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The fortepianos have landed

Wed Jun 15 2011

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Ok, tonight's your last chance to see us playing Vivaldi's Four Seasons in 2019. It's @stgeorgesbris and we're join… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…


Anyone who knows us well will know that we don’t ‘do’ ordinary pianos. We use period pianos, in-keeping with our philosophy of being authentic. Ceri, our Projects Director, has promised to write a little blog about the pianos used on our upcoming tour with the Labeque sisters, so look out for it appearing here soon. In the meantime, today was our first rehearsal with the sisters and the Fortepianos, basically early versions of today’s piano, were looking rather splendid.

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  • I really like your embedded slideshow, where did you get it?

    Kirsten Thu Jun 23 2011
  • Just one of the standard options on WordPress!

    oaeblog Thu Jun 23 2011