Fumi Otsuki Lunchtime Violin Recital

Wed May 15 2024 at 01:15 pm to 02:15 pm

St Dunstan-in-the-West | London

St Dunstan-in-the-West
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Fumi Otsuki Lunchtime Violin Recital
Join us for a free lunchtime violin recital in the City of London
About this Event


Wilhelm Stenhammar: 1st and 2nd movement from Violin Sonata Op.19

Edvard Grieg: 1st movement from Violin Sonata No.2 Op.13

(The Swedish composer, Wilhelm Stenhammar, and the Norwegian composer, Edvard Grieg have two aspects in common; strong influences from the German composers, such as Brahms and Schumann, and the folk music in each country in Scandinavia.)

Fumi Otsuki: Piano Sonatina No.4

(1st movement: 1st theme is taken from an English folksong, "Lady Maisry" while 2nd theme is taken from "Robin Hood and the Tanner".

2nd movement: The theme in 2nd movement is the variation of the 1st theme in 1st movement and a main twelve town row at the same time.

3rd movement: The theme in the 1st and 3rd sections is the variation of the 2nd theme in 1st movement in the style of Gabriel Faure while the theme in the 2nd section is the variation of the 1st theme in 1st movement in the style of Johann Sebastian Bach.)

Edward Elgar: Chanson de Nuit Op.15-1

William Alwyn: 2nd movement from Violin Sonatina

Admission Free -Donations greatly appreciated


Fumi Otsuki was born in Sendai, Japan, and studied the violin with Gerhard Bosse and Masayoshi Kumai there, and Shizuko Ishii in Tokyo.

He then moved to the U.K. to study the violin with Jill Thoday, piano with Antonietta Notariello and composition with Nigel Clarke at the Royal Academy of Music, and violin with Kun Hu and piano with Raymond Banning at the Trinity College of Music in London.

Further to this he attended the masterclasses in Dartington and Courchevel with Jean- Jacques Kantorow, Tomotada Soh and Kun Hu, and had private violin lessons with Tomotada Soh, Sigrun Edvaldsdottir, Andrea Jacobs- Gajic, Kun Hu and Winifred Roberts.

Fumi has given many concerts at the cathedrals and churches etc., including the Cathedrals of Southwark in London, Guildford, Portsmouth and Newport, Cheltenham Town Hall, Stansted House, Holy Trinity in Stratford-upon-Avon, St.Nicholas in Brighton, St.Stephen's in Bristol, All Saints in High Wycombe, St.Mary's in Portchester and Holy Trinity in Gosport


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet Street, London, United Kingdom


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