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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Hervé, Google Play
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App to learn to meditate, without perverting the practice like so many mercantile apps.

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User from Spain

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Roger, Canada

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Many thanks for what you do!

Nathalie, France

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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Checki, Spain

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Jean, France

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Colin, United Kingdom
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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

Since doing meditation daily with Imagine Clarity, I have never been so calm, so at peace with myself and with others. I will be eternally grateful to you. Thanks to the wonderful Imagine Clarity team, what a wonderful, altruistic work.

Céline, Canada
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Awesome

Adelson, Google Play

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

Just to thank Mr. Matthieu Ricard for his wonderful message.
Thank you 🙏 for your application that allows me to understand, to move forward on my path more serenely.
Take care of yourselves,

Isabelle, France