Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? To sound a little pompous, I think the choice made itself. I never thought
you spend every day touching these masterpieces but you never come to some end point where you can say “that is just the way I want it” because you’re always looking for more in them. That is exactly what is so wonderful about them too, but it is simultaneously what is very difficult
Who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career? I would say that there is no single influence in
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I don’t really remember how exactly it started, as music has been with me
It’s important to choose pieces that you love. I try to put pieces together that contrast in emotion and get different responses from the audience.
For me the greatest advantage of being a musician is the freedom to do what I want and what interests me. So I would say the definition of success would be the ability to choose to do things that I love, to play pieces I love with people or orchestras I enjoy working and playing with.