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23 Jun 2018

Midori performs Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Serenade after Plato’s Symposium’ in commemoration of the composer’s centenary

Midori and Benstein

photo: (c) Walter H. Scott On August 25th 2018, Midori will perform a movement of Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade after Plato’s Symposium at the Bernstein Centenary Celebration at Tanglewood in Massachusetts, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Other performers will include Yo-Yo Ma, Audra McDonald, Thomas Hampson, Christoph Eschenbach and...

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18 May 2018

Midori visits refugee shelter in Berlin

Midori in refugee house in Berlin 5 2018

In early May, when Midori was in Berlin to perform with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester and Constantinos Carydis, she and a violist and cellist from the orchestra visited a community shelter in Hanjerystrasse that houses refugee women and children from Afghanistan, Syria, Libya, Iraq, Eritrea and Ethiopia. The musicians performed works...

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18 Jan 2018

Midori, Antoine Lederlin and Jonathan Biss perform trios in Germany and the UK

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Audiences and critics in Ansbach, Stuttgart, Munich, Halle and London warmly welcomed Midori, pianist Jonathan Biss and cellist Antoine Lederlin in a program featuring Beethoven’s Piano Trio in G major, Op.1 No.2, Schumann’s Fantasiestücke, Op.88, and Dvořák’s Piano Trio in F minor, Op.65. Early in the tour, the German radio station...

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