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Frances Wilson

IMG_2287Frances Wilson is a UK-based pianist, piano teacher, music reviewer and blogger on music and pianism as ‘The Cross-Eyed Pianist’. A keen concert-goer, Frances has been a regular reviewer for international concert and opera listings site Bachtrack.com. She has contributed many articles on various aspects of piano playing for ‘Pianist’ magazine’s online content, and has written guest articles for a number of classical music websites around the world. She has acted as a syllabus consultant for the London College of Music and has written teaching notes for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music piano syllabus (2019-20). Frances has also appeared on BBC Radio Three’s ‘Music Matters’ programme to discuss the role of music criticism and the effect of the internet and social media on writing about classical music today.
Twitter: @CrossEyedPiano

Contributed Posts
Nov 10, 2016 “Through discipline comes freedom” (Aristotle)
Oct 25, 2016 Life Inside the Gilded Cage
Oct 19, 2016 Pianos, old and new
Oct 11, 2016 Let’s celebrate the elite in classical music
Oct 9, 2016 Robert Schumann’s Advice to Young Musicians – revisited by Steven Isserlis
Sep 21, 2016 Attachment: pianists and their pianos
Sep 15, 2016 Playing the Beethoven Piano Sonatas
Sep 6, 2016 Accentuate the Positive: Music and Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Aug 23, 2016 Serenity, Melancholy, and Tragic Intensity:
Mozart’s Rondo in A minor K511
Aug 20, 2016 Should certain repertoire be “off limits” to amateur pianists?