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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.

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FEATURE | ‘Oscar Peterson: Black + White’ Gives A Canadian Treasure His Place In History

By Anya Wassenberg on September 15, 2021

Barry Avrich’s new documentary 'Oscar Peterson: Black + White' is an unabashed love letter to the Canadian pianist and jazz great.
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THE SCOOP | Canadian Becomes Youngest Ever Winner Of European Piano Competition

By Michael Vincent on September 21, 2021

Calgary-based pianist Kevin Chen has won first place at the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition this past weekend in Budapest, Hungary.
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THE SCOOP | The RCM Renames School After Noted Alumnus Oscar Peterson

By Anya Wassenberg on September 9, 2021

The RCM has announced the renaming of the Royal Conservatory School as the Oscar Peterson School of Music.
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