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Masaya Kamei in Piano Recital

Where
Sydney Town Hall
Sydney Town Hall
483 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
Centennial Hall
When

Saturday 14 December from 7:30pm to 9pm

Cost

Starting from: $80

New-generation Japanese pianist Masaya Kamei performs in Sydney for the first time at Sydney Town Hall as the night event of Japan Expo, the ultimate Japanese event in Australia.

Masaya Kamei was brought to worldwide attention in 2022 at the Long-Thibaud International Competition in France where he won First Prize and Audience Award. Also, he won the third prize at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition and became a semi-finalist at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2022. He gained recognition in Japan when he won First Prize at the 43rd PTNA Piano Competition and the 88th Music Competition of Japan at the same time in 2019.

His orchestral collaborations include NHK Symphony Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra, and Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra.

Born in 2001, he started learning the piano at the age of four and has studied with Mayuko Aoki, Hideo Sugiura, Hisako Ueno, Michiko Okamoto, and Shoichi Hase. While studying at Meiwa High School, he admitted for early admission entrance program at Toho Gakuen School of Music where he completed his undergraduate study with the highest honors in 2023. He has received exceptional scholarships such as Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation, Rohm Music Foundation, and Yasuko Fukuda Award. He currently studies with Momo Kodama at University of Karlsruhe Music in Germany.

Official Site: https://www.masaya-kamei.com/

For more information on the event, please see https://www.japanexpo.com.au/en

J Culture Sydney Presents JAPAN EXPO NIGHT EVENT

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Sponsored by: KAWAI Australia, TOPCON Healthcare, Vittoria Food and Beverage

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