is Hall One (N1 9AG) and tickets are available from £9.50. You can find more information about the performers, programme, and ticket sales on the official Kings Place website. Continue reading “Reiko Fujisawa plays tomorrow with the Carducci String Quartet”

Your Introduction to Classical Music

Your Introduction to Classical Music

If you have just taken up piano lessons then perhaps you are looking for an easy way into classical music. Sometimes, classical music can seem a bit hard-core; classical composers like Wagner were fond of composing particularly long pieces of music. Some of his works are as long as nine hours long… If you are new to this genre of music then a nine hour long piece of music probably isn’t the best place to start! Continue reading “Your Introduction to Classical Music”