About Maki

Maki Namekawa is a leading figure among today’s pianists, bringing to audiences’ attention contemporary music by international composers. As a soloist and a chamber musician equally at home in classical and repertoire of our time, she performs regularly at international venues such as Suntory Hall Tokyo, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center New York, Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, Barbican Center and Cadogan Hall London, Cité de la Musique Paris, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Salzburg Festival, Ars Electronica Linz, Musik-Biennale Berlin, Eclat Festival Stuttgart, Rheingau Music Festival and Ruhr Piano Festival.

What is Happening?

2018
October 21

Anton Bruckner University Linz, Austria

Namekawa / Davies | Maki Namekawa and Dennis Russell Davies at Bruckner University Linz

Maki and Dennis play Bernstein, Kurtág and Bach for four hands.

September 29

Amstelkerk, Amsterdam

Maki Namekawa at Amstelkerk, Amsterda photo by Wim Oorthuizen

For the second time Maki played at the fully packed Amstelkerk, Amsterdam. Thank you, Cor Knoester from Philip Glass Hommage for the great organisation.
In the afternoon Maki singned CDs at Concerto, Amsterdam and played a spontaneous concert at the shop.

September 29

New CD: Isang Yun Sunrise Falling

Isang Yun Sunrise Falling Pentatone Oxingal Series

Maki Namekawa, Yumi Hwang-Williams, Matt Haimovitz and Dennis Russell Davies are featured on the new Pentatone / Oxingale Series release Isang Yun SUNRISE FALLING celebrating the 100th anniversary of Korean-born composer Isang Yun.

September 20

Chamber Music by Philip Glass in Szczecin, Poland

MDF Festival 20/09/2018 Szczecin photo by Wojciech

Maki Namekawa, Tim Fain and Matt Haimovitz receive standing ovations at their concert in Szczecin.

September 10

MISHIMA Premiere at ars electronica MUSIC MONDAY

MISHIMA Premiere at ars electronica MUSIC MONDAY
September 7

MISHIMA – CD Release

Maki Namekawa plays Mishima by Philip Glass
June 17

Maki and Dennis at Ravenna Festival

June 4

Maki plays at Amstelkerk, Amsterdam

May 31

Maki and Dennis record their new Philip Glass Album

Maki and Dennis record their new Philip Glass Album

Maki and her husband Dennis Russell Davies record 3 pieces by Philip Glass for their new CD release.

venue: Musiktheater Linz
recorded by: LAFFERENTZ

May 25

Philip Glass World Tour | VERONA, Italy

Philip Glass World Tour

The Complete Piano Etudes in SanFrancisco, Arizona, / USA, Slovakia, Ireland, Mexico