Steinway & Sons

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What's black and white and produces perfect notes for classical piano pieces? If your guess is a Steinway grand piano, you would be half correct.

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 12:00am

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5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Taste of decadence on show - but do you have space for the finest?

It was a cocktail of aspirational living on Monday at the furnishings shop Andante. The Ruttonjee Centre showroom usually just features the fixtures of Italian deluxe furniture maker Minotti, but this week the sleek coffee tables and wide and deep sofas were accompanied by the statuesque audio speakers of Steinway Lyngdorf.

19 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Maestro Ashkenazy takes hands-on approach to piano contest

Even if you're not a classical music connoisseur, you've probably heard of maestro Vladimir Ashkenazy. The renowned conductor (centre, with the Chopin Society's Anabella and Andrew Freris) is currently the music director of the European Union Youth Orchestra, but come January he takes over as chief conductor and artistic director of the Sydney Symphony.

21 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Six degrees

Renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang is auctioning an eye-catching red grand piano on eBay. Funds raised from the sale, which closes on Thursday, will go to victims of the Sichuan earthquake via the American Red Cross. The piano, of which there are only two in existence and which measures 3 metres in length, was made by Steinway & Sons ...

27 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Steinway strikes upmarket chord in home entertainment

Unlimited Krug champagne and caviar were among the pricey treats at an audio system preview at Azure. The high-performance equipment was designed by renowned audio engineer Peter Lyngdorf (right), who arrived - as part of a promo tour in major cities that started in New York in May - to demonstrate his latest creation: high-end speakers etched with the name Steinway & Sons.

23 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

full house greets chinese pianist

Mainland pianist Lang Lang gave his debut recital at the Hong Kong Cultural Concert Hall last night.

Ahead of the full-house concert, the 21-year-old was enlisted as a Steinway artist at the Steinway and Sons' 150th Anniversary Celebration Gala in Wan Chai.

29 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

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1 Jun 1994 - 12:00am