On October 17, Yamaha Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. co-hosted “Two Yamahas, One Passion—RIDERS MEET PIANIST,” an event where the sensitivity of a pianist and motorcyclists blend into one, at the Yamaha Hall in Ginza, Tokyo.
Based on the mutual belief in creating kando with customers, the two companies have continued their joint initiatives for enhancing the value of the Yamaha brand. This event was part of such initiatives.
At this event, internationally renowned pianist Francesco Tristano and five riders who participate in Grand Prix motorcycle racing (MotoGP) events and other motorcycle races—Valentino Rossi, Maverick Viñales, Johann Zarco, Hafizh Syahrin and Katsuyuki Nakasuga—took the stage. Many members of the press as well as motorcycle and musical instrument aficionados came to the event, which took place as follows.