Chiharu Taki Violin Recital

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:00 PM
Kioi Hall
Chiharu Taki, Violin
Yoshito Numasawa, Piano


All Prokofiev Program
5 Pieces from "Cinderella": Waltz (arr. by M. Fichtengoltz)

"Romeo and Juliet" Op. 64 (arr. by L. Baich and M. Fletzberger)

Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in F minor Op. 80
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"Peter and the Wolf" Op. 67 (arr. by Takenori Nemoto) *World Premiere Version

Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in D major Op.94bis

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Chiharu Taki, Violin
Chiharu Taki started the violin at the age of 5.
After completing her studies at Toho Gakuen Music High School and at Zurich University of the Arts, she graduated from the Hans Eisler College of Music in Berlin.
Taki has studied with Reiko Kaminishi, Akiko Tatsumi, Zakhar Bron, and Saschko Gawriloff.
2001 Winner of the Novosibirsk International Violin Competition (junior division)
2002 Winner of the Menuhin International Violin Competition (junior division)
2006 - Third prize winner of the David Oistrakh Violin Competition

In 2002, Taki was chosen as a soloist in the Toho Gakuen Music Department 50th Anniversary Concert, where she performed a concerto with the Toho Gakuen Alumni Orchestra under the baton of Seiji Ozawa. In 2008, she gave her debut recital at Kioi Hall with Kazune Shimizu. In March 2015, Taki performed with the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ken Takaseki, and in August that year she was invited to the Davos Festival, where she appeared in numerous concerts. She also performed at the Berlin Philharmonie with the New Symphony Orchestra Berlin under the baton of Seitaro Ishikawa.
Taki began her musical activity in earnest while a high school student. In addition to solo recitals, her many activities include orchestra concerts and charity concerts, as well as outreach programs. She is a talented young violinist who has been actively engaged in a variety of activities inside and outside Japan and received acclaim for her outstanding technique and profound musicality.
Since 2015, Chiharu Taki has been active as a Pictet patronage artist of Pictet Asset Management (Japan) Ltd. She lives in Berlin.
Yoshito Numasawa, Piano


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