Visit the Chase Direct Store

Visit the Chase Direct Store

Many people know that Chase Direct sell pianos, but what most people don’t realise is that we also have a physical store in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. Continue reading “Visit the Chase Direct Store”

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”

Beethoven Meets Chopin

Beethoven Meets Chopin

If you know anything about classical composers then you ought to know that Beethoven and Chopin had nothing to do with each other. They are both magnificent composers in their own right, but they lived at different times, in different countries, and their music compositions fall into entirely different classical genres. Continue reading “Beethoven Meets Chopin”

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”

Music inspired by Wartime

Music inspired by Wartime

Classic FM published a post last month exploring some of the most well known classical music inspired by wartime. The post featured twelve different pieces of music and a short commentary on each which are all fascinating to read. The whole article can be found on the Classic FM website. Continue reading “Music inspired by Wartime”

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”

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”

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”

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”