Taka Kigawa
"Phenomenon... There's no denying he's something special." - The New York Times
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"Taka Kigawa, a coolly commanding pianist..."

Mr. Kigawa is always a poised guide through the most daunting music, as in his preternaturally unruffled evening-length survey of Pierre Boulez’s complete solo piano works. His touch is cool, yet rounded and smooth, and, even at its steeliest, his tone is never rough or harsh.

Confronted with the Ligeti Etudes, his playing was focused and transparent, never overwrought or unnecessarily dramatic, as appropriate for the nature of this music. Yet at times Kigawa would suddenly catch fire...

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Concert: "Piano as..."

Brooklyn New York USA
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Taka Kigawa performs Franz Liszt's Sonata in B minor. The Shelter Island Reporter described his performance as "Mr. Kigawa brought real expressive depth to this massive -- nearly 40 minutes -- work. Written in four uninterrupted movements, the interior drama of the work was so vividly developed that...