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The Steinway Artist piano duo Anderson & Roe performs Leonard Bernstein’s “Mambo” from West Side Story on a Steinway Spirio, the world’s finest high resolution player piano.
Without them, a Steinway piano is silent. But together, the artist and piano create music — and over nineteen out of twenty professional pianists choose to perform on Steinway pianos.
For decades, Steinway & Sons has cultivated special relationships with pianists from every genre. From Lang Lang to Diana Krall to Billy Joel to such Steinway Immortals as Cole Porter, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Arthur Rubinstein.
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I have often thought about how music, especially jazz, functions in rooms — and how entertainment can serve as work, especially for African American jazz musicians,” muses pianist Jason Moran. “The relationship of jazz to the work song, songs that slaves once sang, spurred my own exploration of how this music was used in environments that slaves were accustomed to."read more >
American classical music has witnessed great performances and memorable debuts, such as the 1944 premiere of Aaron Copland’s ballet Appalachian Spring, or seventeen-year-old pianist André Watts bursting into national prominence in 1963 with the New York Philharmonic as a substitute for soloist Glenn Gould. But some moments were magical enough to enrapture the public at large and become part of the fabric of the American cultural landscape. Here are ten of them.read more >