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Sounds Like: ジョン・アイアランド, Prokofiev forever, Playing Piano, アーノルド・バックス, フランツ・リスト
Bio: Maiko Mori came to prominence after winning first prize at the 23rd Robert William and Florence Amy Brant International Piano Competition in 2002.
Born in Okayama, Japan in 1981, Maiko began her piano and composition studies at the age of five at the Yamaha School. Under the tutelage of Chikako ...See Full Bio
“J S Bach: Fantasia, BWV906: Immediately, I realized this was going to be something special. Stillness of posture. A concentrated attitude to the work, itself, and an inward respect for Bach's fluency of counterpoint writing. Choice of tempi and clarity of fingerwork compared to her bold-style rendering which immediately brought the musical performance alive to the attentive audience. Ireland: 'On a May Morning' from Sarnia: …She 'painted' her own palette of colourings from Ireland's visionary impressions of beauty and contentment. Chopin: Two Nocturnes: Fine proportion, with the right degrees of rubato phrasing: a committed singing style that brought out the sadness and drama of these musical examples. Chopin: Waltz in A major: Here, the corresponding rubati match the composer's changes of tempi and mood. Quite excellent throughout.”