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03 Sep 2018

Midori Joins the Violin Faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music

With the beginning of the fall semester in early September 2018, Midori joined the Violin Faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. Announcing her appointment, Curtis President Roberto Diaz said, "A soloist renowned worldwide who pairs her international performing schedule with a commitment to community collaboration and outreach,...

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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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