Opening concert for Japan Month

Opening concert for Japan Month


Japan month starts off with a proper concert in the University of Tartu Museum White Hall! Mizuki Shindo on flute and Anneli Tohver on piano will caress our ears with the music from Estonia and Japan. Estonian music is chosen from the chamber music composed by Heino Eller, who was a resident of Tartu, and his pupil Lepo Sumera. There are little chamber music pieces for flute and piano put together to represent Japanese music as well as some settings of film music.

The concert will take place on the 6th of September 2016 at 19:00 at the University of Tartu Museum White Hall (Lossi 25, 3rd floor). Tickets are available for purchase on site (in cash) and are 6€ each.

Mizuki Shindo graduated from Tokyo National University of Music and Arts and Guildhall School of Music and Drama (MA). During the school years she also studied with Mathieu Dufour in Chicago. After being the co-principal flutist in Southbank Sinfonia in London, she joined the Estonian National Opera as the associate principal flutist in 2013 until June 2016. She is a gold Medalist of Japan Contemporary Music Competition (2010), Finalist of Tokyo Music Competition (2009). She has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras such as the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Croydon Symphony Orchestra, and the Guildford Symphony Orchestra. She is now based in Estonia and Japan as a freelance flutist, giving solo and chamber music concerts and also teaching pupils.

Anneli Tohver graduated from Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre under the dotsent Ada Kuuseoks and masters in solo piano under Ivari Ilja. She complemented herself under V. Merzhanov, P. Lassman, A. Valdma, K. Randalu, V. Novikov and H. Palsson. Anneli has been working in the Estonian National Opera since 1997 and as a keyboardist has taken a part in numerous stage plays. She has been a part in many chamber music sets and since 2000 works as a piano teacher and accompanist in Nõmme Music School.


We welcome you to join us in listening to some wonderful music!

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