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Kazuhito YAMANE


  • date of birth: 29th of July 1995

  • graduated from the Toho High School of Music and Toho’s Gakuen Soloist Diploma course; has been studying with Prof. Christoph Poppen at the Munich University for Music and Theater since 2015

  • performed as soloist with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in the Yokohama Minatomirai Hall, colaborated with the Berlin Philharmonic String Quartet in 2014, had the great priviledge to play together with Maxim Vengerov in 2013

  • was the youngest musician to be invited to perform at Toppan Hall (in Tokyo) “Espoir” Series for 3 seasons, between 2014 and 2017

Prizes: First Prize, the Iwatani Prize and the Masuzawa Award at the 79th National Music Competition of Japan in 2010; Winner of the the 19th Hotel Okura Award in 2017


First Round

Bach Ciaccona from Partita for Solo Violin in D minor

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major K. 219

Paganini Caprice no. 24

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 2 in A major op. 12 no. 2

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Bartók Sonata for Solo Violin Sz. 117


Ravel Sonata no. 2 in G major

Enescu “Impressions d’enfance” Suite op. 28

Ravel Tzigane


Shostakovich Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor op. 77