Fumika Mohri (violin) and Tomoki Kitamura (piano)

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06/11/2021 - 06/11/2021

Fumika Mohri (violin) and Tomoki Kitamura (piano)

In 2012 Fumika Mohri won the first prize in the Seoul International Music Competition becoming the youngest ever and very first Japanese first-prize winner in the history of the competition. In 2015 she won the second prize in the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition and the sixth prize in the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition. In 2019 she won the third prize in the Montreal International Music Competition.
As a soloist, Fumika Mohri has performed with major orchestras such as Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Belgique, Brussels Philharmonic, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Kremerata Baltica and Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Born in Aichi (Japan) in 1991, Tomoki Kitamura began playing piano at the age of three. Since he won the 1st prize (2nd prize was not awarded) and the Grand Jury Prize at the prestigious Tokyo Music Competition at the age of 14, he started his career in Japan. Thereafter he has got prizes at important international piano competitions including Hamamatsu, Sydney and Leeds. In 2017 he won the 2nd prize at the international Telekom Beethoven competition in Bonn.
Today Tomoki Kitamura constantly appears in the prestigious concert halls in Europa and Japan as a recital pianist, soloist of orchestra, chamber music player, and also as a fortepianist. His 4 solo CDs received favorable reviews on the prestigious magazines in Japan.

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