Yamaha CFX Testimonials

In 2010, Yamaha introduced the world to the CFX concert grand piano. The culmination of over 20 years of research and development, and integrating the European designs and materials inspired by their acquisition of Bösendorfer in 2008, the Yamaha CFX is being hailed by artists the world over as the greatest piano ever built. But don’t take our word for it – listen to these testimonials from today’s musical legends:

  • Jose Mendez - Piano Artist Faculty, New York University
  • Byron Janis
  • Lisa Yui - Piano Faculty, Manhattan School of Music, Montclair State University
  • Anne-Marie McDermott, Artistic Director, Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival
  • Frederic Chiu
  • HJ Lim
  • Jessica Chow Shinn and Michael Shinn, Keyboard Faculty, The Julliard School
  • Inna Faliks, Piano Faculty, UCLA
  • Jerome Rose, Piano Faculty, Mannes School of Music
  • Alexander Kobrin, Piano Faculty, NYU & Schwob School
  • Nadejda Vlaeva, Pianist

In this video, you will hear selections from Schumann's "Symphonic Etudes" performed by Emanuel Ax on his album "Variations" from Sony Classical Records. Recorded on the Yamaha CFX Piano at the American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York City in June 2012.