Tomoharu Ushida

Piano

Biography

Tomoharu Ushida won the 2nd Prize, the Mayer of Warsaw Prize and the Audience Prize in the 10th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, held in 2018.
Tomoharu Ushida was born in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, in 1999. Soon after his birth, his family moved to Shanghai, where his father was transferred for work. It was there that Tomoharu began his piano studies.

In 2005, at the age of five, he won 1st Prize at a piano competition for children in Shanghai. He won 1st Prize in the Chopin International Piano Competition in Asia for five consecutive years from 2008 to 2012 (when he was 8 to 12 years old).

In 2012, at the age of 12, Tomoharu won 1st Prize in the 16th Hamamatsu International Piano Academy Competition (becoming the youngest winner in its history). In the same year, he was the youngest-ever Japanese pianist to release a debut CD on the Universal Music label. Since then he has released numerous CDs including Memories (2012), Liszt & Chopin (2013), Traumerei (2014), Liebesfreud (2015/Record Geijutsu Special Selection), Pictures at an Exhibition (2016/Record Geijutsu Special Selection), and in March 2019 he is set to release a new CD Chopin 24 Preludes and Ballad No.1.

In addition to performing recitals in many locations, Tomoharu Ushida has performed as a soloist on the Japan tours of Wiener KammerOrchester conducted by Stefan Vladar (2014), Russian National Orchestra led by Mikhail Pletnev (2015 and 2018), Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ken-ichiro Kobayashi (2016), and The Warsaw Philharmonic led by Jacek Kaspszyk (2018).

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2020年6月6日(土) 14:00開演
牛田智大ピアノ・リサイタル
【鎌倉市】鎌倉芸術館大ホール
問合せ先:鎌倉芸術館チケットセンター / TEL.0120-1192-40
2020年7月12日(日) 16:00開演
新日本フィルハーモニー交響楽団
【津市】三重県文化会館 大ホール
問合せ先:三重県文化会館チケットカウンター / TEL.059-233-1122
2021年1月23日(土) 15:00開演
仙台フィルハーモニー管弦楽団 第342回定期演奏会
【仙台市】仙台銀行ホール イズミティ21
問合せ先:仙台フィルサービス / TEL.022-225-3934
2021年2月19日(金) 14:00開演
新日本フィルハーモニー交響楽団定期演奏会ルビー<アフターヌーンコンサート・シリーズ>
【東京都】すみだトリフォニーホール
問合せ先:新日本フィル・チケットボックス / TEL.03-5610-3815
2021年2月20日(土) 14:00開演
新日本フィルハーモニー交響楽団定期演奏会ルビー<アフターヌーンコンサート・シリーズ>
【東京都】すみだトリフォニーホール
問合せ先:新日本フィル・チケットボックス / TEL.03-5610-3815
2021年3月30日(火) 19:00開演
山形交響楽団 第29回鶴岡公演
【鶴岡市】荘銀タクト鶴岡(鶴岡市文化会館)
問合せ先:山響チケットサービス / TEL.023-616-6607