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The Bösendorfer Journal
The Bösendorfer Journal - starting January 23
Extraordinary, everyday, personal - stories, not only from our rich history, but also from our present with a pinch of future. In search of two exceptional master craftsmen who conquered Europe and later the whole world with the Viennese sound.

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Daniil Trifonov played 5 Concerts at Musikverein on Bösendorfer 280VC
"Overwhelming sound-intoxication" and "Daniil Trifonov as virtuoso soloist" headline the Viennese newspapers
In January, Daniil Trifonov performed five times at the Musikverein on Bösendorfer 280VC and created particular attention to critics of the Viennese newspapers.

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Winners Announced - 9th Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU Competition
Prizes included more than $50,000 in cash awards and recital performance opportunities for the top winners of the 9th Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition

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Bösendorfer & more - Preview 2019
Bösendorfer Klavierfabrik Wiener Neustadt
We are very happy that the cooperation with WNKULTUR will continue in 2019. Four more concerts are coming for you to enjoy at our piano manufactory.

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Sir András Schiff - Lucerne Festival Switzerland
and his Concert Grand in Pyramid Mahagony
As part of the Piano Festival 2018, Sir András Schiff played on November 29 and 20 in Lucerne on his personal Bösendorfer Concert Grand 280VC in pyramid mahogany

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Leonard Bernstein – An extraordinary Artist
Pianist, conductor and probably America's greatest composer
With the musical "West Side Story" Bernstein gained special popularity. From 1959 to 1969 Bernstein was Music Director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and established close ties with Austria, with the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Salzburg Festival and the Vienna State Opera. In 1987 he was named "Honorary Citizen of the City of Vienna". 2018 he would have celebrated his 100th birthday.

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Randy Weston dies at 92
World-renowned Pianist Randy Weston has died September 1, 2018. The legendary pianist transitioned peacefully at his home, announced his wife and business partner Fatoumata Weston. He was 92.

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Sir András Schiff - Premiere for his concert grand in pyramid-mahogany
Sir András Schiff played for the first time on his 280VC concert grand in pyramid mahogany at Konzerthaus Vienna
He fulfilled his long-cherished wish and presented for the first time the especially for him built 280VC Vienna Concert in Pyramid Mahogany on June 3, at the Konzerthaus in Vienna.

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BBC Proms - Louis Lortie selected again Bösendorfer
Louis Lortie played on Bösendorfer 280VC Vienna Concert
The acclaimed French - Canadian pianist Louis Lortie decided that a Bösendorfer 280VC concert grand piano was best suited to the demanding requirements of Liszt’s orchestration of Schubert's Fantasy in C major, D760, 'Wanderer'.

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2 times 507kg concert grand sound
for the Golden Hall in Vienna
It is one of the most important moments of a piano manufactory when, after several years of development, constant filing on the sound and tinkering with all mechanical components, the grand piano is not only ready, but selected for the prestigious stages of the world.

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