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Vadim Tchijik & Asuka Yamamura ( Bangkok )
On Thursday, February 27th, 2014 - 7:30 pm @ Siam Ratchada AUDITORIUM in the ground floor of Fortune Town Building on Ratchadapisek Road by MRT Rama 9
D & M Music in cooperation proudly presents A Violin and Viola Duo Recital by internationally accomplished violinist and violist from France - Vadim Tchijik , violin and Asuka Yamamura, viola
Vadim Tchijik , violin
Prize-winner of many prestigious international violin competitions such as N. Paganini Competition in Genoa, P.I.Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, R. Lipizer Competition in Gorizia; winner of International Competition in Portogruaro (Italy), Juventus Award (by the European Council), N. and L. Boulanger Foundation Award and Natexis Banque Populaire Foundation Award in Paris, O. and V. Ritter Foundation Award in Hamburg and G. Cziffra Foundation Award (France).
Born in November 1975, he started to study the violin at the age of six and gave his first concert when he was only eight. He finished the famous Tchaikovsky Central Music School in Moscow for the gifted children, First Prize unanimously at the National Superior Conservatory of Music in Lyon, then he completed his post-graduate studies at the High Conservatory of Music in Cologne, Artist Certificate at the Southern Methodist University Meadows School of Arts in Dallas, Chigiana Music Academy in Siena and always obtained the highest honours.
He has performed with Moscow Symphony Orchestra, North Nederland Symphony Orchestra, Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Kharkov Philharmonic, Orchestra di Teatro di Genova, Freiburg Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Ulianovsk Philharmonic, Gunma Chamber Orchestra, Vasteras Sinfonietta, Camerata of Coahuila, Musica Vitae Chamber Orchestra, Yaroslavl Philharmonic, Plano Symphony Orchestra and many others, conducted by Michel Tabachnik, Anton Nanut, Peter Csaba, Paolo Peloso, Naoto Otomo etc.
Vadim Tchijik gives recitals in France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, England, Switzerland, Holland, Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, Sweden, Russia, USA, Mexico, Japan, Turkey, Bulgaria, Poland, Israel, Lebanon, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma, Dominican Republic, Haiti and other countries all over the world. He plays in the biggest halls as : Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Theatre du Châtelet, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Concertgebow in Amsterdam, Dvorak Hall in Prague, Big Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscou, Suntory Hall and Hamarikyu Asahi Hall in Tokyo, Philharmonie in Cologne and Konzerthaus in Freiburg, Palace of Culture in Sofia, Philharmonie in Kiev, Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico…
He is very often invited to participate in prestigious music festivals among which Festival Radio France and Montpellier, Pablo Casals, Nancyphonies, Guebwiller, Royan, Festival of St-Riquier, Fetes Romantique de Nohant, Semaines Musicales de Tours, Music Festival des Grands Crus de Bourgogne, Japan Music festival, Okayama Music Festival, Young Artists Festival in Los Angeles, Festival of Guil-Durance, Music Art Festival in Grenoble, International Festival in Portogruaro, Settimane Musicale di Ravello, Salon of the Arts in Sofia, Felicja Blumental Festival in Tel Aviv, Euro Musica Vitae Festival in Sweden, Juventus and Salon Musicora in Paris.
He performs in various radio and TV broadcasts in many countries (France Musique, Radio Classique, NHK, France 3, Mezzo, RAI, Japanese, Russian, Swedish television) and his concerts were broadcasted all over the Europe, USA and Asia. He recorded several CD’s for Lyrinx (“Recommandé” by Classica Magazine, “Coup de Coeur” by Piano Magazine), Exton (“One of the best CD’s of the Month” by The Record Geijutsu (Japan) and DOCdata Benelux labels. In 2006 he participates in Japan at the recording of a series of CD dedicated to the 250th Mozart Anniversary.
He played chamber music with Pieter Wispelwey, Emmanuel Pahud, Dominique De Williencourt, Jean-Claude Pennetier, Marielle Nordmann, Philippe Bernold, David Geringas, Cedric Tiberghien, Marc Coppey, Michel Arignon, Alexander Melnikov, Alban Gerhardt, Michel Lethiec, Yves Henry etc. His concerts always receive highest acclamations by critics.
Vadim Tchijik is a Professor of violin at Niedermeyer Conservatory in Issy-les-Moulineaux and gives master-classes in Europe and in Asia.
Asuka Yamamura, viola
Born in Tokyo in 1990 she started to learn violin at the age of seven. She studied with the professor Masayuki Kino and Yoshiko Yajima. She also had a master - classes with great musicians such as Ivry Gitlis and Nabuko Imai.
When she was 18, passionate by viola sound, she started to play this instrument and studied with Kazunori Kawasaki and Kenta Matsumi. Graduated from the Kunitachi University College of Music with highest honors she was a principal viola of Japan College Music Orchestra. She also won a college audition and performed the York Bowen viola concerto with orchestra.
Her chamber music teachers were Werner Hink (first violin of the Vienna Philharmonic) and Shigeru Ikushima (clarinet solo of the Orchestre du Capitol de Toulouse)
First Prize winner at the Yokohama International Competition “Musica Santangero” in Japan she has performed throughout Japan with different orchestras and chamber music groups. She played at Kusatsu international music festival and JT Hall.
She is currently a member of the Tama Philharmonic, the Ensemble “Lueur” and the Quintet “Noir”.
J.S. Bach – Chaconna from the 2nd partita
N. Paganini - Caprice no.9
F. Kreisler - Recitativo and Scherzo op.6
E. Ysaÿe - Sonata no.3 « Ballade »
W. A. Mozart – Duo for violin and viola no.1
Haendel-Halvorsen – Passacaglia for violin and viola
Tickets are priced at 500 and 250 baht and are available at Robinson Piano on the 5th floor of Siam Discovery Center ( Tel: 02-658-1080-1) or call for more information at K.Mongkol: 081-682-8000
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