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Excellent design: CASIO digital piano PX-S1000 receives IF Design Award 2020
Excellent design: CASIO digital piano PX-S1000 receives IF Design Award 2020

The CASIO digital pianos PX-S1000 sound good and they also look that way.

Guest at the C. Bechstein Piano Series: Boris Giltburg
Guest at the C. Bechstein Piano Series: Boris Giltburg

The internationally acclaimed pianist delighted with Beethoven.

Bonjour Paris: The new Centre C. Bechstein on Rue de Rome
Bonjour Paris: The new Centre C. Bechstein on Rue de Rome

Grand opening with Cyprien Katsaris and Etsuko Hirose

C. Bechstein supports the summer piano academy Klaipėda Piano Masters 2020
C. Bechstein supports the summer piano academy Klaipėda Piano Masters 2020

Klaipėda Piano Masters 2020 invites pianists from all over the world to receive knowledge and...

Schlingensiefs heartfelt project: 10 years anniversary Operndorf Afrika
Schlingensiefs heartfelt project: 10 years anniversary Operndorf Afrika

C. Bechstein supported the anniversary celebration attended by many VIPs.

Successful premiere: the new C. Bechstein Piano Series in London
Successful premiere: the new C. Bechstein Piano Series in London

Vadym Kholodenko opened our new concert series at a great piano evening.

Nominees for the 10th edition of the Deutscher Pianistenpreis
Nominees for the 10th edition of the Deutscher Pianistenpreis

International Piano Forum Frankfurt communicates the names of the seven young pianists invited to...

C. Bechstein at trade fair NAMM Music Show
C. Bechstein at trade fair NAMM Music Show

The NAMM Music Show attracts more than 100.000 visitors from all areas of the music industry every...

C. Bechstein at Piano Competition in Lviv, Ukraine
C. Bechstein at Piano Competition in Lviv, Ukraine

During the International Competition of Young Pianists C. Bechstein, participants played on C....

C. Bechstein B 212, our piano of the month
C. Bechstein B 212, our piano of the month

Handcrafted in Germany: A parlor grand of the highest quality

C. Bechstein at trade exhibition Music China 2019
C. Bechstein at trade exhibition Music China 2019

On 10 October, Music China 2019 opened at the new Shanghai International Expo Center. Being the most...

C. Bechstein Concert 8, piano of the month of October 2019
C. Bechstein Concert 8, piano of the month of October 2019

A concert grand in the form of an upright piano

First edition of the Tbilisi Piano Festival: a huge success
First edition of the Tbilisi Piano Festival: a huge success

Our warmest congratulations to Dudana Mazmanishvili, pianist and director of the first Tbilisi Piano...

New Concert series at the Brucknerhaus
New Concert series at the Brucknerhaus

Saleem Ashkar opens the new C. Bechstein concert series at the Brucknerhaus in Linz, performing...

C. Bechstein A 192
C. Bechstein A 192

Piano of the month for September – for the little moments and the grand dreams

C. Bechstein at the Festival La Roque d'Anthéron
C. Bechstein at the Festival La Roque d'Anthéron

During the renowned piano festival in the south of France, our instruments were present on many...

Great Success for Bechstein at the third LvivMozArt Festival
Great Success for Bechstein at the third LvivMozArt Festival

C. Bechstein was Partner at the third LvivMozArt Festival in Lviv, Ukraine.

Pianos of the month for August: W.Hoffmann Professional uprights
Pianos of the month for August: W.Hoffmann Professional uprights

Design developed in cooperation with renowned professionals and a manufacturing process that uses...

Nohant Festival Chopin celebrates successful festival season
Nohant Festival Chopin celebrates successful festival season

During the almost two festival months in the heart of France, many highly renowned pianists have...

C. Bechstein at Ukrainian Mozart festival
C. Bechstein at Ukrainian Mozart festival

We're proud to continue our support for the 2019 LvivMozArt Festival

Our Pianos of the Month: The C. Bechstein Residence instruments
Our Pianos of the Month: The C. Bechstein Residence instruments

A wide variety of silhouettes and designs - always with the typical rich and vivid sound that...

C. Bechstein Center Prague officially opened
C. Bechstein Center Prague officially opened

The new C. Bechstein Center in Prague officially opened its doors on 16 May

Successful concert series with Chilly Gonzales
Successful concert series with Chilly Gonzales

The exceptional artist is currently on tour – with cello and drums, with guests, on Bechstein

A visit from Bangkok
A visit from Bangkok

Students of the renowned Shrewsbury International School played a concert at our Berlin showroom

New C. Bechstein concert series in Linz
New C. Bechstein concert series in Linz

On 11 April 2019, we presented our new concert series C. Bechstein Piano Evenings in cooperation...

Bechstein meets Friends 2019
Bechstein meets Friends 2019

As is customary, we invited dealers, piano technicians and Bechstein friends to visit us at the C....

JeungBeum Sohn wins International German Piano Award
JeungBeum Sohn wins International German Piano Award

The Korean pianist was able to convince the renowned laureate jury in an outstanding final concert

Winner's Recital at Wigmore Hall in London
Winner's Recital at Wigmore Hall in London

Pianist Jun Lin Wu played works by Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, Isaac Albéniz and Maurice Ravel...

Gonzervatory 2019: Music academy with Chilly Gonzales in Cologne
Gonzervatory 2019: Music academy with Chilly Gonzales in Cologne

For the second time, composer and entertainer Chilly Gonzales is inviting musicians from all over...

W.Hoffmann P 188, instrument of the month for March 2019
W.Hoffmann P 188, instrument of the month for March 2019

A powerful grand piano for very demanding young pianists

Nominees for International German Piano Award announced
Nominees for International German Piano Award announced

The International Piano Forum announced the Nominees for the 2019 International German Piano Award....

Piano academy in Lithuania
Piano academy in Lithuania

Young pianists can apply until 1 May 2019

Royal College of Music purchases two C. Bechstein grand pianos
Royal College of Music purchases two C. Bechstein grand pianos

A team of the renowned RCM traveled to Berlin two chose to new grand pianos for their staff and...

Concert series in Prague celebrates successful opening
Concert series in Prague celebrates successful opening

Tomáš Kačo played two sold-out concerts in the Czech capital – a successful opening for the new...

Concert in Lviv (Ukraine) celebrates the life and work of the Mozart family
Concert in Lviv (Ukraine) celebrates the life and work of the Mozart family

Artists performed works from three Mozart generations on a C. Bechstein grand.

Francesco Tristano at LaFabrika in Prague
Francesco Tristano at LaFabrika in Prague

Francesco Tristano performed works by Bach, Cage and by himself on a C. Bechstein grand in the Czech...

165th C. Bechstein anniversary: Big celebration with classical music and a variety show
165th C. Bechstein anniversary: Big celebration with classical music and a variety show

More than 500 guests from all over the world were treated to an event with classical music and a...

C. Bechstein at the Megève Festival in the French Alps
C. Bechstein at the Megève Festival in the French Alps

Concert technician Denijs de Winter and his wonderful C. Bechstein D 282 grand piano were high up in...

C. Bechstein celebrates its 165th anniversary
C. Bechstein celebrates its 165th anniversary

C. Bechstein celebrates its 165th anniversary: On October 1, 1853, Carl Bechstein founded his own...

Master pianists shine on C. Bechstein at the Nohant Festival
Master pianists shine on C. Bechstein at the Nohant Festival

The "Nohant Festival Chopin" is one of the most important piano festivals in France. This year, C....

New C. Bechstein grand piano for the Brucknerhaus in Linz
New C. Bechstein grand piano for the Brucknerhaus in Linz

It was a great moment at the C. Bechstein Center Berlin: Kit Armstrong selected a new C. Bechstein...

Sir András Schiff opts for C. Bechstein grands
Sir András Schiff opts for C. Bechstein grands

The famous pianist Sir András Schiff visited the C. Bechstein Center in Berlin and selected two C....

International German Pianist Award 2019
International German Pianist Award 2019

The prestigious International German Pianist Award, endowed with 20,000 euros, will be presented for...

Bach’s Path: new international piano competition for children and youths
Bach’s Path: new international piano competition for children and youths

Johann Sebastian Bach was born 333 years ago, an anniversary to be marked by a new piano competition...

C. Bechstein at the Prague Spring Festival
C. Bechstein at the Prague Spring Festival

The gifted young pianist Adam Znamirovsky performed works by Copland, Bartók, Beethoven and Ravel.

C. Bechstein partners the “Megève Festival Savoy Truffle”
C. Bechstein partners the “Megève Festival Savoy Truffle”

C. Bechstein is a partner of the newly founded “Megève Festival Savoy Truffle” to be held from...

C. Bechstein Technicians’ Academy announces weekend training in June 2018
C. Bechstein Technicians’ Academy announces weekend training in June 2018

Advanced training for piano technicians. For years now, the C. Bechstein Technicians’ Academy has...

C. Bechstein Award 2018 for merited dealers and importers
C. Bechstein Award 2018 for merited dealers and importers

During Frankfurt Music Fair 2018 the C. Bechstein Award was granted to dedicated dealers and...

Hans H. Suh from South Korea wins International German Piano Award 2018
Hans H. Suh from South Korea wins International German Piano Award 2018

For the 8th time the prestigious International German Piano Award was presented to young...

C. Bechstein supports the new Klaipėda Piano Masters 2018
C. Bechstein supports the new Klaipėda Piano Masters 2018

Klaipėda Piano Masters 2018 invites pianists from all over the world to receive knowledgeand...

C. Bechstein is a partner of the 8th International German Piano Award in Frankfurt
C. Bechstein is a partner of the 8th International German Piano Award in Frankfurt

On April 9th the International Piano Forum will assign the 8th International German Piano Award in...

Saleem Ashkar’s great Beethoven cycle: further recitals in Prague and new performances in Duisburg
Saleem Ashkar’s great Beethoven cycle: further recitals in Prague and new performances in Duisburg

The successful Beethoven cycle that the artist initiated in Prague is now complemented by a series...

Documentary film about Bechstein-pianist Artur Schnabel
Documentary film about Bechstein-pianist Artur Schnabel

C. Bechstein supports a documentary project to honor the Bechstein-pianist Artur Schnabel.

C. Bechstein Europe invites the public to discover the Hradec Králové manufactory
C. Bechstein Europe invites the public to discover the Hradec Králové manufactory

The C. Bechstein Europe manufactory located in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic, opens its doors to...

Open day at C. Bechstein attracts nearly 1300 visitors
Open day at C. Bechstein attracts nearly 1300 visitors

On the occasion of an open day held on September 23, 2017, nearly 1300 people visited the C....

How playing the piano contributes to more success in everyone’s life
How playing the piano contributes to more success in everyone’s life

Playing the piano offers a wealth of benefits: it improves endurance, boosts concentration and...

C. Bechstein: innovative piano manufacture located in Europe
C. Bechstein: innovative piano manufacture located in Europe

We invite you to come and discover the world of upright and grand pianos during a visit at the C....

Great success for Martha Argerich and Akiko Ebi on C. Bechstein
Great success for Martha Argerich and Akiko Ebi on C. Bechstein

The piano duo performed the works by Schubert, Mozart, Debussy, and Ravel on two C. Bechstein grand...

New C. Bechstein concert grand for Dresden
New C. Bechstein concert grand for Dresden

A D 282 concert grand piano is displayed at the C. Bechstein Center that recently opened at the...

Michel Dalberto at Salle Gaveau in Paris
Michel Dalberto at Salle Gaveau in Paris

Michel Dalberto recently gave a brilliant recital at Salle Gaveau in Paris, playing works by...

Yejin Gil presents her new Bechstein CD in Germany
Yejin Gil presents her new Bechstein CD in Germany

Yejin Gil recently recorded a new CD entitled “Étrangeté”. It contains works by Scriabin that the...

C. Bechstein supports a fund-raising concert organized by Musicians4UnitedEurope
C. Bechstein supports a fund-raising concert organized by Musicians4UnitedEurope

Renowned cellist Alban Gerhardt founded Musicians4UnitedEurope a few weeks ago. The association...

David & Götz enthrall the audience in Seifhennersdorf
David & Götz enthrall the audience in Seifhennersdorf

The exceptional concert given by the David & Götz piano duo attracted 1,100 people from all over the...

Great success for Kit Armstrong in Berlin
Great success for Kit Armstrong in Berlin

Pianist Kit Armstrong performed four concerts at the Konzerthaus Berlin and received rapturous...

Eric Lu won the 7th International German Piano Award
Eric Lu won the 7th International German Piano Award

Eric Lu won the 7th International German Piano Award in Frankfurt. The award includes prize money of...

C. Bechstein organizes a second Beethoven cycle in Prague
C. Bechstein organizes a second Beethoven cycle in Prague

Following on the success of the first Beethoven cycle that Saleem Ashkar played in Prague’s Saint...

More fun with a perfectly tuned piano
More fun with a perfectly tuned piano

It’s more fun to play a perfectly tuned piano. Our sense of hearing is sharp and we appreciate the...

A great baby grand
A great baby grand

The W.Hoffmann Vision V 158 model is the ideal solution if you’re in search of a grand but live in a...

Because we love exquisite upright and grand pianos
Because we love exquisite upright and grand pianos

If you are in Metro Vancouver and looking for an upright or grand piano, we warmly recommend a visit...

“Fingerprints” – the new Bechstein CD from Haiou Zhang
“Fingerprints” – the new Bechstein CD from Haiou Zhang

"Fingerprints" is the name of the Hänssler Classic CD that Haiou Zhang recorded last summer on a C....

C. Bechstein is a partner of the 7th International German Piano Award in Frankfurt
C. Bechstein is a partner of the 7th International German Piano Award in Frankfurt

International Piano Forum will present the 7th International German Piano Award on April 4 and 5,...

Star-studded benefit concert in Cologne’s C. Bechstein Center
Star-studded benefit concert in Cologne’s C. Bechstein Center

Six professors from the Cologne University of Music and Dance recently gave a benefit concert at the...

GrauSchumacher Piano Duo recorded on two C. Bechstein Grand Pianos
GrauSchumacher Piano Duo recorded on two C. Bechstein Grand Pianos

GrauSchumacher Piano Duo just released the new album "concerti III" - recorded on two C. Bechstein D...

Welcome to Leipzig Pianos!
Welcome to Leipzig Pianos!

Klaus Kreutzer and his team at Leipzig Piano provide expert consultation to piano lovers in Saxony,...

Dudana Mazmanishvili plays C. Bechstein at the Philharmonie Berlin
Dudana Mazmanishvili plays C. Bechstein at the Philharmonie Berlin

Dudana Mazmanishvili performed the piano concerto No. 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven at the Philharmonie...

C. Bechstein supports the new Klaipėda Piano Masters 2017
C. Bechstein supports the new Klaipėda Piano Masters 2017

Klaipėda Piano Masters 2017 invites pianists from all over the world to receive knowledge and...

NAMM Show 2017
NAMM Show 2017

C. Bechstein' new distribution in the USA started operation.

New series of C. Bechstein concerts at the Konzerthaus in Berlin
New series of C. Bechstein concerts at the Konzerthaus in Berlin

As of 2017, the C. Bechstein concert series will be held at Berlin’s stylish Konzerthaus.

C. Bechstein Digital Grand DAW — Bringing digital music to life
C. Bechstein Digital Grand DAW — Bringing digital music to life

The new C. Bechstein Digital Grand DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) has been very well received, as...

26th International ROMA piano competition 2016 on C. Bechstein
26th International ROMA piano competition 2016 on C. Bechstein

Fabbrini, C. Bechstein importer for Italy, was this year again partner of the well-known...

Talented young pianist on a Bechstein
Talented young pianist on a Bechstein

A special piano concert was held at the C. Bechstein Center in Berlin last November: only eleven...

Beaming with pride: Winners of the Carl Bechstein Competition for Children and Youths in Berlin
Beaming with pride: Winners of the Carl Bechstein Competition for Children and Youths in Berlin

The Carl Bechstein Foundation and the C. Bechstein Center Berlin awarded prizes worth over €10,000...

Tübingen C. Bechstein Center teams up with Jazz Club
Tübingen C. Bechstein Center teams up with Jazz Club

Following a successful opening performance by the Tal Blumstein Trio, the Piano Süd Trio is set to...

New C. Bechstein Center opens in Beijing
New C. Bechstein Center opens in Beijing

Our new C. Bechstein Center has just opened in Beijing, right in the heart of the Chinese capital’s...

C. Bechstein dazzles in Berlin and Hamburg
C. Bechstein dazzles in Berlin and Hamburg

Two magnificent concerts performed on an instrument that’s second to none

C. Bechstein Digital releases Digital Grand software instrument
C. Bechstein Digital releases Digital Grand software instrument

The Digital Grand is the first DAW software produced by C. Bechstein Digital GmbH, a company founded...

Saleem Ashkar in Prague
Saleem Ashkar in Prague

First concert of Saleem Ashkars Beethoven Cycle in Prague came up with great success.

Nomination for the Carl Bechstein Foundation
Nomination for the Carl Bechstein Foundation

The Carl Bechstein Foundation has been nominated for the German Commitment Award and has a chance at...

"Die Bechsteins - Eine Familiengeschichte"
"Die Bechsteins - Eine Familiengeschichte"

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

Four Beethoven cycles with Saleem Ashkar
Four Beethoven cycles with Saleem Ashkar

Saleem Ashkar, one of the greatest pianists of his generation, plays Beethoven cycles on C....

International German Piano Award 2017
International German Piano Award 2017

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

Master class with Benjamin Grosvenor
Master class with Benjamin Grosvenor

Internationally acclaimed pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has just conducted a master class in the...

Eva Mattes plays the C. Bechstein Grand
Eva Mattes plays the C. Bechstein Grand

Liv Stein — A very interesting theater project in cooperation with C. Bechstein, performed at the...

C. Bechstein wows audience at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt
C. Bechstein wows audience at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt

An exceptional piano for dazzling concerts: within the framework of the International German Piano...

Wataru Hisasue wins German Piano Award and Mendelssohn Prize
Wataru Hisasue wins German Piano Award and Mendelssohn Prize

Wataru Hisasue won the German Piano Award and the Mendelssohn Prize at the Felix Mendelssohn...

Piano News: C. Bechstein produces its own hammer heads
Piano News: C. Bechstein produces its own hammer heads

Carsten Dürer, chief editor of the magazine Piano News, covers the new C. Bechstein hammer head...

“House of Music”: 111 years of passion
“House of Music”: 111 years of passion

PIANO-FISCHER celebrates a jubilee: the 111th anniversary of “Haus der Musik”; perhaps a funny...

The Carl Bechstein Foundation wins the German Culture Prize
The Carl Bechstein Foundation wins the German Culture Prize

On 19 November 2015, the Carl Bechstein Foundation was awarded the German Culture Prize sponsored by...

C. Bechstein cooperates with Casio
C. Bechstein cooperates with Casio

Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced the release of two new digital pianos, developed in cooperation...