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WATCH: Jon Hopkins on piano music in an age of anxiety

This interview with Jon Hopkins was recorded exclusively for Piano Day 2020.

“On every album there’s been a few piano solos and… I find myself wanting to go back in that direction again.” In this exclusive interview for Piano Day 2020, the two-time Mercury Prize nominee and Ivor Novello Award winner Jon Hopkins reflects on piano music in an age of anxiety and how this one instrument can hold an audience.

The celebrated electronic producer talks about the simplicity of the piano and the process of stripping back his music to this one acoustic instrument.


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