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Anglo-Japanese Society of Wessex

An Unincorporated Association

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Aiki Mori - Cello Recital with Philip Howard (piano)

Fri Aug 19th 2011, 12:15–1:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR

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Aiki Mori

Aiki Mori Born in Japan in 1988. Aiki Mori started to play piano at the age of 6. At the age of 8, she decided to play cello, and had her first cello lesson with Hakuro Mohri. A few years later, she won the first prize and the grand prix in “classic music, Japan” competition, as the youngest cellist in the competitions history. And also in “stars or tomorrow” competition, she won the prize as the youngest cellist. After her success in the competitions, she was invited to various concerts, including the concert in Ooji Hall, Tokyo, and also TV and radio appearances. At the age of 15, she was already accepted to Frans Helmerson’s class in “Hochschule fur Musik, Cologne”. There she also studied chamber music with Anthony Spiri, Harald Schoneweg, Rainer Moog, Richard Gwilt, and Pavel Gililov. She also studied with Alexander Rudin, Wolfgang Boettcher, Young-Chang Cho, in master classes.

Aiki enjoys playing chamber music, and she was invited to play with a member of NHK symphony orchestra in Japan, and also invited to a retirement concert from York Hoeller in Germany. In 2009, Aiki graduated from “Musikhochschule Cologne” and she continues her studies with Karine Georgian in London.

Philip Howard

Philip Howard was born in 1976. Initially self-taught, he was a student of Alexander Abercrombie between the ages of 10 and 18, later going on to study composition and piano at the Royal Academy of Music, where his teachers were Michael Finnissy and Graeme Humphrey.

Philip won first prize at the International Gaudeamus Interpreters' Competition 2003 held in Rotterdam, becoming the first British winner since 1968. At the age of 15 he won joint first prize in the first BBC Young Musician of the Year Composer Award.

Among other performances, Philip has given solo recitals in London at the Purcell Room and in the BMIC Cutting Edge series at The Warehouse, as well as in the Ultima festival in Oslo, Gaudeamus Music Week in Amsterdam, and the "Berlin Piano Days" (Berliner Klaviertage).

He has appeared on a number of CDs including his own solo piano album "Decoding Skin", which was released in 2004 and which features works by Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman and Michael Finnissy alongside pieces by young British composers Paul Newland, Max Wilson and Paul Whitty.

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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