With more than 60 new grand pianos and many rebuilt, reconditioned and second hand instruments in stock, Forsyth has the best selection of qual...
With more than 60 new grand pianos and many rebuilt, reconditioned and second hand instruments in stock, Forsyth has the best selection of quality grand pianos to be found in any piano shop in the UK today. We have a team of full time, in house, piano technicians, tuners and voicing specialists who, uniquely, prepare our instruments to the highest standard. Choosing a new piano can be a daunting experience and most shops only have one or two brands for you to choose from. We take great care in selecting the piano makers we carry, ensuring that we offer the best possible instruments at each price point. We base everything on quality over and above brand name, placing the emphasis on musical capability. Our vast experience and knowledge means that we can give you impartial advice and help you to make the right choice for your needs. Assessing a piano need not be confusing and we can show you simple methods of making a discerned choice.
The grand setting of the piano showroom in our historic Manchester city centre music shop (est. 1857) is the perfect place to try out a wide range of grand pianos by different makers. Our expert sales staff are here to guide you around the 60+ instruments we always have in stock, explaining the advantages and characteristics of each so that you can make an informed choice.
Every piano we sell has been fully prepared by our in-house team of technicians to ensure the highest quality when it reaches you. When a piano has travelled half way across the world from the factory attention to detail in preparation is vital, and you can rest assured that every piano we sell has to pass our approval before being ready for sale, unlike other shops.
Please note, this beautiful piano is a special order item only due to its limited production runs and exlusive nature. Please contact us for further information about availability, pricing and with any questions you may have.
Konzert Series grand piano by Schimmel model K280T in black polyester. The K280T is Schimmel's ultimate grand piano statement, a competitor to the Steinway Model D with a rich, flexible sound capable of both huge power and affecting subtlety.
The Schimmel Glass Grand is truly spectacular and is the original Glass grand. Made from plexiglass, the same material used in bulletproof windows, the case is very strong and heavy. A 7ft Glass grand weighs the same as a full-size 9-foot Concert grand. It is available in a number of options with and without internal lighting and with the acoustic body...
The NEW 185VC grand piano is the exciting addition to the acclaimed Vienna Concert range of Boesendorfer instruments aimed at the professional and demanding amateur pianist. Sir András Schiff was so impressed that he commissioned his own unique 280VC in Pyramid mahogany for his use in Concert Halls in Europe and now you can have some of this magic too.
The NEW 170VC grand piano is the exciting addition to the acclaimed Vienna Concert range of Boesendorfer instruments aimed at the professional and demanding amateur pianist. Sir András Schiff was so impressed that he commissioned his own unique 280VC in Pyramid mahogany for his use in Concert Halls in Europe and now you can have some of this magic too.
Now sold This superior quality Yamaha CF4 truly is a rival for instruments by the likes of Steinway, Bösendorfer, Fazioli, Shigeru-Kawai, Schimmel Konzert and C Bechstein. Hand crafted in a separate facility than general Yamaha grand piano production this instrument is made by the same people and in the same department as the Yamaha Concert grands.
Konzert Series grand piano by Schimmel model K256T in black polyester. A large and powerful grand piano with the same Trilogy I action (designed by Schimmel, made by Renner) as the flagship K280T. This is an ideal instrument for a large public space such as a school hall, University, church, or concert hall and we can offer it at a very competitive price.
Konzert Series grand piano by Schimmel model K230T in black polyester.
Konzert series grand piano model K219T by Schimmel in black polyester. This piano is based on the highly regarded K213T model, however has a number of significant developments; the most obvious of which is the full length action from the K280T 9 foot 3 concert grand. This gives the player exceptional levels of control, and makes playing at all dynamic...
Konzert Series grand piano by Schimmel model K189 Diamond Edition in exquisite bubinga casework. This beautiful exotic wood veneered instrument is the only one of its kind in the UK and is an ex-show home model.
Konzert series grand piano model K195T by Schimmel in a black polyester casing. This piano is based on the highly regarded K189T model but has a number of refinements including the full-length action from the K280T 9 foot 3 concert grand. This gives the player exceptional levels of control and makes playing at all dynamic levels extremely rewarding.
Konzert Series grand piano by Schimmel model K189 Belle Epoque in black polyester. The Belle Epoque recalls an earlier age of grandeur with its intricately carved music desk, turned legs and elegant design features. This piano is the only one of its kind in the UK. It is a brand new piano, however is older stock.
In stock Hand made excellence from probably the oldest piano factory in the world. A beautifully mellow and rich sounding instrument. The 190 is August Förster's 6ft 4' model and is well worth comparison with the Schimmel C189 and K195 grands. This piano is beautifully finished in every detail using only traditional solid materials and needs so to be...
One of the finest examples, that we have ever had in the department, of a fully re-built Steinway model A grand piano, in a beautiful Rosewood French polish with "elephant" legs. This is a German Steinway, made in Hamburg in 1900. This piano has now sold, however, bear with us as we have an identical model currently going through the rebuild process!
A fully rebuilt, modernised grand piano by Steinway model O refinished in black polyester. Originally built in 1901 in Hamburg, Germany, this piano has undergone an extensive rebuild and has been updated with an additional sostenuto pedal and a multi-height prop stick. Keep scrolling for the before pictures!
The 175 builds on the success of the out-going K169T model (now available as a Classic 169T) with several enhancements, most significantly the fact that this new piano has exactly the same action as Schimmel's 9 foot 3 K280T models, giving the pianist unprecedented control on a piano of this size.
A beautiful example of German-made, Steinway model A finished in Rosewood French polish with elephant legs. This is a German Steinway, made in Hamburg in 1898.
To order Hand made excellence from probably the oldest piano factory in the world. A large, high-quality German sound from a physically modest instrument. Well worth comparing with the Schimmel C169 and K175 grands as well as the Bechstein A160. This piano is beautifully finished in every detail using only traditional solid materials and needs so to be...
A new Schimmel classic C213T grand piano finished in black polyester. "Presented in an advance première at the 2000 Frankfurt Music Fair, the Schimmel C 213 T had already made a strong impression. (...) Its fine, velvety sound combines with a freshness of timbre in the large middle section, which is typical of that of the top brands" - Yves Guilloux...
To order Hand made excellence from probably the oldest piano factory in the world. A large, high-quality German sound from a physically modest instrument. Well worth comparison with the Schimmel C169 and K175 grands as well as the Bechstein A160. This piano is beautifully finished in every detail using only traditional solid materials and needs so to...
The new Schimmel Classic Series grand piano model C189T in White Polyester. Almost identical to the the now discontinued K189T, but more affordable! Sharing the design of its action with that of the larger recital sized 213, as well as most of its scaling, the C189 is truly a most impressive instrument. Beautiful clarity of sound and controlability. No...
The new Schimmel Classic Series grand piano model C189T in Black Polyester. Almost identical to the the now discontinued K189T, but more affordable! Sharing the -design of its action with that of the larger recital-sized 213, as well as most of its scaling, the C189 is truly a most impressive instrument.
Grand piano by C.Bechstein model A160 from their Academy range. This fully German-built piano is compact in size at only 160cm in length, however, it produces a rich European tone and benefits from a good quality precise action. In stock
The new C169T grand piano by Schimmel is a more affordable version of popular K169T (which has now been replaced by a new K175T model). It is the finest sounding grand piano of its size that we have come across and has a depth of tone and dynamic range you simply do not expect. New stock expected beginning Nov
The Schimmel International Series grand piano model I212 in Black Polyester. This 7ft fully German made piano is excellent value for money.
We are proud to stock one of Japan's finest pianos of this size - the Shigeru Kawai SK-2 180cm grand piano. This instrument is made and prepared by the elite of the Kawai piano technicians - the Master Piano Artisan Technicians. Each element of the piano takes 3 -5 times longer to make and assemble than the 'standard' Kawai instruments using the finest...
In stock CX series grand piano by Yamaha model C3X finished in white polyester. This is the new a much improved successor to the long-running and highly regarded C3 conservatoire grand. To check for the latest price, please call on 0161 834 3281 Extension 604
Grand piano by W. Hoffmann model T186 finished in black polyester. An instrument for demanding piano players who pursue a precise action and a powerful, well-balanced sound. In stock
A pre-owned Schimmel 213T grand piano finished in black polyester dating from 1998. This instrument possesses a fine tonal palette owing to its size and build quality. It is a classic example of a 7ft Schimmel grand piano with fantastically sonorous bass and with a bell like treble.