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Local pianist connects with Bösendorfer for a powerful afternoon of music.
Dark, creamy flourishes flowed fervidly from the rare Bösendorfer Model 290 Imperial concert grand piano. Earlier this month, the Bahá'í House of Worship was filled with delectable 19th and early 20th Century classical music, presented on this unique instrument by pianist Salvatore Spina. While all good musicians must have an intimate connection with their instrument, Spina's association with the Bösendorfer Imperial may run deeper than most. Since 1978 he has been servicing pianos as a technician and for the past six years, has specialized in servicing the Bösendorfer line. In that capacity, Spina has had the exceptional privilege of touring the Bösendorfer Manufactory in Vienna. But unlike the majority of musicians, who tote their …