David Pickell

“Once you get past the visual impact of the craftsman-like elegance of the Fazioli concert grand, you sit down and play a chord – and the piano says “as you like it”. It will bring incredible gradations of tone easily, from a shimmering glassy pianissimo to a thundering triple forte. I divide pianos into two categories, the first piano says “anything you say!” and the second says “just try and make me!”