Elena's series of short Yoga and Mindfulness for pianists/musicians videos will be featured in the Musicians' Union's All About Piano web site this month.
June 9th 2017
Workshop for Teen Yoga Teacher Training
How to incorporate Tich Nath Hanh 's mindfulness into a teen yoga class
LIFT, Islington 2-3 pm
"Elena Riu's R'n'B Collection, commissioned and edited by the vibrant South American pianist Elena Riu, whose wildly original concerts and workshops are widely acclaimed.The 17 pieces cover a very broad spectrum of musical moods, genres and styles and cannot fail to appeal to all intermediate students looking for some repertoire that is new, unusual, quirky and off-beat." Piano Journal, 2011
"It's not often that I put on a CD of new music and find my feet going bananas to the rhythm under my table. But Elena Riu's Salsa Nueva is new music with a difference, whether you call it world music, contemporary music or, as Riu prefers to describe it, 'fusion" Classical Music
'The dynamic Venezuelan pianist Elena Riu has hit a potential jackpot with Out of the Blues, her innovative collection of freshly commissioned piano pieces'
'A beguiling landscape of mellow and funky sounds...Out of the Blues is the last in her indefatigable crusade to bring good music to a wider audience'
‘My disc of 2000 is without hesitation Elena Riu’s extraordinary CD of 20th century piano music’
'Riu’s vivacious articulation really shines. A beguiling performance of a unique programme’
Boosey & Hawkes
Schott Music Shop