Winner of the International Bruges Musica Antiqua Competition, NaruhikoKawaguchi made a name for himself thanks to his sensitive and nuancedinterpretation, and his expressive way of playing the pianoforte.In this album, the young artist has put together a programme devoted toSchubert and performed on historical instruments. You will (re)discoverworks from the Viennese composer’s repertoire for pianoforte such as the Ungarische Melodie, the Adagio, the Wanderer-Fantaisie, the Four impromptus and the Kupelwieser-Walzer, as well as Franz Liszt’s arrangements for pianoforte of some of his lieder – Trockne Blumen or Der Müller und der Bach.

Always keen to get involved with young talented musicians, Outhere Musichas been a partner of the MAFestival for several years now and offersa recording to one of its winners – which will be released this year on theFuga Libera label. Naruhiko Kawaguchi is fully committed in his desireto promote talented young artists and to help them in the development oftheir professional career.