Steinway Artists

Ralph van Raat

Ralph van Raat

Steinway Artist Since 2003

"Playing a Steinway, all musical and historical borders separating the 19th to 21st centuries suddenly disappear. Being the ultimate instrument of our time, it has, traditionally, also formed the ultimate companionship with the music of our time. With a Steinway, composers can now finally write down countless gradations of dynamics, attack and nuance. Pianists can actually perform them with this instrument, adding all the lyricism and rich tone colour that the recources of Steinway typically have to offer. Pianists and audiences can only wonder in amazement how the combination of the best instrument and music of the present day creates the most unforgettable musical experience, evey day, every concert..."
March 20, 2003