Asagi nakata

 

Asagi Nakata was born in Japan 1995 and most recently won 1st Prize at the Budapest Liszt Ferenc Competition which took place in July 2019. She also won 3rd Prize at the 1st International Amadeus Piano Competition, and received 3rd prize in the WPTA international piano Competition 2019.

 

Asagi graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with Distinction, (DipRam) and have been awarded the “Francis Simms Prize” for her outstanding studentship and for her exceptionally high final recital mark of the year. She was generously supported by the Constance Bastard Memorial Scholarship from the Academy which enabled her to study with Professor Christopher Elton. She previously studied with a scholarship at the Junior Department of the Royal College with Professor Ian Jones, and with Professor Tatiana Sarkissova. Asagi is currently studying with Professor Christopher Elton and Professor Peter Frankl.

 

She has won several international competitions including the EPTA Belgian International, Franz Liszt Weimar (2009), the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Junior (2010) and was runner up in the Windsor International Piano Competition in 2015. Other successes include 1st Prize in the Marlow International Concerto Competition (2007), Third Prize in the James Mottram International Competition (2008), and Fourth Prize in the Ettlingen International Competition (2010). Asagi was selected as one of fourteen semi-finalists in the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition which took place in October 2017.

 

Asagi has performed at the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall and St. James’s, Piccadilly, Steinway Hall, and is a regular soloist in the St. Paul’s Bedford Lunchtime Concert Series and the Emmanuel United Reform Church, Cambridge Lunchtime Concert Series. Performances abroad include Japan, Holland, Italy, Belgium, Prague, Hungary, Morocco, France, Germany in the presence of Alfred Brendel and Poland where she was invited as guest performer at the 64th Duszniki International Chopin piano festival. She has performed with the Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of South Bohemia, Southbank Sinfonia and Finchley Chamber Orchestra.

 

Asagi is grateful for the support from the Drake Calleja Trust, Talent Unlimited, and The Countess of Munster Musical Trust for their Derek Butler Award. She is also a Concordia Foundation Artist. In her spare time Asagi enjoys cooking and learning German.

 

In recognition of her high achievements in music at the Royal Academy of Music, Asagi received the Greta Parkinson Prize, Vivian Langrish Prize, the Peter Latham gift and the Nancy Dickinson Award.

 

Asagi will appear on BBC Radio 3 In Tune on August 6th, live on air approximately at 17:05 for a short interview with presenter Sean Rafferty at BBC Broadcasting House and also to perform at the studio.

 
 

Mar 08, 2019

Morocco Philharmonic Orchestra International Music Competition

March 8th - 17th, 18th Edition-Piano

 

* Selected as the final 10 participants in the competition.

Mar 28, 2019

1st International Amadeus Piano Competition

March 28th - 31st

 

* Received 3rd prize in the Premio Amadeus Category

May 14, 2019

WPTA IPC 2019

March 8th - 17th, 18th Edition-Piano

 

* Announced 3rd Prize Winner of the WPTA IPC 2019. 

Jun 17, 2019

1:10pm

St. Paul’s Bedford

​St. Paul's Square, Bedford MK40 1SQ

  • Handel/Liszt Sarabande and Chaconne aus dem Singspiel Almira, S.181

  • Liszt, Dem Andenken Petoifs, Petofi Szellemenek, S195 and Bagatelle sans tonalite S.216a

  • Liszt, Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude S.173

  • Liszt, “Wilde de Jagd” Transcendental Etude

  • Liszt, Miserere du Trovatore de Verdi – Paraphrase de Concert, S433

Jul 09, 2019

7:30pm

Cardiff University

Cardiff CF10 3AT

  • Concert with Yuanfan Yang

Jul 19, 2019

University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar

July 20th - 25th

 

* Master class with Professor Grigory Gruzman, University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar

Jul 25, 2019

1:10pm

Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church

North Square, London NW11 7AA

  • Liszt, Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude S.173

  • Liszt, Miserere du Trovatore de Verdi – Paraphrase de Concert, S433

  • Liszt B minor Sonata in B minor S.178

Jul 28, 2019

Budapest Liszt Ferenc Competition 2019

July 29th-31st

Budapest Liszt Ferenc Competition 2019 : won 1st prize. 

Aug 05, 2019

17:05

BBC Radio 3 - In Tune

BBC Radio 3 - In Tune

  • Tune in at 17:05 for a short interview with presenter Sean Rafferty at BBC Broadcasting House and performance at the studio.

Aug 08, 2019

1:00pm

Charlton House

Charlton Rd, Charlton, London SE7 8RE

  • Schubert/Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu Singen

  • Beethoven 6 Geistliche Liede, S467 No.4 Vom Tode

  • Beethoven 6 Geistliche Liede, S467 No.5 Die Liebe des Nachsten

  • Liszt Transcendental Etude Wilde Jagd No.8

  • Liszt B minor Sonata

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