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Sunico is new Steinway artist

THE melody of Ernani Cuenco’s “Bato sa Buhangin” filled the room, the polished notes coming from a Steinway & Sons Spirio player piano. When the recording ended, pianist and composer Raul M. Sunico stepped onstage and performed the same piece romantically with precision.

Pianist Raul Sunico takes on Rachmaninoff

RAUL M. SUNICO has been spending six hours a day rehearsing four piano concertos by one of his favorite composers, Sergei Rachmaninoff, the Russian pianist, conductor, and composer of the Romantic period, in preparation for a concert on Jan. 26. Mr. Sunico, together with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), will be performing pieces by the Russian pianist at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) for the first time since 2003.

Rebellious jazz pianist Cecil Taylor, 89

NEW YORK — Cecil Taylor, the rebellious pianist whose dissonant, nearly percussion-like approach to the keys helped set the stage for the free jazz...

Fats Domino, boogie-woogie pianist and rock pioneer, 89

NEW YORK – Fats Domino, whose rollicking boogie-woogie piano helped give birth to rock ‘n’ roll, has died in his lifelong home of New...

Favorite Things | Walking in a winter wonderland

Ingrid Sala Santamaria explains how her magical village came to life. INTERVIEW  NINA MAGDALEN M. DIAZ  | PHOTOGRAPHY  JONATHAN BALDONADO Internationally acclaimed pianist Ingrid Sala Santamaria, at 76...