Antonio Oyarzabal, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? For me this is a not an easy question, since I am actually the only musician in my family! My mother is a lawyer and my father works for the town council and a local newspaper in my hometown,…

Mihai Ritivoiu, pianist

I try to choose pieces that I know will attract me enough to keep coming back to and working at them, intensely and consistently.

Rhys Concessao, pianist

The whole journey has been a challenge since I don’t come from a musical family and everything works by trial and error. Every turning point has been a moment of challenge, but the journey has been worthwhile

Timo Andres, pianist

I have a special feeling for the Barbican in London. It feels so inviting, utopian, and democratic compared to other concert halls, which often seem more like churches, or fancy condominiums.

George Fu, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano, and pursue a career in music? When I wasn’t old enough to remember anything (maybe I was 3 years old), my parents took me to this neighborhood yard sale where there was this tiny yellow electric piano. It had about two and a half octaves…