Keith Jarrett „The Köln Concert“ in London (Sold Out)

June 15th, 2024, 7:30pm
Bold Tendencies / London, Great Britain

Photo: Zoe Goldstein

Debut at the Verbier Festival 

with Angelique Kidjo
Appassionato / Mathieu Herzog 

Africans Songs & Chanson Française of Brel and Piaf

July 24, 2024, 6:30pm
Salle des Combins / Verbier, Switzerland

Photo: Holland Festival 2022

Solo at Philharmonie de Paris 

Philip Glass’ piano solo works 

November 17, 2024, 7pm
Philharmonie de Paris / Paris, France

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Debut at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA 

Philip Glass : The Complete Etudes

March 19th, 8pm, 2024
Walt Disney Concert Hall / Los Angeles, USA

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Lincoln Center‘s Fall Gala

Philip Glass‘ The Piano Etudes 

November 20th, 8pm, 2023
Wu Tsai Theater, Lincoln Center / New York City, USA

Photo: Florian Voggeneder

BEDŘICH SMETANA 200

Má vlast – My Country (composer’s arrangement for piano four hand)

April 18th + 19th, 2024, 7pm
Besední dům / Brno, Czech Republic

Photo: Florian Voggeneder

Sapporo International Arts Festival 2024

„Pianographique“ with realtime visualizations by Cori O‘Lan
Hania Rani, Philip Glass, Maurice Ravel, W.A.Mozart

February 3rd, 6pm, 2024
Rokkatei Fukinoto Hall / Sapporo, Japan

Photo: vog.photo

Geffen Hall in NY Debut

Philip Glass‘ The Complete Piano Etudes

November 19th, 7pm, 2023
David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center / New York City, USA

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesinich

“Dancing with Glass”

The Piano Etudes by Philip Glass

November 28th – December 10th, 2023
The Joyce Theatre / New York City, USA

Photo: Pomegranate Arts

Keith Jarrett „The Köln Concert“

September 19th, 7:30pm, 2023
Beethovenfest / Bonn, Germany

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Jazz Gala Concert at Klavier-Festival Ruhr

among the guest artists:
Götz Alsmann, Till Brönner, Helge Schneider

November 4th, 7pm, 2023
Mercatorhalle / Duisburg, Germany

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesinich

Philip Glass – Songs

New Release

Martin Achrainer & Maki Namekawa

Credit: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Philip Glass – Piano Sonata

CD and Vinyl released!

Philip Glass „The Complete 20 Piano Etudes“

September 2nd, 7.30pm, 2023
Bold Tendencies / London, United Kingdom

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesinich

Pianographique

Keith Jarrett „The Köln Concert“

September 21st, 8:30pm, 2023
The Festival Transart, NOI Techpark Bolzano / Bolzano, Italy 

Photo: Florian Voggeneder

The Artists 2023

Dance Performances with Ballet 

August 11th/12th, 6pm, 2023
Bunkyo Civic Hall / Tokyo, Japan

Photo: Tiler Peck, Portrait by Yumiko Inoue / Maki Namekawa, Portrait by Andrej Uspenski

“M” Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Philip Glass

World Premiere
Arranged by Michael Riesman From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for Mishima by Philip Glass

July 7th, 8pm, 2023
Klavier-Festival Ruhr / Wuppertal, Germany

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesinich

Philip Glass’ Tirol Concerto 

Bochumer Symphoniker 
Conductor : Dennis Russell Davies  

THU November 10th 8pm & FRI 11th 8pm, Anneliese Brost Musikforum Ruhr, Bochum / Germany

Credit: Vojtech Kaba 

“The Köln Concert” in Paris 

Keith Jarrett: The Köln Concert – Thomas Enhco, Piano – Maki Namekawa, Piano

April 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th, 2023, 8pm
Cité de la musique – Philharmonie de Paris / France

Photo: Andreas H. Bitesinich

Debut at the Gewandhaus Leipzig 

MDR Sinfonieorchester, Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies 

THU June 14th 2022, 8 PM, Leipzig Gewandhaus / Germany

Debut at the Holland Festival 2022

FRI June 24th, 2022, 8:30 PM,
Concertgebouw Amsterdam – Main Hall, Amsterdam / Holland

Credit: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Paris Solo Recital

Paris Premiere “Piano Sonata” by Philip Glass &
World Premiere “Toccata” by Joe Hisaishi

Philharmonie de Paris, France
SAT, May 7th, 2022, 5:30 PM

Credit: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Brussels Solo Recital

Keith Jarrett : Ritual (Belgium Premiere)
Philip Glass : Piano Sonata (Belgium Premiere)

Flagey Piano Days
SAT February 19th, 2022

Credit: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Solo Debut in Washington DC

M.C. Guarnieri, A. Berg, G. Ligeti, C. Corea & P. Glass

Phillips Collection
SUN February 27th, 2022

Credit: Andreas H. Bitesnich

Chick Corea – Children’s Songs

Supertrain Music is proud to announce the availability of Maki Namekawa’s new digital release, Chick Corea’s CHILDREN’S SONGS. Known as one of the great jazz musicians of the last 50 years, Chick Corea frequently interacted with the world of classical music and published a number of pieces including a large collection of 20 pieces for piano which he called “Children’s Songs” meant, in the composer’s words, “to convey simplicity as beauty, as represented in the spirit of a child.” Corea began work on the set in 1971 and completed them in 1984 when he released his own recording of them. Seizing on the most playful of the pieces, Namekawa chose to record a subset of seven pieces (Nos.4,6,11,14,16,18 and 20) which she selected for their particular beauty.

Namekawa stated in January 2022, “Last year, during the second winter Corona lock-down when artists and performers everywhere were struggling with questions about purpose and identity, I stumbled upon a stimulating posting by Pianist and programmer Rico Gulda, the youngest son of the legendary Austrian pianist/composer Friedrich Gulda. Rico talked about the friendship and musical connection between his father and and the recently deceased Chick Corea, and included a video of his father‘s 1987 performance in Madrid of five “Children’s Songs”. I was mesmerized by the music and by Gulda’s joyful, uninhibited performance, as if I were myself listening in that Madrid hall. I immediately ordered the music, and upon opening the score, was stunned by the subtle skillfulness and simplicity of the notation, thinking back to Friedrich Gulda’s colorful and charming interpretation. Later I found a line from Chick Corea which helped unlock the puzzle: this idea “to convey simplicity as beauty, as represented in the spirit of a child”.

The “Children’s Songs” have become a kind of “Corona Project”, but I continue to feel pure joy each time I hear or play this wonderful music.

The release new recording marked the one year anniversary of the great Chick Corea’s death on 9 February 2021.

World Premier Recording

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Piano Sonata

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