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Kyoko Takezawa

Kyoko Takezawa (竹澤 恭子 Takezawa Kyōko) is a prominent Japanese-born violinist. She has recorded for the RCA Victor Red Seal label

Born in Ōbu, Aichi, she started her training in Japan as a part of the Suzuki Method program and was part of a tour of the United States. She is a graduate of the Juilliard School (1989) where her teacher was Dorothy DeLay. Ms. Takezawa won the gold medal in 1986, and served as a judge for the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.

She played on the Stradivarius loaned to her by the Nippon Music Foundation until it was sold at auction in 2006 for US$3,544,000.

Discography

Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
London Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
Interviewer: Dudley Moore
RCA
  • Violin for Relaxation
Various Artists
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Pillip Moll, piano
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Rohan de Silva, piano
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Vladimir Fedoseyev
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Bamberg Symphony, Conducted by Claus Peter Flor
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Sir Colin Davis
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
London Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas
RCA
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Steven Isserlis, cello
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Conducted by Leonard Slatkin
Jacob Berg, Peter Bowman, Susan Slaughter
RCA
  • Aria on the Strings
Tarō Iwashiro and Kyoko Takezawa
BMG Fan House (Japan)
Kyoko Takezawa, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
BMG Fan House (Japan)

References

  • Kyoko Takezawa Official Website

External links

  • Kyoko Takezawa Official Website


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