Creative Journey with Maria João Pires

Creative Journey explores how Maria’s compassionate and creative approach to life, music and sharing with others interacts with her experience as a pianist and her sensitive interpretation at the highest levels. It is an invaluable source of knowledge for piano lovers and a revelation for everyone else interested in creativity, mindfulness, and music’s potential for a meaningful life and a better world.

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Life and Music

Explore music and life as a work of art. Maria João Pires shares her thoughts on daily practice, music education, life, the role of the artist and music appreciation.

Piano workshop for amateur students

Advice to refine your piano practice

Piano workshop for advanced students

A piano workshop for advanced students and young professionals

Concert hall

Maria João Pires and other musicians play an extensive and unexpected repertoire

Meeting Point

Dialogues about composers, music and nature

“We have a responsibility to lead our life in the best possible way: to help others and to share this planet with compassion.

Music and art belong to that process. They belong to life, they are expressions of our surroundings and transmissions.”

— Maria João Pires

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Could not be better.
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Constance, France
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This application is an extraordinary guide to start and persevere on the path of meditation. The videos are clear, simple, short. It is therefore easy to adapt these moments of meditation to our rhythms of life ... Thank you to the whole team.

Chrystelle, Google Play
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Souad Filal - Psychologist, Writer - Morocco
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Hervé, Google Play
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Perfect to learn and also to deepen the meditation.

Sonia, Google Play

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Suzi, UAE
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User from Spain
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Wonderful app

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Matt, App Store USA
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The essential guide in your pocket

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Adrian, Google Play
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Best meditation app there is

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denseweed, App Store Canada
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Genuine App for Meditation, Mindfulness & Mind training!

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Many thanks for what you do!

Nathalie, France

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Angela Grosse, science communicator

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Ana, Portugal
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Marie-Louise, Google Play

I really appreciate your application and practice every day with Alan Wallace. What I particularly appreciate in the practices: the 24 min duration seems to me to be a good start to refocus thanks to a warm voice and allows you to continue alone …

Marie-Christine, France

Thank you Imagine Clarity Team for all the quietly purposeful resources you provide which give me a daily structure and principles for both the time spent on the mat and for the rest of the day.

Sally, Australia

It has become a very pleasant habit, I discover the program with great pleasure ... Thank you for this wonderful work that you allow us to discover ... I can never be grateful enough for the benefit of your method: 10min a day indeed is not a …

Colette, France

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Scott, Canada
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Certainly the best application to "simply" understand and practice meditation. Recommend without moderation. Thank you Matthieu 🙏💜🙏

Micheline, France

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Anne-France

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Stamatios

Wonderful—thank you for your commitment to providing an excellent resource for people serious about developing their meditation practice.

Suzi, Thailand

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Céline, Canada

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Christelle, France

This app suits me really well, I find it soothing, and very open in the proposals of space and time of meditation. Plenty more to explore. Thanks 😌

Isabelle, France
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Great App, Amazing content

Fantastic app filled up by professionals in the field to give you the best teaching in meditation and self awareness.

Alex O', App Store Belgium

I am very happy in finding this new project. It’s been a long time I wanted to find more material about Maria's approach to music. These videos have been very helpful for me. Looking forward to more and more videos.

Rodolfo, United States

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Céline, Canada

A beautiful application that takes us to the fullness of meditation.

Brigitte

I am very happy to have signed up because the exercises are very well done and of a rare high quality.

Jean, France
A great thank you from Verona

It’s Christmas day in Italy and I want to thank all of you and particularly Matthieu Ricard for this wonderful app! You are with me every day and, step by step, life is changing for the better. I don’t know why it’s possible for me to easily …

Elena, Italy

The best application to meditate and learn about yourself. Thank you to Matthieu Ricard, my teacher and all the stakeholders who are mobilized to teach us, in a clear way, this Art of living. Congratulations to all for the quality and simplicity of …

Miyuki, France
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Beautiful, suitable for both beginners and regular practitioners. The service is responsive, the bugs have been fixed. Bravo!

Google Play review

Very happy to enjoy again this year your excellent lessons, it is with regularity and happiness that I am faithful to you! Many thanks to all the team and especially my best wishes for health, joy and fulfillment to all of you! 🎆💖

Marie Claire, France
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Awesome

Adelson, Google Play
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Clear and luminous teaching to achieve inner calm... 🙏🌟🙏 ... it's excellent. Thanks to the whole team. Yes, thanks!

Ariane, France

Yesterday I have paid for one year and saw already some of the music modules! It makes me feel happy and inspired, really great to have the possibility to hear, see and feel more about Maria's philosophy. For me it is "a big present" that Imagine …

Christja, Netherlands

I'm an adult piano student. It's a great help for us what you offer in this web, so thank you very much.

Checki, Spain
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Great guides, practical lessons

Some great content, gradually building on the previous lesson. New content added at times. Very helpful to start this lifelong journey.

Tijp6, App Store Australia
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Amazing, all and the best teachings of any app I've used. Goes much deeper than most. Keep up good work!

Julian, Google Play
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I have been meditating with your application for nearly 2 years. Congratulations and thank you for your great work!

Lina, France

I am always grateful to have found Imagine Clarity. I have learned so much from the kind and thoughtful teachers and try to find quiet time everyday. The imagine Clarity app has been invaluable and I thank all of you who make it possible.

Sue, Canada

I have been a member of a Sangha of one for many years and have been dependent on books and the internet to support my meditation practice, and grow my knowledge of the Dharma. I follow no tradition but lean toward Tibetan Buddhism since I first …

Colin, United Kingdom
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Quality meditation teaching

The most informative and complete meditation app I know to date.

xarvino, App Store France
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Superb application, really! Thank you to all the team for their hard work and the real benefits of doing the exercises regularly.

Google Play review

Congratulations for your site that brings in addition to meditation, a, how to put it... "sacred" dimension, I mean by that a respect for others and for life. You are the Rolls-Royce of the meditation sites with the quality of your speakers.

Anie, France

This meditation app has brought me such comfort, strength, and clarity... Even when offline and dealing with life's challenges... Even during the 7 weeks in hospital. What I have learned helped me find quiet safe spaces during a time of fog, pain, …

Lizz, New Zealand
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One of the best meditation apps ever.

Hobat Singh, Google Play

I really love Maria João Pires, who is very reserved. And here you offer us a direct dialogue with her. I am extremely touched. Thank you so much.

Annick, France

The photos are exquisite and quietly evocative.

Moira, PA, United States