Kyohei Sorita is creating a new wave in Japan's classical music scene. Winning second prize in the 2021 International Chopin Piano Competition catapulted him to fame as a world-class pianist. Much like his piano playing, he has been bold, flexible and playful in his ventures. After studying in Moscow, he relocated to Warsaw. While there, he founded his own orchestra and record label in Japan. He is scheduled to study in Vienna to pursue the art of conducting. He shares his motivation and his vision for the future of classical music.
In 2021, Sorita won second prize in the International Chopin Piano Competition
He discusses his life and his work with host Robert Campbell
Sorita is the founding conductor of his own orchestra