PYANOOK: Grand expedition.
Ralf Schmid performs live on two acoustic pianos with motion-controlled electronics.

PYANOOK: Undiscovered pianistic terrain.
Revolutionary data gloves detect hand and finger movements and enable PYANOOK to control sound processing in the flow of piano playing.

PYANOOK: Futuristic piano recital 4D.
Video-projections on aerial sculptures: PYANOOK´s compositions/improvisations interact with the visual art of Pietro Cardarelli.

„... the blend of sound and movement seems like magic.“

Ralf Schmid piano & electronics
Pietro Cardarelli visual art
Michele Locatelli art direction

PYANOOK performing at ZKM KUBUS (trailer)


The pyanook premiere in Freiburg was fantastic! Next shows TBA for 2018.

Watch the interview about the genesis of the PYANOOK project and the recording at ZKM KUBUS studio.


  • 20 sep 2017
    Freiburg (D), E-Werk
  • 26 jan 2018
    Rio de Janeiro (BR), RC4 Festival
  • 27 jan 2018
    São Paulo (BR), TBC
  • 10 oct 2018
    Lörrach (D), Burghof