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Next performances...

18th January 2017, Violin Concerto "On the G string"

19:00
The Symphony Hall (Osaka, Japan)
Tatsuki Narita (Violin)
Osaka Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Shizuo Z. Kuwahara



15th February 2017, Seminar about Kenji Sakai's works

16:10
Dodge Hall, Columbia University (NYC, US)



18th February 2017, Portrait Concert

20:00
Scandinavia House (Music From Japan Festival, NYC, US)
- Blaze for Bassoon
- Fanfare toward the dusk for Trumpet and Piano
- Borders for Soprano and 5 musicians (world premiere, commissioned by MFJ)
- Mixtures for woodwind quintet

Yen-Chen Wu (Bassoon)
Carmen J Camerieri (Trumpet)
Sam Yulsman (Piano)
Wonjung Kim (Soprano)
Akikazu Nakamura (Shakuhachi)
Eriko Sato (Violin)
Fred Sherry (Cello)
Alan R. Kay (Clarinet)
Samuel Budish (Percussion)
Windscape (woodwind quintet)
Yasuaki Itakura (conductor)



19th February 2017, Lecture and Concert

14:00
Hamamatsu Piano Hall (Okayama, Japan)
- Reflecting Space I -Bell, cloud and disincarnations -
- Etudes pour Piano - premier livre

Noritaka Ito (Piano)



20th February 2017, "Mixtures" for woodwind quintet

19:30
Greenfield Hall (NYC, US)
Windscape (woodwind quintet)



28th February 2017, Portrait Concert and Lecture

18:30
Istituto Giapponese di Cultura in Roma (Rome, Italy)
- Reflecting Space I - Bell, Cloud and disincarnations
- Etudes pour Piano - premier livre
- Etudes pour Piano - deuxième livre "VII. Comme l'harmonie du soir"
- Blue in Green / Green in Blue


Noritaka Ito (Piano)



8th March 2017, "Reflecting Space II - Fantasia and Berceuse"

19:00
Kitara Hall (Sapporo, Japan)
Junichi Sato (Sax)
Shunsuke Abe (Electronics)



19th March 2017, Lecture and Concert

14:00
Hamamatsu Piano Hall (Okayama, Japan)
- Green in Blue / Blue in Green

Noritaka Ito (Piano)



20th March 2017, "Monopolyphonie / Défiguration" for violoncello

19:00
Sogakudo Hall (Tokyo, Japan)
Kei Yamazawa (Cello)



25th March 2017, "Etudes pour Piano - premier livre"

14:00
Gifu Prefecture Library Hall (Gifu, Japan)
Noritaka Ito (Piano)



9th June 2017, New piece for Contrabass Flute, Contrabass Clarinet and Percussion (world premiere)

20:30
Espace K (Strasbourg, France)
Ayako Okubo (Flute)
Thomas Monod (Clarinet)
Olivier Maurel (Percussion)



10th July 2017, "Fog and Bubbles" (Japanese premiere) for 16 musicians and electronics

19:00
Tokyo Bunka-Kaikan (Tokyo, Japan)
Tokyo Sinfonietta
conducted by Yasuaki Itakura



20th August 2017, New piece for Japanese instruments ensemble (world premiere, commissioned by Utsunomiya Cultural Foundation)


Utsunomiya-shi Bunka Kaikan (Tochigi, Japan)
Solis"den" Ensemble



17th November 2017, New piece for Symphony Orchestra (world premiere, commissioned by Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra)

18:45
Forest Hall (Nagoya, Japan)
Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Edwin Outwater



18th November 2017, New piece for Symphony Orchestra

16:00
Forest Hall (Nagoya, Japan)
Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Edwin Outwater



The past performance from 2011 to 2016


News...

- Since 1st May 2014, my artistic projects are exclusively managed by AMATI Inc.
- I am the composer in residence of Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra since April 2017 for three years.

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Upcoming Project...

- A new piece for Ensemble in February 2017
- A new piece for Trio in June 2017
- A new piece for Ensemble in August 2017
- A new piece for Trio in October 2017
- A new piece for Orchestra in November 2017
- A new piece for Guitar in December 2017
- A new piece for Cello in June 2018
- A new piece for Sax and Piano in August 2018
- A new piece for Shamisen in August 2018
- A new piece for Orchestra in 2018
- A new piece for Orchestra in 2019
- A new piece for Orchestra in 2020
- A new opera in 2022



updated : 11th February 2017