In Bocconi Tomoki Kitamura in concertTHURSDAY 28 MARCH, AULA MAGNA VIA GOBBI, AT 9PM
Organized by ISU Bocconi in collaboration with Furcht Pianoforti, on Thursday 28 March, aula Magna via Gobbi, at 9pm, a piano concert by Tomoki Kitamura, the maestro who began his career aged 3 years old.
Ludwig Van Beethoven, 6 Bagatellen Op.126
Arnold Schonberg, 6 kleine Klavierstücke Op.19
Johannes Brahms, 8 Klavierstücke Op.76
Robert Schumann, Fantasie C-dur Op.17
Born in Aichi in 1991, Tomoki Kitamura began playing the piano at the age of three. At the age of fourteen he won the first prize (second not awarded) and the Grand Jury Prize at the prestigious Tokyo Music Competiton, and started his career in Japan. He subsequently won prizes in major international piano competitions including Hamamatsu, Sydney and Leeds. In 2017 he won second prize at the Telekom-Beethoven international competition in Bonn. Today it appears frequently in the most important concert halls in Germany, Japan, Italy, France, Spain and Holland. He has recorded 3 CDs as a soloist receiving favorable reviews in the major Japanese magazines. He studied under the guidance of Kei Itoh, Ewa Poblocka and Rainer Becker. After graduating with honors from the Universität der Künste Berlin in 2017, he continued his studies with Jesper Christensen at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main.
by Susanna Della Vedova