Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Concert Review in Aubergenville

A concert review from Aubergenville

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Islamey by Balakirev played on Dutch national radio station


My Dumka album was presented in a radio program in the Dutch national station NPO Radio 4. They played :

http://www.radio4.nl/gids/2014-12-13/261510/podium

18:15Balakirev, MilyIslameyFukuma, Kotaro [piano]Editions Hortus115

Saturday, December 13, 2014

A review of the Dumka album in a Web magazine in Luxembourg

GROSSARTIGE NUANCIERUNGSKUNST

... Gewiss, seine phänomenale Virtuosität ist allein schon ein Genuss, aber Balakirevs ‘Islamey’, Mussorgskys ‘Bilder einer Ausstellung’, Tchaikovskys ‘Dumka’ und Stravinskys ‘L’Oiseau de feu’ gewinnen vor allem durch die Finesse des Ausdruckspotenzials.

http://www.pizzicato.lu/aus-dem-notizbuch-eines-rezensenten-cd-kurzkritiken-von-remy-franck-folge-49/

Friday, December 5, 2014

Interview in Absolute skating about Ice Legends

I was interviewed in the figure skate web magazine!
Two weeks till the show in Geneva!

"The story of "Ice Legends" is a story of friendship, so it's no wonder that Stéphane decided to invite his close friends to be cast members. Among them Kotaro Fukuma, talented young pianist from Tokyo. "We met at the Narita airport, Tokyo, in July 2013. As I was a big fan of Stéphane, when I saw him by chance I couldn't help but talk to him. We kept in touch by email, and I invited him to my concert in Geneva Victoria Hall last January," Kotaro recalls..."

http://www.absoluteskating.com/index.php?cat=articles&id=2014icelegendspromo

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Kotaro Fukuma at Wigmore Hall : An excellent review of Kotaro's recital by Robert Matthew-Walker@Classical source !

" Fukuma may appear to be just one of a number of very gifted pianists from south-east Asia, but even amongst such a plethora of excellence as can be claimed for many of them, his comprehensively superb artistry places him in the exceptional class."

http://www.classicalsource.com/db_control/db_concert_review.php?id=12478