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2018 (latest updates to follow)

■ Yulia Chaplina and Yoshio Hamano: Piano Recital

24. October, 2018 (Wed) at 19:00 / Mitake Sayaka Salon (Shibuya, Tokyo)

A delightful programme comprising works by Franck, Scriabin, Debussy, and Ravel.

2017 (updates to follow)

■ Piano Concerti on 2 Pianos:

An enchanted afternoon with Rachmaninoff

21. October, 2017 / Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall

Rachmaninoff's milestone Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini performed on two pianos with a long-time ally Kaoru Jitsukawa.

■ Gala at Castello Caetani, Sermoneta

07. July, 2017 / Castello Caetani (Sermoneta, Lazio, Italy)

Scriabin's Sonata No. 10 performed at a gala following a week-long Campus di Musica masterclass by the legendary Eliso Virsaladze.

■ Beethoven gala at Hitotsubashi University

18. June, 2017 / Hitotsubashi University Kanematsu Hall (Tokyo)

Beethoven's milestone Sonatas Nos. 11 and 23 "Appassionata" presented at a grand gala together with prominent pianists Kyoko Tabe and Yusuke Kikuchi.

■ CHANEL Pygmalion Days 2017 series recital

05. March, 2017 / CHANEL Nexus Hall Ginza (Tokyo)

Home-coming recital at the exclusive venue. Works by Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninov, and Balakirev's Islamey.

■ Tokyo Opera City "B→C" series recital

21. February, 2017 / Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall

Recital as part of the prestigious curated series. J. S. Bach French Ouverture and works by D. Scarlatti, Arvo Part, Shchedrin, Shohei Amimori, Silvestrov, and Gubaidulina. [More info]

■ Recital at Bogolyubov Arts Library

17. January, 2017 / Bogolyubov Arts Library (Moscow)

Works by J. S. Bach, D. Scarlatti, Beethoven, Balakirev, Shchedrin, and Gubaidulina.

2016 (full-year updates to follow)

■ Moscow Conservatory debut at Rachmaninov Hall

03. October, 2016 / Moscow Conservatory Rachmaninov Hall

Recital as part of the "Soul of Japan" annual festival. Works by Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Kosaku Yamada, Akira Ifukube, Takemitsu, and Somei Sato's Litania.

Hiroo Sato at the Piano Secondo.

■ Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra

20. March, 2016 / The Anvil Concert Hall (Basingstoke, UK)

Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Scotchmer (cond)

F. Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

2015 (2H updates to follow)

■ Royal College of Music Artist Diploma recital

10. June, 2015 / Amaryllis Flemming Concert Hall, RCM (London)

Works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Shostakovich's milestone 2nd Piano Sonata.

■ Recital at Pushkin House

8. June, 2015 / Pushkin House (London)

Organised by M.C.S. Young Artists Fund. Works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, and Shostakovich's milestone 2nd Piano Sonata.

■ Tuuli Takala Soprano Recital with Yoshio Hamano

30. May, 2015 / Yamaha Ginza Concert Salon (Tokyo)

A soiree musicale organised by Yamaha Ginza and M.C.S. Young Artists Fund, curated by Yoshio Hamano; vocal and piano solo music with Finnish star Tuuli Takala. [More]

■ KAWAI Europe Concerts Series

13. February, 2015 / Musikschule Krefeld (Krefeld, Germany)

14. February, 2015 / Burgermeisterhaus (Essen-Werden, Germany)

15. February, 2015 / Vereinigte Gesellschaft (Langenberg, Germany)

Debussy, Scriabin, Stravinsky, Fitkin, Rachmaninov

■ Toshihiro Kaneshige & Yoshio Hamano: Vibrant Piano World

4. January, 2015 / Mie Prefectural Cultural Center (Tsu, Japan)

Works for solo and duo piano by Graham Fitkin coupled with all-time classics of Beethoven and Stravinsky.

2014

■ Toshihiro Kaneshige and Yoshio Hamano performing Fitkin

26. December, 2014 / sonorium (Tokyo)

Works for solo and duo piano by Graham Fitkin coupled with all-time classics of Beethoven and Stravinsky.

■ Schubert "Winterreise" at SONORIUM

21. December, 2014 / sonorium (Tokyo)

Schubert's masterpiece cycle performed with the leading Japanese baritone Masato Inoue.

■ Afternoon Recital in Sagami-Ono

15. December, 2014 / Green Hall at SWU (Machida, Japan)

■ Bluthner Classics piano recitals

28. November, 2014 / Schloss Colditz (Colditz, Germany)

29. November, 2014 / Mediencampus Leipzig (Leipzig, Germany)

Scriabin, Stravinsky, Fitkin, Prokofiev

■ MMSF/Philharmonia Series recital at Southbank Centre

13. October, 2014 / Purcel Room, Southbank Centre (London)

An evening of piano music focussing on masterpieces by Debussy, Stravinsky, Scriabin, and the amazing Graham Fitkin.

■ LONDON FILM MUSIC CONCERT in memory of the Sewol ferry

27. September, 2014 / New Malden Methodist Church (London)

Music by Scriabin, Faure, and Rachmaninov with cellist Yuki Ito.

■ Special concert in memoriam Emma Rose

23. September, 2014 / RCM Britten Theatre (London)

Elegie by G. Faure and excerpts from Rachmaninov's Cello Sonata with Yuki Ito.

■ Recital at 6th annual Washington International Piano Festival

31. July, 2014 / CUA Ward Recital Hall (Washington DC)

[Washington International Piano Festival]

■ YOSHIO HAMANO @ TOMONO HALL

1. July, 2014 / Tomono Hall (Tokyo)

Musical evening comprising works by J. S. Bach, Franck, and Stravinsky in a warm salon setting.

■ Piano duo lunchtime recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London

9. June, 2014

Thrilling works by Rachmaninov, Khachaturian, and Sviridov performed by Yulia Chaplina and Yoshio Hamano. [Full details]

■ Lunchtime Concervatoire Concerts: RCM Series

01. May, 2014 / Yamaha Music London (London)

Works by Franck, Debussy, and Stravinsky. Full details

■ Parthenon Tama Music Salon Series 2014-15

Recital supported by Japan Prize of Nordic Piano Competition in Malmö

"La Belle époque and The Silver Age - rejuvenating the sounds from 1913"

26. April, 2014 / Parthenon Tama Recital Hall (Tokyo)

Works by Franck, Debussy, Scriabin, Rachmaninov, and marvellous Kosaku Yamada performed on a 1913 Bechstein concert grand.

■ Japan Philharmonic 658th Subscription Concert

"Lazarev Conducts - Beats of the Russian Soul"

14-15. March, 2014 / Suntory Hall (Tokyo)

Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev (cond)

A. Scriabin - Piano Concerto, Op. 20

■ Philharmonia Orchestra: MMSF Recital Series (Solo Recital)

23. February, 2014 / Royal Festival Hall (London)

J. S. Bach (Arr. Rachmaninov) - Suite in E Major (from Violin Partita No. 3)

J. Brahms - Fantasias, Op. 116 e. a.

■ Piano Recital in Atlanta

18. February, 2014 / Steinway Piano Galleries (Alpharetta GA)

Works by Chopin, Brahms, Prokofiev, and Graham Fitkin

■ Scriabin concerto on two pianos

15. February, 2014 / Jordan Kitt's Music (Rockville MD)

16. February, 2014 / Jordan Kitt's Music (Fairfax VA)

Katerina Zaitseva (piano)

A. Scriabin - Piano Concerto, Op. 20 e.a.

■ Pallant Proms RCM Series

25. January, 2014 / Pallant House Gallery (Chichester, UK)

Works by Bach, Chopin, Lutoslawki, Shostakovich, e.a.

2013

■ Royal College of Music Series at Steinway Hall

23. October, 2013 / Steinway Hall (London)

J. Haydn - Andante and Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII:6

J. Brahms - Fantasies, Op. 116

S. Rachmaninov - Suite in E major after Violin Partita BWV1006 by  J. S. Bach

Graham Fitkin - "From Yellow To Yellow", "Fervent"

■ Hamarikyu Asahi Hall lunchtime concert vol. 116 presented by House Foods Corp.

25. September, 2013 / Hamarikyu Asahi Hall (Tokyo)

Works by Beethoven, Graham Fitkin, Rachmaninov, and Prokofiev.

■ «RCM Rising Stars 2013»

3. June, 2013 / Cadogan Hall (London)

Emily Sun (violin), Jane Lindsay (cello)

F. Schubert - Sonatina for violin and piano in G minor, Op. 137 No. 3

R. Schumann - Fantasy pieces, Op. 73

■ Chamber Spotlight Concert

13. May, 2013 / RCM Britten Theatre (London)

Miiya Hooper (piano)

J. Joachim - Ouverture to "Hamlet" (Transcription for piano four hands duet by J. Brahms)

■ Lund City Orchestra

5. May, 2013 / Lunds Stadshall (Lund, Sweden)

Lunds Stadsorkester, Andreas Lönnqvist (conductor), Yoshio Hamano (piano) 

P. I. Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23

■ «Kawai Music Association 50th Anniversary Concert Series»

25. April, 2013 / Kawai Omotesando Concert Salon (Tokyo)

J. S. Bach - Fantasy in g minor, BWV917 "Duobus Subiectis", Fantasy and Fugue in a minor, BWV904

S. Rachmaninov - Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 33 e.a.

■ Setagaya Philharmonic Orchestra

21. April, 2013 / Hitomi Memorial Hall (Tokyo)

Setagaya Philharmonic Orchestra, Yoshikazu Tanaka (cond)

L. van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor"

■ «Masato Inoue / Yoshio Hamano - Sibelius&Rachmaninov - Beyond The Border»

14. April, 2013 / Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall

Masato Inoue (baritone) 

A unique programme of vocal and piano solo works by Sibelius and Rachmaninov, the two last romantic composers.

■ Russia tour

12. March, 2013 / Bogolyubov Arts Library (Moscow)

14. March, 2013 / Recital Hall, Nizhny Novgorod Rostropovich Philharmonic Hall

17. March, 2013 / Chuvash Theatre of Opera and Ballet (Cheboksary)

■ «Woven Words: Piano Music»

27. February, 2013 / RCM Recital Hall (London)

Organised by Royal College of Music in conjunction with Philharmonia Orchestra

This concert series celebrated the centenary of the Polish composer, Witold Lutoslawski. The programme, performed by leading RCM pianists, comprised works by Chopin, Debussy, Szymanowsky, Lutoslawsky, and Ligeti to picture the historical connection between those composers.

Yoshio Hamano: W. Lutoslawski - Two Etudes for Piano, "Bukoliki" for Piano.

■ «Waltham Abbey Church Lunchtime Recital»

16. February, 2013 / Waltham Abbey Church, Waltham Abbey (Essex, UK)

■ «RCM Victoria and Albert Museum series»

15. February, 2013 / Norfolk House Music Room at V&A Museum (London)

Olivia Scheepers (violin), Yuki Ito (cello)

S. Rachmaninov - Trio Elegiaque No. 1 in G minor, Op. posth.

F. Schubert - Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 99 (D898)