See Gusztáv Fenyo in Glasgow This Week

See Gusztáv Fenyo in Glasgow This Week

A fantastic concert is on offer this week to anyone who is around the Glasgow area. Tickets range from £5 to £15 and will allow you to see pianist Gusztáv Fenyo perform concert two out of a series of five concerts which started with Bach and will end with Shostakovivh. This particular concert will see Gusztáv Fenyo playing from Preludes and Fuges Nos 13-24 from ‘The Will-Tempered Clavier’, Book I by Johann Sebastian Bach. More information about the concert can be found on the official website of Fenyo’s Musicmakers organisation. Continue reading “See Gusztáv Fenyo in Glasgow This Week”

Yamaha P Series Digital Pianos New Releases

Yamaha P Series Digital Pianos New Releases

It has been a while since Yamaha added any new digital pianos to their popular P Series. It would come as no surprise then if Yamaha announced the arrival of new additions to the P Series family next week at the Frankfurt Muskmesse 2018.

If history is anything to go by, the new models will be named the Yamaha P-55 to take the place of the Yamaha P-45, and the Yamaha P-125 will replace the Yamaha P-115.

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Musikmesse Frankfurt 2018

Musikmesse Frankfurt

In less than a week the doors to Musikmesse Frankfurt will open. This annual event is a hive for musicians and music retailers alike. Some of the biggest names in the musical instrument production industry will be in attendance, and the likes of Yamaha and Kawai are those to watch when it comes to digital pianos. Continue reading “Musikmesse Frankfurt 2018”

Sir Anthony Hopkins – An Unlikely Pianist

Sir Anthony Hopkins – An Unlikely Pianist

Most of us know Sir Anthony Hopkins for portraying Hannibal Lecter in the Silence of the Lambs films and his work in Shakespeare plays. Last week, it transpired that Hopkins is also a competent pianist as well as an Oscar winning actor. Continue reading “Sir Anthony Hopkins – An Unlikely Pianist”

Airport Piano marks the beginning of a Beautiful Partnership

Airport Piano marks the beginning of a Beautiful Partnership

Countless articles are available online about pianos in public places. Earlier this month a video of one of these pianos being played went viral. Filmed in Toulouse-Blagnac airport by an unrelated member of the public, the video shows two strangers making beautiful music together. Continue reading “Airport Piano marks the beginning of a Beautiful Partnership”

Dust Away the Cobwebs and prepare for Spring

Dust Away the Cobwebs and prepare for Spring

Tomorrow, clocks go forward an hour. Although it may not feel like it in many parts of the UK, there is no question that spring has finally arrived. Continue reading “Dust Away the Cobwebs and prepare for Spring”

How to Spend A Snow Day

How to Spend A Snow Day

This week, most of the UK has been blanketed in snow, resulting in a snow day (or multiple snow days) for many. Those who have children will probably have filled their days with snowman building, sledging, and other child friendly shenanigans with more snowy fun to come as the cold weather continues… but what about the rest of us? Continue reading “How to Spend A Snow Day”

Finding a Holiday Home on Airbnb with a Piano

Finding a Holiday Home with a Piano

Have you ever wanted to go away on holiday, but been aware of your impending piano exam on your return? Surely having a piano at your Airbnb holiday destination would be an excellent solution which would allow you to enjoy your holiday while still squeezing in a little much needed piano preparation. Continue reading “Finding a Holiday Home on Airbnb with a Piano”

Peter Bence

Peter Bence

Since its release back in 2017, Despacito has taken the world by storm. Youtube is now full of alternative versions, mash-ups, and covers of this catchy song, and one of the most popular versions is that by the Hungarian pianist, Peter Bence. Continue reading “Peter Bence”

Lara Melder Plays in Nottingham

Lara Melda Plays in Nottingham

If anyone in Nottingham finds themselves at a loose end this morning then consider going to see Lara Melda play an exciting programme of piano music at the Royal Concert Hall (NG1 5ND). The concert starts at 11am and tickets are priced at £10. The price of the ticket includes tea, coffee, and cake so there is no good reason not to go! Continue reading “Lara Melder Plays in Nottingham”