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Can Emma Raducanu play piano? Tennis star shares videos of her practising at home

Can Emma Raducanu play piano? Tennis star shares videos of her practising at home

Hazel Scott performs on two pianos at once, in a 1943 film.

When Hazel Scott played two pianos at once in a jaw-dropping display of virtuosity

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Lucy played a Bach piano prelude alongside teacher Daniel at the Royal Albert Hall

Blind 15-year-old pianist Lucy plays enchanting Bach prelude in Royal Albert Hall debut

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Sir Patrick Stewart: ‘I am not a musician – but I taught myself to play a Mozart piano concerto!’

Sir Patrick Stewart: ‘I am not a musician – but I taught myself to play a Mozart piano concerto!’

Star Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc taught himself piano, and now composes his own music

F1 driver Charles Leclerc is a self-taught pianist who now composes his own music

Pianist Lucy plays at the Royal Albert Hall

Blind pianist Lucy stuns Royal Albert Hall with breathtaking Debussy debut

Yunchan Lim plays Rachmaninov in the competition final

19-year-old piano sensation Yunchan Lim, his Decca signing, and the Rachmaninov that changed everything

This bizarre one-octave ‘microtone’ piano will change your perception of pitch and harmony forever

This one-octave ‘microtone’ piano will change your perception of pitch and harmony forever

Explaining flat, sharp and natural notes in music

What’s the difference between a sharp and a flat note?

Violinist Esther Abrami and pianist Khatia Buniatishvili – beautiful and moving pieces of classical music

10 most beautiful and moving pieces of classical music

Yuja Wang is one of the greatest pianists of the 21st century.

Who is Yuja Wang, and what makes her so good at the piano?

A major fire broke out at the factory of one of the world’s oldest piano manufacturers on Tuesday night.

Fire breaks out at Bösendorfer piano factory, destroying an entire building

The 15 best pieces of music by composer and virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt.

The 15 greatest pieces by Franz Liszt

Lewis Hamilton and Lang Lang duet

F1’s Lewis Hamilton impresses Lang Lang by playing Adele tune on piano

Academy Award-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is also a talented pianist and accomplished composer of classical music.

Can Anthony Hopkins play piano? Inside the actor’s musical skills and compositions

Sir Anthony Hopkins surprised hotel staff with a dazzling piano performance in their lobby.

Sir Anthony Hopkins, 85, stuns hotel staff with spontaneous piano playing in empty lobby

Steibelt and Beethoven dual

The pianist who dared to challenge Beethoven to a musical duel in Vienna – and his fate…

Pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason is one of today’s most in-demand soloists

Who is Isata Kanneh-Mason? Star pianist’s age, family, recordings and more facts