Miwako Takeda

Miwako Takeda, Piano

After graduating from the Faculty of Music at Tokyo University of the Arts, he went to Europe and completed the graduate school of the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (acquired Meister Classen Diplom). In addition, he studied at the Salzburg Mozarteum Kunitachi College of Music Performer Course.

1st place in Hokkaido, 2nd place in Eastern Japan, 3rd place and special jury prize in Maria Canals International Music Competition, 3rd place in Viotti International Music Competition '98 (Vercelli), Palma ・Received various awards at the Dolo International Music Competition, Rome International Piano Competition, Mazara del Ballo International Piano Competition, Mavi Marcos International Piano Competition, Ennio Polino International Piano Competition, Murray Dranoff International Two Piano Competition, etc. . Studied piano under Hiro Murata, Kaori Mizuta, Katsumi Ueda, M. Huwenrieder, L. Hoffmann, K. Eichhorn, and A. Kontarski.

Many recital activities, including solo recitals and piano duo recitals at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Small Hall, Tsuda Hall, Casals Hall, and other halls throughout the country, and piano duo recitals in Florida, USA for three consecutive days. He has performed with prominent musicians and at parties attended by His Imperial Highness Prince Hitachi and Princess Hitachi. In addition, he has been active in a wide range of activities in Japan, Europe and the United States, including collaboration with orchestras (RAI Italian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oradea Philharmonic Orchestra, etc.), appearances at gala concerts, music festivals, and charity concerts. In music magazines, "The variety of piano tones that she possesses is limitless, and her pianissimo tones are infinitely delicate. It was well received. The piano duo with her husband, Tsunehito Nakai, is the only Japanese duo that has won prizes in both the solo and duo competitions of the WFIMC member competitions of the World Federation of International Music Competitions. In his performance of Mozart, he was praised by Mr. I. Hebler and Mr. P. Lang, who are world authorities.

Appeared on NHK-BS TV "Meikyoku Tantei Amadeus", "Pia no Pier" and series concerts of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra.
In recent years, she has been invited to recital tours, including the Bordeaux Music Festival in France and a regular concert in Germany, and has been acclaimed in the newspapers.

a solo cd
"Miwako Takeda plays Liszt" (PAMP-1031)
"Miwako Takeda cantando-angelico (PAMP-1025)
piano duo cd
"Rachmaninov Suite" (PAMP-1034)
"Mozart" (PAMP-1027)
"Brahms: Hungarian Dances Waltz Collection" (QACK-30002)

Currently, Ueno Gakuen University and Saitama Prefectural Omiya Koryo High School Music Department Lecturer

Official website http://nakai-takeda.com

photo credit

© Fumihiko Tanaka (studio23)

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