About
Piano City®

 PIANO CITY® is a big 3 days popular festival starring the piano as the real protagonist.

Music will resonate:

  • in private houses, which will open their doors to the public through house concerts;
  • in the most suggestive places of the city, such as museums, historic buildings, squares, courtyards;
  • in the most unexpected places (tram, pianobike…);
  • through the evening concerts of great artists.

Inventor of Piano City® is the German pianist Andreas Kern, internationally recognized and esteemed for his idea of innovation applied to music. 

Kern gave life in October 2010 to the Festival Piano City® Berlin managing to involve 70 houses and pianists of international success, presenting events such as “the white night of the piano” and “Piano Battle”..

Two days in which Berlin breathed in the sound of the piano, merging authority and magic, thanks to the participation of pianists such as Ludovico Einaudi, that in May 2013 brought the idea of Piano City® in Milan obtaining a never seen before success.

Since 2010, other big cities have married this wonderful idea and after Berlin, Milan, Naples, Palermo and Novi sad…. this year also Trieste will become the capital of piano music. 

Music that will resonate in private homes, music schools, theatres, squares.. and will be the soundtrack to the “city of grumpy grace”.

 

Piano City® is a big 3 days popular festival starring the piano as the real protagonist.

Music will resonate:

  • in private houses, which will open their doors to the public through house concerts;
  • in the most suggestive places of the city, such as museums, historic buildings, squares, courtyards;
  • in the most unexpected places (tram, pianobike…);
  • through the evening concerts of great artists.

Inventor of Piano City® is the German pianist Andreas Kern, internationally recognized and esteemed for his idea of innovation applied to music.

Kern gave life in October 2010 to the Festival Piano City® Berlin managing to involve 70 houses and pianists of international success, presenting events such as “the white night of the piano” and “Piano Battle”.

Two days in which Berlin breathed in the sound of the piano, merging authority and magic, thanks to the participation of pianists such as Ludovico Einaudi, that in May 2013 brought the idea of Piano City® in Milan obtaining a never seen before success.

Since 2010, other big cities have married this wonderful idea and after Berlin, Milan, Naples, Palermo and Novi sad…. this year also Trieste will become the capital of piano music.  

Music that will resonate in private homes, music schools, theatres, squares.. and will be the soundtrack to the “city of grumpy grace”.

The Festival is open to all musical genres from classical to jazz, from contemporary to rock and pop, exclusively on the piano with the participation of professionists, enthusiasts and students.

Live streams, photographs, interviews that will be shared in real time through social networks and the site, will allow you to celebrate this magnificent tool even to those who will not be able to participate.

For those who want to participate with a House Concert it is sufficient to make a short video containing a short presentation, the piano, the program and the living room where the concert will be held; the videos will be visible online.

The artistic direction, in collaboration with the German pianist who invented Piano City® Andreas Kern, is entrusted for the modern part to the neoclassical pianist Igor Longhi from Trieste, whose productions, during the last years, have been the protagonists of important numbers in the Spotify charts, and to the Maestro and international concert performer  Luca Delle Donne for the classical part.

Piano City® is a festival made by the Trieste people for all those who love Trieste and the piano: out of the box, without discrimination of musical genre, places and age, with at its center the love, energy and joy of music.

The Festival is open to all musical genres from classical to jazz, from contemporary to rock and pop, exclusively on the piano with the participation of professionists, enthusiasts and students.
Live streams, photographs, interviews that will be shared in real time through social networks and the site, will allow you to celebrate this magnificent tool even to those who will not be able to participate.
For those who want to participate with a House Concert it is sufficient to make a short video containing a short presentation, the piano, the program and the living room where the concert will be held; the videos will be visible online.

The artistic direction, in collaboration with the German pianist who invented Piano City® Andreas Kern, is entrusted for the modern part to the neoclassical pianist Igor Longhi, whose productions, during the last years, have been the protagonists of important numbers in the Spotify charts, and to the Maestro and international concert performer Luca Delle Donne for the classical part.

Piano City® is a festival made by the Trieste people for all those who love Trieste and the piano: out of the box, without discrimination of musical genre, places and age, with at its center the love, energy and joy of music.

house concert

It is the kind of free concert with compulsory reservation that is hosted in the houses of all areas of the city. A fascinating formula, for the special atmosphere that is created when an intimate space becomes a place of encounter and musical performance.

city concert

It is the public concert hosted in places of cultural and tourist interest such as streets, squares, museums, parks, stations, shops and in the most characteristic corners of Trieste. Classical, jazz, contemporary and light music will cheer your everyday life.

special concert

It is the kind of concert open to everyone where exceptional guests perform to spread with enthusiasm and energy the piano culture, where the love for the piano reigns in all its applications and variations, where black and white buttons create the melody of life.

piano center

This is the focal point of the festival, it is the meeting point for all those who want to live the piano also from the historical and cultural point of view, mechanical and structural: meetings with themes of all kinds feed the renowned location for conferences, workshops and many other activities.

Contacts


For all the information about Piano City Trieste, feel free to contact us!

info@pianocitytrieste.it
+39 392 3719932

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Give your contribution to help Trieste becoming one of the European Capitals of piano music

 

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For all information about Piano City Trieste, feel free to contact us!

info@pianocitytrieste.it
+39 392 3719932

SUPPORT US

Give your contribution to help Trieste becoming one of the European capitals of piano music!