Atsushi Imada

Born in 1990, Kakegawa city, Japan, he began playing the piano at the age of three. At the
age of 16, he made his concerto debut with Kakegawa City Orchestra playing Mozart
Piano Concerto No.23 in A major KV.488. Since, he has appeared as a soloist with such
orchestras as Nantional Orchestra of Belgium, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie
Orquestra Sinfonica de Ribeirao Preto, Orquestra Jovem do Estado, Kharkov
Philharmonic Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic
Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Hamamatsu
Symphony Orchestra and Geidai Philharmonia and worked with such conductor as Marin
Alsop, Paul Meyer, Chikara Iwamura, Masahiro Izaki, Claudio Curz, Rossen Gergov,
Jorma Panula, Takeya Sakai, Daisuke Soga, Toshiaki Umeda,Yuri Yanko.
Atsushi was a laureate at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition of Belgium in 2016.
He has also won numerous competitions including 2nd prize at the 2008 V.Krainev
International Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Ukraine, 2nd prize at the 2010 PTNA
Piano Competition, 2nd prize at the Music Competition of Japan and 2nd prize at the 2013
Tokyo Music Competition.
He has participated in international festivals including Piano Texas 2013 and Piano
Academy in Murrhardt in Germany.
Atsushi Imada earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree at Tokyo University of Arts and
Master of Performance with distinction at Royal College of Music. His teachers include Kei
Itoh, Claudio Soares and Dmitri Alexeev. Since September 2017, He is studying with
Gerald Fauth at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig.

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