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Sasha Grynyuk and Roman Kosyakov play Mozart

A Ukrainian and Russian pianist play a Mozart duet: ‘with music, you become connected’

Irina plays piano in her destroyed hometown of Bila Tserkva

Ukrainian pianist plays a final Chopin melody before fleeing ruined home near Kyiv

Two international piano competitions have rescinded their invitations to Russian competitors

Controversy as young Russian pianists banned from international music competitions

Pianist ‘plays for peace’ at Ukraine-Poland border

A solo pianist plays for peace, as Ukrainians cross border into Poland amid Russia invasion

Journalist Whitney Leaming filmed the young pianist at a Kharkiv hotel lobby

A Ukrainian pianist played Philip Glass as Russian forces advanced, and this was the composer’s response

Playing piano from a distance

A pianist devised a contraption so he can play piano from his bed

Thomas “Blind Tom” Wiggins

The exploitation of pianist Thomas ‘Blind Tom’ Wiggins, the musical prodigy born into slavery

Eileen Gu wins Gold at the Winter Olympics

Teenage skiing prodigy credits ‘nine years of piano playing’ for Gold medal at Winter Olympics

The inside of a cello

Artist’s striking photography reveals hidden depths of musical instruments

Kyan Pennell was a young pianist and composer

After the tragic death of a 12-year-old pianist, musicians are deciphering his unfinished composition

John Cena playing the piano on screen

Can John Cena play the piano? Inside the former WWE star’s melancholy ‘Peacemaker’ solo

Princess Elizabeth playing the piano in Buckingham Palace, 1946.

Queen Elizabeth II plays piano, sang madrigals at Windsor, and has two honorary music degrees

Melodious beagle sings and plays piano

Dog owner captures glorious footage of beagle singing at the piano

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

10 best works by pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi

10 best works by pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Best Tchaikovsky works: 10 of the composer’s best musical masterpieces

Lang Lang and Gina Alice

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

A printable playable piano

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