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Klavierhaus Moves to a New Location

WQXR Blog Musical Chairs on Piano Row as Klavierhaus Moves Out Monday, March 17, 2014 – 07:00 PM By Brian Wise New York’s Piano Row just got smaller. The piano dealer Klavierhaus, a favored haunt for international pianists since the 1990s, on Monday moved out of its storefront showroom on West 58th St. after a competitor, Beethoven Pianos, purchased the building and… Read the Rest »

The Making of a Piano: Behind the Scenes at Klavierhaus

Behind the Scenes on West 58th Street by Joan Baum, Ph.D  An Article from  He could go on non-stop “for six months,” he says, talking about the one-of-a-kind handmade and restored 19th and 20th century Steinways (Hamburg and American), Faziolis, Mason and Hamlins, Bechsteins, Prambergers, Pleyels (among others) in his unusual shop on 58th Street, around the corner from… Read the Rest »

Making Piano’s 12,000 Parts Equal a Whole

Making Piano’s 12,000 Parts Equal a Whole By ANTHONY RAMIREZ Published: October 13, 1996 Near Lincoln Center, in the gaudy Liberty Warehouse (the one with a Statue of Liberty replica on the roof), is an unexpected bit of Old World craftsmanship. There, the artisans of Klavierhaus — German for keyboard house — patiently rebuild and restore the most prized pianos…. Read the Rest »

Piano Versus Piano

An interesting article written by Michael Z. Wise in 2004 for the New York Times discusses pianists’ affiliation with the major piano companies. The New York Times By Michael Z. Wise Published: May 9, 2004 Thas been more than three decades since Steinway & Sons punished Garrick Ohlsson for endorsing a rival piano maker in an interview with The New… Read the Rest »

In Celebration of the Life of Gabor Reisinger

Yellow Barn remembers Gabor Reisinger   YELLOWBARNBLOG Friday, July 18, 2014 On July 18th in the Big Barn Yellow Barn honors Gabor Reisinger, extraordinary friend and artisan, who along with his brother Sujatri had the vision for Klavierhaus, a haven for pianos and musicians. Among those pianos are two that Gabor brought to life for Yellow Barn, which live on campus… Read the Rest »

Klavierhaus Launches Jazzhaus

A Dream Piano, Played by a Dreaming Pianist Aaron Parks Inaugurates Jazzhaus at Klavierhaus By NATE CHINENNOV. 18, 2014 Aaron Parks performing at Jazzhaus at Klavierhaus, at Le Parker Meridien hotel on Monday. He played a 1903 Hamburg Steinway. Credit, Jacob Blickenstaff for The New York Times Aaron Parks took a moment, during the homestretch of an hourlong solo piano… Read the Rest »