Yasuko Mitsui in Recital in New York

Saturday, December 10, 2011, 8pm 

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Solo Harpsichord

J.S. Bach - Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue; The Goldberg Variations; and the world premiere of "Sea and Stars" by Yasuko Mitsui.

Sea and Stars, an original composition by the artist - Inspired by the calm strength and mysticism of the sea and the mystery of the stars in distant galaxies, Ms. Mitsui captures the beautiful harmony of hope for eternal peace and happiness in her work.

 About Yasuko Mitsui:

Yasuko Mitsui is one of Japan's premier harpsichord artists, and is widely recognized in classical music circles for her masterful concerts and recordings.
Mitsui studied piano and harpsichord at the Tokyo Musashino Music University and the National University of Music in Vienna. She has received plaudits for her performances with the Ensemble Bella Musica, on TV, at music festivals, and in concerts throughout Europe and Japan.
Mitsui's classical repertoire is varied, although she favors to J. S. Bach's baroque compositions. She has collaborated with W. Holzmair, A. Schmid and O. Warla; and also with Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra, The Paris Orchestra Lamoureux, and Orchestre National, Belarus. Her artistry is enjoyed by her legion of admirers through her CD recordings from Columbia, EMI, Video Garo, and Elect Records.
She has conducted master classes in Vienna, Hannover and Briev. Mitsui has been regularly invited as a jury member for multiple international vocal, piano and harpsichord competitions; she was formerly the faculty member of Iwate National and Elisabeth Universities as Professor. Since 1990’s Mitsui has been passionately advocating peace among nations through the unifying force of music, and has coordinated and managed many musical events in the theme of peace in Europe and Japan; recently she was responsible as Music Director for the Harmony for Peace Concert in New York and this year the Peace Music Festival in Hiroshima, Japan.



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