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Top quality since 1853: the C. Bechstein name is synonymous with exquisite grand and upright pianos made in Germany. Discover our other brands – Outstanding quality for ambitious beginners and professional pianists alike.

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The world of the C. Bechstein brands

Upright and grand pianos for every requirement: world-renowned concert grands of the C. Bechstein Masterpiece class, premium Bechstein pianos also made in Germany, W.Hoffmann lines of high-quality instruments for professionals and beginners alike.

Highest quality: the unbroken promise

Making the world’s best upright and grand pianos was the intention of Carl Bechstein, the visionary entrepreneur who founded the company in Berlin in 1853. Discover top-of-the-line craftsmanship based on innovative technology, carried out by highly qualified piano-makers who create instruments with a distinctive musical personality using the finest materials.

For a unique sound

High-end and premium upright and grand pianos: both the C. Bechstein production site nowadays located in Seifhennersdorf, Saxony, and the C. Bechstein Europe facility which manufactures the W.Hoffmann pianos in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, are famous for the outstanding sound and processing quality of their instruments. Today, C. Bechstein is Europe’s most important piano manufacturer.

What makes C. Bechstein so very unique?

A decision for the future

C. Bechstein uprights and grands are robust and built to delight several generations of players. Take your time — and the advice of a Bechstein dealer — to discover which of our brands and models meet your requirements.

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Bechstein news

"Die Bechsteins - Eine Familiengeschichte"

Gunna Wendt has just published a book dedicated to the saga of the Bechstein family – a captivating portrait of a dynasty that...

Four Beethoven cycles with Saleem Ashkar

Saleem Ashkar, one of the greatest pianists of his generation, plays Beethoven cycles on C. Bechstein concert grands in Berlin,...

International German Piano Award 2017

The International German Piano Award 2017, which carries EUR 20,000 in prize money, will be presented by International Piano...