About

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 showreel

News

The PYANOOK CD/LP will hit stores on 08 november! PYANOOK´s first album, released by NEUE MEISTER (EDEL Classic) was recorded at Teatro Filarmonici in Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Click here for digital channels.

PYANOOK performs at Most Wanted: Music conference on 07 october / 10am EST in Berlin. His concert/presentation "Making the Piano Fly" will be broadcasted live here.

"Leading piano playing into the 21st century". Here is Crescendo magazine´s feature on PYANOOK.

Live

  • 26 jan 2018
    RIO DE JANEIRO RC4 Festival
  • 04 may 2018
    FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
  • 22 june 2018
    FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
  • 26 june 2018
    BERLIN Neue Meister live, VW Drive Forum
  • 20 july 2018
    FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
  • 10 oct 2018
    LÖRRACH, Burghof
  • 25 oct 2018
    FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
  • 02 feb 2019
    MÜNCHEN, Out-of-the-Box Festival
  • 03 feb 2019
    MÜNCHEN, Out-of-the-Box Festival
  • 06 feb 2019
    FREIBURG Pyanook LAB @ Humboldtsaal
  • 07 feb 2019
    KONSTANZ, K9 / Festival
  • 30 march 2019
    ASCOLI PICENO (I), Teatro dei Filarmonici TBC
  • 19 april 2019
    STUTTGART, Theaterhaus (short festival performance)
  • 19 may 2019
    SCHARBEUTZ, Classical Beat Festival
  • 20 may 2019
    EUTIN, Classical Beat Festival
  • 25 oct 2019
    BERLIN, Villa St Elisabeth
  • 07 nov 2019
    BERLIN, Most wanted: Music
  • 15 jan 2020
    FREIBURG, Messehalle
  • 17 - 19 jan 2020
    MÜNCHEN, Out-of-the-Box Festival TBC