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Yukino Kano (piano recital)

Wed Jun 30th 2010, 12:15 pm ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR


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Yukino Kano

Born in Japan in 1984, Yukino Kano began playing the piano at the age of six. She was awarded 3rd prize in the Lagny-sur-Marne International Piano Competition in France in 2009.

In 2002, she won the Prize in the ‘Dorothy MacKenzie Piano Competition’ in New York. Soon after that she performed at the prestigious Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall) with other distinguished pianists. In 2004 she went on to become one of the finalists at the Ettlingen Piano Competition and received the Haydn Prize and the Encouragement Award. In May 2006, she won the 5th Prize at the Calabria International Piano Competition in Italy and performed with the Mihail Jora Symphony Orchestra.

Yukino made her concerto début in Tokyo in 2005 and performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto K.414 with Ensemble Stern and the following year she made her solo début, also in Tokyo. She has performed in many countries such as U.K. (performances include Colston Hall and St. Martin-in-the-Fields), Austria (Salzburg Palace), Lithuania, U.S., India and Japan including the solo works and chamber music. In this year 2008, she performed in the festivals which include Schubert Festival and Messiaen Festival (organized by Southbank Centre), also gave the All Debussy Recitals in Tokyo and Nagoya.

She graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with first class honours in 2008 and finished her study at the Academy on the Masters course. She has been awarded several prizes at the Academy such as the Liversedge award, the Francis Simms Prize, the Greta GM Parkinson Prize and the Norah Seary Charitable Trust Award. She is generally supported by the William Barry Trust and Yellow Angel Foundation to study in London.

Venue: St Dunstan-in-the-West

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The church of St. Dunstan in the West dates back to circa 1070 AD, and the present building was completed in the early 19th century.

The nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane (Central line) and Temple (Circle and District line).

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