FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE MÚSICA CLÁSICA
CELDA DE FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN Y GEORGE SAND CARTUJA DE VALLDEMOSSA
JUNE · SATURDAY 24th - 8.30 PM
Piano Sonata No.8 in A minor K.310
Barcarolle op.60 in F sharp major
3 Waltzes op.34
Nocturne in E flat major op.9-2
Polonaise No.6 in A flat major op.53
L. v. BEETHOVEN
Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor op.27-2
Prelude in C sharp minor op.3-2
Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor op.36 (1931)
Born in Iwate, Japan, Hiroo Sato is studying in the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory under Prof. Eliso Virsaladze. He graduated the Tokyo College of Music and the Graduate School of Tokyo College of Music. There he studied under Prof. Kazuko Sumi and Prof. Minoru Nojima.
In 2004, he played in the 14th Japan and Germany Young Artists Interchange Concert, and also he performed for the State of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Brandenburg in Germany as an invitation player in 2005. In 2008, he participated in the 17th International Music Festival “Young Prague” as a soloist.
He has performed with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, the Gunma Symphony Orchestra, the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra, the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, the Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra.
58th Student Music concours of Japan: 1st prize in High School Section
1st Minoru Nojima Yokosuka Piano Competition: 1st prize
76th The Music Competition of Japan: Winner 1st prize, additionally awarded with the Nomura Prize, Iguchi Prize and Kawai Prize.
4th Sendai International Music Competition (Japan): 3rd prize
5th San Nicola di Bari International Piano Competition (Italy): 1st prize, additionally winning the Special Prize ‘Franz Liszt 2011’
21st Ricard Vines International Piano Competition (Spain): 2nd prize
62nd Maria Canals Barcelona International Music Competition (Spain): 1st prize, additionally awarded with ‘Granados Prize’