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PETROF’s flagship, the ANT. PETROF grand piano, has its admirers even in the Far East

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After a ceremonial concert in the cradle of Czech music, the Rudolfinum in Prague, and a concert in its „birth cradle“, Hradec Králové, the company’s latest jewel, the AP275 grand, resounded within the walls of the POLY THEATRE, Chinese second biggest theatre. The concert took place on March 8th with the financial support of Fuda Musical Instrument Co Ltd, which has worked with PETROF for several years, and the dealer Mr Jiang Jie. The soloists, Jana Chaudhuri and Igor Ardašev, performed to a capacity audience, joined in some of the pieces by Chinese students and teachers. They concluded with a Chinese work, arranged as a duet for Jana and Igor by Debashish Chauduri specially for the Chinese audience. The work was a great success, and there is the suggestion that it could be used for further promotional purposes by PETROF in China as the „Company Anthem“. Our performers were hugely gratified by the interest shown by the Chinese in Czech craftsmanship, and in Czech culture in general. 

Jana Chaudhuri a Igor Ardašev playing the special piece arranged by Debashish Chauduri for this event.
Jana Chaudhuri a Igor Ardašev playing the special piece arranged by Debashish Chauduri for this event.

Both pianists left the hall clearly enthused and greatly impressed, and beside the pleasant feeling of being at home on a Czech-made instrument, which they had known since childhood, they gave a positive appraisal of the AP275 and the P210 Pasat. „With both PETROF instruments the colouring of their sound was most satisfying, particularly in the middle range. The possibilty of creating a melodious tone, of working with a wide dynamic range; its romantic, rounded tone. Its ringing and rather fine descant.“

Jana Chaudhuri playing ANT.PETROF on the stage of Poly Theatre.
Jana Chaudhuri playing ANT.PETROF on the stage of Poly Theatre.

The ANT. PETROF grand is the result of five years’ development by the company’s Research Department and boasts 50 innovations, two of which are patented. It was introduced to mark the company’s 150th anniversary and is the first instrument of the new ANT. PETROF brand, which was launched for this anniversary. As can be seen, the brand name is that of PETROF’s founder, Antonín, and refers to the original name given to the instruments from his workshop. It has therefore gone back to its roots, to tradition, while fully exploiting modern technology and expertise.

Igor Ardašev playing ANT.PETROF grand piano.
Igor Ardašev playing ANT.PETROF grand piano.
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President's word

Zuzana Ceralova PetrofovaI am honored that grand and upright pianos of PETROF brand have been a source of delight not only for top-class piano players, composers, students and their teachers, but that they with their romantic and sophisticated tone have also been touching the hearts of music lovers all over the world for more than 150 years.
 
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Mgr. Zuzana Ceralova Petrofova
President of PETROF Group
 
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