27 January 2021
By Ellie Palmer
Tchaikovsky Piano Competition Gold Medallist Alexandre Kantorow stars on the cover, plus FIVE masterclasses to tackle and sheet music for all levels
Issue 118 of Pianist is available to download instantly from today!
Gracing the cover is International Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medallist Alexandre Kantorow, who talks in depth about life after winning the world famous competition. Listen to his best performances below.
Elsewhere inside our brand-new issue:
✔ 40+ PAGES OF SCORES: 15 pieces to learn, from beginner to advanced level, including Chaminade’s dreamy Aubade, the Sarabande from Bach’s English Suite No 2, a sonata movement by Diabelli and Schubert’s flowing Impromptu Op 90 No 2
✔ Masterclass No 1: Graham Fitch offers up more practice exercises for the pieces we’re learning
✔ Masterclass No 2: Mark Tanner on gaining stamina at the piano
✔ Three 'How To Play' lessons from teacher-pianists Lucy Parham, Nils Franke and Melanie Spanswick
✔ Pianists on the silver screen: Warwick Thompson takes us on a whirlwind tour of fictitious pianist characters that appear in the movies (with lots of Rach 2 on the agenda!)
✔ Keys and their meanings: Ever wondered why a piece was composed in a particular key? John Evans comes up with some interesting observations
✔ PLUS over two hours of videos lessons in our digital edition, featuring Graham Fitch, Chenyin Li, Tim Stein, Martin James Bartlett and more. Watch Graham's latest lesson below 👇🏽
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