Stunning Myleene Klass shimmers in an LBD as she tinkles the ivories at the launch of a new Steinway & Sons piano.
The pop star turned TV presenter and fitness guru, went back to her classical roots to play the £108,000 Steinway in front of a select audience at the world famous Abbey Road Studios in London.
The hand-made limited edition ‘Sunburst’ features the explosive colours which adorned guitars belonging to some of the greatest names in rock, such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton.
Mum-of-two Myleene, 39, was joined by Producer ‘Youth’ real name Martin Glover, German rock band, BAP and keyboard virtuoso David Sancious who has worked with the likes of Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and Sting.
Francis Dunnery, the longstanding sideman for Robert Plant and Led Zeppelin and Giles Martin, son of famous Beatles’ producer, Sir George Martin were also at the launch in London on Tuesday evening.
Myleene played Study in D Minor by Czerny during the glamorous launch party.
Guido Zimmermann, CEO of Steinway & Sons Europe. said: ”‘We’d like to thank Myleene for her support as a Classic FM presenter to celebrate our Sunburst tribute to the greatest rock musicians
“The Steinway Sunburst pays tribute to the many rock legends who have inspired generations from past to present, to the future – just like our Steinway & Sons pianos.”
‘’It’s design has a periphery of darker colours that gradually become lighter and culminate in a brightly coloured centre that often exposes the original wood grain of the instrument.
‘’This intense arrangement of brilliant colours features on the lid and inside of the keyboard cover – so when opening the piano, it reveals its inner rock star!”
”We’re reaching out to music enthusiasts who enjoy both the perfect sound of a Steinway & Sons grand piano as well as a quirky and legendary design.”
The ‘Sunburst’ is the result of a close collaboration between the piano maker’s skilled craftspeople and Wolfgang Niedecken, frontman of German rock band BAP, and is band colleague Michael Nass.
* Steinway & Sons Sunburst is limited to 69 pianos worldwide, celebrating the year 1969: the year in which Woodstock took place, when the Beatles released their legendary album, Abbey Road, and when Led Zeppelin debuted – just to name a few events.
Sunburst will be available at Steinway Hall London as a Steinway Model B and with Spirio; the world’s finest high-resolution player piano featuring the company’s proprietary software