Naoko Matsui Resume

      Naoko Matsui is one of the pupils of Angela Eto and Toshiya Eto and graduated from Institut Supérieur de Musique et de Pédagogie of Namur / Namen (Belgium) in MA at Primus in the Violin Class of the late Prince Alexandre Igor Tkatchouk-Leterme of Belgium with grand distinction and twice of la plus grande distinction for the violin in 2007.

Shortly afterward Naoko Matsui became soloist violinist for the first Concerto by N. Paganini with Orchestre Symphonique de Namur conducted by Michel Déom on OSN Gala Concert 2007 at IMEP Church Concert Hall of Namur on 24.11.2007, Christmas Concert at La Plante Church of Namen / Namur on 23.12.2007, Saint-Christophe Church of Hannut on 19.04.2008, Saint-Martin Church of Leuze on 25.04.2008, and espeially Collégiale Notre-Dame of Huy / Hoei on 01.06.2008, for Their Majesties the 6th King Albert Second of Belgium, the 6th Queen Paola of Belgium, the 5th Queen Fabiola of Belgium, the spouse of the late 5th King Baudouin of Belgium, the then Prince and present 7th King Philippe of Belgium, the then princess and present 7th Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Astrid of Belgium, Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Prince Laurent of Belgium, Princess Claire of Belgium, Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Prince Gabriel of Belgium, Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Princess Maria Laura of Belgium, Prince Joachim of Belgium, Princess Luisa Maria of Belgium, Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Princess Louise of Belgium, Prince Alexander Igor Tkatchouk-Leterme of Belgium, the then Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme, the President of Flemish Regional Government Kris Peeters, and the then Mayor of Hoei / Huy Anne-Marie Rizin.

Naoko Matsui obtained also the Soloist Diploma after the performance of Violin Concerto by Richard Strauss (2010) and the Concert Artist Diploma (Diplôme de Concertiste ; 2009) at Eugène Ysaÿe Institute of Music with each result unanimo-maximum. And successfully completed PG Program in Violin by Erasmus Hogeschool of Brussel at Koninklijk Musiek Conservatorium van Brussel in the violin classe of Prince Marek Zygmunt Simon Kowalski-Rosenberg=Leterme of Belgium (2011). On 12.04.2013 debuted in Slovenia in the framework of Svirél Upol International Music Festival's solo concert, there performed "Giga / Gigue" from Partita No. 2 by J.S. Bach at Saint-Maria Church of Stanjel Slovenia for His Majesty the 6th King Albert Second of Belgium.

Since 2012 Naoko Matsui began living in Germany, there obatained the German National Artistic Qualification in Violin at Johannes Brahms Conservatory in Hamburg in May 2014 and immediately afterall enrolled to the Konzertreife Program. Debuted as soloist violinist in Germany for "Winter Concerto" from by A. Vivaldi and Adagio from Doppel Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra by F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdi with pianist soloist Matthias Nilsson and Festival Cortinas Orchestra 2013 conducted by Pedro Cortinas on 16.10.2013 at the Chappel of Gasthaus Tannenhöhe of Villingen. There also performed "Summer Concerto" by Antonio Vivaldi on 29.08.2014 with Orchestra Festival Cortinas Orchestra 2014 conducted by Pedro Cortinas.

During 2014 Naoko Matsui debuted as the soloist violinist in Austria for Concerto No.3 Strassburg by W.A. Mozart with Savaria Symphonieorchester at Festsaal Casino Baden on 26.07.2014 and Italy with Orfeo Stillo Orchestra conducted by Fernando Romano for Chaconne by T.A. Vitali, Doppelkonzert by J.S. Bach with Giuseppe Arnaboldi, Romance by L. Van Beethoven and Cantabile by N. Paganini for Violin and Orchestra Version at the Immaculate Church of Crotone, after winning at the XVI Vincenzo Scaramuzza International Competition 2013.

In 2015 Naoko Matsui twice performed solo part of "Suit Im Alten Stil" by A. Schnittke with JBK Orchestra, conducted by Krzysztof Skladanowski at Concert Hall of JBK on 27.02.2015 and Leon Gurvitch at Erlöserkirche / The Redeemer Chuch of Hamburg on 28.02.2015. And began 2016 with Naoko Matsui's New Year Solo Violin Concert "Le Petit Concert du Sablon de Nouvel An" at Jacob Norden Fine Antique in Brussels on 10.01.2016 and debuted in Berlin as soloist for the First Violin Concerto by N. Paganini on 23.01.2016, after reccommendation by President of Internationale Beethoven Gesellschaft Professor Tomasz Tomaszewski and also performed on concert series of Euro Music Festival & Academy in Hallesaale / Händelstadt Germany. In 2016 Naoko Matsui debuted as soloist with orchestra in Hungary for Violin Concerto by P.I. Tchaikovsky with Danube Symphony Orchestra conducted by András Deák on 01 & 04.07.2016 at Danube Palace of Budapest, Switzerland for Violin Concerto No. 2 "La Campanella" by N. Paganini with Budweis Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David vec on 10.07.2016 at Conservatory of Biel / Bienne, and Spain for Autumn Concerto by Antonio Vivaldi with Orquestra de Cámera Galega conducted by Rogelio Groba Otero on 13.08.2016 at Cidade da Cultura de Galicia of Santiago de Compostela.

Updated:  November 9, 2016

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