No 97- July/Aug 2017

Enter our composing competition, how to make the most of your practice time and a Latin style rumba piece to learn! ... Read More >>

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What to expect inside issue 97: 


Cover artist

Jessica Duchen speaks to the 21-year-old Chinese American Chinese pianist George Li, who made great waves at 2105 Tchaikovsky Piano Competition, gaining the silver medal. He’s now signed with the mighty Warner Classics record label and a top artist agency – there’s no stopping him!


The 2 Masterclasses

Mark Tanner on making the most of your practice time

Graham Fitch answers readers’ questions

(Don’t forget, you can WATCH Graham’s lesson on the Pianist TV Channel!)


The 3 ‘How to Play’ lessons:

-Beginner lesson on an energetic Diabelli scherzo

-Intermediate lesson on Hofmann’s romantic In the Evening

-Advanced lesson on Schumann’s popular Arabesque


Enter our 2018 Composing Competition!

The lucky winner will receive a Kawai digital piano and get their piece featured inside the magazine and on the CD! Full details inside issue 97.


The Scores

Scores include works by Brahms, Chopin, Hofmann, Granados and more, plus a Latin style Rumba from John Kember and the famous standard ‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’


The features

Articles inside this issue include an in-depth feature on the piano music of Brahms (including tips on how to learn Brahms – with four Brahms-related scores inside!); Fingering advice; the story behind Myra Hess’s Concert Grand Steinway; news on the new Clavinova range, a report on the Beethoven Competition in Vienna, and more


Online piano lessons

Tune in to our huge library of lessons to watch (some 70 to date, and forever growing) on the Pianist TV Channel. Plus watch our house pianist Chenyin Li performing many of the pieces that have featured inside the Scores.