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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 (1833-1897 : Germany) 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

Lang Lang and Gina Alice

Lang Lang and Gina Alice play a stunning husband and wife piano duet

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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A printable playable piano

Playable piano made entirely from paper can be played via your smartphone

Pianist plays amid destroyed Kentucky home

Poignant footage of man playing piano amid rubble after losing his home in Kentucky tornado

Shawn Foley plays a 3am recital

Health care worker moves the Internet in viral 3am piano recital

Pianist reimagines Beethoven's 'Für Elise' as an Einaudi miniature

If Einaudi had written ‘Für Elise’? Pianist reimagines Beethoven’s piano miniature

The keys on this piano have been flipped, and it sounds jarringly good

The keys on this piano have been reversed. How will it sound?

Great Brazilian classical pianist Nelson Freire has died, aged 77

Celebrated Brazilian classical pianist Nelson Freire has died, aged 77

93-year-old man with Alzheimer’s is enraptured by granddaughter’s piano playing, despite not remembering her

Emotional moment woman plays piano for 93-year-old grandfather who doesn’t remember her name

Celebrated Chinese concert pianist Li Yundi held on suspicion of prostitution

Celebrated Chinese pianist Li Yundi detained on suspicion of soliciting prostitution

Pianist dad plays La Campanella to soothe crying baby, and it works splendidly

Crying baby is hypnotised by the sound of pianist dad playing Liszt’s ‘La Campanella’

Russian pianist wows with Liszt

Age-defying mystery pianist stuns crowd with virtuosic Liszt on street piano

Alexandra Dariescu is a ground-breaking Romanian pianist playing at Classic FM Live 2021

Who is Alexandra Dariescu? The groundbreaking Romanian pianist’s biography, performances and recordings

Antonio Cadenas plays piano

101-year-old man with Alzheimer’s shows us all the eternal power of music

Season 3 of HBO’s Succession has been announced for Autumn 2021.

Succession soundtrack: Here’s why the HBO show’s theme tune is stuck in your head