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Kyoko Ogawa



In 2005, Kyoko Ogawa won the 1st Prize in the 59th All Japan Student Music Competition, receiving lots of supplementary prizes. In 2007, she won the 2nd Prize of Category 1 and the international rotary awards in the 5th International Louis Spohr Competition for Young Violinists in Germany. Subsequently, she participated in the 10th International Mozart Competition in Salzburg as the youngest semifinalist, and received prizes such as 1st Prize in the 17th Japan Mozart Music Competition 2013, 1st Prize "Grand Prix" in Salzburg=Mozart International Chamber Music Competition 2014, 1st Prize and Masuzawa Prize at the 84th Japan Music Competition, 1st Prize in the 8th International competition for young violinists Novosibirsk 2016 in Russia.

Ogawa graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department at the top of all the classes, and is currently studying at Toho Gakuen Graduate School under Prof. Akiko Tatsumi. Ogawa has performed in various places, including concerts with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Staatskapelle Weimar and others.


First Round

J.S. BACH: Ciaccona from the Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No. 2 and 10
F. KREISLER: Variations on a Theme of Corelli


L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 12/1
R. STRAUSS: Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 18
E. CHAUSSON: Poème, Op. 25


W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216

Grand Final

J. BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77