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Auburn University in Alabama selected 280VC
The Bösendorfer 280VC Vienna Concert grand piano will grace the performance space of Auburn University’s Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at its Grand Opening Festival this weekend.

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Ignaz Bösendorfer – 160th Anniversary of the Death of a Unique Entrepreneur
With a great understanding of music, exceptionally good technical aptitude and uncompromising attention to quality, Ignaz Bösendorfer created something very special: He built grand pianos that not only stood up to the new, powerful playing of pianists such as Liszt, they also inspired composers and audiences alike with their sound.

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Happy Birthday Ludwig Bösendorfer
How Progress Became Tradition!

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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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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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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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