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The 50th Anniversary Violin Recital will be held on January 19th.

The KCG Group will hold a violin recital as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, as follows.We would like to invite not only students but also the general public to view this exhibition.Admission is free, please register in advance.

Mr. Muneyuki Nakazawa, a violin doctor, and his wife, Kimiko, a violinist in this recital, saw the "Miracle Pine Tree" in Rikuzentakata City, which has survived the tsunami caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake and supported the people in the disaster area.All of the musicians are active internationally, appearing in concerts around the world.

Since its foundation, the university has incorporated general education courses into its curriculum to cultivate students' intellect and sensitivity, in addition to specialized skills, and has held various cultural lectures, classical music concerts, and traditional performing arts appreciation events.


Kimiko Nakazawa Violin Recital: A Thousand Tones

Date and time
January 19, 2013 (Sat) 15:30 Doors open 16:00 Concert begins
Meeting place
The Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics Kyoto Station Satellite Concert Hall (free seat)
Kimiko Nakazawa (Violin), Toshiki Usui (Piano)
Song title
  • L.V.Beethoven - Violin Sonata No.5 "Spring
  • WUTAN: "Dream" from Voice of the Heart, Op.53-5
  • Chopin: Nocturne Op.20 (arr. Heifetz)
  • Sarasate: Tsigoinelwaizen
  • Kousaku Yamada : Karatachi no Hana

Preschool children are not allowed to enter.
Parking is not provided.Please use public transportation.

Let's meet the performers.

Kimiko Nakazawa (Violin)
He is one of the most active violinists internationally.Graduated from Niigata University.After studying at the Mozarteum School of Music in Salzburg, he began his extensive performance career.In 1991, he formed the "Ensemble Wien Tokyo" with Ludwig Müller, concertmaster of the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, and others.In 1995, as a member of the "International Soloists Quartet" featuring the principal players of the Berlin Philharmonic, he appeared at music festivals throughout Europe.In 2000, he stayed in Vienna, Austria, as a Japanese Government Overseas Study Fellowship for Artists.He has performed with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Telemann Chamber Orchestra.In 2007, he was a soloist in the national tour of the Super World Orchestra conducted by Philippe Entremont.In addition to her performance activities, she has been invited as a judge for international violin competitions in Japan and abroad and as a lecturer for international music festivals.He is currently a visiting professor at Shobi Gakuen University and its graduate school.
Toshiki Usui (Piano)
After graduating from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music High School, he went on to graduate from the same university.He continued his studies at the Mozarteum University of Arts in Salzburg.He won the first prize at the Cantu International Competition, the Special Prize at the Viotti International Competition, the Donemus Performance Prize at the Netherlands Music Session, and many other awards.He has given concerts all over the world, appeared at international music festivals, served as a judge for international music competitions, and has been active in many other fields.In 2011, he performed in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.He currently lives and works in Tokyo and Vienna.

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