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09 Dec 2015

December 2015

Dear Friends, It is already December and there are only a few weeks left to the year. Much has happened in the world in the last 12 months - some of it nice, heart-warming news but, most recently, there have been tragedies and the horrors resulting from violent acts, where people's...

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09 Oct 2015

October 2015 Overview

This month, Midori performs the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Dallas Symphony and Jaap van Zweden in Dallas and Shostakovich's Concerto No. 1 with the NHK Symphony and Paavo Järvi in Tokyo....

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01 Oct 2015


Each year, Midori holds two Orchestra Residencies Programs (ORPs) in the United States. In recent years, she has also led so-called “International Orchestra Residency Programs” (iORPs) elsewhere in the world. To date, iORPs have taken place in Costa Rica, Bulgaria and Peru. In September 2015, Midori and her teaching assistant at...

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24 Jul 2015

July 2015 Overview


Midori begins the month at the Ravinia Festival outside of Chicago, Illinois, where she performs Schubert's String Quintet in C Major and Brahms's String Sextet in B-flat Major with Miriam Fried, Atar Arad, Paul Biss, Frans Helmerson and Gary Hoffman. From there, she heads to Germany for performances at Dresden's Semper...

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06 Feb 2015

Midori receives APAP 2015 Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts

January 12, 2015. Midori at the 2015 APAP Conference in New York, NY. (photo by Adam Kissick)

On January 12th 2015, Midori received the Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts from the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). The award ceremony was held at the New York Hilton as part of the association's annual conference, attended by performing arts professionals from over 30 countries. The prize...

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