I’m looking forward to playing this gorgeous newly restored piano in Buxton later on in the year…dates TBA. Happy Sunday everyone!
Buxton’s United Reformed Church has owned a late Victorian Broadwood grand piano for many years – it was left to the Church by regular worshippers.
The cost of maintaining such an instrument is high and the Church has not been able to make that a priority. Thanks to a grant from the Bingham Trust the piano has now been completely overhauled by Shacklefords of Macclesfield, one of the leading companies in the country when comes to repair and restoration of pianos.
John Broadwood & Sons were based in London from the mid-18th century and over a period of 250 years manufactured thousands of pianos played by composers such as Haydn, Beethoven and Chopin.
This long-established and innovative company has always produced instruments of the highest quality and Buxton is fortunate indeed that one of its churches has a Broadwood grand piano. Now that it has been completely restored the intention…
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