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Midori


Midori is one of the most legendary violinists of this generation. In addition to performing at the highest levels internationally, she has also been recognized by the United Nations and the World Economic Forum for her exceptional commitment to education and community engagement throughout the USA, Europe, Asia and the developing world. More recently, Midori has been making a sustained commitment to the violin repertoire of the future, commissioning several new concerto and recital works. 

In the last few seasons, Midori has added several new recordings to her extensive catalogue of discs, including a recording of Bach’s complete Solo Sonatas and Partitas and an upcoming release of the violin concerto DoReMi written for her by Peter Eötvös and recorded with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. In 2014, her recording of Hindemith’s Violin Concert with NDR Symphony Orchestra and Christophe Eschenbach won a Grammy Award for Best Classical Compendium.

Midori was born in Osaka, ...

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Bach: Sonatas & Partitas
Bach: Sonatas & Partitas
Bloch, Janáček & Shostakovich
Bloch, Janáček & Shostakovich