Miyuji Kaneko

Piano

Biography

Miyuji Kaneko was born in Japan, in 1989 to a Japanese father and a Hungarian mother.

At the age of six he moved to Hungary alone to study under the renowned piano instructor Zsuzsa Cs. Nagy while attending the Bartok Elementary School of Music. In 1997 and 2000 he won national piano duet competitions, and in 2001 he won a national piano competition in the 9-to-11-year-old division.


In 2001, at the age of 11, Miyuji skipped grades and was accepted to the Special School for Exceptional Young Talents of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, where he studied under Professors Gabor Eckhardt, Gyongyi Kevehazi and Rita Wagner. Having taken all of the courses in the school, Miyuji returned to Japan in 2006 and was admitted to the Tokyo College of Music High School, where he studied under Kazune Shimizu, Akiyoshi Sako, and Katsuko Miura.

In October 2010 he released his debut album, Miyuji Plays Liszt, which was chosen as a Special Selection of Record Geijutsu Magazine. In 2011 he won the 12th Hotel Okura Music Award. In 2012 he won the 22nd Idemitsu Music Award and the 4th Prix Champagne de la joie de vivre. In 2013 he was awarded the 2012 Jomo Prize (10th Jomo Art and Culture Prize, Music Division).

Miyuji Kaneko has performed with many orchestras including the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jun Märkl; Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zoltán Kocsis, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ken-ichiro Kobayashi; Tokyo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Nott; and the Astana Opera Orchestra conducted by Alan Buribayev.
He has also performed in Japan, Hungary, the United States, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Greece, Romania, the Czech Republic, Poland, Kazakhstan and China.


Miyuji graduated at the top of his class from the Tokyo College of Music Piano Performance program, and received a Master of Musical Arts Diploma in the Keyboard division of the Tokyo College of Music Graduate Program. The year 2016 was the 5th anniversary of Miyuji Kaneko’s Japan debut. In March 2016 he released the CD ”La Campanella” on Universal Music, and in September he performed the solo recital “Miyuji Kaneko - 5 Great Sonatas” at Tokyo Opera City.
He is an Honorary Citizen of Kismaros (Hungary).
Miyuji Kaneko is a Steinway Artist.

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2017年9月23日(土) 14:00開演
金子三勇士 ピアノ・リサイタル
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2017年11月5日(日) 14:00開演
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2017年11月11日(土) 14:00開演
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2017年11月13日(月) 18:30開演
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