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– date of birth: May 19, 1996
– currently pursuing a PhD at the Tokyo University of the Arts, under the guidance of Prof. Hiroshi Arimori;
– studied at the Tokyo University of the Arts;
– performed with Geidai Philharmonia Orchestra Tokyo.

Prizes: laureate of the Vienna International Piano Competition, International Rosario Marciano Piano Competition, Pan Pacific Contemporary Music Competition


First Round

Bach Prelude and Fugue in B minor, WTC II

Scarlatti Three Piano Sonatas (D minor – K 9, G major – K 13, E minor – K 198)

Chopin Étude Op. 25 No. 6

Debussy Étude No. 9, pour les notes répétées

Second Round

Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor Op. 111

Schubert Impromptu No. 1 in C minor Op. 90


Enescu Piano Suite No. 2 in D major Op. 10, Des cloches sonores

Schnittke Prelude and Fugue


Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor Op. 30