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Ken Matsuura Piano Recital?Inviting members of the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra?

Ken Matsuura Piano Recital?Inviting members of the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra?


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Ken Matsuura Piano Recital

Venue : Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

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Performer: Ken Matsuura (piano)


Nobuko Kaiwa (1st violin), 1st vn

Kumi Kobayashi, 2nd vn

Yasuo Hayashi, va

Yohei Matsuoka, vc


Bach-Busoni: Chaconne
JS Bach = F. Busoni: Chaconne d-moll BWV1004
Wagner-Liszt: Isolde's Love Death
R. Wagner = F. Liszt : Isoldes Liebestod
Bartok: Piano Sonata BB88
B. Barto'k : Klaviersonate BB88
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op.44
R. Schumann: Quintett fuer Klavier und Streichquartett Es-dur Op.44


Ken Matsuura, pf
Learned piano at the Talented Education Study Group from an early age. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and its graduate school. Since 1993, he has been studying at the Hungarian National Liszt Conservatory. Hungarian Government Scholarship International Student. In 1996, he won the "20th Century Music Best Performance Award" at the Slovakia Bratislava International Piano Competition. Performing mainly in Budapest. Returned to Japan in March 2002. In September of the same year, debut recital at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Small Hall. Since then, in his regular recital activities, "The beauty of soft sounds born from delicate breathing and delicate keystrokes", "The unique characteristics and fun of the work overflows, and the essence is wonderfully expressed" (Chopin) Magazine), “Sophisticated Musicality” (Musica Nova Magazine), and “A Large-scale Incandescent Performance” (Ongaku no Tomo Magazine). While doing solo and accompaniment performances in various places, he is expanding his activities, such as writing for piano magazines and appearing on TV Asahi's "Untitled Concert". So far, he has studied piano under F. Rados, S. Farvay, P. Naju, A. Kemenesh, Shozo Tsubota, and Kenji Watanabe, and chamber music under S. Devic, L. Berman, V. Merzhanov, D. He also studied in Bashkirov's master class. From April 2002, lecturer at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music.

Nobuko Kaiwa (1st violin), 1st vn
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Instrumental Music. Tokyo Bunka Kaikan budding musician debut concert appearance. After joining the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, he became a member of the Tokyo Sinfonietta and started working on contemporary music. Fumiko Kojiba: First performance of "Rubllev's Door" for unaccompanied violin. Performed at music festivals in France, Egypt, Holland, etc. She has studied under Kayoko Adachi, Chikashi Tanaka, Kazuki Sawa, and Takashi Shimizu. Currently a member of Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. Member of Tokyo Sinfonietta and Chamber Ensemble Clementia.

Kumi Kobayashi, 2nd vn
Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. She has studied under Chikashi Tanaka, Yasuko Otani, and Seiji Kageyama. Received the Encouragement Award at the 37th All Japan Student Music Contest East Japan. Participated in Kyoto French Music Academy, Kirishima International Music Festival, Switzerland Sion Music Festival, etc. Currently, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra 2 Vn vice-principal.

Yasuo Hayashi, va
Born in Fukuoka City. Started playing the violin at the age of 6. 2nd place in the All Japan Student Music Competition Western District High School Division. After switching to viola, graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts instrumental music department and graduate school. Joined Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra in 1992. She has studied violin under Haruko Taiki, Hyakuo Kishibe, Koichiro Harada, and viola under Junji Suganuma and Katsuhiko Tamaki. Currently, he is expanding his field of activity not only in orchestras, but also in chamber music and as an amateur orchestra trainer.

Youhei Matsuoka, vc
After graduating from Tokyo University of the Arts High School, studied at Toho Gakuen Music Department Diploma Course. He was the principal player of the chamber ensemble "Tokyo Solisten" for six years, and since then he has performed in the backing band of chanson and tango, and is also active as a performer of contemporary music. Joined the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra in 1991, and currently serves as vice-principal, while also performing in solo and chamber music concerts in various places. In recent years, he has held numerous independently planned recitals and piano trio concerts in Yokohama.