• Midori at the 60th Weimar Master Classes (July 2019)

    Also in this year, Midori will be back at the Hochschule für Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar to teach at the Weimar Master Classes. From Saturday, 20 July on, international students will have the opportunity to receive lessons from Midori. In addition to individual and group......

  • Midori receives Great Immigrant honour from the Carnegie Corporation of New York (July 2019)

    Midori has been named as one of the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Great Immigrants for 2019. Every Fourth of July, the Corporation salutes 38 naturalised citizens who strengthen the United States’ economy, culture and communities. The Corporation’s founder, Andrew Carnegie, was himself a naturalised......

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from September until November 2019 (June 2019)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from September to November 2019 at a glance. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from June until August 2019 (March 2019)

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  • Midori – Concerts with the Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra (March 2019)

    On 19 and 20 March, Midori will be guest at the Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra. Under the baton of Julia Jones, she will perform Brahms’ Violin Concerto. Overview over the concert: 19, 20 March, 20.00 – Dortmund, Konzerthaus Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra, Julia Jones Brahms: Violin Concerto......

  • Midori on tour with the Munich Chamber Orchestra (March 2019)

    From 10 March, violinist Midori will go on a tour together with the Munich Chamber Orchestra and its concert master Daniel Giglberger. They will be guest in Erlangen and Regensburg in Bavaria / Germany as well as in Olten in Switzerland and in Budapest, and......

  • Midori at the Komische Oper Berlin (February 2019)

    On Friday, 22 February, Midori will be guest at the Komischen Oper Berlin. Togehter with the Orchestra of the Komischen Oper Berlin, conducted by Hermann Bäumer, she will perform Schumann’s Violinkonzert. The concert in detail: 22 February, 20h – Berlin, Komische Oper Orchestra of the......

  • Midori in Rome at the U.N. (February 2019)

    On 14 February, Midori attends the 42nd annual Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) of the U.N. During the Governing Council’s opening ceremony, Pope Francis addresses heads-of-state, government ministers, and policy and development leaders. Midori performs for an audience of dignitaries including.....

  • Midori travels to Vietnam with her Music Sharing foundation (December 2018)

    Violinist and UN Messenger of Peace Midori travels with MUSIC SHARING’s International Community Engagement Program (ICEP) through Vietnam. As every year in the second half of December, ICEP as a non-political foundation brings Western classical music into regions in Asia with limited exposure to it.......

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from March until May 2019 (December 2018)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from March until May 2019 at a glance. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • Midori on DVD “Bernstein at 100” (November 2018)

    On 23 November, the Label C-Major Entertainment released the live recording of  Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday celebration at Tanglewood Festival on DVD: Bernstein at 100 – The Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood. Midori, who already as a 14 year old had performed under the baton of......

  • Midori and Özgür Aydin on Duo Tour in Germany, The Netherlands and Slowenia (November 2018)

    From 22 to 27 November, Midori and pianist Özgür Aydin will play duo concerts in Eindhoven, Backnang, Steinfurt, Kempten and Ljuljana. The tour will feature works by Bach, Franck, Schubert and Respighi: 22. November Eindhoven, Muziekgebouw Bach: Sonata in G major for violin and basso......

  • Midori takes her Orchestra Residencies Program (ORP) to Slovakia (November 2018)

    From 15 to 18 November, Midori will bring her Orchestra Residencies Program (ORP) to Slovakia to work with the Slovak Youth Orchestra and the Orchestra of a Music School for Children in Bratislava. During this time, she will not only teach the young musicians in......

  • Midori – Concert with Nürnberger Symphoniker (September 2018)

    On Saturday, 22 September 2018, Midori will be guest at the Nürnberger Symphoniker. Together with the orchestra’s new music directpr Kahchun Wong, she will perform the Violin Concerto by Johannes Brahms. Overview on the concert: 22 September, 20.00 – Nürnberg, Meistersingerhalle Nürnberger Symphoniker, Kahchung Wong......

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from December 2018 – February 2019 (September 2018)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from December 2018 until February 2019 at a glance. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • Midori Joins the Curtis Institute of Music Violin Faculty with the Beginning of this school year (September 2018)

    With the beginning of the fall semester on 4 September 2018, Midori will officially join the Violin Faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She joins a storied violin lineage and robust community engagement program at Curtis. During the 2017–18 academic year, Midori......

  • Midori at The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood (August 2018)

    On 25 August 2018, Midori will perform a movement of Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade after Plato’s Symposium at the Bernstein Centenary Celebration at Tanglewood together with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Christoph Eschenbach. Already as a 14 year old she had performed this work with the......

  • Midori at the Parnü Music Festival (August 2018)

    On 11 August, Midori will perform Sibelius’ Violin Concert at the Pärnu Music Festival. Paavo Järvi will be conducting the Estonian Festival Orchestra. The concert at a glance: 11 August, 20.00 Parnü, Concert Hall           Pärnu Music Festival Estonian Festival Orchestra, Paavo Järvi Sibelius: Violin......

  • Midori at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (July 2018)

    On 13 and 14 July, Midori will be guest at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival. Together with the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra and Christoph Eschenbach, she will perform Schumann’s Violin Concerto in Hamburg and Kiel. Overview on the concerts: 13 July, 20.00 Hamburg, St. Michaelis Schleswig-Holstein Festival......

  • Midori – Duo Tour with Özgür Aydin (June 2018)

    At the beginning of July, Midori and pianist Özgür Aydin will be playing recitals in Germany and Warsaw: At the Kultursommer Nordhessen, in Detmold, at the Brandenburgische Sommerkonzerten and at Morningside Music Bridge, they will perform works by Mozart, Franck, Schubert and Respighi. Overview on the......

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from September until November 2018 (June 2018)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from September until November 2018 at a glance. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • Midori visit refugee’s home in Berlin (May 2018)

    On the occasion of her concert with the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin  on 13 May 2018 in the Berlin Philharmonie, UN Messenger of Peace and violinist Midori visited a home for female refugees and their children in Berlin (“Nachbarschaftsheims Schöneberg e.V.”). Together with the members of......

  • Midori plays with the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (May 2018)

    On 13 May 2018, Midori plays with the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, with Constantinos Carydis conducting. In celebration of Bernstein’s anniversary they perform his Serenade after Plato’s Symposion, which Midori already played at her debut at Tanglewood as a 14 year old under the baton of......

  • Midori and Omer Meir Wellber at the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden (March 2018)

    On 25 and 26 March 2018, Midori and Omer Meir Wellber, Principal Guest Conductor of the Semperoper Dresden, will play concerts with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden: 25 and 26 March, 20.00 – Dresden, Semperoper Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden Ramérez: “Misa Criolla” Bernstein: Serenade after Plato’s Symposion......

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from June until August 2018 (March 2018)

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  • “Midori plays Bach” on the German Record Critics’ Award’s „Quarterly Critics’ Choice 1/2018“ (February 2018)

    The DVD “Midori Plays Bach”, released by Accentus in October 2017, was included in the German Record Critics’ Award’s (“Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik”) „Quarterly Critics’ Choice 1/2018“ (“Bestenliste”) in the category of “Concert & Documentary serious music”. An ex...

  • Midori in Munich, Stuttgart, Ansbach, Halle and London: Trio Tour with Jonathan Biss and Antoine Lederlin (January 2018)

    In the second week of January, violinist Midori together with pianist Jonathan Biss and cellist Antoine Lederlin will be on a trio tour through Ansbach, Stuttgart, Munich, Halle and London.  They will play works by Beethoven, Schumann and Dvořák.   Overview 10 January, 19.30h Ansbach,......

  • Midori in India with ICEP / Music Sharing (December 2017)

    As every year in December, violinist and UN messanger of Peace Midori is currently travelling with Music Sharing’s International Coummunity Engagement Program (ICEP). This year she and the quartet consisting of herself and young musicians are visiting rural and otherwise underserved areas in India, followed......

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from March until May 2018 (December 2017)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from March until May 2018 at a glance. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please  contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • Midori travels to India with Music Sharing ICEP (November 2017)

    As every year in December, violinist and UN messanger of Peace Midori will be travelling with Music Sharing’s International Coummunity Engagement Program (ICEP). This year she and the quartet consisting of herself and young musicians will visit rural and otherwise underserved areas in India, followed......

  • Midori presents special program with the Beethoven Orchester Bonn (November 2017)

    On 10 and 12 November, Midori will present Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in the U.N. city Bonn together with the Beethoven Orchester Bonn under its new general music director Dirk Kaftan. On 12 November, the concert will be accompanied by a talk about the political and......

  • Midori on a Duo Tour with Ieva Jokubaviciute (October 2017)

    In beginning November, Midori will be again in Germany, Austria and Poland for duo concerts with Ieva Jokubaviciute. They will play works by Hindemith, Brahms, Schubert und Enescu in Wiesbaden, Egestorf, Vienna and Wroclaw.   Overview: 2 November – 19:30, Wiesbaden, Salonfestival 3 November –......

  • Midori plays Bach at Castle Köthen – DVD Release (September 2017)

    In October, Midori’s recording of Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin will be release on DVD and Blu-ray by the label Accentus. The pieces were recorded at Castle Köthen, the place where Bach wrote them. The DVD/Blu-ray will contain interviews with Midori as well.......

  • PR² classic presents list of artists news releases in 2017 (September 2017)

    Find here the list of new CD, DVD and book releases of PR² classic artists in 2017 as an overview....

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from December 2017 until February 2018 (September 2017)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from December 2017 until February 2018 at a glance. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please  contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from September until November 2017 (July 2017)

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  • Midori Joins the Curtis Institute of Music Violin Faculty Beginning in the 2018-19 School Year (June 2017)

    Internationally renowned soloist joins a storied violin lineage and robust community engagement program at Curtis Philadelphia – June 27, 2017 – The Curtis Institute of Music welcomes celebrated violinist Midori to the faculty beginning in the 2018–19 school year. “We are thrilled to welcome Midori......

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from July until September 2017 (May 2017)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from July until September 2017 at a glance. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please  contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • Midori & Friends is 25 years old (May 2017)

    Midori & Friends celebrated its 25th anniversary with a Dinner and Concert on Monday May 15th at Lincoln Center in New York City. The evening included performances by Emanuel Ax, Heather Headley and Midori. For further information....

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from April until June 2017 (February 2017)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from April until June 2017. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please  contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • Midori is guest at Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (February 2017)

    Violinist Midori will play Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in Pittsburgh on 3 and 5 February. Manfred Honeck, Music will conduct. Click here for more information....

  • Midori nominated for ICMA Audio and Video Award 2017 (January 2017)

    Midori’s recording of Eötvös’ Violin Concerto DoReMi  – written for and dedicated to Midori and released on Alpha Records, together with Eötvös’ Cello Concerto Grosso and Speaking Drums – was announced as one of the three finalists of ICMA’s Audio and Video Awards 2017 Contemporary......

  • “Confidence and Conviction – Midori balances power and poise in riveting Philadelphia return” (January 2017)

    The February 2017 issue of STRINGS Magazine features a two-page review by Arts and Culture journalist Cristina Schreil of Midori’s recent performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Louis Langrée....

  • PR² classic artists concert dates from January until March 2017 (December 2016)

    Find here the concert dates of our PR and management artists from April until June 2017. You will find information about our artists on each artist page on our website. Please  contact us for more details: office[at]pr2classic.de....

  • Midori and her Music Sharing-Projekt in Nepal (December 2016)

    MUSIC SHARING, founded by UN Messenger of Peace, violinist Midori, travels to Nepal for six-city outreach tour. Midori will lead 20 performances in 11 days, visiting hospitals, United Nations facilities and schools on a cultural exchange mission. Throughout the second half of December, the nonprofit......

  • Midori plays Bach solo live (August 2016)

    Midori is currently touring through Germany with her Bach solo program. On 4 August she will perform in Schloss Schleißheim and on 6 and 7 August in the dome of Brandenburg. She will play Bach solo sonatas and partitas, which she has recorded on CD,......

  • Midori on Tour (March 2016)

    From 10 – 18 March 2016 violinist Midori is touring together with duo partner Özgür Aydin through Germany. Concerts in Vienna and London are also planned. Exceptional will be the program on 16 March in Vienna with works by contemporary composers, such as Xenakis, Hartke......

  • Midori CD Box published at Sony Classical (February 2016)

    On 5 February 2016 a wide choice of Midori’s wordwide awarded recordings with Sony Classical will be released. In addition to recordings with famous orchestras and conductors such as: Dvořák: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra a Minor: New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta Tchaikovsky: Concerto for......

  • Midori and Omer Meir Wellber on tour in Italy, Germany and the Netherlands (January 2016)

    Violinist Midori and conductor Omer Meir Wellber will go on tour together with Filarmonico del Teatro La Fenice from 8 until 11 January 2016. They will perform in Venice, Baden-Baden, Dortmund and Eindhoven. Dates and programmes are the following:   8 January Venedig, Teatro La......

  • Midori – new Onyx CD (September 2015)

    Midori‘s long-awaited new CD will be available on the Onyx Classics label on 30 October 2015, for which she recorded Bach‘s sonatas and partitas for violin solo BWV 1001-1006 in the WDR studios Cologne. The music is already available on iTunes and Spotify. It was......

  • Midori receives APAP 2015 Award (January 2015)

    Midori is this year’s winner of the prestigious APAP Award of Merit for Achievement in Performing Arts, which is given each year by the Association of Performing Arts Presenters. The prize is awarded “to an individual whose genius, energy and excellence have defined or redefined......

  • Midori – Charity concert in Cologne (November 2014)

    On 30 November Midori will play to the benefit of Lufthansa’s Help Alliance und “Wir helfen”, together with the Gürzenich Orchester Köln. The program includes Tchaikovsky’s violon concerto, directed by Michael Sanderling. http://www.guerzenich-orchester.de/konzert/benefizkonzert/130/...

  • Midori: Concerts in Vienna and Washington (October 2014)

    In October, Midori visits Vienna where she plays Johannes Maria Staud’s “Oskar (Towards a  brighter Hue II)” together with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Cornelius Meister. A few months ago she played the world premiere of the same piece at the Lucerne Festival......

  • Festival summer (August 2014)

    This month, our artists will be performing at several international festivals: Midori: 22./23. August, Luzern, Franziskanerkirche (Lucerne Festival) Bach: Sechs Sonaten und Partiten für Violine solo 25. August, Luzern, KKL Konzertsaal (Lucerne Festival) Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Daniele Gatti Mendelssohn: Violinkonzert 27. August, Luzern, KKL Konz...

  • Midori – artiste étoile at the Lucerne Festival (August 2014)

    As “artiste étoile” of this year’s Lucerne Festival Midori will give the world premiere of a new work by composer-in-residence Johannes Maria Staud, perform Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, and undertake a performance of the complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin by Johann Sebastian Bach on......

  • CD Releases (August 2014)

    Our artists have recorded various CDs that will be released over the upcoming months. Please click here for all CD releases at a glance....

  • Midori performs at the United Nations (June 2014)

    Midori, named a UN Messenger of Peace by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2007, visited United Nations headquarters on 3 June 2014. Her chief mission that day was to play a concert for UN dignitaries and staff members, to raise awareness of the important work of......

  • Midori plays Eötvös in New York (May 2014)

    From 5 June until 7 June Midori will play Peter Eötvös’ “DoReMi” in the Avery Fisher Hall in New York together with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Alan Gilbert. The Hungarian composer wrote this piece especially for her. You can find an interview with......

  • Grammy for Hindemith recording with Midori (January 2014)

    The NDR Sinfonieorchester under Christoph Eschenbach were awarded a Grammy Award 2014 in the category “Best Classical Compendium” for their recording of Hindemith’s Violin Concerto – with Violinist Midori as soloist –, the Symphonic Metamorphosis and Konzertmusik for brass and strings, Op. 50. Midori comments:......

  • Midori with ICEP in Myanmar (January 2014)

    Midori and three young string players selected through auditions visited schools, hospitals and camps for internally displaced persons in Myanmar in December 2013 as part of the seventh annual International Community Engagement Program. Midori is also a United Nations Messenger of Peace and there is......

  • PR² classic artists CDs nominated for major awards (December 2013)

    Two PR² classic artists are nominated for a GRAMMY and an ICMA Award: Leonidas Kavakos’ complete recording of Beethoven’s sonatas for Decca (piano: Enrico Pace) is nominated for a GRAMMY in the Best Chamber Music category. Also nominated for a GRAMMY is Midori‘s recording of......

  • Midori‘s new recordings: Hindemith‘s Violin Concerto & Violin Sonatas by Bloch, Janáček and Shostakovich (August 2013)

    Violinist Midori presents two new CD projects at the end of her 30th anniversary season: Together with the NDR Symphony Orchestra under Christoph Eschenbach, Midori has recorded the rarely performed Violin Concerto by Hindemith. The CD has just been released by Ondine (August 2013). In......

  • Midori’s new CD – Hindemith (July 2013)

    August 2013 sees the release of Midori’s recording of Hindemith’s violin concerto, which was made in summer 2012 with the NDR symphony orchestra and Christoph Eschenbach. Later this year, her recital disc will be released on Onyx, with sonatas by Shostakovitch, Janacek and Bloch (Özgür......

  • Midori in Bangladesh (January 2013)

    Midori has just returned from Bangladesh where she continued her project for children and young people Music Sharing. Midori and selected young musicians performed in schools, hospitals and youth facilities, including rural areas. The program aims to bring the joy and inspiration of music to......

  • Midori at the NDR-Sinfonieorchester (October 2012)

    On 25 and 26 October, violinist Midori will be guest of the NDR Symphony Orchestra. Under the direction of Christoph Eschenbach she will perform Hindemith’s violin concerto in Kiel and Hamburg. The Kiel concert will be recorded by the NDR, and broadcast on 26 October......

  • Midori Receives Honorary Doctorate from Yale University (May 2012)

    Violinist Midori was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree (Mus.D.) by Yale University on Monday, 21 May 2012, in recognition of her accomplishments as musician, educator, and community engagement activist. Since 1702, Yale has conferrred honorary degrees in order to recognize individuals of extraordinary......

  • Midori live on medici.tv (April 2012)

    Midori’s performance of the Brahms Violin Concerto at L’Auditori in Barcelona on Saturday 14 April, 19.00 (MEZ) with the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya under conductor Vasily Petrenko will be broadcast live on the medici.tv website. The entire concert, which also includes......

  • Midori – Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (April 2012)

    17 April 2012 – Violinist Midori has been elected member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the USA’s most prestigious honorary societies and leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy,......