In honor of World Piano Day 2020, a star-studded roster of master pianists is headed to a screen near you! This exceptional virtual festival organised by Deutsche Grammophon features a jaw-dropping list of the biggest and most exciting names in classical piano: Maria João Pires, Rudolf Buchbinder, Evgeny Kissin, Víkingur Ólafsson, Jan Lisiecki, Joep Beving, Simon Ghraichy, Kit Armstrong and Daniil Trifonov will each perform pieces of their choosing on their own pianos, streaming mini-concerts of the highest artistry from their homes to yours. Music has the power to unite people even in difficult times: go on a journey and meet up with music lovers all over the world with the help of these modern-day magicians of the piano.
Discover great pianists in Deutsche Grammophon's Piano Masters playlist here, as well as recent albums from DG's Global Virtual Festival for World Piano Day performers Víkingur Ólafsson (Debussy-Rameau), Jan Lisiecki (Mendelssohn), and Rudolf Buchbinder (The Diabelli Project ).
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London Symphony Orchestra