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Tsunehito Nakai & Miwako Takeda Piano Duo Recital “Piano Art” vol.4

Tsunehito Nakai & Miwako Takeda Piano Duo Recital “Piano Art” vol.4


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Miwako Takeda & Nobuhito Nakai

Piano Duo Recital

The Art of Piano vol.4

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Small Hall
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

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C. Debussy: in black and white
L. Bernstein (arr. Musto): Symphonic Dance from "West Side Story"
M. Ravel: Spanish Rhapsody
M. Infante: Andalusian Dances
G. Anderson: Carmen Fantasy for 2 Pianos


Piano duo Tsunehito Nakai & Miwako Takeda
Piano Duo Miwako Takeda & Nobuhito Nakai

The only piano duo in Japan and extremely rare in the world, both solo and duo have won prizes in competitions affiliated with the World Federation of International Music Competitions WFIMC. After graduating from the Tokyo University of the Arts and the Graduate School of Music at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, the couple studied at the Salzburg Mozarteum Musikhochschule. Studied piano duo under A. Kontarski. Formed a duo in 1999, won a prize at the Murray Dranoff International Double Piano Competition (USA) in the same year, and started a full-fledged duo activity, starting with recitals in the United States for three consecutive days. In Japan, he has performed many piano duo recitals all over the country. A duo of a married couple who are in love.They boast a high standard not only in their duo activities but also in their solo activities.” Last year, they released their 5th duo CD "From the New World & Slavic Dance Collection", and following "Fantasy", they were selected as a record art magazine special edition, and 2 CDs were broadcast on the All Nippon Airways international audio program. Appeared on NHK-BS TV "Meikyoku Tantei Amadeus", "Pia no Pia", and FM "Meikyoku Recital". In recent years, he has performed at music festivals in France and has had a recital tour in Germany. This year she will give a recital in London. Invited to teach and perform at the MusicAlp International Music Academy in France and the Jirisan International Music Festival in South Korea. Received the 2014 Kurushima Takehiko Cultural Award. Both are Fukoku Seimei partner artists.

Tsunehito Nakai : Studied abroad in Germany as a DAAD scholarship student. 3rd Prize, Brahms International Music Competition, Audience Award, 1st Prize, Senigallia International Piano Competition, Chamber Music Prize, Lied Accompaniment Prize, Viotti International Music Competition '97 (Vercelli), 3rd Prize, Prague Spring International Music Competition Diploma, Mavi Marcotte International Piano Competition Highest Place. Studied under Yoko Watanabe, Morio and Mutsuko Tozawa, Susumu Umetani, Katsumi Ueda, G Opitz, and K=H Kenmarling. He has collaborated with many orchestras both in Japan and abroad, such as the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra conducted by G. Bertini and the Beethoven Piano Concerto Complete Concert (Italy) commemorating the 100th anniversary of W. Kemp's birth. A concert of all of Brahms' piano works (solo, duet, two pianos) was held. Released the CD "Brahms". Currently Associate Professor at Toho Gakuen University and Visiting Professor at Nagoya College of Music.

Miwako Takeda : All Japan Student Music Competition High School Division 1st prize in Hokkaido, 2nd prize in East Japan, 3rd prize in Maria Canals International Music Competition, special jury prize, Viotti International Music Competition '98 (Vercelli) 3rd prize In addition, he has won various awards at international competitions such as Palma d'Oro, Rome, Mazara del Ballo, Mavi Marcos, and Ennio Polino. Studied under Hiro Murata, Kaori Mizuta, Katsumi Ueda, M. Huwenrieder, and A. Kontarski. Co-starred with Rai Italia National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oradea Phil (Romania), etc. In his performance of Mozart, he was praised by Mr. I. Hebler and Mr. P. Lang, who are world authorities. Released the CDs "Miwako Takeda Playlist" and "Cantando Angelico". Lecturer at Ueno Gakuen University, Saitama Prefectural Omiya Koryo High School, and Toho Gakuen University Graduate School.