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Keys in the City: An Interactive Journey of the History of Keyboard Instruments

To mark Paul Tunzi‘s 40th year as a internationally recognised master technician he invites you to a salon style experience where you are invited to gather around some of Perth’s finest musicians as they demonstrate a variety of historical and modern Keyboard instruments and the music that was composed for them in small group tours.

Children and adults alike will marvel as the finest performers and teachers from the UWA School of Music and the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts demonstrate instruments from the 1700s to the present day.

Discover the instruments!
Clavichord, Harpsichord, Square Piano, Fortepiano and Modern Piano.

Discover repertoire!
From Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantic to Contemporary and Jazz.

Discover the musicians!
Graeme Gilling, Geoffrey Lancaster AM, Tom O’Halloran, Anna Sleptsova, Stuart Smith, Ceclia Sun, Raymond Yong and David Wickham.

Discover the journey of keyboard!

  • Have a go playing a grand piano, harpsichord and fortepiano
  • View a disassembled grand piano
  • Explore the Stuart Symons collection of Keyboard Instruments, including the ‘First Fleet Piano’ (the first piano to arrive in Australia!)

Entry is free but places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment!