Be Inspired by Classical Pianists like Reiko Fujisawa

Be Inspired by Classical Pianists like Reiko Fujisawa

If you have a digital piano at home gathering dust then it is time to look for a little inspiration. Luckily, you won’t have to look far to find some excellent electric piano motivation, as Reiko Fujisawa will be in concert this week.

Hear Reiko Fujisawa Play at the Purcell Room

Reiko Fujisawa is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to playing the piano. If you don’t want to go home and practise your electric piano after hearing her play, then you must be mad! Continue reading “Be Inspired by Classical Pianists like Reiko Fujisawa”

Barenboim and Dudamel take on Brahms!

Barenboim and Dudamel, the two most prominent men in classical music today, have teamed up for what promises to be something truly extraordinary. They have already recorded Brahms piano concertos one and two for a CD which has now been released on iTunes and Amazon. As a 60th anniversary to Barenboim’s first performance in the Royal Festival Hall, he will return to the Southbank centre along side Dudamel to perform the concertos to the public. Despite not being until January, the concert sold out in minutes and fans are travelling from across the world to see these two inspirational men perform together.  Barenboim and Dudamel

Barenboim and Dudamel come together to create a monumentous occasion

Personally, Barenboim and Dudamel are my biggest musical inspirations. I have had many awe-inspiring musical experiences (spending my 18th birthday with Karl Jenkins is certainly there among the greats), but singing under these men (Mahler 3 for Dudamel, and Beethoven 9 for Barenboim) was just the most incredible experience and I cannot even begin to describe how talented they are, each in their own right. For Barenboim to come together with Dudamel, the creator of the world acclaimed Simon Bolivar orchestra, is an exciting cornerstone in music.

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