For full functionality of this page it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser Michiru MATSUYAMA | George Enescu Festival



  • date of birth: 5th of April 1991

  • is currently studying with Prof. Carolin Widmann at The University of Music “Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy” Leipzig since 2017

  • studied in Japan with Prof. Koichiro Harada at the Toho High School of Music and obtained her Bachelor and Master Diplomas with Prof. Kolja Blacher at the “Hanns Eisler” School of Music in Berlin; participated in the Kronberg Academy Festival, the Ozawa International Chamber Music Academy Okushiga, in masterclasses with Donald Weilerstein, Boris Garlitsky, Dora Schwarzberg, Pavel Vernikov, Vadim Gluzman

  • performed with Daniel-Müller Schott, Igor Levit in the International Music Festival Heidelberg Frühling

  • plays on a violin made by Camillus Camilli in 1742, sponsored by the “Deutsche Musikinstrumentenfonds”

Prizes: Second Prize at the “Königin Sophie Charlotte” International Violin Competition and Third Prize at the “Rodolfo Lipizer” International Violin Competition in Italy; Winner of the Great Wall Music Competition in Osaka and the Kobe Youth Prize


First Round

Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata for Solo Violin in G minor

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major K. 216

Paganini Caprice no. 17

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 8 in G major op. 30 no. 3

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Prokofiev Sonata no. 2 op. 94 bis


Ravel Sonata no. 2 in G major

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in F minor op. 6

Saint-Saëns-Ysaye Caprice d’apres l’Etude en forme de valse op. 52


Brahms Violin Concerto in D major op.77