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Shizuka MITSUI


  • date of birth: 14th of March 1992
  • studied at the Mozarteum University Salzburg in the class of Giovanni Gnocchi in 2014 and since 2016 he has been studying with Clemens Hagen
  • participated in masterclasses with Jens Peter Maintz, Natalia Gutman, Jian Wang, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Masato Iwai, Danjulo Ishizaka, Wolfgang Boettcher and Gautier Capuçon
  • is a Semifinalists of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, May 2017


Prizes: Laureate of Izumino-Mori Cello Competition, Japan Classic Competition, Enrico Mainardi Competition (1st Prize), Tokyo Music Competition



First Round

Piatti Caprice no. 6 op. 25

Haydn Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major

Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70


Second Round

SchubertArpeggione Sonata

LigetiSonata for Solo Cello

Popper Elfentanz op. 39



EnescuSonata no. 2 in C major op. 26

Debussy Sonata in D minor



Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor op. 104