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“Why does the world need a Piano Day? For many reasons. But mostly, because it doesn’t hurt to celebrate the piano and everything around it: performers, composers, piano builders, tuners, movers and most important, the listener.” – Nils Frahm
Piano Day, an annual worldwide event which takes place on the 88th day of the year - this year that’s on the 29th of March - because this is the number of keys on the instrument being celebrated. More information on www.pianoday.org

Is there a greater way to stir your curiosity and allow a new approach to the artistic world than an audiovisual performance around the piano ?!

AMBITION 2019
Music can orchestrate a piece of life or simply a state of mind. She develops empathy or writing a story.

  • Openness to visual and digital arts
  • Discovering electronic music
  • Experimentation and Immersion
The PIANO DAY 2019 project is planned in the cities of Lille and Berlin.

Line-Up & Artists

lille & berlin

with Marie Awadis in Berlin.

PIANO & ELECTRONIC (AV)
Hior Chronik relationship with music started when he was working as a radio producer for Jazz fm in the early 90s’ and as a columnist for various music magazines. He began creating music about 10 years ago and today his focus is on minimal ambient based mainly on piano, characterised by cinematography, melancholy, scattered notes and long melodies that form expressive engagements.
berlin
Hior Chronik support
PIANO solo
Marie Awadis is a classically trained pianist, born in Lebanon living in Germany. She is known for her deep sensible and intimate warm sound. Her last album ‚Searching‘ was released 2017.
lille & berlin

Walking Man Series

PIANO solo (AV)
French pianist Geraldine Kwik will perform live her musical series Walking Man broadcasted on Youtube since 2017. His score is on the screen: a set of short films that she herself wrote and edited from fragments of archives.
lille & berlin
TRiii Collective
audio visual experience
Emmanuel is part of many LCE projects since its creation, active member of the Franco-Belgian collective TRiii, composed of visual artists and graphic arts professionals refusing the "sampling" video, Triii thinks in images and sounds.
lille

Axis Mundi performance, with violinist Patrick Savage from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

electronic & ancestral instruments
Holeg Spies is a French-born composer and music producer best known for his collaboration in film music with Patrick Savage as Savage & Spies notably for the cult horror film The Human Centipede (First Sequence), James Caan's thriller The Outsider and Raindance Film Festival award-winning true story drama Selling Isobel by Rudolf Buitendach.
berlin
Arovane is the recording name of German electronic music artist Uwe Zahn.
acoustic piano with computer acoustic elements (AV)
Those familiar with Uwe Zahn and his Arovane project need no introduction to his sound.
Arovane will perform a set with the piano as a "sound centre", combining the electronic side (computer generated sounds) with the acoustic piano.
Get to know Arovane, thanks to A STRANGELY ISOLATED PLACE