Performing with Toy Pianos

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Toy pianos were first made in the 19th century. 

This lecture/recital tells the story of an instrument originally marketed at children, that subsequently made a surprising transition into the professional sphere and is currently enjoying unprecedented popularity as a concert instrument in its own right with a growing body of repertoire. This unusual miniature instrument provides a respite from the traditional implications of the grand piano and breaks the ice with audiences.

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This event was on Wed, 26 May 2021


Dr Xenia Pestova Bennett

Dr Xenia Pestova Bennett is an Assistant Professor in Music at the University of Nottingham.

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