Los Angeles, CA – Public Pianos – 2012

For three weeks from April 12 to May 3 2012 Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra brought Play Me, I’m Yours to Los Angeles. Thirty pianos, designed and decorated by local artists and community organizations, were installed across Los Angeles County for everyone to play, in celebration of acclaimed conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary as LACO music director.Continue reading “Los Angeles, CA – Public Pianos – 2012”

Tilburg, Netherlands – Public Pianos – 2011

From the 12th to the 18th of September 2011, 101 public pianos were distributed across the streets of Tilburg and the surrounding villages as part of Incubate festival. As an annual celebration of independent culture, Incubate  presents a diverse programme of events featuring more than 200 cutting edge artists. Incubate was the first festival in the world to install more thanContinue reading “Tilburg, Netherlands – Public Pianos – 2011”

London, U.K. – Public Pianos – 2011

From Monday 27 June to Sunday 17 July, 20 pianos were installed on London’s streets, squares, parks and gardens for the population to plink and pore over for the three weeks of the City of London Festival.  Local artists gave the Street Pianos a special makeover this year, with some highly characterful and clever artwork connectingContinue reading “London, U.K. – Public Pianos – 2011”

Geneva, Switzerland – Public Pianos – 2011

From 9th – 19th June 2011, 20 street pianos were distributed across the streets of Geneva to mark the 20th anniversary of the Fete de la Musique. Located in public parks, squares and lakeside locations, the pianos were available for any member of the public to play and enjoy.   More info at: Streetpianos – Geneva –Continue reading “Geneva, Switzerland – Public Pianos – 2011”

Belfast, Ireland – Public Pianos – 2010

From the 14th to the 28th of August 2010, 10 Streetpianos were distributed across the streets of Belfast. Located in public parks, streets and squares, the pianos were available for any member of the public to play and enjoy.  The pianos have been rescued, restored to working order and decorated by local artists, community groupsContinue reading “Belfast, Ireland – Public Pianos – 2010”

Blackburn & Burnley U.K. – Public Pianos – 2010

From the 8th – 29th July 2010, 23 street pianos will be distributed across Burnley and Blackburn as part of Creativity Works LET project.  Located in public parks, streets and squares, the pianos are for any member of the public to play.  The pianos are also for the public to decorate and personalise. More info at:Continue reading “Blackburn & Burnley U.K. – Public Pianos – 2010”

London U.K. – Public Pianos Event – 2010

In June 2010, the project was presented simultaneously in London and New York.  On this side of the Atlantic, 21 street pianos were placed throughout the ‘square mile’ and beyond, located in public gardens, streets and squares to celebrate the City of London Festival. Like a creative blank canvas, the pianos were there for any member ofContinue reading “London U.K. – Public Pianos Event – 2010”

London U.K. – Public Pianos Event – 2009

Presented for the City of London Festival and Sing London, 30 street pianos were installed on streets, in public squares and parks, train stations, and markets. Like a creative blank canvas, the pianos were there for any member of the public to play and engage with. The pianos were in place for three weeks, after which time they were donated to local schools andContinue reading “London U.K. – Public Pianos Event – 2009”