Hisako Kawamura – Japan Tournee Tokio & Hyogo
Beethoven Piano Sonatas Project Vol.3
25. April 2019 - Tokio at the Kioi Hall
28. & 29. April 2019 - Hyogo at Hyogo Performing Arts Center
Born in Nishinomiya (Japan), raised in Germany, Hisako Kawamura identifies with both European and Japanese culture. Strongly influenced by her teachers - Vladimir Krainev from Russia and Małgorzata Bator-Schreiber from Poland - she also learned to appreciate Slavic music.
Hisako Kawamura won several prizes at international music competitions. This was followed by invitations from international orchestras and conductors. She regularly plays chamber music with the cellist Maximilian Hornung, e.g. in the Wigmore Hall London/Great Britain and Kioi Hall Tokyo/Japan.
Inspired by the dedicated pedagogical work of her mentors, who passed on her pianistic and concertante experience to the next generation, Kawamura teaches at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen/Germany, where she was appointed professor in 2015. In addition, she is a special lecturer at the Tokyo College of Music.
In April 2018 she started her two-year project to perform Beethoven's piano sonatas and at the same time her search for the genius of the great composer.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata Nr.27 e-minor op.90
Piano Sonata Nr.26 e-flat major op.81a "Les adieux"
Piano Sonata Nr. 29 b-flat major op.106 “Hammerklavier”
Hisako Kawamura performs on 280VC