【postponed】【66th】Ensemble of String, Wind and Piano


Feb. 28th, 2020: The concert has been postponed. The date will be announced again after we decide when to hold.


  • J. S. Bach:Cello Suites No.1 (Extracts)
  • F. Chopin:Ballade No.2
  • H. Herz : Variations on Non più mesta from Rossini’s La Cenerentola
  • F. J. Haydn:Divertimento in D Major (arr. G. Piatigorsky)
  • R. Schumann:Fantasiestücke Op.73
  • J. Brahms:Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano Op.114

Guest Musicians

  • Osamu Wada (Cello)
  • Asuka Jitsukawa (Piano)
  • Tomio Kobayashi (Clarinet)

Musicians’ profiles

Osamu Wada — Cello

He graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music. He studied cello under Yu Iida, Nathaniel Rosen, Hideki Kitamoto, Godfried Hoogeveen. After the graduation from Toho, he participates in various professional orchestras as a free-lance cellist, and gains a good reputation in Ensemble Cuore as a soloist every year since 2015. Currently he works on playing chamber music and orchestra works, while he keeps studying cello under the world-famous cellist Nathaniel Rosen who lives in Yamanakako-mura. He also teaches young people in Itagaki Violin Academy as a cello lecturer and in Kai Seiwa High School as a part-time lecturer. He uses the instrument YU IIDA 1997.

Asuka Jitsukawa — Piano

Born in Chiba Prefecture. In 2011, she received the first prize in the 5-th Japan Mozart Music Concours. She performed piano solo in Geidai Project 2011. In 2012, she received the first prize in the 2-nd Hanoi International Piano Concours in Vietnam, as well as the best player prize for classical pieces, romantic pieces and Debussy pieces. In 2016, she received the first prize in the piano section of Martha Debelli Concours in Austria, and won high rank prizes in 3 international Concours. She studied piano under Chiyoko Yamada, Michiko Ohno, Sumiko Mikimoto, Akira Eguchi, and Markus Schirmer. She performed in various concerts in Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam, Poland, Austria, Italy, Belgium, and played with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Hanoi Symphony Orchestra, Chiba Symphony Orchestra. She completed the Master’s course of Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Music, and the Master’s course of University of Music and Performing Arts Graz with the highest score. Currently she studies under Roberto Plano in Accademia di Musica di Pinerolo (Italy).

Tomio Kobayashi — Clarinet

Born in Chiba Prefecture. Emeritus Professor at the University of Tokyo. Director (General Research Administrator) at Research Administration Department of KEK. He studied clarinet under Norio Hanawa, and took ensemble lessons with piano from Peter Ovtcharov and from Tomoko Takagi. He played with various professional musicians such as Peter Ovtcharov, Peter Langgartner, Eduard Okoun, Sung-Won Yang, Nathaniel Rosen, and Asuka Jitsukawa. From 2016 he organized 8 concerts, “Musical Evening”, with the ensemble of various musical instruments, inviting the world well-known musicians.