2015 / Pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii to perform Chopin and Liszt at Aratani Theatre, Oct. 20

Pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii

Pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii

Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii will perform in recital in the Aratani Theatre at the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 8:00 p.m.

Blind since birth, the 25-year-old Tsuji rose to immediate prominence as the joint Gold Medal winner at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Van Cliburn himself told The Fort Worth Star-Telegram that Tsujii was “absolutely miraculous — his performance had the power of a healing service.”

His performance at the Aratani Theatre will feature:

Chopin   Andante  spianato et grande polonaise brillante, E-flat major, op. 22

Chopin   Piano Sonata No. 2, B-flat minor, op. 35

Liszt       Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6, D-flat major, S. 244

Liszt      Sonata in B minor, S. 178

Tickets are $75 for Orchestra Level 2, $55 for Orchestra Level 3, $40 for Balcony.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.jaccc.org  or by calling (213) 680-3700.