Aisa Ijiri

Aisa Ijiri ,Piano

  • European sophistication, intense passion, and poetic sensibility create beautiful art.
    ("Record Geijutsu")
  • A charming pianist with a good sense of rhythm that inspires listeners. ("CD Journal")

At the age of 14, he performed a piano concerto at the Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw and made his recital debut at the Concert House in Stockholm the following year. Music Festival Chairman: Prince Charles), Wimbledon International Music Festival, and other world-class international music festivals, as well as London's Vigmore Hall, Kioi Hall, Izumi Hall, and other top concert halls. Held piano recitals and chamber music concerts in China and Korea. His performances have been featured on Classic FM, British Broadcasting Corporation BBC Radio 3, Serbian national broadcaster RTS, N1 TV, Radio Belgrade, and CNN TV in the United States, and have received worldwide acclaim.

As a soloist, he has performed with the Osaka Century Symphony Orchestra (Kentaro Kawase/Ken Sheh), Orchestra Musica Celeste (Yasuo Shinozaki), Orion Symphony Orchestra (Toby Purser), Bouchy Symphony Orchestra (George Vas), and Vienna.・Salon Orchestra 'Salon Orchestra Alt-Wien' (Conducted by Udo Zwölfer), Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra (Conducted by Yukio Fujioka), and other domestic and international orchestras perform piano concertos. In 2010, he made his debut recital at Tokyo Opera City, and in 2017, he made a spectacular debut at Carnegie Hall in New York, and his performance full of delicate musicality was highly praised.

He holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, a Master's degree in performance from the Guildhall College of Music, and an Artist Diploma from the Royal College of Music in the UK. In 2009, he was the youngest recipient of the Shiga Prefecture Cultural Encouragement Award. In 2010, he was certified as a Steinway artist. In 2015, he signed a contract as a Steinway Spirio Recording Artist. In 2016, he was appointed as the artistic director of the Tokyo International Piano Association (TIPA). In 2018, he was appointed Honorary Representative of the Royal College of Music (RCM). In 2019, he launched the Montecatini Piano Festival in Italy as the artistic director of the music festival. In 2020, he became a professor of piano at the Euro Arts Academy. Hastings International Concerto Competition, Nomea International Piano Competition, and other international competition judges.

So far, solo albums produced by NAT "Aisa Ijiri, Pilgrimage to walk with piano", "Wings of Love | Ele d'Amour", "Sakura SAKURA" produced by WW Records, "Prelude", Prague / Released "Martin Tillman: Until We Meet Again" with Symphonic Ensemble.

In music magazines and TV programs such as "Pianist Magazine", "Lark Music", "Steinway Magazine", and "CNN Style", she is featured as a special model and decorates the cover. He also played the lead role of a pianist in Marco della Fonte's Italian film "AISA: Petrarca's Sonnet 104", which won the "Best Experimental Award" at the Hollywood International Film Festival 2020. He has also collaborated with British Royal Opera House concertmaster Vasko Vassilev and Emmy-nominated Hollywood composer Martin Tillman on a number of innovative music projects and live shows.

In 2022, as the artistic director of the Tokyo International Piano Association (TIPA), he will hold the music festival "Belgrade Piano Classics" in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, and the "Serbian Japan Festival" in Vrschat. I plan to.

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