Friday, 23 April, 2021 | 5:00 PM

Ken Iisaka

A three-time finalist in the Van Cliburn Amateur Piano Competition, Ken Iisaka presents a program titled “In F-sharp Major: Etherealism and Exoticism in One Key.”



In F-sharp Major: Etherealism and Exoticism in One Key

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Barcarolle, Op. 60

Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951)
Sonata-Ballada in F-sharp Major, Op. 27

Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)
Piano Sonata No. 4 in F-sharp MajorOp. 30

About the artist

A native of Japan, pianist Ken Iisaka has appeared in such places as Berliner Philharmonie, National Gallery of Canada, Gasteig München, and in such cities as Shanghai, Tōkyō, Fort Worth, Minneapolis, New York, Washington DC, and Victoria, BC as a soloist and chamber musician.
Iisaka maintains a multi-faceted career, as an AI engineer, a pianist, a teacher, and also as a writer for the San Francisco Classical Voice and Pianist magazine.Iisaka resides in Foster City, surrounded by 4 pianos, a harpsichord, and numerous keyboards; and with partners Yvonne Liu and Orpheus, a Bernedoodle.