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Reiko Shimokawa, is a recipient of numerous awards including 2nd prize at the 8th Pacific Piano competition in Canada (2002) and Musical Activity Award from Yamaha Music Foundation in Japan (2001). Her international appearances include Schumann piano concerto with Budapest Concert Orchestra in Hungary (1999), “DEBUT” series at CBC Radio 2 (2001) and Trio Con Spirito with Violinist Toru Tagawa and Flutist Chieko Konishi Louie (2006) in Vancouver, Canada. She was a judge member of 150th Anniversary of the Opening Port of Yokohama piano competition, Japan (2009). Her recent performances include Mendelsshon-Haus concert in Leipzig, Germany (2011), Autumn Concert Tour in B.C. where she gave a lecture & recital of Mendelsshon at UVic, Canada (2011),International Music Festival in Nałęczów, Poland (2012), Chopin piano concerto No.1 with Mozart Chamber Orchestra at Izumi Hall, Japan (2013), Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 with Tucson Repertory Orchestra in Tucson, Arizona USA (2014). She holds Bachelor of Music from Royal College of Music, Post graduate certificates from Trinity College of Music and Guildhall school of Music and Drama in England, Master of Music from University of Victoria, Diploma in Music Performance from UBC in Canada. Her world renowned teachers include Dr.Sara Davis Buechner, Lee Kum Sing, Ronan Magill, Paul Roberts, Masahiro Saito, and Bruce Vogt. Her 2 CDs has been released in Japan, entitled “In earth’s many colored dream” and “Tunes of Clowns”.


Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1, Op. 23, Reiko Shimokawa/Tucson Repertory Orchestra

Tucson Morning Blend Show "Tucson Repertory Orchestra"

Reinstatement of Virtuoso Vol.151

22nd March 2013
Mozart-Kammerorchester Japan, Conductor: Ryoichi Kado, Piano: Reiko Shimokawa
Venue: Izumi Hall
Program: Chopin Piano Concerto No.1 op.11 E minor

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March 2, 2016 Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Tokyo
Bandoneon:Giuseppe Scigliano Piano:Reiko Shimokawa
Luis Bacalov - Il Postino

March 4, 2016 Tiara Monthly Concert vol.183
"Il Vento di Tango ~Accordion player from Italy"
Bandoneon:Giuseppe Scigliano
Piano:Reiko Shimokawa (Guest)Violin:Hiroko Saitoh
Astor Piazzolla - Milonga del Angel

March 6, 2016 "Il Vento di Tango ~Accordion player from Italy"
Bandoneon:Giuseppe Scigliano Piano:Reiko Shimokawa
(Guest) Violin:Jun Yahata, Mezzo soprano:Tomoko Kitano
Carlos Gardel Por una cabeza

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2017 concert schedule

 
July 30th Sunday,17:10-40
The Ninth Tokyo Performing Arts Festival
Dance:Mao Hosoda, Piano:Reiko Shimokawa
Program: Rachmaninov: Vocalise op.34 no.14
Gershwin: 3 Preludes, Rhapsody in Blue and others.
Venue:Nakano Zero Audiovisual(Shicho-kaku) Hall, Main building B2
2-9-7 Nakano, Nakano-Ku Tokyo
http://tokyopaf.wixsite.com/0000
Admission Free
 
August 5th Saturday, 19:00 (open 18:30)
Turkey & Japan friendship concert
Viola:Burcu Yazici Violin:Ezgi Gonlum Yalcin 
Piano:Yuko Negishi Piano:Reiko Shimokawa
(Program)
Viola & Piano: Scherzo by Brahms, Le grand tango by Piazzolla
Violin Solo: Yudumluk by Ekrem Zeki Ün
Violin & Piano:3 Vals by Yalcin Tura 
Piano 4 hands: Hungarian Dance No.1, 5 by Brahms
Piano Solo: Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin
Venue:Monzen-nakacho Symphony Salon, Rm 201
Access:http://www.symphonysalon.com/symphony-salon-in-english.html
Reservation only
 

August 25th, Friday 18:00 (open 17:30)
Evening Concert by Kotoku Musicians Association
"Music of Pub and Cafe"
Performers by Kotoku Musicians Association
Piano:Reiko Shimokawa
Program:Gershwin: 3 Preludes
Other programs by Kotoku Mucisians Association members
Venue:Kotoku Bunka Center 2F lobby
https://www.kcf.or.jp/koto/access/
Admission Free

 

September 14th,Thursday 12:30-13:00 (open 12:00)
Minami Azabu lunchtime concert
Piano:Reiko Shimokawa
Program: Rachmaninov: Vocalise op.34 no.14
Gershwin: 3 Preludes, Rhapsody in Blue and others.
Venue:Minami Azabu Centre Hall, Tokyo
Tickets:2,000yen, Free for SMS support members
http://www.centre-hall.com/lunchtime/lunchtime.cgi

 

 
 
 
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