A Story of Abandonment and Survival

The Lost Pianos of Siberia is a nonfiction book project (Transworld, 2019) that uses musical culture as a way to tell the story of Siberia and the Russian Far East.

The author’s journeys are being shot as both stills and video by the British-American photographer, Michael Turek. 

Follow the search on Instagram at sophy_roberts. #lostpianosofsiberia 

About Us

Sophy is an award-winning writer with a reputation for covering culture and conservation in remote places. She lives in Dorset, England, with her husband and two children. 

Michael, who splits his time between London and New York, has received numerous awards from American Photography, Communication Arts and PDN. 


The Lost Pianos of Siberia is represented by Sophie Lambert on sophie@convilleandwalsh.com at Conville & Walsh, London. All images copyright Michael Turek.