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Chihiro Ono (violin recital)

Wed Jul 29th 2009, 11:10 am–12:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
St James's Church Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly London W1J 9LL

Lunchtime violin recital by Chihiro Ono.

Free admission


Artist Info

Chihiro Ono

Born in Japan, Chihiro Ono started her musical journey when she was four years old, on the piano. After picking up the violin two years later, she went on to study with Kenji Kobayashi at the Toho School of Music in Tokyo. Equally proficient on the viola as on the violin, it was on the viola that she played in her first string quartet, with opportunities such as to play for Seiji Ozawa and the Juilliard String Quartet. In 2000 she moved to London to study with Yfrah Neaman at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Since then she has also studied with Simon Fischer, Susie Meszaros, Susanne Stanzeleit, Krysia Osostowicz, Levon Chilingirian and Itzhak Rashkovsky. She obtained her Master's degree from the Royal College of Music with distinction in 2007. Since moving to London she has played in many prestigious british venues and festivals, such as Wigmore Hall, St Martin's in the Fields, St John's Smith Square, St James' Piccadilly, London Contemporary Music Festival, BMIC music series, Lake District Summer Music, as well as appearing on BBC Radio 3. She has worked with many established groups and musicians, such as the Primrose Piano Quartet, the Ensemble Modern, Julian Jacobson, Levon Chilingirian, Krysia Osostowicz... She also regularly attends the Open Chamber Music at IMS Prussia Cove.

Venue: St James's Church Piccadilly

St James Piccadilly (photo: Steve Cadman)

The church interior (photo: Steve Cadman)

St James's is an Anglican church which was designed and built by Sir Christopher Wren in the 17th century. William Blake was baptised here in 1757. The church holds regular concerts of both classical and contemporary music.

The church is situated between Piccadilly and Jermyn Street about 200 yards from Piccadilly Circus. The closest tube stations are Piccadilly Circus and Green Park.

For more information, visit the St James's Church website.


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