The Archive | 2018

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[09-12.2018] Yoshio Hamano has taken part in production of "Honeybees and Distant Thunder", a TOHO film directed by Kei Ishikawa, starring - Mayu Matsuoka, Tori Matsusaka, Win Morisaki e.a. The film is based on the namesake novel by Riku Onda.

■ Encounter with the 9th:

A workshop with Masato Inoue

17. November, 2018 (Sat)

Akasaka Bechstein Salon (Tokyo)


Baritone: Masato Inoue


Solo and vocal repertoire by Beethoven, followed by a choral workshop on Symphony No. 9.

■ Christopher Hastbacka & Yoshio Hamano in Recital

03. November, 2018 (Wed)

Bosendorfer Tokyo Showroom



Yoshio Hamano was joined by Christopher Hastbacka visiting from Sweden to present the latest addition to the Bosendorfer line-up, the Model 280VC, with a programme of works by Brahms, Stenhammar, Taneev, and Chopin.

■ Yulia Chaplina and Yoshio Hamano: Piano Recital

24. October, 2018 (Wed)

Mitake Sayaka Salon (Tokyo)


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

■ Tokyo College of Music - Faculty of Piano in Recital

29. September, 2018 / TCM Ikebukuro Campus 100. Anniversary Hall

A recital by newly appointed and promoted members of the faculty.

Yoshio Hamano: Rachmaninov - Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39 Nos. 1 & 3, Taneev - Prelude and Fugue, Op. 29

■ Solo Recital and Masterclass

17. September, 2018 (Mon)

Rachmaninov Hall (Tambov, Russia)


Programme featuring solo works by Rachmaninov, Debussy, Taneev, Takemitsu, Franck, and Shostakovich.

■ Solo Recital

12. September, 2018 (Wed) / Bogolubov Arts Library (Moscow, Russia)

Programme featuring solo works by Rachmaninov, Debussy, Taneev, Takemitsu, Franck, and Shostakovich.

■ C3: collaboration with composers

06. September, 2018 (Thu)

Toyonaka Municipal Cultural Hall (Osaka)

Fl: Asuka Takeuchi, Gt: Kosuke Hashizume


Premiere of works by Kohei Kondo, Yoko Morikawa, and Shingo Matsuura.

■ Lecture recital organised by Sophia Factory

01. September, 2018 (Sat)

Roppongi Symphony Salon (Tokyo)


Fl: Asuka Takeuchi


Lecture focussing on the legacy of Claude Debussy and Jankelevich by Shuji Imamoto.

■ Debut album recording with Octavia Records

21-23. August, 2018 (Tue-Thu) / Sagamiko Center (Kanagawa)

■ Chamber Matinee

28. June, 2018 (Thu) / Cafe Pappelburg (Hachioji, Tokyo)

Vn: Sumire Fukuhara, Vc: Gleb Stepanov

■ Dialogue with Russia:

A Chamber Matinee

23. June, 2018 (Sat)

Mitake Sayaka Salon (Tokyo)


Vn: Sumire Fukuhara, Vc: Gleb Stepanov


Debussy - Piano Trio

Prokofiev - Sonata for Cello and Piano

Elgar - Sonata for Violin and Piano

Rachmaninov - Piano Trio "Elegiaque"

■ 2018 Ogaki Music Festival:

Spring Concert "World's Greatest Pianos"



Yoshio Hamano

Yoshihiro Kondo

Haruka Kuroiwa

Takashi Yamamoto


Piano ensemble programme performed on four magnificent instruments - Steinway, Bechstein, Bosendorfer, and Yamaha.

[04.2018] Yoshio Hamano has been appointed tutor of piano at Tokyo College of Music and Tokyo University of the Arts

■ "Rilke and Russia" Exhibition Opening Reception

6. February, 2018

The German Embassy to Russian Federation

Shostakovich - Nocturne from "The Limpid Stream", Piano Sonata No. 2 (1. mvt)

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