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Special Ticket Offer for Andrey Gugnin Tonight and Tomorrow


After a wonderful weekend, performing in and musical directing Out West Piano Fest, Andrey Gugnin returns to Sydney and Melbourne for one night only for a solo recital performance. If you happened to miss Andrey in Bathurst, you have one last chance to catch him before he returns to Europe. Andrey brings a spectacular program of Grieg, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky with a nod to the contemporary, featuring acclaimed Australian composer Carl Vine and Ukrainian composer Valentyn Silvestrov.


“These upcoming concerts are a very special home-coming of sorts for me. Australia will always have a place in my heart having already toured the length and breadth of your sunburnt country and I just cannot wait to be able to play again for you.” - Andrey Gugnin


Wed 1 November, 7.30pm
Melbourne VIC
Melbourne Recital Centre
For 20% off Tickets. Use the code GUGNIN. Click here to book.


Thu 2 November, 7.30pm
Sydney NSW
City Recital Hall
For 20% off Tickets. Use the code GUGNIN. Click here to book.

Join Us!


The Piano+ inaugural annual season will bring more wonderful piano experiences to more people across Australia in 2024. We invite you to be a part of it all with special insights and opportunities as a Piano+ donor.

CYCLE OF GIVING: Make an annual donation to PIANO+ to echo the kind of patronage that supported Beethoven while he composed his cycle of 32 piano sonatas. All donations, from $100 to $10,000 or more, will support Piano+’s new program in 2024 and beyond.

POWER OF TEN: Piano+ is seeking 10 or more visionary donors to throw their weight behind its inaugural year of events with a mighty $10,000 donation. Power of Ten donors will be at the centre of Piano+’s most exciting moments.


Click the link below for more information.


Or email Georgia Shepherd, Head of Philanthropy

Jeonghwan Kim Winner's CD Launch


After the conclusion of the Sydney International Piano Competition, Decca Australia rush-released an eight-track digital CD including some of Jeonghwan Kim’s highlight performances during the competition. This release has amassed huge success with over 25,000 streams so far and Jeonghwan’s performance of Frédéric Chopin’s Berceuse in D♭ major Op.57 being added to the Apple Music curated ‘Pure Piano’ playlist.


Since releasing the digital highlights, Decca Australia have been working on the creation of a physical 2-CD set containing many more of Jeonghwan Kim’s solo performances from the 2023 competition. This 2-CD set will be released in November 2023!



Piano+ presents Autumn Piano School


Embark on a transformative five-day residential musical journey at the inaugural Autumn Piano School, set against the breathtaking backdrop of Armidale, NSW. Learn from accomplished national teachers including Bernadette Harvey, Samantha Coates and James Cuskelly bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to every session. From Beginner to Advanced, Amateur to Pedagogy, each stream is tailored for every skill level.

Expression of Interest are now open. Full information and details to be released in the coming weeks.


Click the link below for more information and registration details.


From Our Arts Partners

Alexander Gavrylyuk  

Presented by Live at the Great.


Marvel at the artistry of one of Australia’s highest profile international pianist, Alexander Gavrylyuk, in the superlative acoustic of the Great Synagogue for one night only, on 8 November.


Pianistic fireworks will spark in a program featuring Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, an intimate Haydn Sonata in B minor and with Chopin’s dizzying Fantasy in F minor.


8 November


The Great Synagogue

187 Elizabeth St. Sydney, NSW 2000




Presented by Willoughby Symphony Orchestra


Star Canadian pianist Avan Yu shot to international fame when he won First Prize – along with nine other special awards – at the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2012.

Now in high demand as international soloist, Yu returns to Australia to lead the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra in an unmissable concert of verve and virtuosity.


25, 26 November


The Concourse Concert Hall

The Concourse, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood, 2067


Luminescence Chamber Singers


Hungry for more live music after Out West Piano Fest?! Our friends at Music in the Regions are bringing the spectacular Luminescence Chamber Singers to the Central West. 


2022 recipients of both the Canberra Critic’s Circle Award and CAPO Award, this is one performance you won’t want to miss!


Catch them in Condobolin, Forbes, Wellington, Stuart Town, and Kandos 4 – 7 November ️.


FREE for under 18s. Pre-Booking strongly recommended.


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