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St. James Concert – Natsuki Fukasawa, Pianist

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Date(s) - 04/15/2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Red Church-St. James Episcopal


The St. James Concert Series welcomes the return of Natsuki Fukasawa, pianist, to Sonora. Ms. Fukasawa has performed here twice before: once with Susan Lamb Cook cellist and later as a solo artist.
The cornerstones of Ms. Fukasawa’s program will be Liszt’s Dante Sonata, an epic tone poem inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy, and the World Premiere of 36 Views of Mt. Fuji by Sunny Knable, a sonic journey of eastern Japan based on 19th century Hokusai’s woodblock prints. The program also includes other poetically inspired music, including Clair de lune by both Faure and Debussy as well as shorter works of Liszt.

Natsuki Fukasawa is a Steinway Artist whose music career has taken her throughout U.S. cities as well as to Europe, Scandinavia, Israel, Australia, Brazil, Japan and China, performing at such venues as Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center and Copenhagen’s Tivoli Concert Hall. She has won many accolades and international prizes, including rave reviews in Strad and Fanfare magazines and the Best Chamber Music Recording of the Year from the Danish Music Awards. In 2012, Ms. Fukasawa was added to the distinguished roster of International Steinway Artists.

Natsuki Fukasawa has recorded for the Classico and Da Capo labels, and her career is noted in the World of Women in Classical Music and Who’s Who in America In 2017, she was awarded the Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets for this concert are $15/adults and $6/students under 18 and will be available at Mountain Bookshop in The Junction, by calling (209)536-9402, or at the door.
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