"Fumiaki Miura is a great violinist, he is an intelligent and sincere musician capable of interpreting the great works of all times. The art of Miura guarantees us the highest level of violin for the next decades" PINCHAS ZUKERMAN
Born in Tokyo in 1993, he trained at the conservatory in his hometown with Tsugio Tokunaga and later moved to Vienna to expand his studies with Pavel Vernikov and Julian Rachlin. Since he was 16 years old he receives advice from his mentor Pinchas Zukerman, who has guided and led him in his professional career. In 2009 he was awarded the first prize in the prestigious Joseph Joachim Hannover International Violin Competition, where he was not only the youngest winner, but also the violinist with the most awards obtained in this competition, including the Critics' Prize and the Audience Award.
He has collaborated with the most prestigious international orchestras including the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart from SWR, Sinfonieorchester Basel, Wiener Kammer Orchester, Prague Philharmonia, Tchaykovsky Symphony Orchestra, NAC Orchestra in Otawa, Orchester de Chambre de Lausanne, Warsaw Philharmonic, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony or Japan Philarmonic, among others. Playing under the baton of conductors like Valery Gergiev, Pinchas Zukerman, Krzysztof Penderecki, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Kazushi Ono, Hannu Lintu, Jakub Hrůša, Vasily Petrenko, Josep Pons, Christopher Warren-Green, Pietari Inkinen, Stéphane Denève, Kazuki Yamada, Kristjan Järvi , Tatsuya Shimono, Kenichiro Kobayashi, Terry Fisher or Rafael Payaré.
Among his most recent performances we can highlight his debuts with the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra (Valery Gergiev) and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Pinchas Zukerman) or a tour of Japan with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Vasily Petrenko).
In the season 18/19 he will perform again with the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra and Valery Gergiev, Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel, the NHK Symphony Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic or the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra among others. In addition, he will present his own Chamber Music Festival at Suntory Hall, ARK Classics: Fumiaki Miura and Friends and will tour throughout Spain with pianist Varvara in May 2019. Fumiaki Miura has been invited to numerous international music festivals such as Miyazaki International Music, Ravinia, Julian Rachlin and Friends, Schleswig-Holstein Musik, Musique de Menton or Menuhin Festival Gstaad and has played with artists of the likes of Mischa Maisky, Torleif Thedéen, Pinchas Zukerman, Jualian Rachlin, Yuri Bashmet, Nobuyuki Tsujii or Lawrence Power. In recital he has performed in the main theaters around the world highlighting his debuts at the Louvre and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris or the Wigmore Hall in London (June 2017). In summer 2018, Miura toured Japan with the pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, who created a great expectation with sold out concerts. The first recording of Fumiaki was an album with the two Sonatas de Violín by Prokofiev with the pianist Itamar Golan for Sony Japan. In autumn 2015, he released the second album with the Avex-classics label that included the Mendelssohn concert and the Tchaikovsky concert with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Hannu Lintu.
Fumiaki Miura plays a Stradivarius from 1704 kindly donated by Munetsugu Foundation.
Fumiaki Miura in the 36. FIMC
He will perform with Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra in the following concerts:
- Jan. 23rd 2020, 20:00 h.: Auditorio de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
- Jan. 24th 2020, 20:00 h.: Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria