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Motoko Mito Web Site

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Violin solo

4.June 2010 (Fri) 7pm Myonichi Kan Jiyu-Gakuen
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Motoko Mito Violin Ricital

Violin & Piano

18.Sep. 2010 (Sat)7pm Tokyo Bunka-Kaikan Recital Hall

Admission fee 4,000yen

MOTOKO MITO & Timothy Ravenscroft Duo-Abend
    • Beethoven: Sonate f?r Violine und Klavier Nr.5 F-Dur op.24 "Spring"
    • Debussy: Sonate pour violon et piano
    • Chausson: Po?m
    • Beethoven: Sonate f?r Violine und Klavier Nr.7 c-moll op.30-2


Motoko Mito is regarded as one of the most original and creative artists on the international music scene. After graduating from Toho Music School, she continued her studies at the Winterthur Conservatory in Switzerland and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, where she performed a Mozart Concerto in the International Mozart Week. She has been invited to perform as a soloist and chamber musician in concert venues and music festivals aroud the world.  Between 1987 ~ 1990 she was a member of the Salzburg String Quartet and in 1987 formed the St. Florian Trio, performing the complete Beethoven Piano Trios in Tokyo in 2005.

In 1992 she returned to Japan and formed the Kleines Konzerthaus ensemble, a flexible group of outstanding Japanese musicians, which she leads. The ensemble performs as quartet, quintet, sextet, octet, and chamber orchestra.

She has received critical acclaim for her performances of the complete chamber music works of Mozart and Beethoven in the most important concert halls of Tokyo. In 2006 she performed Khachaturian Concerto in Tokyo, in 2006 and 2007 Brahms Double Concero in Austria and Tokyo, in 2007 Bach A minor Concerto in Tokyo, and 2009 Brahms Violin Concerto in Tokyo. In 2006, 2008 and 2010 she performed the complete works by Bach for unaccompanied violin in Tokyo. She gives violin recitals every year in Tokyo and regularly in Budapest and Vienna.

In 1996 she made her Carnegie Hall debut and has since performed throughout America, Europe, Mexico, China and Africa. . In 2009 her CD recording of Dohnanyi and Fibich chamber music was issued.


Timothy Ravenscroft studied piano at the Royal College of Music where he was awarded many prizes, including the prestigious Leonard Borwick Prize. He subsequently gained a scholarship to study at the Vienna Hochschule.  There he obtained the Concert Diploma with distinction.
Timothy now pursues a busy career, as a renowned London teacher, concerto soloist, recitalist, and accompanist. He has performed concertos with orchestras such as the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the Salzburg Musici, and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.  With the English Piano Trio and other artists he has recorded many CDs for Meridian, Kingdom, Naxos and Epoch labels.
Timothy is a regular recitalist throughout much of the world.  He performs in Europe every year, and also appears on the concert platform in South America.  He is a regular visitor to Japan, as a soloist and accompanist, and also as a visiting professor of piano.