5 top online piano performances from the last week


By Ellie Palmer

11 May 2020

Enjoy performances from the Kanneh-Masons, Angela Hewitt, Alicia Keys, Paweł Wakarecy, and a special performance featuring an adorable cat!

Isata & Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Cellist Sheku has been hosting live streams regularly over the last few weeks, dueting with some of his siblings each time. This week, our 110 cover star Isata joined him for a performance of the Fourth Movement of Rachmaninov's Sonata for Cello and Piano.

They also performed a Miniature by English composer Frank Bridge.

 

Angela Hewitt

 

Alicia Keys

We love this from RnB Queen Alicia Keys. She performs Empire State of Mind, one of her most successful releases.

 

Paweł Wakarecy

Enjoy this 45-minute recital from Paweł Wakarecy, in which he performs a collection of Chopin live from Żelazowa Wola in Poland – Chopin's birthplace.

The Polish classical pianists has won prizes at some of the most respected piano competitions in the world, including being one of the ten finalists at the 2015 Warsaw XVII International Chopin Piano Competition.

 

Sarper Duman... featuring his cat!

How can we not include this?!

Sarper is known on YouTube and Instagram for being a cat rescuer. He currently looks after around 20 cats and spends his days playing the piano to them. We could just watch this all day.