The Latest News From Ritmüller
Pearl River Piano receives a truly great honor from NAMM!
Leng Tshua, Pearl River Global Marketing Director, was interviewed by NAMM as part of their prestigious Oral History Program. Watch Leng’s interview as he discusses Pearl River and the world of pianos.
A stellar Ritmüller performance in Indonesia for a worthy cause!
German impresario, Professor Jongky Goei took the stage at the GOETHE Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia for a charity piano concert benefiting disabled children. At the recommendation of Professor Goei, a RitmüllerGP275R1 concert grand piano model was provided by Sigma Piano House, the Indonesian distributor of Pearl River Piano, for the event.
Pearl River Makes A Triumphant Return to the 2022 NAMM Show
After being delayed from the intended January dates and missing 2021 entirely, Pearl River Piano Group experienced a successful National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show… Click for the full story and photos »
Ritmüller Classical Artist, David Syme Finishes Triumphant North American tour
Hand-Built. Hand-Rubbed. Hands-Down Perfect.
Fingerprint-Resistant Hand-Rubbed Satin Ebony. The beauty of a rich and deep hand-rubbed satin ebony finish, with its perfect smoothness, has always been the preferred final touch to a fine, hand-crafted piano. Click for more about Pearl River’s Hand-Rubbed Satin Ebony finish »
Leng Tshua Offers Insight Into The World Of Pearl River
Leng Tshua, Pearl River’s Global Sales and Marketing Director, was recently honored with an interview by Music Inc. Magazine about Pearl River and his love of all things piano. Click on the images below to read the article.
New UCC/Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence David Syme Performs Inaugural Concert on Ritmüller RS280 Grand Piano
In an October event that was among the first held in front of a live audience at the University College Cork (UCC) since the beginning of the pandemic, recently appointed first-ever UCC/Ritmüller Classical Artist in Residence David Syme delivered a diverse repertoire of Classical, Baroque, and Irish Traditional music. He performed the program on a 9’ 2” Ritmüller RS280 Concert Grand specially provided by the Pearl River Piano Group in the stunning surrounds of UCC’s historic Aula Maxima facility which dates from 1847.
Designed and built in Germany, the Ritmüller Supreme RS280 is one of the most unique and technologically advanced Concert Grand pianos ever crafted. With its extra-long keyboard action, proprietary triplex scaling, an enlarged, climate-resistant soundboard made of AAA grade Bavarian/Bohemian spruce, German-made Röslau, and Pitthan Draht high-performance strings, and custom-made Renner hammers with merino wool felt, the RS280 excels in its sound quality and tuning stability.
The Superior Sessions Dublin Concert
Congratulations to Thornton Pianos in Dublin for successfully producing another in its acclaimed Superior Sessions live streaming performance videos with the best contemporary artists and classical pianists.
Released online on Vimeo OTT, this special July 10th Superior Sessions Dublin Concert took place in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and featured Internationally Renowned American Piano Virtuoso David Syme.
Supporting performances included Nathan Mac, Jacob Koopman, Muireann, Gemma Cox, Megan Burke, Colm Gavin, Martin McDonnell, Sophie Doyle Ryder, Pastiche, and Seán Rooney & Last Apollo.
Ticket purchases, which included a personal copy of the performance, helped raise funds for Minding Creative Minds, a free 24/7 wellbeing and support program for Irish musicians, songwriters, artist managers, and event production crew members who have been adversely affected during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
The Superior Sessions Recordings
Thanks to our friends in Ireland at Thornton Pianos and Hot Press Magazine, the European sound of Ritmüller is being showcased in a series of videos titled ‘The Superior Sessions.’ Featuring some of Ireland’s best-emerging talent, these musicians all rely on the exceptional tonal quality of Ritmüller in support of their performances. Keep checking here for new Superior Sessions in the near future.
David Syme – Prelude from English Suite in A Minor (J.S. Bach)
Seán Rooney – Opening, Philip Glass
Colm Gavin – Since Baby Went Away
Colm Gavin – Your Little Corner of the Moon
Muireann – Moon River
Muireann – Us
Jacob Koopman – Weight Of The Wave
Jacob Koopman – Is That What You Wanted?
Nathan Mac – Better Off Without You
Nathan Mac – Carolina
Gemma Cox – Dreams
Megan Burke – Purple Rain
Megan Burke – Where Did You Find Love