Piano Master Classes in Paris
with International celebrated Pianists
Professor of TOHO University of Music Tokyo
Mamiko SUDA was born in Tokyo, where she began her musical studies from an early age. At the age 12, after winning a major piano competition in Japan, she performed throughout the country, of which were broadcasted on national radio and television.
She continued her studies at the Toho High School of Music in Tokyo. After graduating with highest honours, she received a French Government Scholarship with recommendation from Vlado Perlemuter to enter the Paris Conservatoire. In 1972, she won the first Premier Prix with the Prix Spécial Roger Ducasse for piano and chamber music.
She was a prizewinner at the Premio Jaen International Competition in Spain, and at the F. Busoni International Competition in Italy, and was finalist at the Clara Haskil International Competition in Switzerland. In 1980, she won the 1st Prize at the Mozart Memorial International Competition in London. She then appeared with the London Mozart Players as well as in solo, at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. During this time, she had the privilege of studying with Annie Fischer in Budapest.
In 1985, renowned for her outstanding interpretation of Chopins works, she was awarded the Chopin Prize by the Chopin Society in Japan. Since then, she has extensively toured Asia and Europe, and has performed with leading orchestras of her country. She is also active in chamber music. She has played in concerts and festivals in Europe and Japan with artists such as Lorand Fenyves (ex-concert master of Suisse Romande Orchestra), Philippe Graffin, Zvi Harel (solo cellist of the Israel Phil. Orchestra), Fritz Dolezal (solo cellist of the Vienna Phil Orchestra), Toby Hoffman, Nobuko Imai (viola), Quatuor Via Nova, Vienna String Quartet, and NHK String Quartet, Czech Phil. Sextet, etc...
At Present, she is a professor at the Toho University of Music in Tokyo, and is frequently invited to give master classes, and also to be on juries for various International piano competitions throughout Asia and Europe.
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