Keyboard virtuoso and avant-garde muse
Alexander Varty, Georgia Straight
Pianist Iwaasa quite simply pulls no punches, attacking each composer's work with passion, intensity and the nuanced playing she's acclaimed for... she manages to instil a sense of dynamic tension and pull to every note.
Stuart Derdeyn, The Province
The outrageously talented Vancouver pianist Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa … deftly spans an array of atmospheres with impressive mastery and stylistic clarity.
Jason van Eyk, Musicworks Magazine
Canada is blessed with a remarkable roster of talented pianists who are dedicated to championing work by our country’s composers. We can add Vancouver’s Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa to that roster.