Verdi: Prelude from ‘Macbeth’ (transcription)
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.17 D minor Op.31-2 ‘The Tempest’
Korngold: Suite Viel Lärm um Nichts Op. 11
Prokofiev: From ‘10 Pieces from Romeo and Juliet‘ Op.75
The Young Juliet
Montagues and Capulets
Romeo bids farewell to Juliet’
Mel Bonis: Desdémona/Ophélie
Debussy: Le danse de Puck
Liszt: A Midsummer Night's Dream - Wedding March and Dance of the Fairies S.410 R.219
* program is subject to change
Kanae Furomoto studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, firstly with Lois Phillips, and later with Hamish Milne. She was awarded several prestigious prizes and scholarships inside and outside the college, and gained the M.Mus. from the University of London.
In 1999 she was chosen as a soloist for the PLG Young Artist Concert Series to appear at the Purcell Room in London.
Her experience as a soloist, as ensemble player and as accompanist extends from the radio broadcasts on the Classic FM, the NHK-FM and others to appearances at various music festivals including the Budapest Spring Festival.
She has given performances in a number of countries in Europe and South East Asia, in the USA, as well as within the UK and her native Japan. Her performance with the violinist Mina Tanaka at the Tokyo Furtwangler Fest in 2011 was highly acclaimed, and its live recording was made into a CD which is available from the King International Co.LTD. Her first solo CD ‘Pastorale Romantique’ was released in 2013. She was invited to Thailand as a jury member for The 3rd International String Competition 2014 for young players. In May 2015 she gave concerts in Tianjin and Hohhot in China.