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COFFEE BREAK | Swiss Pianist Plays Piano In Mid-Air

By Jennifer Liu on August 18, 2017

Piano playing has reached new heights, literally! As part of this year’s Contre-Plongées Festival in Jaude, France, Alain Roche performed his signature “Piano Vertical” act in the town square—hanging over the audience in the sky.

Roche conceived the series in 2013, and has brought the show to Switzerland, Germany, Austria and France.

Of note that “Piano Vertical” performances are improvised… out of thin air.

Have another COFFEE BREAK HERE.

Jennifer Liu

Jennifer holds a master's degree in piano performance and is pursuing her degree in journalism at Carleton University. Previously, she lived for classical music in Toronto and Montreal.

Jennifer Liu

Jennifer holds a master's degree in piano performance and is pursuing her degree in journalism at Carleton University. Previously, she lived for classical music in Toronto and Montreal.

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SCRUTINY | Lucas Debargue Dazzles Sold-Out Audience In His Toronto Recital Debut

By Stephan Bonfield on January 18, 2020

French pianist Lucas Debargue thrilled the Koerner Hall audience with his unique interpretations and intriguing musical personality.
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THE SCOOP | Pianist Murray Perahia Cancels Tour — Including Sold-Out Koerner Hall Debut

By Anya Wassenberg on January 31, 2020

Pianist Murray Perahia has cancelled his upcoming North American tour for health reasons. The American pianist was scheduled to perform at Toronto's Koerner Hall on February 25, with the concert already sold out.
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THE SCOOP | Pianist Angela Hewitt Devastated After Beloved Piano Destroyed

By Michael Vincent on February 10, 2020

Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt has reported her customized Fazioli concert grand piano has been dropped by piano movers during transport.
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