It is always inspiring to see more artists come onto the classical music scene! As the well-known, established giant musicians of today get older, we have to have the next generation of musicians ready to take on the rigors of travel, study, and performance. It is a challenging life; but when one has passion for music performance, all else takes a back seat.
On February 17, 2010 I met pianist Berenika, after she completed three concerts in the Santa Rosa, California area. While I was unable to attend her performance, I wanted to meet her, and talk about music and her career.
Berenika turned out to be delightful person: Expressive, confident, excellent communicator, with a strong sense of her professional direction.