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Makiko Sada - piano recital

Tue Feb 21st 2012, 1:15–2:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
Bristol Cathedral, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TJ


Artist info

Makiko Sada

Makiko Sada was born in Japan. She began studies with Noriko Yodogawa at the age of 4 and won the First prize at the Nishinihon PTNA Piano Competition in 1990 at the age of 8.

Makiko completed the Bachelors Degree at Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo and the Postgraduate of Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music in London where she studied piano with Kathryn Stott, Pascal Nemirovski and Hamish Milne and chamber music with Ian Brown.

She was awarded one of the highest Distinctions in her Final Recital at Royal Academy of Music, and won the prize of "Dorothy Bryant Awards". Among her awards has given the 2nd Prize in TIAA All Japan Classical Music Competition and the 2nd Prize in Fukuoka International Music Festival.

Makiko has taken part in many International music festivals and performed in concerts including the International Evian Academy (France), International Keyboard Institute and Festival (New York), North London Piano School (London), International Summer Chopin Academy (Warsaw), and in 2008 and 2009 she has got a scholarship for the Banff Music Summer Festival (Canada). She participated in master classes with such distinguished artists as with Christopher Elton, Anton Kuerti, Julian Martin, Robart McDonald, Hamish Milne, John Perry, Fou Tsong, Dr.Arbo Valdoma and Mikimoto Sumiko.

She is currently based in Japan and has performed both solo recitals and chamber music concerts in various venue in France, Italy, Japan, Spain and U.K. Recently she was invited by the Government of Castilla and Leon and had a concert tour with Duo Alfageme in Spain and Japan.

Her appearance at Bristol Cathedral is organised by AJSW who she last played a concert for at St. James Church Piccadilly, London in September 2009'

Venue: Bristol Cathedral

Bristol Cathedral (photo: Adrian Pingstone)

Bristol Cathedral is situated in the middle of the city at the bottom of Park Street. It was founded in 1140, but was built gradually over a period of 700 years. The Cathedral hosts numerous events and concerts throughout the year. Many of these are open to the public, and some are free, including the regular lunchtime concerts on Tuesdays.

Visit the Bristol Cathedral website.


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