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Examiner review of pianist Aryo Wicaksono — 2011 September 13
Examiner review of pianist Aryo Wicaksono — 2011 September 13

The biography page on Aryo Wicaksono’s Web site says nothing about his origins as to either place of birth or ancestry. Between what I know about names and the activities enumerated in his biography, I would take him to be of Indonesian ancestry, if not born there. At the same time, the biographical statement for his recital today in the Noontime Concerts™ series (“San Francisco’s Musical Lunch Break”) at Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral cited him as “the first Western classical music artist to hold a visiting Artist-in-Residence position at the American University of Sharjah, in Sharia, UAE.” There is no doubt that the repertoire he chose for today’s program was decidedly Western, but there was also a bit of Indonesia thrown in for good measure.

Read the full review on Examiner.com…