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...
Trifonov: Here’s Why He’s The Darling

Trifonov: Here’s Why He’s The Darling

It will come as no surprise that Trifonov has produced a thrilling new CD. Album of the week: LISZT Transcendental Studies; Concert Etudes; Grandes Etudes de PaganiniDaniil Trifonov (piano)DG 4795529These two enthralling discs show exactly why the 25-year-old Russian...