Posts Tagged ‘Nobuyuki Tsujii’

`Nobu’ Fever: Japan Falls for a Blind Piano Prodigy

By Yuki Oda © TIME — As Nobuyuki Tsujii finished the last note of Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante by Chopin, the packed audience in Tokyo’s Kioi Hall broke into an emotional applause. Executing each piece with energy and concentration, the 21-year-old classical pianist, who has been blind since birth, mesmerized the typically reserved Tokyo crowd in a two-hour solo performance on his latest tour…. READ ARTICLE

Award turns blind Japan pianist into music sensation

By Chika Osaka, Reuters, Tokyo — Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii has become the latest star on the classical music scene after winning one of the world’s most prestigious awards, but the blind 20-year-old has no need for a score….  READ STORY