Steinway & Sons

Canadian Artists


Diana Krall

"It is a privilege and an honor to perform on Steinway pianos." - Diana Krall


Jamie Parker

" Walking out on stage, my favourite sight is a big, beautiful Steinway model D. My favourite sound comes next." - Jamie Parker

Rupert E. Edwards Chair in Piano Performance
University of Toronto


Arthur Rowe

"My most memorable and deeply felt musical experiences have always been in the company of a Steinway piano. For a pianist, to play on a great Steinway piano is to know what spontaneous musical creation is. It will do all you ask and imagine, and t hen will continue to open doors to other colours and characters that you did not know were there. It electrifies ones’ sense." - Arthur Rowe


Jon Kimura Parker

"The touch and depth of the Steinway piano is a joy for me as a pianist, and its versatility and range of color is a joy for me as a musician. The Steinway is a work of art." - Jon Kimura Parker

Internternationally acclaimed pianist and Professor of Piano at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University


Robert Silverman

"Several piano manufacturers produce good instruments these days, but only a Steinway allows me to express - and even inspires me to reach beyond - the full richness and range of sounds that exist in the depths of my soul. " - Robert Silverman


Mark Anderson

"For me, there has never been any other piano that comes close to matching a Steinway's warmth, brilliance and personality. Its ability to capture and inspire the imagination will always be unparalleled" - Mark Anderson


Andre Laplante

André Laplante, OC (born November 12, 1949) is a Canadian pianist. He received a 2004 Juno Award for the 2003 recording Concertos: Music of Jacques Hétu. He is considered to be a Franz Liszt specialist and is much associated with the music of Maurice Ravel. 


Renee Rosnes

"The Steinway piano allows me to create the greatest subtlety of expression and nuance of tone. The instrument itself is a source of inspiration." - Renee Rosnes


Laura Fernandez

“Whether I am at home composing or performing to an audience, a Steinway piano inspires me to create art. Like the finest sable brush, I trust a Steinway to help me express myself without barriers and to voice my emotions with finesse, clarity and dynamic range. Under any circumstance, Steinway is my choice.” - Laura Fernandez


Angela Cheng

"To play a Steinway is a feast for my imagination, as there are no boundaries in the search to express my soul." - Angela Cheng


Ronald Sat

“The consistent superior quality of Steinway pianos continuously inspires me both at home and on the concert stage, from simple art-song accompaniments to solo or chamber works. To me they are an essential and indispensible part of music making at the highest level.” - Ronald Sat




Eugene Skovorodnikov

"Playing a Steinway after other brands is like coming back home from a long journey. The feeling of comfort and inspiration is overwhelming. The great potential of the Steinway triggers one’s creativity in every aspect of musical expression and makes it possible to materialize that interpretation almost to perfection." - Eugene Skovorodnikov


Ian Parker

"With the Steinway I can portray each and every musical gesture with the same authority a conductor has with an orchestra." - Ian Parker


Jane Coop

"An artist is constantly searching for the highest means of expression. The challenges are limitless and fascinating, but can only be approached if the instrument is responsive. Steinway has unfailingly produced rich and responsive pianos since its inception, and continues to be at the very top in the growing field of piano manufacturing." - Jane Coop


Lorraine Min

"Lorraine Min Steinway Artist Since 2013 “Steinway’s unmistakable warmth of sound, powerful rich bass and sparkling brilliance allow me limitless musical possibilities. These unmatched qualities give me the freedom to express, create, and bring life to some of the greatest repertoire that exists for the piano. There is no other choice for me but Steinway.” - Lorraine Min


Yaroslav Senyshyn

Yaroslav Senyshyn, also known as Slava, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a Canadian Pianist, Author, Professor of Music and Philosophy and an official Steinway Artist, and is signed with Albany Records as of 2013.[1][2] Within his career as pianist, he has been referred to as a "pianist of enormous power and sophisticated finger work".[3] 


Valerie Tryon

"I am proud to be a Steinway Artist. The Steinway is my home... It is the King of pianos." - Valerie Tryon


Stewart Goodyear

"Every time I perform on a Steinway piano, I am home." - Stewart Goodyear

Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, pianist and composer Stewart Goodyear began his training at Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, received a bachelor’s degree from Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and completed a Masters Degree at Juilliard School of Music in New York.


Chris Donnelly

"I’ve yet to uncover all the riches Steinway pianos have to offer. They’re a bottomless pit of expression. When I play my loudest, softest or subtlest, Steinways can handle it, and more. If I were to play with the full force of my clenched fists, a Steinway would respond, unimpressed: 'Is that all you’ve got?'" - Chris Donnelly


Jania Fialkowska

"On any concert stage, the Steinway piano's warm, rich sound and marvelously responsive action is like a dependable friend to be counted on. In a world riddled with uncertainties, the Steinway piano is most reliable." - Jania Fialkowska


Ronald Turini

"When concertizing at home or abroad, my first choice is Steinway." - Ronald Turini


David Braid

“Colour, imagery and power – without limits.” - David Braid

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