Kazuki Yamada & The Philharmonic Chorus of Tokyo


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Kazuki Yamada, Conductor
Kazuki Yamada is Principal Conductor and Artistic Director Designate of Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, a post that begins in the 2016/2017 season. He additionally holds the title of Principal Guest Conductor of Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, since his sensational debut with the orchestra in 2010, which was one of his first appearances in Europe. In Japan, he holds further titles of Permanent Conductor of Japan Philharmonic, Music Partner with both Sendai Philharmonic and Ensemble Orchestral Kanazawa, and Music Director of Yokohama Sinfonietta, an ensemble he founded whilst still a student.

Yamada appears regularly as a guest with such orchestras as Orchestre de Paris, Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin, St Petersburg Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Gothenburg Symphony, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Utah Symphony and Tonkünstler-Orchester at the Vienna Musikverein. Soloists with whom he is working include Emmanuel Ax, Boris Berezovsky, Håkan Hardenberger, Nobuko Imai, Daishin Kashimoto, Alexander Kniazev, Xavier de Maistre, Steven Osborne, Vadim Repin, Baiba Skride, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Simon Trpčeski and Frank Peter Zimmermann.
In the 2015/16 season, Kazuki Yamada returns to the Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Tonkünstler-Orchester, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, NHK Symphony, Malaysian Philharmonic and City of Birmingham Symphony, whom he conducts on tour in Japan in spring 2016. Debuts include Staatskapelle Dresden, Bergen Philharmonic, West Australian Symphony Orchestra and his debut in a European opera house, at Grand Théâtre de Genève. He continues his cycle of Mahler symphonies with Japan Philharmonic.

He is active in the field of opera, and will be performing ‘La Traviata’, ‘Carmen’ and ‘Rusalka’ in Japan in coming seasons. He is strongly supported by Seiji Ozawa and in August 2012 he conducted a semi-staged production of Honegger’s ‘Jeanne d´arc’, with Saito-Kinen Orchestra. The ‘Jeanne d’Arc’ project was also a huge hit in spring 2015 in Côme de Bellescize’s staged version at the new Philharmonie hall in Paris, with Orchestre de Paris. The character of Joan of Arc was performed by the French actress Marion Cotillard and the production received high critical praise.

Yamada and Orchestre de la Suisse Romande are releasing a series of CDs inspired by dance, on the Pentatone label. This continues in the current season with a recording of French ballet works, and another of works by Manuel de Falla. Furthermore, a disc of works by Glazunov, Kalinnikov and Khatchaturian with Czech Philharmonic was released in 2014. Yamada is also Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus’s Music Director and the chorus has released ten CDs on Fontec.

Now resident in Berlin, Yamada was born in Kanagawa, Japan, in 1979. In 2009 he was the winner of the 51st Besancon International Competition for young conductors.
The Philharmonic Chorus of Tokyo
Hagiwara Mami, Piano
Mami Hagiwara has garnered attention as a rising pianist after becoming the first Japanese national to win first prize at the 65th Geneva International Music Competition, held in Autumn 2010. The prestigious competition does not award first prize every year, and Mami’s victory attracted attention in various circles, as first place had not been awarded in eight years.

Born in Hiroshima (Japan), Mami Hagiwara began her piano studies at age five. After winning numerous prizes in Japanese competitions, she became, at age 13, the youngest winner of the 27th Palma D’Oro International Piano Competition.

After graduating from the Hiroshima Music High School, Mami entered the Conservatoire de Paris upon the unanimous recommendation of the panel of judges, receiving a scholarship from the Agency of Cultural Affairs as part of the Japanese Government’s Overseas Study Program for Artists.

Having studied under Jacques Rouvier and Prisca Benoit, she completed the Master’s programme at the Conservatoire de Paris, graduating top of her class. In the same year, she won the Geneva International Music Competition, and at the finals, she performed with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by Pascal Rophé.

In 2011, Mami has been invited to perform at the New Year Music Festival in Gstaad and at the Jura Music Festival in Switzerland, at the Périgord Noir Music festival in France, as well as at an earthquake relief concert for Japan at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. She also performed in Geneva, Paris and Munich on a concert tour in May for winners of the Geneva International Music Competition. Following this, she performed at a solo recital in Tübingen, Germany.

In 2011, her solo recital will be held again in Geneva. Her future activities in Japan for 2011/12 include performances with Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra and New Japan Philharmonic in July, a hoped-for solo recital in Tokyo and co-starring with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra in November, as well as the Ensemble of Tokyo in December.

Mami currently studies chamber music under Itamar Golan and Eric Le Sage at the Conservatoire de Paris and the Regional Conservatory of Paris as a scholarship recipient of the Rome Music Foundation. She is based in Paris, and continues to perform while pursuing her studies.

In the past, Mami Hagiwara has studied under Kazu Takamatsu, Mihoko Tanaka, Motoko Kojima and Claudio Soares; she has also taken master classes with Henri Barda, Jörg Demus and Boris Petrushansky.

Mami Hagiwara has been the recipient of the Hiroshima Phoenix Award and Maple Award in 1996 and 1998 respectively. In 2001, she received a cultural award from the city of Finale Ligure, Italy, as well as being presented with the Hiroshima Citizen’s Award, the Hiroshima Special Phoenix Award, as well as the new artist award by the Music Pen Club.


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