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Yohei Wakioka Piano Recital

Yohei Wakioka Piano Recital


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Yohei Wakioka Piano Recital

Venue : Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Small Hall

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall


Handel: Chaconne in G major, HWV435
D. Scarlatti: Sonata K.212 in A major, K.29 in D major, K.247 in C sharp minor, K.24 in A major
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor op.111
Brahms: Piano Sonata No.3 in F minor op.5


Yohei Wakioka, piano
Born in Tokyo in 1980. Started playing the piano at the age of 5, graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts Music Department after attending high school attached to the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts. Since he was a student, he has won numerous prizes such as the Kazusa Academia Piano Competition, Japan Music Competition, Japan Tchaikovsky Competition, Calabria International Piano Competition, Porto International Piano Competition, and Arthur Schnabel International Piano Competition.
Since 2005, he has been a scholarship student of the Meiji Yasuda Cultural Foundation for two years. In 2001, she appeared in the Shinjuku Fresh Concert and the Ogikubo Town Concert, and gave a recital at Aoyama Kawai Salon "Pause". In 2005, he held a recital at the Berlin Steinway House, and in the same year performed Schumann's Piano Concerto with the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra, earning high acclaim in German music magazines and newspapers. In 2006 and 2009, he performed Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27 at the International Mozart Music Festival in Miyazaki. 2008 Performed Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 with the Joyful Orchestra of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra members in Kochi, New Philharmonic Chiba, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo University of the Arts Orchestra, Porto Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra Etc. and many co-stars. In chamber music, he has performed with Yoshiaki Suzuki (clarinet), Anna Maria Palmer (soprano) of the Linz Brucknerhaus, and Ria Ideta (marimba).
She has studied under Mariko Shimizu, Hitomi Ohata, Mari Dewa, Ikuyo Kamiya, Takako Horie, Midori Tanabe, and Mieko Harimoto. He has also attended masterclasses by V. Mishuk, V. Makarov, A. Vardi, Hiroko Nakamura, D. Bashkirov, P. Gililov, H. Sigfridsson, and BL Gelber.
He is currently studying further at the Hanns Eisler College of Music in Berlin under the guidance of Mr. G. Kupfernagel.