Principals of Sound

Reiko Rehearsal Nov 2013 - 396

A rare treat for audiences, this ensemble sees Reiko in concert with a selection of the top woodwind chamber musicians in London. They first appeared together during the inaugural season at Cadogan Hall with a concert containing masterpieces of classical and 20th century repertoire and have since performed at King’s Place, around the UK and in Japan.

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Repertoire such as Mozart’s sublime Quintet, Prokofiev’s exultant Flute Sonata, the atmospheric Summer Music by Samuel Barber, and the jaunty but melodious Sextet by Poulenc all display the skill and versatility of these renowned musicians. The ensemble also performs works such as the Wind Trio by Ikebe and the sparkling Tombeau de Couperin by Ravel.

Click here for sample programme options or listen to some live recorded extracts:

Mozart Quintet II
Mozart Quintet III
Prokofiev Flute Sonata 
Barber Summer Music
Poulenc Sextet I
Poulenc Sextet II

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October 1st 2017
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2017/18 Concert Season preview

Reiko is delighted to announce her exciting plans for the 2017/18 concert season, with a look ahead to her special project "Clara 2019". Press release available to download here Click on the image below or click here to view in full screen
July 14th 2017
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The Travelling Clara

‘The Travelling Clara’ A trilogy of concerts spaced out over 2019, reimagining concerts of the virtuoso Clara Schumann as she travelled across Europe, performing the most significant piano concertos of the nineteenth century. 1) Clara in Leipzig Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor. Clara premiered her husband's only completed piano concerto 1 January ...
March 8th 2017
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Clara 2019

Clara Schumann, née Wieck 1819–1896 To celebrate the bicentenary of Clara Schumann in 2019, Reiko will be performing Clara's music throughout her programmes. One special recital we have planned is 'Clara Schumann: An inspirational life in words and music'. Combining the music of Clara and Robert Schumann, together with other works ...
February 7th 2016
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Goldberg Project

In July 2016, Reiko will be embarking on her Goldberg Project. Over the next year, Reiko Fujisawa takes on JS Bach’s magnificent ‘Goldberg Variations’ BWV 988, and will perform this work across the country, in a variety of performance venues. Upheld as one of the greatest examples of variation form, the ...
February 7th 2016
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530,000 notes!

As my final concerts of 2016 are approaching, I can look back over an amazing few months. My Goldberg Project has been so wonderful. With seven performances of Bach’s Goldberg Variations across the country, I have performed in such incredible venues and met so many wonderful people. That’s over 530,000 ...


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