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 member of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Artistic Committee and Co-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

June - December 2019
Date & Time Venue Details
Tuesday, 18th June
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

Saturday, 13th July – Sunday, 11th August Marlboro, VT 2019 Marlboro Music Festival

Co-Artistic Director

Friday, 16th August
19:00
Konzerthaus Blaibach
Blaibach, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C minor, D.958
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Sunday, 18th August
16:00
Heiligen-Geist-Kirche
Wismar, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C minor, D.958
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Tuesday, 20th August
20:00
Schloss Johannisberg
Geisenheim, Germany

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C minor, D.958
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Saturday, 24th August
19:30
Haus für Mozart
Salzburg, Austria

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in C minor, D.958
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A major, D.959
SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in Bb major, D.960

Thursday, 29th August
19:30
Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum
Salzburg, Austria

BRAHMS: Clarinet Sonata no.1 in F major, op.120
WIDMANN: Fantasie für Klarinette
SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke for clarinet and piano, op.73
SCHUBERT: Der Hirt aus dem Felsen, D965

soprano: Anna Lucia Richter

clarinet: Jörg Widmann

Saturday, 21st September
16:30
Ateneul Român
Bucharest, Romania

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
STRAUSS, RICHARD: Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Meesun Hong Coleman

Monday, 23rd September
20:00
Kölner Philharmonie
Cologne, Germany

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
STRAUSS, RICHARD: Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Meesun Hong Coleman

Wednesday, 25th September
19:30
Wiener Konzerthaus
Vienna, Austria

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
STRAUSS, RICHARD: Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Meesun Hong Coleman

Thursday, 26th September
19:30
Wiener Konzerthaus
Vienna, Austria

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
STRAUSS, RICHARD: Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Meesun Hong Coleman

Sunday, 29th September
20:00
Congress Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Austria

MOZART: Piano Concerto no.19 in F major, K.459
STRAUSS, RICHARD: Metamorphosen for 23 solo strings
MOZART: Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor K.466

Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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leader: Meesun Hong Coleman

Tuesday, 8th October
20:00
Palais des Beaux Arts
Brussels, Belgium

BRAHMS: Clarinet Sonata no.1 in F major, op.120
BERG: Vier Stücke for clarinet and piano, op.5
WIDMANN: Fantasie für Klarinette
SCHUBERT: Impromptu no.1 in C minor (from Four Impromptus D899)
WIDMANN: Sonatina facile
SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke for clarinet and piano, op.73

clarinet: Jörg Widmann

Thursday, 10th October
19:30
Wiener Konzerthaus
Vienna, Austria

BRAHMS: Clarinet Sonata no.1 in F major, op.120
BERG: Vier Stücke for clarinet and piano, op.5
WIDMANN: Fantasie für Klarinette
SCHUBERT: Impromptu no.1 in C minor (from Four Impromptus D899)
WIDMANN: Sonatina facile
SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke for clarinet and piano, op.73

clarinet: Jörg Widmann

Sunday, 13th October
18:00
Pierre Boulez Saal
Berlin, Germany

BRAHMS: Clarinet Sonata no.1 in F major, op.120
BERG: Vier Stücke for clarinet and piano, op.5
WIDMANN: Fantasie für Klarinette
SCHUBERT: Impromptu no.1 in C minor (from Four Impromptus D899)
WIDMANN: Sonatina facile
SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke for clarinet and piano, op.73

clarinet: Jörg Widmann

Sunday, 20th October
20:00
Philharmonie Luxembourg
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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, 23rd October
20:00
Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Liederhalle
Stuttgart, 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

Sunday, 27th October
19:30
Kulturpalast Dresden
Dresden, 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 November
15:00
Severance Hall
Cleveland, OH

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 November
20:00
Symphony Hall
Boston, MA

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major

Boston Symphony Orchestra

conductor: Andris Nelsons

Friday, 8th November
13:30
Symphony Hall
Boston, MA

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major

Boston Symphony Orchestra

conductor: Andris Nelsons

Saturday, 9th November
20:00
Symphony Hall
Boston, MA

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major

Boston Symphony Orchestra

conductor: Andris Nelsons

Tuesday, 12th November
20:00
Symphony Hall
Boston, MA

RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major

Boston Symphony Orchestra

conductor: Andris Nelsons

Monday, 18th November
19:30
Kultur und Kongreßzentrum Luzern
Lucerne, Switzerland

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

Discography

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