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Michiko Yamada

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Michiko Yamada
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Michiko Yamada began playing the violin at the age of three with his mother, a violin teacher.

She is admitted in 2008 to the Paris National Conservatory in the class of Svetlin ROUSSEV, obtaining her Bachelor's degree with the highest distinctions. At the same time, she benefits, during five years, from the teaching of Hermann Krebbers.

She went to the Freiburg Academy of Music to perfect her Master's degree with Rainer Kussmaul.

Michiko Yamada joins the Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 2012, playing under the baton of the greatest conductors such as Simon Rattle, Claudio Abbado, Bernard Haitink, or Zubin Mehta, playing several tours and appearing in the most prestigious halls.

Also very attracted by chamber music, she has benefited from the advice of Christian Stadelmann, Michel Strauss, Wolfram Christ, Hae Sun Kang, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Eric Lesage.

In September 2017, she receives a scholarship from the Villa Musica Foundation in Germany.

Michiko Yamada performs regularly as a soloist and in chamber music both in Japan and in Europe and has taken part in numerous festivals including the Nabering Konzerte Festival, the Salzburg, Baden-Baden, Takefu and Lucerne festivals...

Michiko Yamada perfected his skills by obtaining a Master's degree at the University of Arts in Berlin in the class of Simone Bernardini.

She joins the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in 2019 and plays a violin by Florenus Guidantus from 1750.

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Symphonie N°9

Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Jonathan Nott | Sergey Khachatryan

Concerto pour violon et orchestre

Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva