This is an article in "Nikkan Sports" in Japan.
Translating to English from Japanese.
Daisuke Takahashi expresses "the love" by Beatles.
July 11th, 2013
In July 11th, Daisuke Takahashi (Kansai University Graduate School) had a press interview in Osaka (Itami) Airport before departure to the training camp in the North America for 2 weeks. As for the free program of the Sochi Olympics season which he faces with the readiness as the last in his eligible, he disclosed that he is going to skate to Beatles Medley as the theme of “The Love”.
As the choreographer, he requested for the first time to Lori Nichol who takes care of Mao Asada, too.
As for the short program (SP), he used "The Sonatina for The Violin" composed by Mamoru Samuragochi who is the 2nd generation bombing which comes from Hiroshima-city and isn't able to hear both ears and Kenji Miyamoto choreographed it as same as the time of Vancouver Olympics where he was brilliant to the bronze medal.
As for the free program which have joined to five famous music, such as "Yesterday", 27 years old Takahashi expects that it becomes "the excellent one". As for SP, he expressed as "the music which it feels the hope".
He said, “Because it is the season which may become to the final season for me, I would like not to have regrets of. And I would like to repay by the program, with the gratitude to the person who is cheering me".
In this season when begins in earnest in October, the intense conflict for representative with the young generations, such as 18 years old Yuzuru Hanyu, awaits. He told the determination, saying, “The composition of the jumps, such as the quad jump is same as in last season. I would like to overcome everybody there because the Olympics is the excellent stage”.
Daisuke Takahashi expresses “the love” by Beatles.
Takahashi cheered Miki Ando who gave childbirth to a girl in April, saying, "It is a wonderful affair that the life is born. I think that she grows aiming at the Olympics as the skater and as the mother and show us the view of the world of Miki Ando".