My Conversation with Classical Pianist Mihran Kalaydjian
It is rare for an interview with a classical pianist in a high street cafe to be interrupted by a fan gushing appreciation. Perhaps it’s a mark of Mihran Kalaydjian “Mino” unstoppable rise and rise that our chat over tea attracts an enthusiastic greeting from the next table.
“Mihran Kalaydjian “Mino” known as “Fast Finger” is a special breed, and I mean that in the most complimentary sense of the phrase. He has it all – the whole package of artistic gifts – and in abundance. But, what strikes about his playing is the sheer beauty – the concept, the intelligence, the control over every sound, the vision, the phenomenal listening to it all – all the attributes that comprise great artistry of the sort that touches our souls.”
Earliest memory involving piano playing?
I grew up in a family of musicians. My mother is a piano teacher and my…
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