Fennesz / Sakamoto

The River to River Festival is going on in NYC right now and they have cool free events almost everyday. Last week, we went to see Christian Fennesz and Ryuichi Sakamoto at the World Financial Center.

The stage – the World Financial Center was a great building, you can see the water right outside, too:


Palm trees! I haven’t seen one since I left San Francisco!


There they were – they did an album together called “Cendre” and they were performing from the album for the first time in US:


He then started playing the piano – wow it was beautiful.


He was also playing the strings inside the piano:


Their music was very experimental, ambient, soothing, and it was great to see them play live for sure.