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Aki Kuroda on Limenmusic Web Tv

From September 23. 2011 on Limenmusic Web Tv ( Aki kuroda plays Sylvano Bussotti.

Pianist Aki Kuroda, completed her study at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts, improves her musical study under Prof. Bruno Mezzena in Italy. She is very active as concert pianist in both Europe and Japan.
She won first prize at French Music Competition ’93, and Contemporary Music Competition in ’97th edition. In 1995 she received Xavier Montsalvage Competition prize in Spain. Beyond classical repertoires, Kuroda is collaborating with various contemporary composers like “G. Ligeti, I. Xenakis, F. Donatoni, P. Boulez, R. Campo, M. Mochizuki e T.Takemitsu.
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Sylvano Bussotti – Brillante
Sylvano Bussotti – 11 tocchi a Stefano (in versione ridotta a 79 tocchi)


Limenmusic recommends: Aki Kuroda plays M. Mochizuki and Y. Sugiyama

Limenmusic, with the wonderful and intensive interpretation of the japanese pianist Aki Kuroda, takes the audience to the discover of a music full of oriental nuances, through the notes of two great composers: Misato Mochizuki and Yoichi Sugiyama.
Misato Mochizuki was born in Tokyo in 1969, during her career sce published more tha 50 works, characterized by original mixture of Western tradition and Asian creath, able to create astonishing sound colors, with bright freedom in form and style.
Yoichi Sugiyama , extremely active both in Europe and Japan as a conductor and composer, with the pieces Intermezzo II for piano, shows to Limenmusic’s audience not only his talent as composer, but also his reliable and intensive musical technique.

Aki Kuroda, having completed her studies at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts, specialized in Italy, where now she lives, under the guidance of M°Bruno Mezzena, graduating with full distinction at the Music Academy of Pescara.
Beyond the vast repertoire, Aki Kuroda is appreciated for her solid and reliable executions, earning a prominent place in major international exhibitions, such as ISCM World New Music Days, Suntory Summer Festival and Tokyo Opera “B to C” series.
She’s also renowned for her bold interpretation of Astor Piazzolla’s pieces, contained into the two Cds produced for the Japan Victor: Tango Prelude and Tango 2000 (Millenium). With the third CD Tarkus & Pictures At An Exhibition, published by the same record label, she has captivated, in addition to classical music lovers, even the rock audience, earning the praise of Keith Emerson.
She’s not limited to classical and contemporary performance, but also carries out an intensive activity of composer for Tv commercial and programs, as well as different transcriptions.
In 2010 she recorded at Limen Studio the CD: Studio Piano Collection FINAL FANTASY X, in presence of the composer Nobuo Uematsu, earning accolades from the audiences around the world.
Highly appreciated as a teacher, Aki Kuroda often conducts high-level workshops, and regularly teaches at the Music Academy “G. Marziali” in Seveso (Milan). Lots of her students have won prestigious international competitions.
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J. F. F. Burgmüller: coming soon on Limenmusic Web Tv

From tuesday, July 19. 2011 on Limenmusic Web Tv:

Aki Kuroda on Limenmusic Web Tv

This concert is an extracts of the new album by Aki Kuroda: BURGMÜLLER COMPLETE ÉTUDES.

Limen music & arts proposes to the audience the complete collection of the Etudes for piano Op. 100, 105 and 109 composed by J. F. F. Burgmuller, for the first time available in video, interpreted by great musician, worldwide appreciated as a performer, but also as a teacher: Aki Kuroda.
A wonderful production, not only for the expressive melody lines and the marvellous images evoked by the intensive and reliable executions of this extraordinary Japanese pianist, but also for the educational value linked to this work.
Burgmuller was born as a piano teacher, and his studies have always been used in schools around the world for the education, not only of young composers, but of all age groups.
In addition to the famous three etudes, this album contains two other works by Burgmüller: Fantaisie Brillante Op. 92, based on the opera Ernani by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, and Souvenir de Ratisbonne Op.67, a light and beautiful waltz used in Adolphe-Charles Adam’s famous ballet Giselle.

For more info about the album, please, click here.