New Beethoven recording on a unique instrument
The CD recording Beethoven 1802 with Keiko Shichijo on fortepiano was released in September 2019 by ETCETERA Records. This is a unique opportunity to listen to an original Frère et Soeur Stein d’Augsbourg à Vienne instrument.
Chopin in letters by Friederike
On this 27th of September I would like to bring to your attention a recent publication by Uta Goebl-Streicher
The fortepiano at the Young Pianists Festival Amsterdam
The Young Pianists Festival features a varied program dedicated to the fortepiano, Friday November 20 at Amsterdam’s Muziekgebouw.
Forte/Piano Festival: Beethoven Reunion Concert
A REVIEW by TILMAN SKOWRONECK
Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies’ Forte/Piano—A Festival Celebrating Pianos in History was held at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, on August 5—9, 2015. A major event of the festival was the two-part Reunion Concert on Saturday, August 8, featuring the “Cornell seven”: the seven pianists who, in 1994, became the first to perform the complete Beethoven piano sonatas live on period pianos.
From Beethoven to Brahms: a masterclass
IN CONVERSATION WITH TOBIAS KOCH
Tobias Koch is a versatile specialist of the pianoforte and other keyboard instruments. He teaches at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. In his continuous exploration of sound, he is firmly rooted in the present, and with a forward view he tries to understand what has been done in the past.