VOICES

The Shigeru Kawai has received lavish praise from many top pianists throughout the world.

Mikhail Pletnev

Mikhail Pletnev

Pianist, Composer and Conductor

“I want to congratulate you all: in my opinion Kawai makes today the best piano in the world!”

Earl Wild

Earl Wild

Legendary Pianist

“The Shigeru Kawai piano is unsurpassed in its craftsmanship and beauty of tone.”

Michael Kieran Harvey

Michael Kieran Harvey

Concert Pianist

“Superlative touch, power and extremes of colour and dynamic expression.”

Warren Mailley-Smith

Warren Mailley-Smith

Concert Pianist

“The Shigeru Kawai Series are unquestionably beautiful instruments and belong to the elite class of piano.”

Dr. Grace Fong

Dr. Grace Fong

Director of Keyboard Studies, Chapman University Conservatory

“The Shigeru Kawai Concert Grand at Chapman Conservatory is a beautifully-crafted, elite piano. Many artists have been awed by its design innovation and superb power and projection.”

Dr. David Korevaar

Dr. David Korevaar

Weil Professor of Piano University of Colorado, Boulder

“The Shigeru piano features superior tonal response across all registers, and a superbly engineered action that allows me to do anything I could imagine on the instrument. In recordings, recitals, and in the teaching studio, the Shigeru piano offers all that a pianist could ask for.”

Mark Nixon

Mark Nixon

Concert Pianist
Head of Keyboard at King’s College School, London

“It truly fires the creative imagination of the performer – a miracle of an instrument!”

John Chen

John Chen

Winner 2004 Sydney International Piano Competition

“It has the broadest dynamic spectrum of any piano I know. I wish there was a Shigeru Kawai piano everywhere I play.”

Junko Ueno Garrett

Junko Ueno Garrett

Concert Pianist

“The Shigeru piano always gives me inspiration to create music at a very high level. I love its honest and transparent sound.”

Moye Chen

Moye Chen

Concert Pianist

“When I first played a Shigeru Kawai EX, I felt that it was like my old friend – this was the instrument I was looking for.”

Dieter Falk

Dieter Falk

Pianist, Composer and Producer

“It is a real pleasure to play on a Shigeru. The instrument’s dynamics and expression are truly unparalleled. Whenever I come to a concert hall and find a Shigeru grand on stage, I’m simply happy.”

Florian Mitrea

Florian Mitrea

Concert Pianist

“The best companion a pianist can ask for in the adventure to explore and share the world’s greatest music. This is the Shigeru Kawai EX piano for me.”

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