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  Megumi Kasakawa has been the Ensemble Modern’s violist since 2010. Raised in Fukui (Japan), she studied at the Soai University Osaka from 2000 to 2004 and studied solo viola with Nobuko Imai and chamber music with Gabor Takacs Nagy at the Geneva Conservatory from 2005 to 2009. There, she also worked in 2009 as an assistant.
 Megumi Kasakawa has participated in the Open Chamber Music Festival of Prussia Cove in England and Japan’s Viola Space; she has also performed with the Ensemble Contrechamps Genève and the Orchestra Chambre de Genève. She has performed at well-known concert halls like the Victoria Hall Geneva, Tonhalle Zürich, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Konzerthaus and Philharmonie Berlin, the Philharmonie Cologne, London’s Barbican and Wigmore Hall. 

 She has also performed with various chamber music formations, including the Ensemble Artefakt and the Camerata Bellerive, in France, Switzerland, Taiwan, England, Japan and Germany. Among other prizes, she was awarded the Albert Lullin Prize in Geneva as well as the Verbier Academy’s Special Prize for Viola.
 She teaches regularly at master courses in Japan, Korea and Taiwan, and is one of the docents for the Ensemble Modern’s education projects.

 Since 2014 she plays on a viola made by Pellegrino Di Michelis.

BIOGRAPHY

MUSIC

J.S. Bach

Cello Suite No.4 Prelude - M.Kasakawa
00:00 / 00:00

S. Winkler

Vom Durst Nach Dasein - M.Kasakawa
00:00 / 00:00

D.R. Rodoriges

DAS JECH - M.Kasakawa
00:00 / 00:00

L. Berio

Naturale - M.Kasakawa, R.Römer
00:00 / 00:00

CONCERT

Date/ Place

Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv

31  Dec.  2022

Köln, Germany

Köln

06 Jan.  2023

BLÜHEN

22 Jan. 2023

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Happy New Ears

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

24 Jan. 2023

BLÜHEN

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

25 Jan. 2023

for Viola

Portrait  MEGUMI KASAKAWA

Label:         Ensemble Modern  

               Media

Format:         CD, Album 

 

Land:           Germany

 

Veröffentlicht: 14 July 2017

Genre:          Classical

 

Stil:           Contemporary

MUSIC
LIVE VIDEO

Portrait CD "for Viola"

from Ensembe Modern Media.

Now Online !!!

Q.Porter, W.Bergsma, M.Bonin,

T.Murail, B.A.Zimmerman, H.Zapf,

H.Holliger, M.Illés, H.W.Henze,

E.Carter

PHOTO
P1010091
TRIO ESTATICO
CONTACT

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D-60314 Frankfurt Main
Tel: +49(0)69-943430-20
Fax: +49(0)69-943430-30

https://www.ensemble-modern.com
 

 

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