SAWA, Kazuki

FacultyPresident, Trustee, Vice President
PositionPresident
Last Updated :2018/06/26

Researcher Information

Academic Degree

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Tokyo Univercity of the Arts
  • Master of Arts in Music, Tokyo Univercity of the Arts

Research Activities

Creative Outputs

  • 1977~1977 Concerts and Recitals Debùt Recital, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Recital Hall
  • 1979~1979 Concerts and Recitals Concerto Debùt with the NHK Symphony Orchestra
  • 1982~1982 Concerts and Recitals Debùt Recital at the Wigmore Hall, London
  • 1985~1985 Concerts and Recitals
  • 1989~1989 Concerts and Recitals Attended the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Finland
  • 1991~1991 Concerts and Recitals Recital at the Wigmore Hall, London, to celebrate the bicentenary of Mozart's death
  • 1991~1991 Concerts and Recitals Founded the SAWA QUARTET and started the career as one of the leading string quartets in Japan
  • 1992~1992 Concerts and Recitals Gave numerous concerts throughout Japan as the Ensemble Amadeus together with the late Amadeus Quartet
  • 1993~1993 Concerts and Recitals Gave numerous concerts throughout Japan as the Ensemble Amadeus together with thelate Amadeus Quartet
  • 1995~1995 Concerts and Recitals Gave numerous concerts throughout Japan as the Ensemble Amadeus together with the late Amadeus Quartet
  • 1995~1995 Concerts and Recitals Joined as a leader of the Kioi Sinfonietta, Tokyo (Chamber Orchestra)
  • 1996~1996 Concerts and Recitals Gave numerous recitals in major cities in Japan as well as in London and Munich as violin/piano duo with Emiko Tadenuma to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Duo
  • 1996~1996 Concerts and Recitals Attended the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival in the U.S.
  • 1997~1997 Concerts and Recitals Gave numerous concerts throughout Japan as the Ensemble Amadeus together with the late Amadeus Quartet
  • 1998~1998 Concerts and Recitals Attended the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival in the U.S.
  • 1998~1998 Concerts and Recitals Recital with all works for violin and piano by Karol Szymanowski
  • 2000~2000 Concerts and Recitals Gave “All Beethoven String Quartet Cycle” at major cities in Japan to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SAWA QUARTET
  • 2002~2002 Concerts and Recitals ttended the West Cork Chamber Music Festival in Ireland
  • 2002~2002 Concerts and Recitals Attended the Lake District Summer Music Festival in England
  • 2002~2002 Concerts and Recitals Master classes at the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music, the Purcell School and the Chetham's School of Music
  • 2003~2003 Concerts and Recitals Attended the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival in the U.S.
  • 2004~2004 Concerts and Recitals
  • 2006~2006 Concerts and Recitals
  • 2006~2006 Concerts and Recitals

Publications

  • 1995 CDs Bartók: 44 Duos for 2 violins (together with György Pauk)
    Naxos
  • 1996 CDs Brahms: 3 Sonatas for Violin and Piano (together with Emiko Tadenuma)
    Live Notes
  • 1997 CDs The Last Chamber Music by Isang Yun (SAWA QUARTET with Seiki Shinohe and Yo Shibayama)
    Camerata Tokyo
  • 1999 CDs
    Live Notes
  • 2002 CDs Violin Favorites “Salut d'Amour” (Emiko Tadenuma)
    King Records

Awards

  • 1974 Third Prize, Japan Music Competition
  • 1976 The Ataka Award
  • 1977 Fourth Prize, the Long-Thibaud Competition, Paris
  • 1977 The Ysaÿe Medal, the Ysaÿe Society, Belgium
  • 1977 Sixth Prize, Wieniawski Competition, Poznan, Poland
  • 1979 Recital at the Bordeaux Festival (The Gold Medal)
  • 1982
  • 1983
  • 1988
  • 2000 Awarded the Cultural Prize from the City of Wakayama
  • 2004 Awarded the Cultural Merit Prize fromWakayama prefecture
  • 2004 Awarded a fellowship from Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England


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