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Mitsuko Uchida

London, England
Area
Humanities and Arts
Specialty
Performing Arts
Member Since
2007
International Honorary Member

Mitsuko Uchida is a classical pianist noted especially for her interpretations of Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Schubert. She is also recognized for her interpretations of Schoenberg. Uchida is an artist in Residence at the Cleveland Orchestra, co-director at Marlboro Music in Vermont, and a trustee of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust, which aims to help young concert artists develop and sustain international careers. Mitsuko Uchida records exclusively for Decca. Her extensive discography includes the complete Mozart and Schubert piano sonatas. Since 2011 Uchida has been recording Mozart’s Piano Concerti with the Cleveland Orchestra live in concert and directing from the piano. The first release won a Grammy Award in 2011. The last instalment featuring concerti K.453 and K.503 is scheduled to be released in autumn 2016. Her recording of the Schoenberg Piano Concerto with Pierre Boulez and the Cleveland Orchestra won four awards, including The Gramophone Award for Best Concerto.

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