Serenade Benedict Cumberbatch on your digital piano

This week Benedict Cumberbatch has been in the news for a heroic act which has endeared him to the nation. If you didn’t already know, this handsome actor already has an enormous fan base who look for any excuse to get excited about him. This latest incident where Benedict Cumberbatch has saved a Deliveroo cyclist from being mugged is surely an excellent reason to serenade this wonderful man on your digital piano. Continue reading “Serenade Benedict Cumberbatch on your digital piano”

The CDP-489 Digital Piano from Chase Direct

The CDP-489 Digital Piano from Chase Direct

If you are in search of a new digital piano then you need to have a look at the Chase CDP-489. This phenomenal electric piano ticks every box while still looking absolutely stunning and having a rock-bottom price tag attached! Continue reading “The CDP-489 Digital Piano from Chase Direct”

Four Hands in Concert

Four Hands in Concert

Have you ever seen piano duets live in concert? If not, tomorrow is your chance! Tomorrow’s concert will be held in the Church of St John the Evangelist in Oxford and is due to begin at 8pm. The programme consists of three pieces of music for four hands which should be a thrilling experience for all! Tickets range between £18 and £23 but free admission will be granted to those who are under 25 years old. More information and ticket sales can be found on the Oxford May Music official website. Continue reading “Four Hands in Concert”

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”

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”

Jayson Gillham and the RPO

Jayson Gillham and the RPO

If you have always wanted to see an orchestra in action but have never got round to it, here is your chance! Pianist Jayson Gillham will be performing a series of three Beethoven pieces alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, or the RPO. The concert will be at 7:30pm on the 11th May in Crawley. Continue reading “Jayson Gillham and the RPO”

The New Yamaha YDP-S34

The New Yamaha YDP-S34

Along side the announcement of the brand new Yamaha P-125, Yamaha have also revealed another brand new piano – the YDP-S34 digital piano. The look and feel of this instrument is one of smart professionalism when compared to it’s counterpart, the P-125. Continue reading “The New Yamaha YDP-S34”

Performing at Home

Performing at Home

Are you ever jealous of the piano superstars making a living from performing in concerts around the world? Believe it or not, they all started somewhere. They did not start playing the hardest piano music immediately, and they spent hours of every day practising at home on their pianos or digital pianos before they hit the bright lights of fame. The very first concert venue of the piano stars of today was probably their front room at home. Continue reading “Performing at Home”

The New Yamaha P-125 Digital Piano

The New Yamaha P-125 Digital Piano

Yamaha have recently announced a new digital piano for their ever-popular P-series of digital pianos – the P125. The P series of electronic pianos are some of Yamaha’s most popular digital instruments and this new electric piano is an excellent addition to the Yamaha digital piano family. Continue reading “The New Yamaha P-125 Digital Piano”

Free Concert in London this Week

Free Concert in London this Week

There are always concerts in London. London concerts are incredibly diverse and there are events dedicated to many different genres of music. Occasionally, these events are free. Tomorrow, there is an excellent sounding free concert which is to be held in St James’ Church in Piccadilly. Continue reading “Free Concert in London this Week”