Category : Pianos

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Charlie The Piano Tuner: Our Role

About nine months ago Markson Pianos were approached by a film production company and asked if we could supply pianos for Florence Foster Jenkins, a film being made in the UK.  They were very specific.  There were six pianos in all.  They wanted a concert grand, two smaller grands and several uprights for specific location

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Karl Ferre – Musician

“My grandmother was born in 1898 and I remember her bottle green piano.  When she was sixty-two  years old she moved to the 26th floor of a tower block. The building was new; it was one of those towers put up in the 1960’s.  It was in Edmonton, I was a young boy at the

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The Yamaha Disklavier Enspire

I was given the opportunity to experience the Disklavier Enspire with the European launch at this years 2016 Musik Messe. Here are a few key points to give you an idea of the huge leap Yamaha have made: Welcomes an app that lets you seamlessly control the piano from multiple rooms through your Apple or Android devices. Makes CD quality recording straight

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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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