Einführung

Welcome to my blog!

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | September 25, 2014

Dear myDG Members,

I will be releasing a series of short videos about Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 as I tour the work around the world. Join me in discovering this rich and complex masterpiece.

On tour

Three wishes for my Bach tour

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | September 25, 2014

In my second video I offer some advice for those listeners who may be new to Bach's masterwork.

If you would like to see me playing Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, click here to find out whether I perform in a city near to you.

On tour

Wigmore Hall

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | September 30, 2014

Watch my first report from the Bach tour! I performed the Well-Tempered Clavier in the Wigmore Hall, which is the temple for singers.

On tour

How to prepare for a tour

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | December 10, 2014

You have never enough time for this music! For the Well-Tempered Clavier I decided to take a sabbatical, so that all my time, forces, emotions and work would be dedicated to this absolute maestro. Watch my video to find out how to prepare for such a challenge.

On tour

Pre-performance rituals

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | December 18, 2014

I try to fight for my freedom every day. Watch the video update to find out what are my pre-performance rituals.

On tour

Warming Up

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | January 06, 2015

To warm up before a concert, is not simply to play the piano. Watch the video update to find out what I think it is the best way of warming up before playing in a concert.

On tour

Audience

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | January 22, 2015

The quality of the audience and their reactions are vital when performing on a stage, given the demand of concentration needed to play well. Watch this video to learn more about how should an audience act during a concert in order to cooperate with the musicians.

On tour

Diversity

by Pierre-Laurent Aimard | January 28, 2015

One of the most fascinating aspects of a keyboard is its immense diversity. Watch this video to learn more about how important is that in order to allow composers to write very different harmonies.