Taka Kigawa
"Phenomenon... There's no denying he's something special." - The New York Times
August 28, 2018
The NY Times Review
Taka Kigawa performed an ambitious program of 21st-century works at his annual Le Poisson Rouge recital on Monday.
Taka Kigawa performed an ambitious program of 21st-century works at his annual Le Poisson Rouge recital on Monday.
Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times

Review: A Pianist’s Modern Vision of Conflict and Persistence

By Joshua Barone   August 28, 2018

"Taka Kigawa is a New Yorker, but you wouldn’t know it. This enthralling but elusive pianist typically has just one major recital here each year: an annual, single-night engagement at Le Poisson Rouge that is all too easy to miss.
The house was full on Monday, when Mr. Kigawa played an ambitious program of 21st-century works, including Luciano Berio’s powerful Piano Sonata. But even if the lucky few there sang his praises, their friends would need to wait another year to hear why..."

 

For the full article: The New York Times - Critic's Pick Review - A Pianist's Modern Vision of Conflict and Persistence - Aug. 28, 2018

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