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The Piano Tuner

Mon Nov 23 2015

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‘What I do now, for these concerts, is make the sound beautiful.’

Sjoerd Heijda came from Holland with a beautiful 1847 Streicher piano for our recent concerts with Sir András Schiff. He and the piano travelled with us to Cambridge, London and Paris, and he tuned it repeatedly – after travelling, after every time it was moved, and before every rehearsal and performance.

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