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VIOLIN

Koshiro Takeuchi (left) placed third in the violin category of the Long-Thibaud Competition in Paris, while Miyu Kitsuwa took fifth.
JAPAN / Society
Nov 27, 2023
Japanese violinist takes third in international contest for young talent
Koshiro Takeuchi, 18, said he was "honored to win a prize in such a prestigious competition."
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN?
Jan 11, 2020
Haruaki Saito: The uplifting power of traditional Irish music
An Irish reel set on a compilation CD of world music set in motion and obsession that led Haruaki Saito to Cork, Ireland.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN?
Nov 3, 2018
Daichi Nakamura: In pursuit of perfection
This year marks 25 years of violin study for Daichi Nakamura. His practice has earned him a host of international accolades and the position of guest soloist at renowned symphony orchestras in Europe such as the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 17, 2018
Violin made from 3/11 tsunami debris leads Australian concert
A violin made almost entirely from debris from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan in 2011 was the centerpiece of a commemorative concert Friday in Melbourne.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 18, 2017
Violin teacher of princess' fiance-to-be delights in former student's passion
Princess Mako's fiance-to-be lists playing the violin as one of his hobbies, and has one person particularly delighted at his continued passion for the instrument — his childhood violin teacher.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Jan 5, 2017
Violinist Ray Iwazumi to restage famed 1920 recital by Fritz Kreisler
In 2014, New York-based violinist Ray Iwazumi performed a concert playing a replica of Il Cannone, a famous violin used by Niccolo Paganini and originally created by Giuseppe Guarneri. He hopes to recapture the success of that show when playing a different replica this weekend in Tokyo.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Jan 5, 2017
Tokyo-based luthier who replicates storied violins is one of a kind
Throughout the history of classical music there have been composers who, in moments of inspiration, created masterpieces that have stayed with us for centuries. Just as important are those musicians who, through their own virtuosity, re-create those masterpieces — a talent that was particularly...
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 8, 2016
Nagano student first to play violin made partly from 'miracle pine'
A Nagano high school student has become the first person to play a new violin partially made from the symbolic "miracle pine" that survived the March 2011 tsunami.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2014
In a first, Japanese violinist clinches international Bach contest
A university student becomes the first Japanese to win first place in the violin category of the 19th International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 21, 2013
Japanese-Israeli violinist crosses musical boundaries
Since returning from Israel four years ago, Japanese-Israeli violinist Mei has collaborated with bands in all genres of music from jazz to pop.
Events / Events In Tokyo
Jan 17, 2013
'Driftwood' duet to be the first of its kind
The first duets on two "driftwood" violins are being performed in Japan by leading Mexican violinist Adrian Justus and his teacher, Yuriko Kuronuma, a Mexico-based Japanese violinist.

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