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Johannes Brahms (1833-1897 : Germany) Conductor: Paavo Jarvi Ensemble: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Nicholas Angelich Record label: Virgin Catalogue ID: 50999 5189982

Johannes Brahms Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Leif Ove Andsnes Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5565832

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Conductor: Uri Segal Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Radu Lupu Record label: Decca Catalogue ID: 478 2922

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791 : Austria) Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Maurizio Pollini Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4775795

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Jonathan Biss Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 50999 21727023

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (1) artwork

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (1) Robert Schumann (1810-1856 : Germany) Ensemble: Orchestra of Opera North Soloists: Howard Shelley Record label: Chandos Catalogue ID: CHAN 10509

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) artwork

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) Robert Schumann (1810-1856 : Germany) Conductor: Antonio Mendez Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Soloists: Ingrid Fliter Record label: Linn Catalogue ID: CKD 555

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) artwork

Piano Concerto in A minor Opus 54 (2/3) Robert Schumann (1810-1856 : Germany) Conductor: Marc Albrecht Ensemble: Philharmonic Orchestra of Strasbourg Soloists: Martin Helmchen Record label: Pentatone Catalogue ID: PTC 5186333

Franz Schubert (1797-1828 : Austria) Soloists: Thomas Ades; Belcea Quartet; Corin Long Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 5576642

Franz Schubert (1797-1828 : Austria) Soloists: Leopold String Trio; Paul Lewis; Graham Mitchell Record label: Hyperion Catalogue ID: CDA 67527

Franz Schubert (1797-1828 : Austria) Ensemble: ;Richard Duven, Peter Riegelbauer Soloists: Alfred Brendel; Tabea Zimmermann; Thomas Zehetmair Record label: PHILIPS Catalogue ID: 4460012

News & features

Pianist plays on piano properly for the first time in 20 years, with the help from bionic gloves

‘Bionic’ gloves allow injured concert pianist to play again after decades of lost dexterity

Spielberg proclaims 'You still got it!' as John Williams plays Brahms at piano

‘You still got it!’ – 90-year-old John Williams casually plays Brahms concerto during recording session

Have scientists found a piano chord to cure nightmares?

Scientists say this major piano chord can help cure nightmares

Karim Kamar is joined by an unexpected duet partner...

Classical pianist gives curious toddler an impromptu piano lesson on train station concourse

The Stefanos crater on the volcanic island of Nisyros, one of the most active but least known volcanoes in Greece.

When 15 musicians performed inside an active volcano, from dusk till dawn

Danielle Salvato and Sebastian Spencer were caught on church CCTV walking into the unlocked church to play it’s piano (not pictured)

Couple on first date charged with burglary after breaking into church to play piano

Pianist, Angela Todorova, was accompanying a violinist, when every musician’s worst nightmare happened

Piano eats accompanist’s sheet music in page turning nightmare

Music teacher, Pin-Hsin Lin (L), was reportedly shot at through the ceiling by her neighbour, Kathryn Pugh (R)

Piano teacher shot at by neighbour, following noise complaints

Young pianist plays Chopin at Milan Airport

Six-year-old prodigy plays beautiful Chopin waltz on airport piano

Chopins’ Funeral March, backwards.

Chopin’s ‘Funeral March’ played backwards sounds bizarrely psychedelic

A beginner musician learns how to play the piano through augmented reality

Music in the Metaverse - learn to play the piano in this new augmented reality app

RCM piano professor, Alexander Romanovsky, was recently filmed playing for Russian state-controlled media in Mariupol

Royal College of Music suspends professor who played piano amid Russian ‘war crime’ remains

Malaika Mihambo is a world champion long jumper, and plays classical piano to unwind.

World Athletics long jump champion is also a classical pianist with a passion for Chopin and Schubert

Two days after protesters stormed the President's house in Sri Lanka

125-year-old piano ‘destroyed’ after protestors capture Sri Lankan president’s private residence

This your brain on piano

All the amazing things that playing piano does for your brain and body, in one graphic

Left: the Kanneh-Masons; Right: Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason

Who are the Kanneh-Masons? All you need to know about the exceptional musical family