Daniil Trifonov at Carnegie Hall

Daniil Trifonov at Carnegie Hall

I think Trifonov gets better and better. Daniil Trifonov, the young Russian sensation, played a recital in Carnegie Hall last Wednesday night. His instrument is the piano. His program was all-Schumann on the first half, all-Russian on the second. The Russian composers...
Ayako Fujiki: Pianist and Composer

Ayako Fujiki: Pianist and Composer

We expect our accomplished pianists to have wide ranging skills, including composition. Or do we? Ms. Fujiki certainly inspires with her breadth of skills. Do you have questions for her? Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I...
Ayako Fujiki: Pianist & Composer

Ayako Fujiki: Pianist & Composer

Remember how you first started playing piano? Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I hardly remember when I first started to play the piano. I remember that I used to have a red toy piano. My mom bought it when my older sister...