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New album release by Akiko Suwanai
17th June 2024

Akiko Suwanai will present this week her next release for Universal Music with all 3 Brahms sonatas for violin and piano by Johannes Brahms.

Suwanai will give significant recital tours with pianist Evgeni Bozhanov performing these Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano. The tours will take in China including dates in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing and Shanghai and six-dates across Japan with performances in Sapporo, Hiroshima, and Nagano.

Season 23/34 has presented Suwanai with Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra playing Chaikovski’s Violin Concerto conducted by Tabita Berglund, a concerto she will reprise later this year for Palm Beach Symphony. Known for her breadth of repertoire, other season highlights include a recording of Vaughan-Williams’ The Lark Ascending with Antwerp Symphony Orchestra alongside conductor and close collaborator, Jun Märkl, returning to Toshio Hosokawa’s music, to play Genesis as part of the Gaida Festival, and joining Festival Strings Lucerne at the Hong Kong Arts Festival for Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No.5.