One year after Yearbook, Japanese pianist and composer Akira Kosemura announced the release of a new EP. In the Moonlight is out on March 29th for Piano Day via Schole Records (Dakota Suite, Quentin Sirjacq, Tim Linghaus). he shared the first excerpt titled “In Moonlight, Op. 2“. Listen below.
After the release of his critically acclaimed last album “In The Dark Woods” (2017) and his digital EP “Yearbook” (2018), This new EP includes four new piano pieces composed with the inspirations of several female images, reminding Philip Glass, Nils Frahm or Max Richter.This EP shows us various expressions and moods, however, the fragile beauty and close protective calmness of all songs remain, and it’s everything you expect from Akira Kosemura.