2009 Cliburn Gold Medalist
Semifinal Recital
webcast live from Bass Performance Hall on May 31, 2009

BEETHOVEN Sonata in B-flat Major, op. 106, (“Hammerklavier”)
MUSTO Improvisation & Fugue

Since the 2009 Cliburn, Nobu has earned the devotion of countless fans through the passion and excitement of his live performances. Long-standing collaborations with conductors Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vasily Petrenko, and Yutako Sado have resulted in bestselling recordings for Avex, for whom he records exclusively. He travels across Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America for performances in the world’s most venerated halls, including the Royal Concertgebouw, Vienna’s Musikverein, Carnegie Hall, and Wigmore and Royal Albert Halls in London.