Harpsichordist Byron Schenkman returns to the piano


There’s an interesting article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencier about eminent harpsichordist Byron Schenkman’s return to the piano.

He now considers himself the only musician actively performing on both the harpsichord and the piano.

The article talks about his joy at being able to perform with new colleagues and emerging artists, and the greater availability of good and generally standard pianos, compared with harpsichords which vary greatly by age and manufacturer.

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Read the full article: Harpsichordist finds an ‘enormous’ new world as a pianist