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the romantic period


Musician // Pianist

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.


F E A T U R E D   R E V I E W S

“A one of a kind pianist… each note had a life of its own.”

Avril Lavigne

“Played with burning passion and astonishing accuracy.”

Thom Yorke 

"A professional musician of the highest standard, incredible 
Billie Joe Armstrong

"This guy is a bit mental! Won't stop working...The ultimate multitasker"  
Ian Brown


E V E N T S​

Session Musician and
Concert Production member 
May  -  Dec

Muse - UK and Europe

TBA 2023

Radiohead -  World  Tour


The Romantic Period has surpassed 100million streams on Spotify.  Piano Sonata No. 14, Mov 1 *Moonlight * composed by Ludwig van Beethoven was the most streamed track.
36 million streams  and counting on Spotify.  Click on the images below for more information.

rik the pianist
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My Piano story rik the pianist

My Piano Story - Featuring some of the finest modern pianists - 
Ennio Morricone, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Yiruma,  Hiromi Uehara, Yann Tiersen and Alice Ott.

Three own compositions ( by Rik )  played by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yiruma.

1) My Story  
2) Be My Light
3) Be My Guide 

*Event information may be out of date due to COVID 19. Confirm details with event organisers.

Session Musician and
Concert Production member 



Jan 9 - 10, 2020
L`Arc-en-ciel concert

in Osaka Jo Hall ,
Osaka, Japan




Jan 11 - 12, 2020
L`Arc-en-ciel concert 

in Osaka Jo Hall ,
Osaka, Japan




Jan 18 - 19, 2020
L`Arc-en-ciel concert 

in Aichi Sky Expo ,
Nagoya, Japan




Feb 8 - 9, 2020
L`Arc-en-ciel concert 

in Saitama Super Arena ,
Saitama, Japan




Feb 28 - 29, 2020
L`Arc-en-ciel concert 

in Yokohama Arena ,
Yokohama, Japan




Mar 4 - 5, 2020
L`Arc-en-ciel concert 

in Yoyogi National Stadium  ,
Tokyo, Japan


All music/songs are copyrighted on Apple Music and Spotify. All Artists are Verified by Apple Music and Spotify. Fully-licensed , All rights of the produced and of the owner of the work reproduced reserved. Unauthorised copying, hiring, lending, public performance and broadcasting of this recording prohibited.

true love waits rik the pianist

Featuring music from Adele, L-Arc-En-Ciel, Lily Allen, Mayday, Muse, Radiohead, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Yiruma



13 Liszt beautiful piano pieces played by Rik.
The greatest piano virtuoso of the Romantic era (and arguably of all time), Liszt's astounding talent expanded the scope of what a piano could do, transforming the instrument into an expressive powerhouse that approached the range and complexity of a full symphony orchestra.

liszt, rik the pianist

Mar 14 - May 24

Session Musician and
Concert Production member 

Avril Lavigne, Europe and Asia Tour
*cancelled - coronavirus


May 2019

New album * Mozart & Me , is available on Spotify , Amazon music and Google Play Music on 2nd Feb 2020.

( 02 02 2020 ) featuring  Mozart's Piano Concerto No 20,21 and 23 and Mozart's Piano Sonatas No 11,12 and 16. Featuring  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and
London Philharmonic Orchestra.

mozart & me  rik the pianist


Double album * Chopin Etudes op10 & op25 are available on Spotify etc on 2nd March 2020. 

Chopin opus 25 rik the pianist
chopin opus10 rik the pianist
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