OUT NOW: The Apr/May issue of Pianist

17 March 2023
By Ellie Palmer
Polish content aplenty inside issue 131 with Rafał Blechacz adorning the cover plus plenty of Chopin chitchat inside! There are also 40+ pages of scores to play, including extra beginners scores and technical masterclasses from the pros.

What's in this issue?

✔ Rafał Blechacz The Polish pianist talks to Pianist about his total adoration for Chopin, and about how the composer's Sonatas spoke to him after the pandemic

✔ 40+ PAGES OF SCORES Debussy’s Nocturne, Paderewski’s Sarabande, Chopin’s Mazurka Op 68 No 3 and Kashperova’s Rose No 1 are just four of the pieces that will touch your heart

✔ The Pianist 2023 Amateur Piano Competition All the details about our brand-new online competition! Could this be your time?

✔ Step-by-step lessons Including an intoxicating lesson on Cécile Chaminade's Méditation

✔ Masterclass 1 – Mark Tanner on perfecting opening and closing statements

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✔ Masterclass 2 – Graham Fitch on pattern recognition

✔ Chopin, Chopin, Chopin – Marjan Kiepura delves into the composer and offers up useful tips for mazurka playing

✔ Which piano should I buy? Choosing a piano can be exciting but overwhelming: John Evans speaks to three concert pianists to find out how they go about it

✔ Piano Teacher Help Desk How to prepare for a performance

✔ EXCLUSIVE VIDEO LESSONS for all levels – from Graham Fitch, Chenyin Li, Tim Stein, Martin James Bartlett and more! Check out this issue's lesson below.

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