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Journal: Juries in Competition
10.04.2019
When Skill Is the Deciding Factor
The world premiere of the Juries in Competition piano competition took place at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Between February 5 and 14, four juries delivered their verdicts—three expert juries composed of accomplished people in the piano world, complemented by an audience jury.

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Journal: Progress & Tradition
Many things involve time.
It is one of those long-awaited spring days, Roland, my friend and a Bösendorfer employee, is sitting silently behind the wheel of the car while I peer out the window. These buildings in downtown Vienna are passing us by – we are not far from Vienna’s Ringstrasse.

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André Previn
Remembering a Natural Musical Talent
Shortly before his 90th birthday André Previn died in his New York home. An exceptional artist, pianist, composer and conductor who playfully linked the two worlds of popular and classical music.

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Journal: Crowned Heads
Uneasy lies the Head that wears a Crown!
Much of what once made Austria so great is now gone. People who enjoyed great popularity are no longer with us.

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Journal: The Ringstrasse
Vienna's Grand Boulevard on a Sunday Morning around 1900
If you haven’t been to the Ringstrasse, you haven’t been to Vienna. The Vienna Ringstrasse is the historical boulevard that more than any other was the lifeline of an era, a road that connected worlds.

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Journal: The Journey Begins
A Picture is worth more than a Thousands Words
Much falls into oblivion over the years, and the more time passes, the more difficult it becomes to remember. The further stories took place in the past, the more they are reduced to their essence, limited to numbers, dates and facts.

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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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CD Presentation: Maki Nemekawa
Philip Glass - Piano Sonata
"I had written a sonata for violin and piano, but never just for piano. I thought I wanted a piece about a half-hour long, in other words I wanted to give Maki a substantial piece for her program, and something she would work on herself, and be able to use her talents and energy in a way that was personally made for her." Philip Glass

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