Part of the continuing AJSW classical music concert series promoting and supporting Japanese musicians drawn from a variety of environments be they professional, students, visiting or home based.
Yuki Negishi (piano recital), August 27th
Born in Tokyo , Japan, Yuki Negishi is increasingly in demand as an artist of rare poetry, intensity and virtuosity with a vast repertoire and a magnetic personality. Yuki has already performed over 100 concerts in the UK where she has resided since 2001, and she regularly performs about 30 concerts a year internationally.
In previous seasons, Yuki Negishi has been invited to perform in recitals and festivals, and has made appearances with orchestras in the UK , the Netherlands , France , Germany , Italy, Romania, Japan and the USA . Her performances have been broadcast on Dutch, Polish, Romanian and French television and radio.
Yuki has released a solo CD, and a DVD in conversation with BBC presenter Andrew Green from Sound Techniques has also been released. Future performances include the Brahms Concerto No.2 in B flat with the Scarborough Orchestra and recitals throughout the UK. She also served as one of the jury members for the new Sussex International Piano Competition (www.sussexipc.co.uk) in association with Worthing Symphony Orchestra (principal conductor: John Gibbons) and Bluthner Piano Centre. Yuki is generously supported by the London Bluthner Piano Centre.
Chopin Ballade No.2 Op.38
24 Preludes of Chopin Op.28