20 March 2020
By Ellie Palmer
An exclusive interview with the most-streamed classical artist of all time – Ludovico Einaudi – plus all you need to know about taking piano exams and finding the right course or festival to attend this summer
The most-streamed classical music artist of all time, Ludovico Einaudi, gloriously features on the cover of our latest issue. Einaudi, who is the most-streamed classical artist of all time, talks to Pianist inside about finding his voice, facing the critics and the importance of walking. Also inside:
- 13 pieces to learn: familiar works by Beethoven and Bach to off-the-beaten-track rarities such as Chabrier’s Ballabile and Satie’s Idylle
- LUDOVICO EINAUDI: Erica Worth catches up with our cover star between his run of London concerts
- Masterclass No 1: Piano Proprioception – how to feel (and not look) your way around the keyboard
- Masterclass No 2: Graham Fitch turns his attention to the ‘weaker’ fingers
- Three 'How To Play' lessons: beginner (a Duvernoy study), intermediate (a Bach Prelude) and advanced (Brahms Intermezzo Op 118 No 4)
- 2020 Summer Courses and Festivals: our 12-page guide features top courses and festivals for you to discover and participate in, wherever you are in the world
- Piano Teacher Help Desk: How to get your pupils to make the most of their sight-reading studies
- Thinking of taking a piano exam? Three top UK examination boards have their say
- NEW & EXCLUSIVE VIDEO LESSON: Watch Graham Fitch’s latest video offers up useful exercises for the weaker fingers
Plus, our digital edition features 17 extra pieces to learn, 2 hours of video lessons and 38 minutes of glorious music to listen to.
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While you're reading the issue, why not enjoy some Einaudi? Listen to our Best of Einaudi playlist on Spotify below.