Víkingur Ólafsson stars on the cover of issue 116 of Pianist

18 September 2020
By Ellie Palmer
The Icelandic sensation talks in depth about his love for Rameau, plus our experts give advice on bringing out inner melodies. Mental Health also takes a starring role inside this issue.




Enjoy the best of Víkingur Ólafsson below.


Issue 116 of Pianist is now available to order online or to download instantly.

15 stunning pieces feature inside this issue, including familiar works by Clementi and Mozart, a romantic Fauré Improvisation, a jazzy Gershwin standard and Liszt’s stunning arrangement of Mendelssohn’s On Wings of Song.

Our experts give crucial advice on bringing out the inner melody and handling repetition in practice.

With World Mental Health Day approaching, we take a closer look at how the piano can aid our state of mind.

Elsewhere, Warwick Thompson chats with some of the most famous modern-day pieces about their very famous teachers in a quest to find out what truly makes an outstanding teacher.

There is also still time to enter our 2021 Composing Competition for the chance to win a Kawai piano!

Graham Fitch is BACK with his latest video lesson on organising practice time. Take a look below.


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