Iâ€™d like to answer duncantwo question, and also relate to some of the remarks in this thread.
First, Allegro Pianos is the exclusive authorized dealer for Bosendorfer pianos in NYC, NY and New England.
Our new flagship showroom, which is also located in Stamford and about 45 minutes form Manhattan has recently been opened, and so now we now have two showrooms located within minutes of each other.
If there is any interest, I can post some pictures of this new showroom, which we built from the ground up to present our pianos.
Regarding another showroomâ€¦ a decision about opening an additional showroom in Manhattan has not been made yet, but it is something that I'm considering.
For now, a visitor here to Stamford can try over 40 high quality and fully prepared new European pianos...which is a selection far greater than all of Manhattanâ€™s 'piano row' stores combined.
Some find comparing such instruments to the variety of different vintage NY Steinway pianos on our showroom floor especially interesting, and so we often get visitors from much further than the greater NYC area.
Right now, I don't feel a pressing urge to go with the traditional 'high rent - high salary/commission - high expenses model', which is often translated into higher price, lesser service, and overall lower value for the consumer...when our new showroom, which is operating under a completely different business model, is a stone's throw from Westchester county NY, and only about 45 minutes from Manhattan.
Providing our customers with better service and value has always been my priority, and ultimately i think it to be the best assurance for having a successful business.
So, before opening another showroom, I'll look for the right opportunity to present itself, allowing me to do so without having to sacrifice our standards of operation...in spite of Manhattanâ€™s high expenses.
As promised, a piano world party to celebrate the new piano showroom opening is in the plans, and everyone is invited! All we have to do now is simply set the date.
Until then, anyone who'd like to experience these pianos is most welcome to visit here (especially LJC and Roberta !
), but please call ahead.