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The 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition

Birth date

Sept. 23, 1995




Born on 23 September 1995, in Ube. She is currently a student of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She made her debut with orchestra in Japan at the age of seven and gave her first recital abroad two years later. As a fourteen-year-old, she recorded a disc of that recital for EMI and appeared at the Suntory Hall. She has performed in concert with the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century under Frans Brüggen and the Moscow Virtuosi with Vladimir Spivakov. Since an early age, she has been winning prizes in piano competitions, most recently at the Gina Bachauer Competition for Young Pianists in Salt Lake City. She has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Salle Cortot in Paris, Opera City in Tokyo and Cracow Philharmonic.




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