Piano Improvisations with Karol Beffa

© Amélie Tcherniak

These days, piano improvisation seems somewhat forgotten about, despite arousing extreme enthusiasm among audiences in the 19th century. Pianist and composer Karol Beffa has been active in the genre’s revival by improvising for silent movie projections for years. 

Live piano concert by Karol Beffa on Thursday 14 May, improvising on themes given by the public, such as Smile Over the Rainbow or Debussy in an Octopus'Garden

Related / Latest Publication:
Karol Beffa, Guillaume Metayer, Aleksi Cavaillez, Ravel, un imaginaire musical (éditions Delcourt, 2019)

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