Japanese artist Daimo Eriko to perform in Hanoi

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Japanese artist Daimo Eriko will perform in a concert that will be held at Hanoi Opera House on June 3.

Japanese artist Daimo Eriko to perform in Hanoi

The Marimba solist will present to music lovers musical works with the participation of artists of the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) and Japanese conductor Honna Tetsuji.

Born in Kagoshima, Japan, Daimo began her musical studies at age five on the piano. She started studying the marimba when she entered high school in 1997, and went on to study at the Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music and the Boston Conservatory.  

She is an endorser of Marimba One and Vic Firth.

Daimo has won top prizes in numerous competitions, including 1st prizes at the International Marimba Competition 2004 in Belgium, Japan International League of Artists Competition, Japan PAS 20th Annual Percussion Solo Competition 2004, and Japan Soloist Music Competition and more.  

As an educator, she has given concerts and masterclasses at music institutions including the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Paris Conservatory, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, San Francisco Conservatory, Colburn Conservatory, among others.  

Her recent performances include concerto performances with some of the world’s leading orchestras such as the RTE Ireland National Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic in Finland, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, Magdeburg Philharmonic Orchestra in Germany, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra and Orchestra Nipponika among others; as well as recital tours in Asia, Europe and the Americas.  


Compiled by Kim Khanh

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