2024
Recital Series

Touring to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra are four of the world’s best international piano superstars and three extraordinary emerging talents.

Each of the soloists selected to appear in the Piano+ International Recital Series bring unique and extraordinary qualities to the world of piano performance at the highest level.

The Piano+ Emerging Artist Recital Series 2024 unveils the most thrilling new talent to appear at the Sydney International Piano Competition 2023.

Piano+, (Australia) in collaboration with the Michael Hill International Violin Competition (NZ), present two phenomenal young prize-winning soloists. 

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Armidale Recitals Series

Join us for an unforgettable night, where pedagogy and performance join to create an experience that leaves you inspired and enriched. Thursday 18 April 2024 – Konstantin Shamray in Recital Friday 19 April 2024 – Dr Bernadette Harvey in Recital Saturday 20 April 2024 – The Neeman Piano Duo Buy all three and receive a 10% discount All recitals at 7:30pm

Joyce Yang

Returning to Australia by popular demand, Joyce Yang is a Grammy-nominated pianist of extraordinary range, depth and charisma. She has been lauded by the Washington Post for her “poetic and sensitive pianism” and described by the New York Times as a “knockout". Don’t miss her recitals in Melbourne Recital Centre, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra Studio, Brisbane and Snow Concert Hall, Canberra*. * Presented in partnership with Snow Concert Hall and their 2024 concert series.

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Piano+Recitals

International Recital Series

Join us for the world’s best international soloists in recital.
Joyce Yang
Lukáš Vondráček
Alexandra Dariescu
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Emerging Artist Recital Series

Emerging Artists. Rising Stars. The future of classical music.
Jeonghwan Kim

Violin and Piano Recital Series

One concert. Two international winners.
Yeyeong Jenny Jin
Jeonghwan Kim

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Sydney
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Past Concerts

Korkmaz Can Sağlam
Reuben Tsang

Out West Piano Fest

Packages go on sale mid May. Pre-register your interest below to enjoy first access to early bird rates.

Experience sublime piano music, gastronomy and nature at Out West Piano Fest this 25-27 October, a three-day symphony of the senses at picturesque Blackdown Farm, in Bathurst, regional New South Wales.

Once again Bathurst will hum to a different sound at OutWest Piano Fest, held in the glorious regional setting of historic Blackdown Farm, just five minutes from the town centre of Bathurst NSW. A location steeped in pastoral heritage, art and culture; it was once home to the Australian artist Tim Storrier.

Five themed concerts will be held throughout the weekend each inspired by the spectacular natural setting of Blackdown Farm in a carefully curated program headlined by acclaimed Australian pianist and Competition laureate Konstantin Shamray.

Buying early means you get the best seats in the house with a Premium or General Reserve package at 2023 prices!

A collage of three image - on the top left is a young personplaying the piano, the bottom left there is an older person having a piano less and on the right hand side are two sets of hands, younger and adult, playing the piano

Autumn Piano School 2024

Enrolments Open!

If you love the piano, Autumn Piano School is for you!

Piano+ and the New England Conservatorium of Music invite you to the inaugural Autumn Piano School. A five-day residential musical journey in breathtaking, beautiful Armidale.

– Five day immersion program
– Six course streams to choose from, tailored to your piano skill or teaching level
– Focused learning with intimate classes of 10-20 students in each course stream
– Teaching staff from some of the country’s leading piano educators and performers
– Entertaining and educative afternoon recitals for children
– Three evening concerts featuring top piano talent, all open to the public

Work with Piano+

Piano+ is hiring a Development Coordinator (part-time, 3 days)

The Development Coordinator supports the Head of Business Development and Fundraising to build robust and diverse income streams for Piano+, a new organisation with a distinguished legacy. Emerging in 2023 as the presenting organisation of the quadrennial Sydney International Piano Competition, Piano+ is building a national program of piano festivals, recital series’, site-specific projects, education programs and more.

This is a vital new role which will support the organisation’s aspirations for growth. The successful candidate will play an integral role in a small, collaborative, and motivated team, helping to shape and build Piano+’s philanthropic and partnership programs. This is a great opportunity for a motivated person with a passion for music and the arts to gain experience in the vital role of developing diverse income streams to support a rich cultural sector.

Please view the Position Description (below) and follow the instructions to apply.

Applications close 5pm Monday 29 April 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donate

We would love you to join us to be a part of Piano+ as a founding donor.

You will join our community of passionate piano lovers with special insights and opportunities to meet extraordinary musicians as you help pave the way for an exciting future of piano appreciation.

Join us now by making a donation through our Cycle of Giving program. Or get in touch for more information about how you can help secure the future of Australia’s premiere music organisation dedicated to promoting and celebrating pianists and piano music.

CD 2024 Releases

View Decca Australia’s upcoming CD releases of some of the top prize winners performing in the preliminary and semi final rounds of the 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition.