All about: Classical

Fabrizio Rat ‘The Pianist’

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Fabrizio Rat ‘The Pianist’

Fabrizio Rat is not the first to combine classical piano and techno, but his approach to uniting the two worlds is undoubtedly the most hypnotic. Following on from two EPs, La Machina and the project-defining Technopiano, The Pianist stretches his innovative sound palette even further, combining the acoustic sounds and strange harmonics of his prepared piano with acid loops and the beats of the TR-909 drum machine. Released on Arnaud Rebotini's ...

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30/06/2017
30/06/2017
Koki Nakano with Vincent Ségal ‘Lift’

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Koki Nakano with Vincent Ségal ‘Lift’

This is the first album from young Japanese pianist/composer Koki Nakano, a collaboration with French cellist Vincent Ségal for the Nø Førmat! label. Koki Nakano was born in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1988 and studied at the prestigious music school Toho Gakue and at Tokyo’s University of Arts where he formed electro-rock band Gas Law while also composing classical pieces for fashion shows and ad campaigns. He now lives in Paris and performs all ...

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06/03/2017
06/03/2017
All About Piano!

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All About Piano!

The annual celebration of black and white keys returns to the Institut français from 31st March to 2nd April with a top line-up of workshops, masterclasses and international performers including The Piano Brothers, Barry Douglas and French-signed jazz pianist Yaron Herman, renowned for this wild improvisational flare, playing on Fri 31st March at 9pm. For more information you can visit the official website. Watch Yaron Herman performing Radio...

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24/02/2017
24/02/2017
Music Made In France Rocked The World In 2016

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Music Made In France Rocked The World In 2016

The bureauexport has put together a gorgeous video, soundtracked by Kungs Vs Cookin' On 3 Burners' 'This Girl', showing off some of the global music successes to come out of France last year. It covers artists in genres from pop and dance music to jazz and classical, the emerging Afro-Trap sound courtesy of MHD and even a stage show. As not all of these artists have hit the UK yet you might not be familiar with all of them, so this is the perfec...

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