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Wanted: old pianos with stories to tell!

Do you know of an old piano hidden away in a neglected corner? Contact us and help give them a new lease of life as part of an exciting new performance/exhibition!

The brilliant Yorkshire based pianist Matthew Bourne is looking for eight characterful pianos – the type that may be hidden away in the corner of a church or school, stowed in a vestry or neglected under the dust sheets of a village hall. Once found, Matthew will use these old pianos and their stories in his original sound and visual performance to launch the FuseLeeds festival in February.

The work will be performed in Leeds on 27th February and London on 29th February 2009, alongside an exhibition of photographs of these wonderful old instruments. We will organise the collection and return of the pianos.

If you know of a broken old piano that has a tale or two to tell, please contact Geoff Amos on 01422 834089 or at