06. June 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Cliburn Competition, Read Online

The most difficult thing about staying away from home at Hannover is that there is very many crazy people,” she said. “They think just of music and don’t think of life. This is very, very bad. How can we play music if we don’t know life?

“There is this atmosphere in the school where people come in at 7 in the morning and they don’t go out until midnight,” she said. “These two weeks I have been focused on the piano, but usually it’s not like that. I have a social life. Even with the move to Germany, I speak to my family every day. We talk about concerts, and musical ideas, and food and sports, about everything.’

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The young woman has a good attitude, it seems. I really enjoyed her playing when I heard her semi-final round recital at The Cliburn Competition.

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