Everything affects music making

‘”…turning 40 and new fatherhood have other effects: ‘It opens things up emotionally’, he says.  ‘I find that my whole perspective on life and my whole emotional range generally has changed.  I laugh more easily and cry more easily.  And that probably has an impact on the music making in one way or another.  Everything in life affects your music making.  Life and music go together.'”

– Leif Ove Andsnes, pianist.

Source: Jessica (2011) “Top of the World”, Pianist, Issue 60. p.13.