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Tue May 22, 2012 Piano Recital with Akiko Tamura

7:30 pm

Tickets: 15,– Euro
Students: 10,– Euro

BÖSENDORFER-SAAL im MOzarthaus Vienna
1010 Wien
Domgasse 5

Tickets  Tel. 01-504 66 51-144


L. v. BEETHOVEN (1770–1827)
Sonata for piano d-minor op. 31 No. 2 »Der Sturm«
• Largo Allegro 
• Adagio 
• Allegretto 

F. CHOPIN (1810–1849)
Ballad F-dur op. 38
Ballad As-dur op. 47 

~~~ PAUSE~~~ 

R. SCHUMANN (1810–1856)
Carnaval Scènes mignonnes sur quatre notes Op. 9


AKIKO TAMURA  (Piano) was born in Nagoya,Japan, began  piano lessons at the age of five. She studied at Toho Gakuen School of Music under Kiyoko Tanaka. In 1989 she won the second prize at the Music Competition of Japan?(the most famous in Japan).  She moved to Germany and received instructions from Prof. Bernd Glemser. After being awarded prizes  at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition and the  International Chopin competition in Darmstadt , she actively performed through Radio broadcasts and recitals across Europe.  In 1997she received an invitation of the Chopin-Gesellschaft Darmstadt to give a piano recital for the anniversary of Chopin’s death. This was  followed by several other invitations, she also performed at the 30th anniversary concert of the founding of Chopin Gesellschaft in 2000. After her homecoming debut recital in 1997, she performed as a soloist with New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra at the Yokohama International Piano Concert in 1998. She also performed as a soloist with several orchestras, including Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra and Chiba New Philharmonic Orchestra, followed by Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra with prominent conductor as Kazuhiko Komatsu, Hiroshi Koizumi ,and Kazuyoshi Tanaka. She gave numerous Piano-Recitals  in Japan, and impressed the audience with her vibrant, sensitive musical expression, based on a profound analysis. In 2004 she won the 30th Chopin Piano Society of Japan award for  the best performance of  Chopin’s works of the year. In the summer of 2011, her debut CD was released with works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Robert Schumann.