Naoki Tsurusaki (Cello, Composer) Sonata and Chamber Music Series Vol.4

Naoki Tsurusaki (Cello, Composer) Sonata and Chamber Music Series Vol.4


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Naoki Tsurusaki (Vc.) Sonata & Chamber Music Series Vol.4

Venue : Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall

Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall

All seats free 4000 yen

Series 3 tickets 10,000 yen 4 tickets 12,000 yen 6 tickets 18,000 yen

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Naoki Tsurusaki, violoncello
Akiko Ebi, piano


C. Debussy: Cello Sonata
C. Debussy: Cello Sonata

F.Poulenc: Cello Sonata
F. Poulenc: Cello Sonata

G. Fauré: Cello Sonatas No.1 and No.2
G. Faure: Cello Sonata No.1, No.2


Naoki Tsurusaki, violoncello
Born in 1953. In 1975, while studying at Tokyo University of the Arts, he studied at the Paris Conservatoire National Conservatoire as a French government scholarship student and graduated with the first prize. Studied under Mr. Takayuki Miki, the late Reine Frachaud, and the late Maurice Gendron. In addition to performing with the Lyon Chamber Orchestra, the Hokkaido Symphony Orchestra, the Ebetsu String Ensemble, Michio Kobayashi, Katsumi Ueda, Ichiro Nodaira, and Kazushi Ono, he has performed at the Aix-en-Provence Music Festival and the Berlioz Music Festival. World premiere of Ichiro Nohira's "Two Portraits" for cello and piano in the Chamber Music Series at the Opera de Lyon. Bach's "Unaccompanied Cello Suite" full-length live recording was released by Live Notes and was well received. 《When you listen to it, you will be tempted by an emotion that transcends reason. […] and the passage from the abyss of No. 5 to the exaltation of No. 6 is also particularly memorable. It is a great pleasure to know this extraordinary cellist in such a happy way. 》(Jiro Hamada "Record Geijutsu" May 2005 Semi-Special)
In recent years, he has also focused on composing, including "Impromptu II" and "Memory of a Scenery" for piano and clarinet in the chamber music series of the Lyon Opera. In 2007, in Hiroshima and Nara, the revised version "Memory of a Scenery" for clarinet and string quartet was premiered and received favorable reviews. A member of the Lyon Opera House since its founding.

Akiko Ebi, piano
Won the 41st Japan Music Competition while in the first year at Tokyo University of the Arts. Graduated from the National Conservatoire de Paris with the highest honors and graduated from the same graduate school. He won the Grand Prix, Chopin, and Leeds international competitions at Long Thibault, and won a special prize at the same time. Received the Japan Gold Disc Award twice, the Chopin Society of Japan Award, the Order of Literary Chevalier from the French government in 1993, the Paris Honorary Citizen Medal in 1998, and the Exxon-Mobil Music Award Honorable Mention in 2002. For the past 30 years, he has been active as a performer in various countries around the world, including Japan, Europe, the United States, Canada, Central and South America, Russia, China, the Middle East, and Egypt. He has performed with the NHK Symphony Orchestra and other major Japanese symphony orchestras, as well as with orchestras from France, England, Poland, Argentina, and other countries. The autumn 2008 piano duo concert with Ms. Martha Argerich has been broadcast frequently on television in many countries, including European countries, Israel and Romania, from January 2009 to the present. He holds master classes in various countries and is often asked to be a judge at major international music competitions. Chairman of Yokohama City Invited International Piano Music Festival Executive Committee, 2012 Chairman of the Jury of the 8th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition. Currently, Nihon University College of Art Graduate School Piano Department professor. Director of the Japan Chopin Association. Former visiting professor at Tokyo University of the Arts.