2019.03.20 in Sendai

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“Piano concerto with Sendai Philharmonic Orchester”

2019.03.20 Wed. 14.00-
at Tokyo Electron MIYAGI

Conductor : Orie Suzuki
Orchester : Sendai Philharmonic Orchester
Piano : Yoshito Kitabata, Aya Sakamoto

Program
M. Glinka Russlan and Ludmilla (Overture)
B. Bartók Piano concerto no.3
S. Rachmaninoff Piano concerto no.3

2019.01.09 in Tokyo

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New year concert 2019

January 09. 2019 Wed. 19.00-
at Tokyo Concerts Lab.

Nao Tobara (violin)
Eri Sugita (viola)
Haruma Sato (cello)
Aya Sakamoto (Piano)

Program
W. A. Mozart Piano Quartet No.2 in Es-dur K.493
E. Dohnányi Serenade op.10 in C-dur
J. Brahms Piano Quartet No.3 in c-moll op.60

Ticket : ☎︎03-5298-5470
¥3.500
¥3.000 (Shimamura member’s) ¥2.000 (student)

Organized by Shimamura gakki

2018.10.23 in Berlin

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Solo Recital in Berlin

 

23. Oktober 2018, 19.00-

at Filia GmbH (Sarrazinstraße, Berlin)

 

-Programm-

P. Boulez  12 Notations 

C. Debussy  Préludes “Ce qu’a vu le vent d’Ouest” 

L. van Beethoven  Andante favori in F Major WoO. 57 

J. Brahms  Thema mit Variationen in d Minor op.18b 

F. Liszt  Années de pèlerinage Première Année – Suisse 

 “Chapelle de Guillaume Tell”

 “Au lac de Wallenstadt”

 “Pastorale”

 “Au bord d’une source”

 “Orage”

 “Vallée d’Obermann”

 “Le mal du pays”

 “Les cloches de Genève” – Nocturne

 

 

 

2018.09.28-30 in Sendai

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【Sendai Classic Festival 2018】


【53】Schumann & Brahms!

29. Sep. 2018, 15:45-, at Izumity small Hall (Sendai)

 

R. Schumann Romance op. 94-2

J. Brahms  F-A-E Sonata „Scherzo“

J. Brahms  Piano Trio no. 1

 

Seiji Okamoto (vn), Tomohiro Yoshioka (vc), Yoshito Kitabata (pf), Aya Sakamoto (pf)

https://sencla.com/program/537/


【73】Piano Duo

30. Sep. 2018, 12:45-, at Studio Hall in L-Park Sendai

 

C. Debussy  Petit suit

C. Debussy  Préludes “la terrasse des audiences de clair de lune”

G. Bizet Trompette et Tambour (Marche), La Poupee (Berceuse), La Toupie (Impromptu), Petit mari,petite femme! (Duo), Le Bal (Galop)

F. Liszt  Liebestraum no. 3

F. Liszt  Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 for 4 hands

 

Yoshito Kitabata & Aya Sakamoto (pf)

https://sencla.com/program/558/

 

 

2018.09.19 in Tokyo

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Yamaha Rising Pianists Concert

19. Sep. 2018, 18.30-
at Yamaha Hall (Ginza, Tokyo)

Pianists : Tomoya Umeda, Shion Ota, Aya Sakamoto, Elizaveta Kliuchereva, Hyuk Lee, Philipp Scheucher

Program :
J. Brahms Variations on a Thema Paganini op. 35-2
M. Ravel Gaspar de la nuit
F. Liszt Années de pèlerinage 1 „Suisse“ S. 160
„Chapelle de Guillaume Tell“ „Au bord d‘une source“ „Vallèe d‘Obermann“
S. Rachmaninoff Piano Sonata no. 2 op. 36
D. Scarlatti Sonata K. 9 L. 413, K. 455 L. 209
I. Stravinsky=Agosty Firebird
F. Liszt la Campanella
L. v. Beethoven Fantasy op. 77
G. Ligeti Etude no.10 “DerZauberlehrung”
F. Liszt Etude transcendante no. 4 „Mazeppa“

Ticket : ¥2,000-

Organized by YAMAHA

【7/5(水)発売】ヤマハ ライジングピアニストコンサート

2018.08.24 & 26 in Germany

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KAWAI Concert series 2018

 

24. Aug. 2018, 20.00-

Musikschule Krefeld (Uedingerstraße 500  47800 Krefeld)

26. Aug. 2018, 18.00-

Musikschule Wesel

 

Program :

L. van Beethoven  Andante favori WoO. 57

M. Tokuyama  Musica Nara – for piano

S. Rachmaninoff  Variations on a Thema of Corelli

F. Liszt  Années de pèlerinage – Première Années “Suisse” S. 160
   1. “Chapelle de Guillaume Tell”
   2. “Au lac de Wallenstadt”
   3. “Pastorale”
   4. “Au bord d’une source”
   5. “Orage”
   6. “Vallée d’Obermann”
  Liebestraum No.3

 

Organized by KAWAI Europa GmbH

 

2018.07.18 in Berlin

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Corporate concert

 

18. July 2018, 19:30-

at Joseph-Joachim Hall (UdK Berlin)

 

W. A. Mozart  Piano Quartet no. 2 in Es-dur K. 493

Issei Kobayashi (vn), Tomohiro Arita (vl), Jakob Seel (vc), Aya Sakamoto (pf)

2018.05.05-06 in Sicily

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【Joint Recital 】

05. May 2018, 18:00-

at Teatro “L sciascia” Aci Bonaccorci

 

W. A. Mozart  6 Variations on an aria  “Salve tu Domine” from Paisiello K. 398

C. Debussy  Préludes “la cathédrale engloutie”

S. Rachmaninoff  Variations on a Thema of Corelli op.42

R. Strauß  Sonata for Violin and Piano in Es-dur op.18

Violin : Yoshiaki Shibata


【Ibla Classica international 2018】

06. May 2018, 18.00-

at Teatro Ragusa (Ragusa, Sicily)

 

W. A. Mozart  6 Variations on an aria  “Salve tu Domine” from Paisiello K. 398

C. Debussy  Préludes “la cathédrale engloutie”

S. Rachmaninoff  Variations on a Thema of Corelli op.42

2018.03.04 in Osaka

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Graceful Concert
―Piano Concert with Aya Sakamoto&Yoshito Kitabata-

2018.03.04 Sun. 14.00-
at Piano Selection room of Shimamura Gakki Osaka

Program
L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata Es-Dur op.7 “Grand Sonata”
L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata As-Dur op.110
F. Liszt Hungary Rhapsody no.2 for 4 Hands

Ticket : ¥1,800-(Normal) ¥1,500-(Shimamura menbers)
☎06-6359-2855
https://www.shimamura.co.jp/p/classical-concert/index.html

Organized by Shimamura Gakki

2018.02.23 in Tokyo

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New Artist Lunch time Concert 2018 in Omotesando

2018.02.23 Fri. 12.00-
at Kawai Omotesando concert salon “Pause”

Pianists : Mai Koshio, Ayane Shoda, Aya Sakamoto

Program

J. S. Bach Prelude&Fugue Fis-Dur BWV858
L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata op.53 “Waldstein”
I. Stravinsky Petrushka


F. Chopin Etude op.25-11 “Winter wind”
J. Haydn Piano Sonata Es-Dur Hob.52
W. A. Mozart 12 Variations on a thema “Allegretto” B-Dur K.500
N. Medtner Piano Sonata No.9 a-Moll op.30


W. A. Mozart 6 Variations on a thema “Salve Tu Domine” K.398
J. Brahms Fantasien op.116
S. Gubaidulina Chaconne

Ticket: ¥500-
☎03-5485-8511
http://kawai-kmf.com/concert-i…/…/02.23new-artist-lunchtime/

Organized by KAWAI

2018.02.20 Soloist in Sendai

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~Piano Concerto with Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra~

2018.02.20 Wed. 14:00-
at Tokyo Electron MIYAGI

Conductor : Orie Suzuki
Orchestra : Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra
Piano : Hiroo Sato, Aya Sakamoto

Program

P. Tchaikovsky Polonaise from “Eugene Onegin”
S. Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no.2
S. Prokofiev Piano Concerto no.3

2018.02.10 in Kobe

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Gala Concert for Matukata Hall Music Award 2017

2018.02.10 (Sat.) 15.00-
at Matsukata Hall, in Kobe (Japan)

Program

S. Rachmaninoff Variations on a Thema of Corelli

Organized by Kobe-Shinbun

2017.11.15 in Berlin

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Joint Recital
“Ein Abend mit Klavier & Bratsche”

2017.11.15 (Wed.) 18.30-
at Japanese Embassy in Berlin (Hiroshima straße, Berlin)

with Eri Sugita (Viola)

Program
L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata op.31-2 “la tempesta”
M. Tokuyama Musica Nara -for piano-
A. Ginastera Danza argentinas op.2
R. Schumann Fantasy pieces op.47
D. Shostakovitch Viola Sonata op.147

2017.11.10 in Águilas (Spain)

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“Mozart & Schubert”

2017.11.10 (Fri) 21.00-
at „Auditio y Palacio de Congresos Infanta Elena Águilas“

Conductor : Virginia Martinez
Orchestra : Murcia Symphony Orchestra
Piano : Aya Sakamoto

Program

F. Schubert Rosamunde Overture
W. A. Mozart Piano Concerto No.23 A-Dur K.488
W. A. Mozart Symphony No.41 C-Dur K.551 “Jupiter”

Organized by Promúsica Águilas

2017.10.31 in Berlin

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Vortragsabend

2017.10.31 (Tue.) 19.00-
at Josech-Joachim Saal, UdK Berlin

Mozart Piano Concerto No.23 A-Dur K.488

2. Piano : Eddie-Myunghyun Kim (Orchestra Part)

2017.10.02 Recital in Berlin

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“Aya Sakamoto Klavierabend”

2017.10.02 (Mon.) 19.00-
at Filia GmbH (Sarrazinstrasse , Berlin)

Program
F. Chopin Nocturne op.27-1 cis-moll
J. Brahms Fantasien op.116
M. de Falla Fantasia baetica
C. Debussy Préludes « Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses » « La Cathédrale engloutie »
J. Brahms Piano Sonata op.5

2017.09.03 Recital in Moscow

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Solo Recital

2017.09.03 (Sun.)
at Concert Hall “Na Kyslovke” of the Central Music School of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory

Program
L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata op.31-2 “la tempesta”
F. Chopin Nocturne in c sharp minor op.27-1
A. Ginastera Danza argentinas op.2
J. Brahms Piano Sonata op.5

2017.07.29 in Osaka

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Graceful Concert

2017.07.29 (Sat.) 16.00-
at the Phoenix Hall (Osaka)

Program:
F. Kreisler=S. Rachmaninoff Liebesleid & Liebesfreud
F. Chopin Etude op.10-12
Polonaise No.6 in As-dur “Heroic”
R. Schumann Fantasiestücke op.73
J. Brahms 4 Klavierstücke op.119
A. Skryabin Piano Sonata No.5
B. Bartók Out of Doors Sz.81
Sonata for Solo Violin Sz.117
G. F. Händel=Halvorsen Passacaglia
R. Schumann=F. Liszt Widmung
F. Chopin Ballade No.3 op.47
N. Kapustin Sinfonietta op.49 1. 2. 4.mov

Musicians:
Arisa Sakai, Tsubasa Tatsuno, Aya Sakamoto, Madoka Fukami, Yoshito Kitabata, Akimi Fukuhara, Ayumi Takezoe and Akina Kanazawa (Piano), Eri Sugita (Viola), Mai Tategami(Violin)

Ticket:
¥3,500- (¥3,000- Member of Shimamura-music) 

You can also buy the ticket through “contact form” of this website.

Organization : Shimamura Music Grand Front Osaka

2017.07.18 Concert in Tokyo

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Hakuju Bösendorfer Salon Concert Series
25. Lunch time Concert

2017.07.18 (Tue.) 12.30-
at Loby (on the ground floor) of Hakuju Hall

Program:
L.van Beethoven Piano Sonata No.17 op.31-2 “la tempesta”
C.Debussy “La fille aux cheveux de lin” “Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses” “La Cathédrale engloutie” “Feux d’artifice”
A. Ginastera 3 Argentinian Dances

Ticket:
¥2,500- (with Lunch)
¥1,500- (only for concert)

Hakuju Hall Ticket center ☎ 03-5478-8700

You can also buy the ticket through “contact form” of this Website.

2017.07.16 in Sendai

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Afternoon Concert
Aya Sakamoto Steinway Concert

2017.07.16 Sun. at 14.00-
SHIMAMURA GAKKI Sendai Izumi Parktown, Piano selection room

Program
L.van Beethoven Piano Sonata No.17 op.31-2 “la tempesta”
C.Debussy “La fille aux cheveux de lin” “Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses” “La Cathédrale engloutie” “Feux d’artifice”
A. Ginastera 3 Argentinian Dances

Ticket
¥1,800-
¥1,500- only for member of SHIMAMURA

Reserve the ticket ☎022-342-5233
You can also reserve the ticket through contact form of this website!

Organized by SHIMAMURA GAKKI

2017.06.09 in Berlin

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Solo Recital in Berlin

2007.06.09 (Fri.) 19.30-
at Concert Hall of the University of Arts Berlin (Hardenberg str.)

Program:
S. Gubaidulina Chaconne
L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata No.4 in E-flat major op.7
J. Brahms Piano Sonata No.3 in f minor op.5

207.05.02 Vortragsabend

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2017.05.02 (Tues.)19.00-

Vortagsabend
at Kammersall (UdK Berlin)

Program
Debussy 2 Préludes
“les fées sont d’exquises danseuses”
“la cathédrale engloutie”

2017.04.27 Joint concert in Spain

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Joint concert in Spain
Aya Sakamoto & Aurelia Visovan (Piano)

2017.04.27 (Thur.) 20.30-
at Conservatorio Elementao de Musica “Pep Ventura”

Programm
J. Brahms Piano Sonata no.3 in f minor op.5 (Aya)
L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata in E major op.109 (Aurelia)
J. Brahms Fantasies op.116 No.1, 2, 7

2017.03.26 Soloist of Akashi Philharmonic Orchester

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26. March (Sun.) 2017 14.00-
at Akashi hall (Main Hall)

Program
E. Elgar “Pomp and Circumstance March” No. 1
L. van Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 Es-dur op.73 “Emperor”
J. Sibelius Symphony no.2

Conductor : Takashi Matsui
Soloist : Aya Sakamoto (piano)
Orchester : Akashi Philharmonic Orchester

2017.03.16 Night Lecture

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30th “Night Lecture”

2017.03.16(Thur.) at 19.00-
at Aspia-Akashi 7.Floor (North)

Lecture : Mr. Takashi Matsui
Guest : Aya Sakamoto

We’ll talk about the pieces from Elger, Beethven and Sibelius which will be playing in the 21th regular concert of the AKASHI Philharmoic Orchestra.

Organization : AKASHI Culture and Art Create Foundation

2017.03.11 Sat. Piano Recital

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Aya Sakamoto Piano Recital

11. March 2017 14.00-
at Akashi-Seibu hall

Program

W. A. Mozart Piano Sonata F-Dur kv.332
C. Debussy Préludes “Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses” “La cathédrale engloutie” “Feux d’artifice”
M. de Falla Fantasia baetica
F. Liszt “Liebestraum” No.3 “la campanella”
J. Brahms Piano Sonata No.3 f-Moll op.5

Ticket
¥2,000- (Stundent’s ¥1,500-)

You can also buy the tickets through “contact form” of this Website.

Organization : AKASHI Culture and Art Create Foundation

2017.01.22 Adviser in Osaka

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Joyful Step-up Concert (Adviser)

2017.01.22(Sun.) 10.00-
at Concert-Salon “Jouer” in KAWAI Umeda

Guest Performance
Program : Debussy “La Cathédrale engloutie”, Mozart Piano Sonata F-dur kv.332

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Aya SAKAMOTO

Born in Japan, Aya has started playing the piano at age of 6.
After gaining Bachelor’s degree from the Tokyo University of Arts where she studied with Prof. Susumu Aoyagi, she has then moved to Germany to study at the Berlin University of Arts (UdK Berlin) with Prof. Pascal Devoyon, Rikako Murata and Prof. Gottlieb Wallisch.

She has been awarded many prizes in many national and international competitions, including ; “Iturbi Prize” (Valéncia) 2017, “Sendai” (Japan) 2016, “Artur Schnabel” (Berlin) 2013. She was the 1st prize winner of the Amigdala International Piano Competition (Catania) 2017, Matsukata hall music award (Kobe, Japan) 2017 and All Japan Student music competition (Tokyo) 2003 & 2005.

As a soloist as well as a chamber musician, she enjoys having an active career. Aya is invited regularly to perform in Europe and Asia in renowned concert venues; at the Central music School of the Tchaikovsky conservatory Moscow, Japanese Embassy in Germany, and the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for the Japanese Empress. As a guest soloist she has also appeared on stage with many orchestras, such as the Valéncia Orchestra, Murcia Symphony Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra and Geidai Philharmonic Orchestra.

For her studies in Berlin she has gained scholarships from Meiji Yasuda Cultural Foundation, Japanese Government and Gisela Erich Andreas Stiftung.

 

2016.02.12 Repertoire Master Exam at UdK Berlin

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Repertoire Master Exam at UdK Berlin

12. February 2016 14.00-
at Joseph Joachim Saal (UdK Berlin)

L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata Es-Dur “Les Adieux” op.81a
J. Brahms 4 Piano pieces op.119
F. Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses, op. 54
M. de Falla Fantasia baetica

2014.07.10 Diplom Exam at UdK Berlin (Repertoire)

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Diplom Exam at UdK Berlin (Repertoire)

10. July 2014
at Joseph Joachim Saal (UdK Berlin)

J. S. Bach Preludium & Fuge d-moll, F-dur from 2. Book
F. Chopin Etude op.10-7
T. Hirayoshi Elegie for Piano
G. Donizetti = F. Liszt Reminiscences de Lucia di Lammermoor
F. Liszt Vallée d´Obermann 
M. Ravel « Noctuelles » « Oiseaux tristes » « Alborata del gracioso »

2012.06.03 Aya Sakamoto Piano Recital in Kobe

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Aya Sakamoto Piano Recital in Kobe

at Main Hall in Kobe Arts Center
3. June 2012 14.30-

J. Haydn Piano Sonata As-dur Hob.XVI46
C. Debussy Préludes « Les collines d’Anacapri » « La fille aux cheveux de lin » « Feux d’artifice » 
F. Liszt Vallée d´Obermann
M. Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

2011.05.27 Piano Concert

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Piano Concert

27. May 2011 18.15-
at Shigosen Hall (Akashi, Japan)

M. Tokuyama Musica Nara for Piano
F. Liszt Sonett del Petrarca No.123
Dante Sonata

Other Pianists : Machiko Shoju Takuya Tainaka

2010.04.23 Aya Sakamoto Solo Recital in Tokyo

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Aya Sakamoto Solo Recital in Tokyo

23. April 2010 19.00-
at Tomono Hall in Tokyo (Ushigome-Kagurazaka)

L. van Beethoven Piano Sonata op.101
G. Fauré Nocturne No.5 B-dur op.37
S. Rachmaninoff Etude-tableaux g-moll op.33-8, D-dur op.39-9
F. Liszt Sonetto 47 del Petrarca, Sonetto 123 del Petrarca
Dante Sonata