I have a special feeling for the Barbican in London. It feels so inviting, utopian, and democratic compared to other concert halls, which often seem more like churches, or fancy condominiums.
A relentless discipline of technical training ultimately frees an artist to work from instinct and emotion! To be a musician is to be a student, of life.
Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I began piano at a very early age, like
Surround yourself with inspiring people. Find a mentor or, better yet, find several! Never be afraid to keep learning. Perform music of all eras. Work with composers who are writing today.