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Music Dialogue@National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo[2016年02月04日(Thu)]

Music Dialogues is proud to present the first concert at the National Museum of
Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan’s first national museum with more than 60 years of

The program will include String Quartet No.8 in C-Minor op.110 by Shostakovich and Quintet in A major for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581 by Mozart. String Quartet by Shostakovich is a piece that is often said to be one of the greatest among all the quartets written during the 20th century. The Clarinet Quintet by Mozart was written towards the end of his life and is known as his greatest masterpiece.

We will welcome Makoto Yoshida, the first wind player to perform in Music Dialogue’s concert. Mr. Yoshida is one of today’s most recognized clarinet players in Japan.
We hope you enjoy his performance on Mozart’s greatest masterpiece, together with our regular members, Akira Mizutani, Chika Edanami, Fumie Kato, and Heiichiro


Music Dialogue @ the National Museum of Modern Art,Tokyo
Saturday, February 27, 2016 3 pm (Doors open at 14:30)
Venue: the National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Auditorium

Makoto Yoshida (clarinet)
Akira Mizutani (violin)
Chika Edanami (violin)
Fumie Kato (cello)
Heiichiro Ohyama (viola)

Shostakovich: String Quartet No.8 in C-Minor op.110
Mozart: Quintet in A major for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581

Tickets: Adults 4,000 JPY/Students 2,000 JPY
To reserve a seat, please contact:

Artist Biographies
am.jpgAkira Mizutani (violin)
Akira Mizutani started playing the violin under Jiro Kimura’s tuition at the age of three. He won the 1st prize at the 56th Japan Student Music Competition in Nagoya and graduated top of his class at the Toho Gakuen School of Music where he continued his study under Kenji Kobayashi. Mr. Mizutani further studied chamber music under Koichiro Harada, Hakuro Mouri and the Tokyo Quartet. While in the college, he formed the Verus String Quartet. It won the 3rd Prize in the String Quartet division of the 57th ARD International Music Competition in Munich which was the first Japanese medal since the Tokyo Quartet 38 years ago. Since April 2010, he is the concertmaster of the Gunma Symphony Orchestra and since April 2013, a concertmaster at the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra.

ce.jpgChika Edanami (violin)
Graduate of the Toho Gakuen Collage of Music, Chika Edanami is the first prize winner at the junior high school section of the 52nd Student Music Concours of Japan. In 2001, she won the third prize at the 10th Japan Mozart Music Competition. After winning the first prize and the sonata prize at the 24th Michelangelo Abbado International Violin Competition in 2003, Ms. Edanami performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Naoto Otomo. She has also played as a soloist with Toho Gakuen Orchestra conducted by Michiyoshi Inoue. In April 2006, Ms. Edanami joined the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra as a member and has been active both as a soloist and a chamber musician. She was recently invited by the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra as a guest concert master. She performed with the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra in July 2013. So far she released two albums and has been teaching at the Toho Gakuen School of music for children.

ho.jpgHeiichiro Ohyama (viola)
Graduate of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, Heiichiro Ohyama was appointed as the Principal Violist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1979. Mr. Ohyama held prominent positions such as a professorship at the University of California, an Artistic Director of Summer Fest in La Jolla, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Nagasaki Music Festival, and a Chief Conductor of Kyushu Symphony Orchestra and the Osaka Symphony Orchestra. Today he serves as a Music Director of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra (USA), an Artistic Director of CHANEL Pygmalion Days Special Concert Series, and as an Artistic Director of “Music Dialogue”.

fk.jpgFumie Kato (cello)
Born in Kyoto, Fumie Kato graduated from the Department of Instrumental Music, Faculty of Music of Tokyo University of the Arts. With the unanimous agreement of the
Conservatoire, she also graduated at the top of her class at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris. She has studied under the late Minoru Sugiyama, Donald Litcher, Fumiaki Kono and Raphaël Pidoux. Among the many awards she has received are the 1st prize at the 8th Viva Hall Cello Competition, 2nd prize in the string section at the 7th and 8th Tokyo Music Competition, and 3rd prize at the Concours FLAME, Paris. She was a recipient of the 2011 Kyoto City Special Bounty Program for Arts and Culture. She was also a Music Foundation scholarship student in 2011 and 2012.

my.jpgMakoto Yoshida (clarinet)
Makoto Yoshida started playing the piano at the age of 5, clarinet at the age of 15, and has embarked on conducting when he was 22. As a Rohm Music Foundation scholarship student in the year 2009, 2010, and 2012, he won the audition for the conducting class of Seiji Ozawa Music Academy co-hosted by the Rohm Music Foundation. He continuously attends the class since then. Mr. Yoshida performs at “L'Histoire du soldat” co-produced by the Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto and Matsumoto Performing Arts Center ever since and has also been selected as a soloist of the Toyota Masters Players Wien. So far he has performed at prominent halls in Japan including the Suntory Hall, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. Today he is active as a producer of the Tokyo Omotenashi Otoemaki, a project aimed to offer both domestic and foreign visitors to Kyoto the Japanese hospitality spirit also known as “Omotenashi” through various music festivals.