Category : Concerts & Events

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Ronald Stein – sketches from the concert series

There is a Gentleman who goes by the name of Ronald Stein, who over the past few years has been attending the Markson Pianos concert series to sketch some of our artists. With a life long passion for music and art, Ronald has captured numerous musicians over the years such as Arturo Pizarro, Piatigorsky, Segovia, Barry Wordsworth, Lang Lang, the BBC Concert

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Rhinegold live – a new piano partnership

Rhinegold LIVE is delighted to announce a new piano partnership with Bösendorfer and Markson Pianos. From 2016 onwards, the Rhinegold LIVE stage will be graced with a Bösendorfer 280 full-size concert grand piano, kindly supplied from Markson Piano’s hire fleet and in association with Bösendorfer. The 280 is one of Markson’s two flagship grands and

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Yamaha CFX at the Brit Awards

Markson Pianos provided a brand new Yamaha CFX concert grand for the David Bowie tribute at the 2016 Brit Awards. The piano was fittingly played by Mike Garson, Bowie’s recording and tour pianist. Later in the week, the CFX will be played by Hiromi Uehara at the Palladium theatre, London with Grammy-Winning Bassist, Producer, Composer Stanley Clarke.      

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The New Bösendorfer 280 VC Vienna Concert Grand Piano – A Real Game Changer

    On a recent trip to Baden Baden, Germany, Julian and Simon Markson were invited along with other European dealers for a first glimpse at the new Bösendorfer 280 Vienna concert grand. With 5 years in development and as many different prototypes, the aim was to maintain the traditions of Bösendorfer whilst creating a piano for the 21st century. They have succeeded! We enjoyed a

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Joseph Fleetwood – Concert Pianist

Generally I’ll start my practice session with a little warm-up, play some Bach, or something light, or something Romantic, just to get the blood going through the hands. Then I’ll look up the repertoire I’m performing at that particular time and focus on the technical problems because, there’s no point in playing the whole programme

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