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Ayano Shimada Piano Recital

Ayano Shimada Piano Recital


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Ayano Shimada Piano Recital

After more than ten years of European activities.....

Venue : Tsuda Hall

Supported by: Embassy of France in Japan, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Toho Gakuen Music Department Alumni Association


Haydn: Sonata in F major, Hob.XVI-23
J. Haydn : Sonata in F major Hob.XVI-23

Français: From Five Portraits of Young Girls
J. Franaix : Extract from Cinq portraits de jeunes filles“

Debussy: Video Vol.1
C. Debussy: Images 1
: Joy Island
: L'sle joyeuse

Brahms: Sonata No.3 in F minor, Op.5
J. Brahms : Sonata No.3 in F minor Op.5


Ayano Shimada, piano

Born in Yokohama. Started playing the piano at the age of 3.
In 1997, she graduated from the music department of Toho Girls' High School at the top of her class. In the same year, she performed at the Ogaki Music Festival new face concert. Held the first recital (at Parthenon Tama Hall). The youngest winner of the 5th prize at the Vianna da Motta International Music Competition. Performed Beethoven's "Emperor" with the Machida Philharmonic Orchestra. Moved to France in autumn.
In 1998, he entered the Paris National Conservatoire at the top of his class.
While still a student, he won the 3rd prize in the Massia Machine International Competition (2000) and the 1st prize in the Jean Francais International Music Competition (2001).
Graduated from the same conservatory in 2002 and entered the research course.
1st prize at the Trani International Piano Competition (2003), 2nd prize at the Bellini International Music Competition (2003). In 2004, she won the 4th prize and a special prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition. Performed with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra conducted by the late Janos Fürscht. The performance will be released as a CD.
After completing the research course at the same conservatory in 2004, he studied at the Paris Ecole Normale Conservatory. In 2006, he released his first album "Debussy/Dutilleux/Ravel". In addition to receiving compliments from the composer Mr. Dutilleux himself, it has received high praise in various magazines. In the same year, he obtained the highest course performance diploma and completed the same conservatory.
In 2008, he moved to Germany to study at the Leipzig University of Music and Performing Arts as a trainee of the Agency for Cultural Affairs' overseas study program for emerging artists. Held a solo recital centered on German music at the school, which was well received.
Since living in Paris, he has performed in and outside of Paris Salle Cortot, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Florence Palazzo Vecchio, etc., and is often invited to festivals in Europe, South Africa, and Tunisia. He has also performed with orchestras such as the Johannesburg Orchestra, and has performed with internationally active musicians such as Petr Prause (Talich String Quartet cellist), Sumire Kudo (New York Philharmonic cellist), and Mineo Hayashi (cellist). He has received a good reputation and is active as an accompanist pianist for summer courses in France. Broadcasting media activities such as NHK-FM "Meikyoku Recital" are developing a wide range of activities.
In addition to the breadth of her repertoire, her rich sensibility and beautiful sound are outstanding among pianists of her generation. Since moving to Japan in 2011, expectations are high for his future success.
He has studied under the late Sachiko Fukuoka, Mamiko Suda, JF Esser, A. Del-Vigne, JC Pennetier, and G. Fouts.