Pianists and Keyboardists
Khozyainov became known around the world by his outstanding performance as the youngest finalist in the 2010 Chopin Competition in Poland. Since then he has won top prizes at the Dublin and Sydney International Piano Competitions, and has toured around the world.
Latvian classical concert pianist Andrejs Osokins is a laureate of the world’s most prominent piano competitions, including Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv, the Long-Thibaud International Competition in Paris, the Leeds International Piano Competition and the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition in Brussels, as well as a laureate of the 5th Inter-national German Piano Award presented by International Piano Forum in Frankfurt.
Katsaris established an impressive international reputation at a very early age after success in many top competitions. He is celebrated globally as a pianist possessing both unparalleled technique and rich and poetic expression.
Jamie Cullum is one of the world's most popular singer songwriters, having sold over ten million albums. He seamlessly combines jazz, pop and rock to produce a unique blend of compelling music. His explosive live shows are the stuff of legend and have to be seen (and heard) to be believed. These performances, coupled with his outstanding recorded output, have ensured that Jamie has a truly global fan-base.
Il geniale concertista italiano Michele Campanella, costantemente acclamato dalla critica e dal pubblico a livello internazionale, fa il suo ingresso tra le fila degli Yamaha Artist, ovvero tra coloro che hanno scelto di esibirsi sui prestigiosi pianoforti della serie CF
A musical phenomenon, Hiromi gathered attention when performed Chick Corea invited her to perform with him when just 17. She already had a recording contract while still in college, and is now an award winning star known around the world.
Joe Dorff is an American multi Instrumentalist and Singer as well as Composer and Arranger.
Ilya Rashkovskiy was the 1st prize winner at the 8th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition (2012), the Citta di Pinerolo Competition (2012), the International Jaen Competition (2005), and at the Hong Kong International Competition (2005). He is among the top prize winners of the Long-J.Thibaud Competition in Paris (2nd Place), Queen Elisabeth in Brussels (4th Place) and Artur Rubinstein Piano Masters in Tel Aviv (3rd Place).
Il pianista Costantino Catena è stato designato ufficialmente da Yamaha Music Europe “Yamaha Artist”, entrando a far parte di un esclusivo gruppo di artisti. ““Pianista di un tipo ormai raro nella sua generazione, non fa economia nell’uso del pedale espressivo, ma in lui sfolgora anzitutto l’arte del cantare sulla tastiera con invenzioni di fraseggio che ne dimostrano la squisita intelligenza musicale”: definito con queste parole dal musicologo Carlo Vitali sulla rivista Amadeus, Costantino Catena è stato ospite di importanti istituzioni concertistiche in vari paesi europei, in Australia, negli U.S.A., in Russia e in Giappone, tra cui l'Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna, il Kennedy Center e la Georgetown University di Washington, gli Amici del Teatro Regio di Torino, gli Amici della Musica di Trapani, la Società Dante Alighieri, il Liszt Memorial Museum di Budapest, il Festival Internazionale di Ravello, il Festival Internazionale di Alghero, l'Istituto Liszt di Bologna, l’Auditorium Parco della Musica di Roma, il Conservatorio Tchaikovsky di Mosca, la Yasar Concert Hall di Izmir, la Winchester University, la Filarmonica De Stat Transilvania di Cluj-Napoca, il Kusatsu International Festival, l'Ohrid Summer Festival.
Alberto Pizzo joins the Yamaha family and becomes an official Yamaha Artist. Born in Naples in 1980, Alberto Pizzo began studying the piano at a young age. In 2004 he graduated at Conservatorio San Pietro a Majella in Naples and took part in many national and international piano contests. In 2006 he obtained a second level degree in Concert Piano at the same Conservatory in Naples. In 2007, as solo pianist, he performed the music for a Rai International show about Vincenzo Bellini and for GEO & GEO, a RaiTre show. In 2009 Alberto held a concert at the Japan Stock Exchange as a solo artist and with soprano Yuki Sumani. In 2010 he entered Palco Reale of Gianni Sergio.