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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

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...

Saleem Ashkar and Beethoven
Saleem Ashkar and Beethoven

Beethoven cycle by Saleem Ashkar on CD and live in Prague and Duisburg.

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...