Taiji Nakamura

Daichi Nakamura ,Violin

Started playing the violin at the age of 3. After graduating from Fukuoka Prefectural Kokura High School, he moved to Vienna and studied under M. Frischenschlager at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. In addition, he studied under A. Dumay at the Queen Elisabeth College of Music in Belgium.

He has won many prizes and special prizes at prestigious international competitions such as the 2004 Tchaikovsky International Music Competition for Young Musicians, the 2012 Khachaturian International Music Competition, the 2014 Kreisler International Competition, and the 2016 Rodolfo Lipitzer International Competition.

In 2017, he became the first Japanese to win the 24th Brahms International Competition. At the age of 20, he made his European debut with the Sophia Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then, he has performed mainly in Europe and Japan, and has performed with the Kyushu Symphony Orchestra, the Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra, the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Klagenfurt Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Sophia Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed with orchestras such as the Luviv Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also given recitals at venues such as Suntory Hall, The Symphony Hall, and Hibiki Hall.

In 2019, the debut album "Brahms: Violin Sonata Collection" (piano: Akira Eguchi) was released from Victor Entertainment.

The instrument used is a 1738 Guarneri del Gesu "Sophie Haas" (lent by Mr. Hideki Kitayama of Kitayama Corporation).

From 2021, he will be appointed as a cultural ambassador of Kitakyushu City. In 2022, he received the Baroquesaal Award from the Aoyama Music Foundation in recognition of the activities of the trio formed by Mr. Rei Tsujimoto (cello) and Mr. Takushi Sato (piano).

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