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With 9 dates in 9 Australian cities this month, ZOFO speaks with MusicaVivaAustralia

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Playing one piano with four hands – but a unified artistic mind – is about the most intimate form of chamber music there is. Eva-Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi are ZOFO; a ‘20-Finger Orchestra' who for a decade now, have electrified audiences with their dazzling artistry and outside-the-box thematic programming for piano-four-hands. They commissioned a ‘Pictures at an Exhibition' - seeking out composers from 14 countries and asking them to choose a piece of visual art from their own culture, and then write a short piece inspired by it. The result is ZOFOMOMA – an unforgettable multimedia concert experience; a celebration of marvellous pianism set against an enthralling background of international artworks, creating an imaginary tour of a brilliant modern gallery to intrigue and engage the ears and eyes.

ZOFO is spending the whole month of May in Australia with 9 dates in 9 cities. Musica Viva Australia spoke with ZOFO on the communication techniques they use while playing, tips for piano four-hands beginners, the origins of their ZOFOMOMA concert experience and what audiences can expect from their performance. Watch the attached video