Bartók World Competition & Festival

Naoko Tajima

7 January 1996

Japan

 

 

Naoko Tajima was admitted to the Julliard School Pre-College in 2005 to study with Ann Setzer then she went on to take a masterclass with Zakhar Bron at the Mozarteum Summer Academy. She has been heard as a soloist and chamber musician at famed concert venues such as the Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall or the Stern Auditorium. She won 1st prize in the New York Competition both 2007 and 2010. She was also the winner of the LISMA International Music Competition in New York in 2010. In October 2016, she was selected as one of the best ten violinists at the Concert Artists Guild International Competition. Naoko currently studies at The Juilliard School as a full scholarship student with Donald Weilerstein, Li Lin and Frank Huang.

 

Repertoire:

 

Preliminary

Bartók: Rhapsody No. 2, BB 96c

J. S. Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 – 1. Adagio

 

Semi-final

Bartók: Sonata for Violin and piano No. 1, BB 84  – 3. Allegro

Chausson: Poème, Op. 25

Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 – 1. Allegro amabile

 

Kamarazenekari döntő // Final

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219

 

Nagyzenekari döntő // Grand Final

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35