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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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INTERVIEW | Superstar Pianist Lang Lang Talks About The Goldberg Variations And Music Education

By Anya Wassenberg on February 17, 2021

Renowned pianist Lang Lang talks about his passion for music education along with his new release, a digital companion to 'The Goldberg Variations'.
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THE SCOOP | Honens International Piano Competition Moves To 2022

By Michael Vincent on March 3, 2021

Initially scheduled for October 2021, the Honens International Piano Competition will be postponed for a year.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Ligeti Never Stayed Glum For Long

By Norman Lebrecht on February 19, 2021

Fiendishly difficult to play and irresistibly easy on the ear, British pianist Danny Driver captures Ligeti's mood swings in this new recording.
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