Tsunehito Nakai

Tsunehito Nakai Nobuhito Nakai, Piano

After graduating from the music high school attached to the Tokyo University of the Arts, the university, the graduate school, and the graduate school of the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (Meister Class), he studied at the Mozarteum University of Music and Performing Arts Salzburg. Received a DAAD scholarship while studying in Germany. Invited to participate in Beethoven's lecture given by Mr. Opitz of the W. Kempf Cultural Foundation in Positano, Italy.

Yoko Watanabe, Morio and Mutsuko Tozawa, Susumu Umetani, Katsumi Ueda, Gerhard Opitz, and Karl-Heinz Kemmerling on piano; Alfons Kontarski for piano duo; Helmut Deutsch and Donald Sulzen for song accompaniment Studied under Mr.

3rd place in the Japan Music Competition. Audience Award at the 2nd prize of the J. Brahms International Music Competition and the Gala Concert by the top winners of 4 divisions. 1st prize in the Senigallia International Piano Competition, together with the chamber music prize and the aria/song accompaniment prize. Viotti International Music Competition (Vercelli) 3rd Prize, Prague Spring International Music Competition, Diploma. Winner of the Mavi Marcotte International Piano Competition. 4th place in the Murray Dlanoff International Two Piano Competition.

Brahms: Concerto No. 1 with Croatian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Pro Arte Marche Symphony Orchestra (Italy), and No. 2 with RAI Italian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kukurova Devlet Symphony Orchestra (Turkey), Akira Naito, Tokyo New City Orchestra, Yamashita Performed with the Toho Orchestra Academy, conducted by Kazufumi, and the Geidai Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Yoko Matsuo. In particular, in the Tokyo New City tube regular, he quickly acted as a substitute in a few days due to his trust, and it attracted a lot of attention.
Appeared in the Beethoven Piano Concerto for the 100th anniversary of the birth of W. Kempff in Italy, conducted by G. Bertini, performed Tchaikovsky with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, as well as Rachmaninoff, Liszt, etc. with the orchestra.

He has given concerts in Japan, Europe and the United States, including a complete series of Brahms piano works (solo, two pianos, four hands), a solo recital in Italy for three consecutive nights, and a piano duo recital in the United States for three consecutive days. A wide range of activities, including solo, chamber music, song accompaniment, TV and radio appearances, participation in music festivals, and serialization in the music magazine "Chopin". He also holds many charity concerts and visits to social welfare facilities. In addition, his piano duo with his wife, Miwako Takeda, is the only Japanese duo that has won both solo and duo prizes in the WFIMC affiliated competitions of the World Federation of International Music Competitions. Both genres have a reputation for sincere and deep music.
He has appeared on NHK-BS TV programs such as “Meikyoku Tantei Amadeus” and “Pia no Pier”, as well as a series of concerts by the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as a master course at the Ecole Normale in Paris.
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.

Released the CD "Brahms" (PAMP1030), piano duo "Rachmaninov Suite" (PAMP-1034), "Mozart" (PAMP1027), and "Brahms: Hungarian Dances Waltz Collection" (QACK-30002).

Currently an associate professor at Toho Gakuen University. He also teaches piano solo and piano duo at Toho Gakuen Graduate School. Starting with Tomamu Resort Seminars, we are also focusing on educational aspects such as lectures, competition judging, advice lessons, etc.

Official website http://nakai-takeda.com

photo credit

© Toshiaki Yamada

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