22 Jan Italian piano maker Paolo Fazioli unveils Fairmont Hotel’s new masterpiece
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Unique white piano to be permanent attraction in new Fairmont hotel lobby
VANCOUVER, BC – The new Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, due to open late in January, has commissioned award winning BC architect McFarlane + Green + Biggar to design a Fazioli piano. The $225,000 satin white Fazioli piano will feature a stunning 3D design underneath the lid, has many parts plated in 18K gold, and will be a permanent attraction of the hotel lobby.
Founder Paolo Fazioli travelled from Italy to personally unveil the one-of-a-kind white piano at a media event for the piano. Architects Michelle Biggar and Seng Tsoi from McFarlane + Green + Biggar were also present together with Fairmont Hotel General Manager Randy Zupanski.
An in-depth interview with Mr. Fazioli was conducted by Vancouver Observer, and can be found here: