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32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Kosuke Akimoto

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Applicant Details

Title
Mr

First Name
Kosuke

Surname
Akimoto

Date of Birth
10 May 1993

Telephone
+81-90-2354-2729

Permanent Address
5-8-12-203, Syakujiimachi
Nerima
Tokyo 177-0041
JAPAN

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
M.Ravel Le Gibet 6
G.Ligeti Etude No.13 "L'escalier du diable" 5
S.Rachmaninoff Etude-Tableau in G minor Op.33 No.8 4
S.Rachmaninoff Etude-Tableau in D major Op.39 No.9 4
0

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J.S.Bach Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 No.24 in B minor BWV869 10
P.Grainger Paraphrase on Tchaikovsky's Flower Waltz Yes 7
P.Tchaikovsky Dumka in C minor Op.59 8
0

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J.S.Bach Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1 No.22 in B-flat minor BWV867 7
S.Rachmaninoff Piano Sonata No.2 in B-flat minor Op.36 (1913) 25
F.Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor S.178 30
0

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Franck: Sonata in A major

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Beethoven: Concerto No 1 in C major Op 15

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18

Audition video

Biography

Born on 1993, in Hyogo, Japan. He began his piano studies at age of seven with Hiroko Ogata. He studied at Nishinomiya Music High School with Masahi Katayama and Akira Aoi, graduated in first place. He now studies at Tokyo University of the Arts with Hiroshi Arimori, and he is a fellow of Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy. He has won International Chopin Piano Competition in ASIA (Bronze Prize, 2006), International Rosario Marciano Piano Competition (Second Prize, 2010), ABC Rookie Concert Audition (Music Prize, 2013), and more. He has participated Hamamatsu International Piano Academy, Vienna Young Pianists, Moscow Conservatory Summer School. He was given many recitals and concerts with orchestra in Japan, and he performed at the Pre-event of 150 Years of Friendship Germany-Japan in Hamburg, Germany.

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Passport details

Nationality
JAPAN
Passport Number
TR4140950
Expiration Date
04-Jun-2025
City / Town of Birth
OSAKA

Documentation of musical studies

Documentation of musical activity

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