Violin Ayana Tsuji


  Ayana Tsuji is one of the most promising young violinists of Japan. Born in Gifu in 1997, she started the violin at age 3. She was awarded First Prize at the 2016 Montreal International Competition, together with 5 other prizes. She has performed as soloist with orchestras such as the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Sinfonia Varsovia,  Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Musica Viva (Russia), NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra.
  She is also active as recitalist and chamber musician, and has performed with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Akira Eguchi, Kei Itoh, Emmanuel Strosser, Edicson Ruiz. She is currently enrolled at the Tokyo College of Music, where she has studied with Kenji Kobayashi, Toshiko Yaguchi, Kimiko Nakazawa, Machie Oguri and Koichi Harada.
  In 2018, she received the 28th Idemitsu Music Award. Highlights of the 2019-2020 season include Japan tour of Orchestre de la Suisse Romande with Mo. Jonathan Nott, La folle journee Nantes, La folle journée d’Ekaterinbourg, Palelmo Classica Festival.
  Ayana Tsuji plays a Joannes Baptista Guadagnini 1748, on loan from the Yellow Angel NPO Corporation.


Shigenori Kudo & Young Prodigies

Friday, June 5, 2020 at 7 p.m.

The Symphony Hall, Osaka