Sample Programmes

SOLO PIANO

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Sample concerts, Bach, Counterpoint and Takemitsu

These two programmes explores space and movement in contemporary Japanese music juxtaposed with that of the counterpoint in Bach’s keyboards works, with reference to Stravinsky’s connection to both composers. Recitals includes:

I.

  • Takemitsu – Rain Tree Sketch II

  • Bach – Partita No.6 Em

  • Takemitsu – Piano Pieces for Children

  • Stravinsky – Sonata for Piano

  • Takemitsu – Litany

  • Bach – English Suite No. 2 in a minor

 II.

  • Takemitsu Rain Tree Sketch I

  • Takemitsu, Piano pieces for children

  • Takemitsu, Rain tree sketch II

  • Bach Goldberg Variations

 

Sample concert, Dances from the Street

This programme includes dance music inspired by folk and ethnic music traditions around Europe from the East to West, including Bartók, Chopin and Ravel. Recital includes:

  • Chopin – Mazurkas (Suite of 5),

  • Debussy – Mazurka

  • Bartók – Dance Suite

  • Stravinsky – Piano Rag

  • Stravinsky –  Tango

  • Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin,

 

Other Programmes

Reiko has a large repertoire, and can tailor performances as necessary from a wide choice of composers and styles.

PIANO TRIO

(with Ofer Falk of the Allegri String Quartet)

Ofer Falk

Reiko performs several Trios with this ensemble, two sample concerts of which are below:

Sample Concert 1

·         Mozart – Piano Trio in C Major

·         Togawa – Afar  (piano solo)

·         Tchaikovsky – Piano Trio in A Minor

 

Sample concert 2

·         Beethoven – Piano sonata in D

·         Brahms  – Violin Sonata in A Major

·         Bach – Solo Partita (solo violin)

·         Brahms – Piano Trio No 2 in C

 

WIND QUINTET

Wind quintet

A rare treat for audiences, this ensemble sees Reiko in concert with the brilliant principal Wind Principals of the London Orchestras. Sample repertoire includes:

Sample Programme 1

  • Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin (Wind Quintet)            
  • Takemitsu – Rain Tree Sketch II (Solo Piano)                               
  • Mozart – Quintet in E Flat (Piano and Winds)                        
  • Peter Fribbins – In Xanadu (Wind Quintet)                                  
  • Poulenc – Sextet (Piano and Winds)                                           

Sample Programme 2

  • Mozart – Quintet in E Flat (Piano and Winds)
  • Takemitsu – Rain Tree Sketch II (Solo Piano)
  • Schumann – Adagio and allegro (Horn and Piano)
  • Shinichiro Ikebe – Trio for woodwind (1965)
  • Beethoven – Quintet in E flat major (Piano and Winds)
January 2nd 2016
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Chamber Music Concert with the Carducci Quartet – Kings Place – 6 May 2018

SUNDAY 6 MAY 2018 at 6.30PM Reiko is absolutely delighted to be returning to London Chamber Music Society at Kings Place in London, this time joined by the brilliant Carducci Quartet in a concert featuring Schumann's wonderful and mighty Piano Quintet, preludised by his moving Widmung in the Liszt transcription. J Haydn String Quartet in D Op. ...
January 1st 2016
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Recital – Purcell Room, Southbank Centre – 14 May 2018

MONDAY 14 MAY 2018 at 7.30pm Reiko is very excited to be invited back to the Purcell Room in the opening season following renovation. Programme: Toru Takemitsu Rain Tree Sketch II Thomas Adès Mazurkas interval JS Bach Goldberg Variations BWV 988 Ticket information to come. Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX
June 6th 2017
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Violin and Piano Recital – Winchester Cathedral – 6 Jun 2017

TUESDAY 6 JUNE 2017 at 1:00pm Looking forward to performing in this wonderful setting with my good friend and violinist David Juritz. Programme: Beethoven Sonata no.9 in A major op.47 "Kreutzer" Wieniawski Polonaise de Concert in D major op.4 No tickets required Winchester Cathedral, The Close, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9LS
May 17th 2017
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Recital – Brentwood Cathedral – 17 May 2017

I am delighted to be returning to Brentwood Cathedral to perform on WEDNESDAY 17 MAY 2017, 1:00PM. Playing a part of the Cathedral's Centenary celebrations is very special, so I am looking forward to such a lovely setting and concert. Programme to be announced No tickets required. Brentwood Cathedral, Ingrave Rd, Brentwood ...
March 31st 2017
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Recital – Oita, Japan – 31 Mar 2017

FRIDAY 31 MARCH 2017 7:00PM Following her series of concerts in the UK, Reiko is delighted to bring her programme to Oita, Japan: Haydn Andante con variazioni Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 (‘Appassionata’) interval Chopin Sonata in B minor, Op.58 Otonoizumi Hall, Iichiko Culture Center, Oitaa, Japan
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 and Robert: The Marriage Diaries'. Combining the music of Clara and Robert Schumann, Reiko investigates how the pair talk to ...
January 20th 2017
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Recital – Sheffield Cathedral – 20 Jan 2017 

FRIDAY 20 JANUARY 2017 1:15PM Sheffield Cathedral Reiko looks forward to her lunchtime recital at the splendid Sheffield Cathedral. Programme: Haydn Andante con variazioni Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 (‘Appassionata’) No tickets required. Sheffield Cathedral, Church Street, Sheffield S1 1HA 

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