Mayuko Ishigami

24 years, Japan

Mayuko Ishigami started to learn violin at the age of 9. In 2004 she participated in International Music Festival in Rome, in 2005 — at the Kyoto Art Festival. Mayuko is a laureate of the Student Music Concours of Japan in Osaka (2nd Prize, 2008), 77th Music Competition of Japan (2nd Prize, Prize of Public, Prize of E. Nakamichi), 7th Romanian International Music Competition (1st Prize, 2011), 5th Munetsugu Angel Violin Competition (4th Prize, 2015). 

Mayuko Ishigami performed with main Japanese orchestras: Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, Rakusei Symphony Orchestra. She has recorded chamber music by Mozart with Nagaokakyo chamber music ensemble. 

In 2016 she performed chamber music with violinists Sylvie Gazeau and Yuko Mori, violist Bruno Pasquier and pianist Dominique de Williencourt.


I round 
Bach — Prelude from Partita for Violin Solo No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
Paganini — Caprice, Op.1, No 13
Mozart — Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 5 in A major, K.219

II round 
Brahms — Sonata for Piano and Violin No. 2 in A major, Op. 100
Saint-Saens — Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28 
Jolivet — «Suite Rhapsodique» 

III round
Sibelius — Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D minor, Op. 47