Hamao Fujiwara
violin | Japan, °1947
 
VIOLIN 1971 : Third Prize
Hailed on three continents as "conspicuously impressive" (Yomiuri News, Tokyo), "a superb artist" (New York Times) with a "burning sense of musical purpose" (London Times), Hamao Fujiwara's active recital career has recently taken him from Japan to India, Western Europe, and across the United States from New York to Alaska. He has appeared as soloist with major orchestras worldwide, including the Seoul Philharmonic, Tokyo Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Belgian National Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic, and the Toronto, Vancouver, Louisville and American Symphony Orchestras. Since 1992, Hamao Fujiwara has been Solo Concertmaster of the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchesra in Japan.

A graduate of the Juilliard School, Hamao Fujiwara was a prizewinner in the Queen Elisabeth Competition, the Paganini International Violin Competition, and the National Music Competition of Japan. He has subsequently been invited to serve as a judge in both the Queen Elisabeth and the Japan National Music Competitions.

Hamao Fujiwara is a prominent music educator who has served on the faculties of the Juilliard School (1979-1988), the Manhattan School of Music (1987-1989), and the University of Michigan School of Music (1988-1992). He currently teaches at the Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music and the Tokyo College of Music.
Audio
Program
Final (19/05/1971)
Jean Louël Concerto n. 2
Henryk Wieniawski Polonaise brillante n. 2 in A major op. 21
Béla Bartók Concerto n. 2
Hamao Fujiwara, violin
Grand Orchestre Symphonique de la RTB-Groot Symfonisch Orkest van de BRT, dir. René Defossez
Jenny Stukkens, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Piano 2021
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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