Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The story of the Fairmont's new white Fazioli piano

VANCOUVER, BC – Enjoy interviews with world renowned piano maker Paolo Fazioli, award winning architect Michelle Biggar, international concert pianist Angela Hewitt, and the general manager of all new Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel Randy Zupanski.

The new white Fazioli is now in its permanent location as a centerpiece in the lobby of Vancouver's new Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel. The piano was commissioned by the hotel's owner for design by award winning BC architects McFarlane + Green + Biggar.

The $225,000 Fazioli piano in satin white features a stunning 3D design underneath the lid, has many parts plated in 18K gold, and will be a permanent centerpiece of the hotel lobby.

Paolo Fazioli travelled from Italy to personally unveil the one-of-a-kind white piano at a media event for the piano at the new Showcase Pianos Fazioli store in Richmond's Aberdeen Centre. The video also features performances by Tim Zhang, Scott Xiao, Spencer Zezulka, and duo Michael & Jamie Onwood.

Click here to view the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7VHybfr2Hg

Friday, March 19, 2010

Hedley band borrows Baldwin piano for new 'Perfect' music video

VANCOUVER, BC - Canadian pop rock band 'Hedley' borrowed a Baldwin grand piano from Showcase Pianos on Broadway to record the music video for their new song 'Perfect'.

Hedley's music has been heard by millions around the world as they performed their hit song "Cha Ching" at the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

The band's lead singer Jacob Hoggard placed 3rd during the second season of the reality TV series Canadian Idol in 2004. Tommy Mac is on bass, Dave Rosin on guitar, and Chris Crippin is on drums.

Click here to view the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nBU9VR2X5g

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Release of beautiful new Bentley 'Mulsanne' accompanied by music from Fazioli

VANCOUVER, BC - Fazioli piano owners were invited to join Bentley Vancouver to enjoy a preview of the new Bentley Mulsanne on Thursday the 11th of March. Much like the Fazioli piano, the all-new Bentley is hand-crafted, and delivers the world's most sublime experience.