GVSU Guest Artist Recital - Mika Sasaki, Piano
- Dates: January 19, 2018
- Times: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Host: Grand Valley State Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Venue: Grand Valley State University - Sherman Van Solkema Recital Hall
1 Campus Dr., 1300 Hass Center for Performing Arts, Allendale, MI 49401
- Phone: (616) 331-3484
- Category: Music
- Price Per Person: Free
Guest Artist, Mika Sasaki, performs in recital. The next day, Mika will work with GVSU Piano students in a Master Class at 10:00am on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Both events are free and open to the public.
About Mika Sasaki:
Pianist Mika Sasaki has established herself as a sought-after soloist, chamber musician, and emerging educator. Since her concerto debut with the Sinfonia of Cambridge (U.K.) at age seven, she appeared twice with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and more recently with the 92Y Orchestra in New York City. She has performed at venues including the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie, Steinway Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Peter J. Sharp Theater, Palazzo Chigi Saracini (Italy), Minato Mirai Hall (Japan), Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Japan), Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, and live on WQXR radio. Her solo debut album “Obsidian: Mika Sasaki plays Clara Schumann” was released on Yarlung Records in 2016, highly acclaimed by the Online Merker as “illuminat[ing] the artistic inspiration and creative exchange between these three Romantic souls,” Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, and Johannes Brahms.