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ICEP Japan 2017 2

Nepal 2016 ICEP quartet reunites for events in Japan in June 2017

The International Community Engagement Program (ICEP) quartet that traveled and performed in Nepal in December 2016, is visiting hospitals, schools and special institutions in Japan this month in the second part of their ICEP experience.  They are also giving public performances in Oji Hall, Tokyo and Phoenix Hall, Osaka of works by Ginastera, Dvorak and...

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Midori offers an all-Bach recital at the Singapore Violin Festival

As a faculty member at th3 2017 Singapore Violin Festival, Midori conducted masterclasses and performed an all-Bach recital at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Concert Hall. Click here to read notes on these works that Midori prepared for this concert. Below, in full is the review that appeared in The Straits Times of Singapore. A TEACHER'S CRYSTAL CLEAR...

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Midori & Friends – 25th Anniversary Celebration

Midori & Friends held a Gala on May 15th to celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary and to honor two founding Board members, Alan and Laraine Fischer. The setting for the Gala was the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, where the evening’s festivities shone the...

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Strings Magazine interviews Midori about ICEP

The June 2017 issue of Strings Magazine features an interview with Midori about the International Community Engagement Program (ICEP). In December 2016, three young string players, violinist Jeremias Velazquez (Argentina), violist Wenhong Luo (China) and cellist Michael Katz (Israel) joined Midori for visits to and performances in schools, hospitals and other institutions in Nepal marking...

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Midori & Friends is 25 years old

Midori & Friends will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a Dinner and Concert on Monday May 15th at Lincoln Center in New York City. The evening will include performances by Emanuel Ax, Heather Headley and Midori. For further information and to order tickets ...

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Midori joins panel discussion on cultural diplomacy

Midori appeared on a panel at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. to discuss ways in which cultural diplomacy can help better address today’s most pressing global challenges. The event, which took place on May 8th 2017, was moderated by Dr. Kent E. Calder, Director...

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Britten Violin Concerto / Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

www.cincinnati.com  May 5, 2017 By JANELLE GELFAND [Midori] delivered a riveting performance of the Britten Violin Concerto with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra [and Robert Treviño]. She sailed through its treacherous technical challenges, taking her time to communicate its lyrical passages with breathtaking beauty. She phrased with emotion and a pure, sweet...

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五嶋みどりが ザ・シンフォニーホール開館35周年記念リサイタルに出演。...

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1月29日放送の【プレミアムシアター】では「五嶋みどり バッハを奏でる」と題し、バッハの無伴奏ヴァイオリンのためのソナタとパルティータ全曲を放送いたします。...

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日本の皆さまへ 明けましておめでとうございます。 私は昨年末にミュージック・シェアリングのICEPの活動でネパールを訪問し、貴重な経験をしてきました。 詳しいことはブログ (https://musicsharingweb.wordpress.com/) をご覧ください。 また6月には大阪と東京で報告コンサートを行いますので、ご来聴をお待ちしております。一緒に活動した メンバー3人も6月には来日し、日本の学校や施設、病院などで演奏します。ネパールでの経験が彼らに どのような変化をもたらしているか、それも楽しみの一つです。 2017年も充実した活動を続けていけることに感謝します。 どうぞ皆さまにとりましても素晴らしい一年となりますように。 2017年1月3日 五嶋みどり...

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