Hideyo Harada | piano

Hideyo Harada

Hideyo Harada was born in Japan and first studied in Tokyo with Toyoaki Matsuura before she continued her musical training in Stuttgart (Lieselotte Gierth), Vienna (Hans Kann / Roland Keller), and Moscow (Victor Merzhanov). She has


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Hideyo Harada



was born in Japan and first studied in Tokyo with Toyoaki Matsuura before she continued her musical training in Stuttgart (Lieselotte Gierth), Vienna (Hans Kann / Roland Keller), and Moscow (Victor Merzhanov). She has won, among other distincions, the Geneva International Music Competition (CIEM), as well as the 1st prize at the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund. The pianist was also a prize-winner at the International Rachmaninov Competition in Moscow.


Hideyo Harada is a welcome performer at many festivals and in famous European concert halls. She performed at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, the Brunswik Classix Festival, the Beethovenfestival Bonn, the Rheingau Music Festival, the Mozart Festival Würzburg, the Heidelberg Spring Festival, the Ludwigsburg Festival, the Musikfest Stuttgart, the Festival International des Jeune Solistes in Antibes, the Yokohama International Piano Festival, the Prague Proms Festival, and the Grand Piano Festival in Amsterdam. Hideyo Harada has performed solo recitals in the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, in the Musikverein in Vienna, in the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Gewandhaus Leipzig, at the Alte Oper Frankfurt and at Victoria Hall in Geneva. The pianist has played with famous orchestras such as the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Kurpfälzisches Chamber Orchestra, the Solistes de Bourgogne, the Orchestre de Cannes, the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra Bucharest, the Bulgarian State Philharmonic Orchestra, the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Hideyo Harada also tours Japan on a regular basis, where she has played with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic, and the Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra.


In addition to solo repertoire, Hideyo Harada also performs chamber music. Her partners are, among others, the Borodin Quartet, the violinist Mikhail Simonyan, the cellist Jens Peter Maintz, and the baritone Roman Trekel. Yet another activity of this versatile pianist are her musical-literary programs, which she stages with the performing artists Corinna Harfouch, Katja Riemann, Esther Schweins, Ulrich Noethen, Christian Quadflieg, and Hanns Zischler.


In addition to recordings with international broadcasting and television companies, she has recorded CD’s with works by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, Rachmaninov, Samuel Feinberg and Michio Mamiya, available on European and Japanese labels. For further information about the artist please visit the website at www.hideyo-harada.com.

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