It was only after many concert performances and precise historical research that pianist Amir Katz, who lives in Berlin, decided to record all of Frédéric Chopin’s nocturnes. In doing so he attempts to precisely follow Chopin’s guidelines concerning tempo and dynamics, but he also pays attention to the apparent freedoms of the composition which were A kaleidoscope of the small form – Amir Katz plays Chopin’s 21 Nocturnes quite natural for Chopin and other interpreters of his time. This results in a meticulously developed yet lively interpretation which does not fail to capture the energy of spontaneity.
Amir Katz was born in Israel in 1973 and received his first piano lessons there. He continued his education in Europe. Amir Katz lives in Berlin.