Impromptu in B flat major
Op. 142 No.3
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata in C minor
Op 13 “Pathetique”
Impromptu in G flat major
Op. 90 No.3
Impromptu in E flat major
Op. 90 No.2
Songs Without Words
Op.38 No.6 in A flat major "Duetto"
Op.67 No.2 in f sharp minor
Op. 67 No.4 in C major
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Eight Concert Etudes, Op. 40
The Schubert Society of Britain
in association with
The German YMCA
Ludwig van Beethoven
Thursday, 16 November 2023, 14:00
St. James's Church
Maiko Mori came to prominence after winning first prize at the 23rd Robert William and Florence Amy Brant International Piano Competition.
She was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music, where she obtained her Bachelor and Master of Music both with distinction. There she also received various awards and prizes such as the Gen Foundation Award (2000), the Ian Fleming Charitable Trust Music Education
Award (2004), the Myra Hess Award (2005), the Carnwath Award (2005) and the Hopkinson Gold Medal (2006).
Since winning first prize at the Birmingham International Piano Competition in 2002, Maiko Mori has continued to build an international career as one of the outstanding soloists and chamber musicians of her generation Maiko has enjoyed acclaim at prestigious venues in the UK, Europe and Japan, such as Radio France, BBC Radio 3, Cheltenham Festival, the Purcell Room in London, West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge, Kolarac in Belgrade, Serbia and Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan, to mention but a few.
She made her concerto debut in the UK with the RCM Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko in 2006. Since then, she has performed with various orchestras internationally. The most recent concerto performance includes Piano Concerto No.3 by Rachmaninoff (Kyoto Concert Hall, Japan) under Tetsuro Ban, and Piano Concerto No.2 by Brahms (St Cyprians, London, UK) under Levon Parikian. Maiko performs a wide range of concertos and solo works, and is a keen chamber musician with a particular interest in 20th-century music, especially jazz/classical fusion repertoire.
Alongside her growing performing career, she is passionate in working with young generations internationally. She teaches piano at the University of Chichester. She is also a regular faculty member of the international piano festival “PIANO WEEK” since 2018, where she gives masterclasses and recitals.
Most recently, she has been appointed as an Artist for TIPA - Tokyo International Piano Association.