□Thursday September 12.2013
19:00 Start

~KAZUHIRO TAKAGI & MIHO HIRAI DUO CONCERT at Noix Accordées Music & Art Salon~

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○All J.S.Bach Program○
Sonata for violin and harpsichord, BWV 1017
Sonata for Solo Violin No.3 in C Major, BWV 1005
Violin Sonata in E minor, BWV 1023
Fantasie und Fuge a-Moll, BWV 904
Sonata for violin and harpsichord, BWV 1016

Tickets in advance \3,500 (student \2,000)
Day tickets \4,000

Click here and fill in the application for buying tickets and reservation.
Reservation by telephone 06‐6862‐8855
Reservation by facsimile 06-6868-0595
Inquiries Noix Accordées Office 06‐6862‐8855

Kazuhiro Takagi (Violin)

Kazuhiro Takagi was born in Osaka, Japan and has studied music under Takayoshi Wanami, Yuko Mori, Eduard Wulfson and Eduard Schmieder.

Having started playing the violin at the age of six, he has ever won a number of awards including some grand prizes in a series of music competitions in Japan. After graduating from Kitano High School with the longest history and traditions in Osaka Prefecture, he left for France to study at Conservatoire National Superieur Musique de Lyon and graduate with the highest grades in 1994.

Kazuhiro Takagi studied music further at Sothern Methodist University in 1995 and Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts in 2000 via Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists organized by Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan.

The history of his major awards and honors includes winning a prize at Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Brussels for 1997, the third prize at Geneva International Music Competition in 1998 (no first prize was awarded for the year) and the first prize as the first violinist of "eusia string quartet" at Fischoff National Music Competition in Indiana State, USA for 2001.

Kazuhiro Takagi has been very widely recognized and highly evaluated as an excellent artist in Japan as well, including his winning the National Arts Festival New Artist Award sponsored by Agency for Cultural Affairs and the Osaka Cultural Festival Grand Prize in 2005 and the Recorded Work Award, Audio Category at the 19th Music Pen Club Japan in 2007.

In recent years, he has been performing well beyond the boundaries of his original music career as a violinist of "A Hundred Birds," house music orchestra band, led by DJ YOKU and "tokyo.panda," a music unit with a hip-hop keyboardist, Kazutake Takeuchi, while making a new wave in the Japanese music arena. Kazuhiro Takagi also frequently performs at fashion and apparel show events such as Fukuoka Love & Collection and Banana Republic Show.

As an active soloist, he has ever played with a number of domestic and overseas orchestras including Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra, Japan Century Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra and Wuerttembergische Philfarmonie Reutlingen in Germany.

Having served as a concertmaster of Civic Orchestra of Chicago conducted by Daniel Barenboim and a solo concertmaster of Wuerttembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen in Germany, Kazuhiro Takagi has been offered to perform by a number of orchestras all over the world such as a concertmaster of Tokyo Symphony Orchestra (2007~2012), a solo concertmaster of Yamagata Symphony Orchestra (2006~2013).

For a chamber music domain, as well, based on his experience of performance at Nagaokakyo Chamber Ensemble in Kyoto conducted by Yuko Mori, who has been one of his music masters, he has been a leader of Lilis Chamber Orchestra. Additionally, he has been a faculty member of master classes all over the world such as Summit Music Festival (New York ,USA).

In recent years, Kazuhiro Takagi has been invited for several times to judge at the Music Competition of Japan, which is supposed to be the very highest standard of classical music competition in Japan.

Currently Kazuhiro Takagi has been actively performing as a member of Nagaokakyo Chamber Ensemble in Kyoto, the concertmaster of Dallas Chamber Symphony Orchestra (USA) ,a member of Izumi Sinfonietta Osaka, a leader of Lilis Chamber Orchestra and a violinist of "A Hundred Birds" and "tokyo.panda."


Miho Hirai (harpsichord)

Miho Hirai studied piano with Nobutatsu Kawashima and graduated at the Tohogakuen University in Tokyo.
Later on she studied harpsichord with Chiyoko Arita and chamber music with Masahiro Arita on the Toho Gakuen College Music Department Graduate Course.
From 1994 to 1997 she studied harpsichord with Jaques Ogg and chamber music with the Kuijken’s at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag (Holland) for her post- graduate Diploma.
She performed in various European cities and at Festivals such as the Holland Festival of Early Music Utrecht and the Haags Gemeentemuseum.
In 1997 she returned to Japan where she iskept busy with concerts and recordings.
She has appeared on TV ina programme on gesturein Handel’s Operas for The university of the air and has lectured on Handel’s Sonatas for violin at the Daito Bunka University.
She also recorded “Affetti cantabili” for Entr?e receiving an excellent review in TherecordGeijutsumagazine.Sheisappreciated for her accuracy of style and original ideas in practising continuo,
and has played with Japanese ensembles such as Conversum Musicum, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, and with the cellist Ludovit Kanta both in concerts and in recordings.
She plays with La f?te galante and has made two CDs of 18th century French music, “Les plaisirs de Paris” and “La f?te galante”.
e-mail: hirai_miho@nifty.com
homepage: http://homepage2.nifty.com/hirai_miho/

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Ryo Terakado Solo Baroque Violins Concert & Lesson

19:00 Start

~Ryo Terakado’s 7th concert at Noix Accordées Music & Art Salon~



T. Baltzar: Prelude in G, Division upon ‘John come kiss me’in G
J.P. Westhoff: Suite pour violon solo No.1 in a
H.I. Biber: Passacaglia in g (from Mystery sonatas)
G. Tartini: Sonata per violin solo no.20 e-minor
J.H. Roman: Assagio No.4 c-minor
J.G. Pisendel: Sonata per violin solo a-moll

Tickets in advance \4,000
Day tickets \4,500

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Reservation by telephone 06‐6862‐8855
Reservation by facsimile 06-6868-0595
Inquiries Noix Accordées Office 06‐6862‐8855

□Saturday April 6.2013
Open lessons by Ryo Terakado (Baroque violin)

Open lesson
10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00
(Please note that the scheduled turn may be slightly delayed by the lesson using harpsichord)

Lesson Fee
Solo attendant
Ensemble attendants (one group)

Auditor Fee
\1,000 (for each lesson)
\3,000 (for all lessons)

★ Please make a reservation. We will let you know the schedule as soon as possible.
★ The players (attending a lesson) are free.

The applicants are requested to reserve and send the music
for the lecturer beforehand to the office of Noix Accordées.
( 1‐8‐20, Hattorihonmachi, Toyonaka 561‐0852)
In case different applicants want the same hour, the adjustments will be made in accordance with the mutual talks.

The lesson fee cannot be refunded in case of cancellation except for responsible reasons on the sides of the lecturer and the sponsor.
Substitution of attendant or ensemble for another person or group is acceptable.

The attendants and the auditors are invited to join
the refreshments gathering with Ryo Terakado after the lessons.

Reservation by telephone 06‐6862‐8855
Reservation by facsimile 06-6868-0595
Inquiries Noix Accordées Office 06‐6862‐8855

Ryo Terakado (Baroque Violin)
Born in Bolivia in 1961. He is so gifted as the violinist and
leader for ensemble that he played with the famous ensemble and
orchestras of early music in Europe and has shown the great talent as
the concertmaster of several orchestras and has been also frequently
invited to many orchestras as a soloist for concertos.
In 1991, he founded the string quartet “Mito dell`Arco” and has been
putting forth his efforts in the field of chamber music.
He has been also trying energetically to play the violoncello da
spalla which was restored recently.
He made his debut as a conductor, in the 1st “Hokutopia International
Music Festival `95”, conducting Opera “Dido and Aeneas” by Purcell.
Since then, he performs regularly the works of Mozart and of French
Baroque composers such as J.Ph.Rameau and others.
He is now considered to be the most important musician who is
well versed in Baroque operas in Japan.
He teaches now at The Hague Royal Conservatory and Toho Gakuen School
of Music. He lives now in Brussels ,Belgium.

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♪Prof.Peter Schmidl Clarinet Concert♪

18:00 Start



Tickets in advance \5,500 (student \3,000)
Day tickets \6,000

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○O.Univ.em. Prof. Peter Schmidl○

Born in Olmutz.(Czech Rebublic)
After graduation from the high school (Matura)
study at the University of Music in Vienna with
Rudolf Jettel.
Diploma exam with distinction (1964)

Artistic career:
1965 joined the Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera
and Vienna Philharmonic as First Solo Clarinet
.Member of the
"Wiener Oktett" and the "Wiener
Blasersolisten"(Vienna Wind Soloists).
As a soloist working together with the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra ,
MDR Orchester Leipzig
Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg , etc.
under the conductors Karajan, Bernstein,Luisi
Previn, Levine, Dr. Karl Bohm, Muti, Ozawa,
Eschenbach, Tilson Thomas,
Harnoncourt etc.
Since 1967 Professor at the University for Music in
Vienna (Artistic masterclass for Clarinet).
Many master classes in Europe and Japan (Firenze,
Salzburg ,Kusatsu, PMF Sapporo, etc.)
Many former students in first orchestra positions in
Europe and Japan

Artistic Chairman of the Pacific Music Festival
Sapporo Japan ( 2001 to 2009)
Artistic Adviser of the Pacific Music Festival
Sapporo Japan (2010 and 2011)
Art Director of the Toyota Masterplayers Project
(since 2000)
General Manager of the “Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra”( 2001 to 2005)
“Doyan” of the “ Vienna State Opera” since 2006
Goldenes Verdienstzeichen des Landes Salzburg
Österr. Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst
Ehrenring der „Wiener Philharmoniker“
Großes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die
Republik Österreich 1998
Großes goldenes Band der „Wiener Rettung
Ehrenkreuz für „Kulturelle Verdienste“ der Republik
Rumänien 2002
Ernennung zum „Special Advisor“ für
Kulturaustausch durch
das Kulturministerium Japans 2006
Silberne Mozartmedaille der Internationalen Stiftung
Mozarteum in Anerkennung der Verdienste um das
Werk W.A. Mozarts
Österreichisches Ehrenkreuz
für Wissenschaft und Kunst 1.Klasse

○Noriko Hayashi - Klavier○
Geboren in Kobe-
Musikstudium am "Kobe-College" bei Prof. Akiko Maenaka und Prof.
Boris Bekhterev-
Aufbaustudium an der Hochschule fuer Musik Wuerzburg bei Michael
nach Abschluss durch das Konzertdiplom Lehrauftrag fuer Korrepetitorin
an der Hochschule fuer Musik Wuerzburg-
Spezialisierung auf die Korrepetition der Faecher Gesang, Geige
und Kontrabass- musiziert seither regelmaessig mit herausragenden
Musikern dieses Faches wie z.B. Michinori Bunya (Kontrabassprofessor
an der Hochschule fuer Musik Wuerzburg) und Nabil Shehata
(Kontrabassprofessor an der Hochschule fuer Musik Muenchen)-
rege internationale Konzerttaetigkeit als Solistin und im Ensemble-
auch als erforgliche Klavierpaedagogin taetig am "Osaka aoyama Universitaet"

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