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Makito Nishitani Cell Recital

Makito Nishitani Cell Recital


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Makito Nishitani Cell Recital

Makito Nishiya Cello Recital

Piano: Yukari Arai

April 27, 2019 (Sat) 17:00-


JT Art Hall Affinis


All seats are unreserved General 3,500 yen

Student 1,500 yen

*Advance sales end


Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

Japan Federation of Musicians


Pro Arte Musice Tel. 03-3943-6677

©Daisuke Yamagishi


JS Bach: Viola da Gamba Sonata No.1 in G major, BWV1027
JSBach: Viola da Gamba Sonata No.1 in G Major, BWV1027
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
M.Ravel: Pavane pour une infante dfunte
Webern: Two Pieces for Cello and Piano (1899)
A. Webern: Zwei Stcke fr Violoncello und Klavier
Three Pieces Op.11(1914)
Drei kleine Stcke fr Violoncello und Klavier Op.11
Makito Nishitani: Paraphrase based on the theme of "Makibito Sheep" (new work)
Makito Nishiya: Paraphrase on a Theme of “The first noel”
Brahms: 2nd song from 5 songs Op.105 "My sleep is getting shallower"
J.Brahms: Fnf Lieder Op.105: Nr.2 “Immer leise wird mein Schlummer”
Dvořák: Four Songs Op.82 No. 1 "Leave Me Alone"
A.Dvok: Vier Lieder Op.82: Nr.1 ​​“Last mich allein”
Franck: Violin Sonata in A major (arrangement for cello)
C.Franck:Sonata in A Major for Cello and Piano


Makito Nishiya Makito Nishiya, cello
Born in Nara prefecture. Started playing the cello at the age of 5 using the Suzuki method. After graduating from Tokyo University of the Arts and completing a master's course at the same graduate school, he studied at Indiana University in the United States. He has studied cello under Fumiaki Kono, Tomoya Kikuchi, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, and Janos Starker. He has also taken masterclasses with many cellists, including Yo-Yo Ma. After completing his studies in 2005, he returned to Japan and joined the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra led by Yutaka Sado as a founding member (until 2008). So far, he has performed with Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Tadaaki Otaka, Yutaka Sado, Keiko Mitsuhashi, and others as soloists. We are developing a wide range of performance activities such as participating in music festivals. In January 2013, he invited pianist Shigeo Neriki as a co-star, and held recitals in Tokyo and Kyoto. It was well received and won the 2013 Aoyama Music Award. From 2008 to 2016, he was a part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of the Arts.
In 2015, as a challenge to a new field of music, he formed the unit "shimizunishiya" with Yasuaki Shimizu, principal violinist of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. CD debut with "KODO", a multi-recording of all original songs and only two performances. He also composes, arranges, and performs live.
Since 2008, he is the principal cellist of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra.
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