Taka Kigawa
"Phenomenon... There's no denying he's something special." - The New York Times
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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...

The New York Times previews Taka Kigawa's all Ligeti Étude recital this Monday, May 16th, in New York City

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Wednesday - June 1, 2016
7:30 PM

"The Terrace Where the Moon Holds Court"

New York NY USA
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Taka Kigawa performs György Ligeti's Etude No. 2 "Cordes à vide," live in his sold-out recital in New York City in 2011. The New York TImes highly praised his performance of this music as "clear, textured readings," "played with aplomb," etc.