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Mari Yamamoto (violin) and Yukie Wake (piano)

Wed Jul 8th 2009, 11:15 am ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR

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Mari Yamamoto was born in Tokyo, Japan. As a soloist and chamber musician, she performed at such venues as the Fairfield Hall, National Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum and Dulwich Picture Gallery. She performed as a member of an ensemble for Queen Elizabeth II at the Britten Theatre.

As a freelance orchestra player, she has worked with such orchestras as the BBC Philharmonic, Orchestra of The English National Opera, The London Mozart Players and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic. As an orchestra player, she has worked with such conductors as Sir Georg Solti, Lorin Maazel, Daniele Gatti and Yan Pascal Tortelier.

Yukie Wake has given solo recitals and chamber concerts in the UK, and Japan. She has played as a soloist or as part of a piano duo at venues including the Crush Room at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, Regent Hall and Steinway Hall in London,the Colour House Theatre in Wimbledon, the Usher Gallery in Lincoln, and for various music societies.

Yukie was born in Hiroshima, Japan where she started learning the piano at the age of four. She graduated with first class honours from Hiroshima Music School. From Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo and then to the Royal College of Music in London, under the guidance of Simon Nicholls and Irina Zaritskaya. She was commended for her performance in the Kendall Taylor Beethoven Competition and was awarded a distinction for her final performance. She completed the Advanced Performance Course, graduating with an ARCM.PG Diploma.

Venue: St Dunstan-in-the-West

Pictures of St Dunstan-in-the-West at the Flickr website

The church of St. Dunstan in the West dates back to circa 1070 AD, and the present building was completed in the early 19th century.

The nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane (Central line) and Temple (Circle and District line).

For more information, visit the church's website.


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