Mitsuko Uchida

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A superlative interpreter of classical, early romantic and second Viennese School repertoire, Mitsuko Uchida performs with the world’s most respected orchestras and conductors including Cleveland, Chicago, Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, Bayerischer Rundfunk, London Symphony, Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Mariss Jansons, Riccardo Muti, Sir Simon Rattle and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Vladimir Jurowski and Andris Nelsons. Since 2016, Mitsuko Uchida is Artistic Partner of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, embarking on a five-year touring project together. She also appears regularly in recitals in Vienna, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, London, New York and Tokyo, and is a regular guest at the Salzburg Mozartwoche and Salzburg and Edinburgh International Festivals.

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Mitsuko Uchida records exclusively for Decca and her extensive discography includes the complete Mozart and Schubert piano sonatas. She received a Grammy in 2011 for her recording of Mozart concerti directing the Cleveland Orchestra and in 2017 for an album of lieder with Dorothea Röschmann. Her recording of the Schoenberg Piano Concerto with Pierre Boulez and the Cleveland Orchestra won four awards, including The Gramophone Award for Best Concerto.

A trustee of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust and Director of Marlboro Music Festival, in 2015 Uchida was awarded the Golden Mozart Medal from the Stiftung Mozarteum in Salzburg and the Praemium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association. She was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2012 and received an Honorary Degree from the University of Cambridge in 2014.

Mitsuko Uchida was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2009.

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September 2018

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Concert Dates

January - April 2019
Date & Time Venue Details
Tuesday, 15th January
19:30
Sociedad Filarmónica de Bilbao
Bilbao, Spain

SCHUMANN: Gedichte der Koenigin Maria Stuart, op.135
WOLF: Mörike-Lieder
DVORAK: Love Songs, op.83
SCHÖNBERG: Brettl-Lieder

soprano: Magdalena Kožená

Thursday, 17th January
20:00
Palau de la Música
Barcelona, Spain

SCHUMANN: Gedichte der Koenigin Maria Stuart, op.135
WOLF: Mörike-Lieder
DVORAK: Love Songs, op.83
SCHÖNBERG: Brettl-Lieder

soprano: Magdalena Kožená

Sunday, 27th January
18:00
Kronenzentrum
Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Matthew Truscott

Tuesday, 29th January
19:30
Wiener Saal, Mozarteum
Salzburg, Austria

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
MOZART: Quintet in E flat for horn, violin, two violas and bass, K.407
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Matthew Truscott

Thursday, 31st January
20:00
Palais des Beaux Arts
Brussels, Belgium

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Matthew Truscott

Friday, 1st February
20:15
TivoliVredenburg
Utrecht, Netherlands

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Matthew Truscott

Sunday, 3rd February
16:00
Konzerthaus
Dortmund, Germany

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Matthew Truscott

Monday, 4th February
20:15
Muziekgebouw Frits Philips
Eindhoven, Netherlands

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

play-direct

leader: Matthew Truscott

Wednesday, 6th February
19:30
Royal Festival Hall
London, UK

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

play-direct

leader: Matthew Truscott

Monday, 18th February
20:00
KölnMusik
Cologne, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Eb major, D.568
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.784
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959

Wednesday, 20th February
20:00
Alte Oper
Frankfurt, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Eb major, D.568
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.784
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959

Monday, 25th February
20:00
Elbphilharmonie
Hamburg, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Eb major, D.568
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.784
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959

Wednesday, 27th February
20:00
Theater an der Blinke
Leer, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.537
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C major, D.840
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Friday, 1st March
20:00
Elbphilharmonie
Hamburg, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.537
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C major, D.840
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Sunday, 3rd March
17:30
Teatro Morlacchi
Perugia, Italy

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.537
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C major, D.840
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Tuesday, 5th March
20:30
Conservatorio “G. Verdi”
Milan, Italy

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.537
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C major, D.840
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Thursday, 7th March
20:30
Teatro Sannazaro
Naples, Italy

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.537
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C major, D.840
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Monday, 11th March
20:00
Philharmonie
Luxembourg

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.537
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C major, D.840
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Wednesday, 27th March
19:30
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

play-direct

leader: Matthew Truscott

Friday, 29th March
20:00
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
BERG: 3 Stücke aus der Lyrischen suite
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

play-direct

leader: Matthew Truscott

Saturday, 13th April
20:00
Philharmonie
Berlin, Germany

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

conductor: Robin Ticciati

Sunday, 14th April
20:00
Philharmonie
Berlin, Germany

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin

conductor: Robin Ticciati

Monday, 22nd April
19:30
McCarter Theatre Centre
Princeton, NJ

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.537
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C major, D.840
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Saturday, 27th April
15:00
Union College
Schenectady, NY

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Eb major, D.568
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.784
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959

Tuesday, 30th April
20:00
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Eb major, D.568
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A minor, D.784
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959

Discography

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