A Portrait of BEETHOVEN: 32 Sonatas for Piano

On 9 and 10 October Musical Days Production presents the Beethoven Marathon "A Portrait of BEETHOVEN: 32 Sonatas for piano". Led by pianist Mari Kodama and conductor Kent Nagano, the four-concert festival features world class performers in a celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday. The festival presents Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas chronologically, inviting attendees to experience [...]

2021-10-08T09:34:39+00:00October 8th, 2021|News|

Finally happening: BEETHOVEN PORTRAIT: 32 Sonatas for Piano

After being postponed due to the situation Mari Kodama and Kent Nagano are very happy to announce "A Portrait of BEETHOVEN: 32 Sonatas for Piano" Mari Kodama and 17 world-class performers will present all 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas in 4 performances over 2 days. The festival, under the artistic direction of Mari Kodama and Kent [...]

2021-09-14T15:51:02+00:00September 14th, 2021|News|

Concerts in honor of Alfred Brendel

Mari Kodama will give two concerts in Hamburg in honor of Alfred Brendel, whose master student she was. The entire concert cycle will kick off on 3 September at Hamburg’s Curio-Haus with a concert featuring the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra under Kent Nagano, performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 7 for three pianos and orchestra with [...]

2021-09-14T15:41:21+00:00September 3rd, 2021|News|

Beethoven No. 0 in Bremerhaven

On 30 and 31 August Mari Kodama will play Beethoven Piano Concert No. 0 with the Stadttheater Bremerhaven under the baton of Marc Niemann. When Ludwig was still called Louis van Beethoven, he wrote his Piano Concerto in E-flat Major WoO4 at the age of 14, today called Piano Concerto No. 0. Mari Kodama has [...]

2021-08-30T15:21:11+00:00August 30th, 2021|News|

Beethoven’s Piano Concert No. 4 in Ravello

Mari Kodama, together with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin under Kent Nagano, will play Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 at Ravello Villa Rufolo Festival on 1 July 2021 at 8 p.m. at Belvedere di Villa Rufolo. The whole program contains: Wagner: ›Siegfried-Idyll‹ Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Schubert: Symphony No. 3 D major Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin [...]

2021-06-29T14:52:26+00:00June 29th, 2021|News|

Mari Kodama at the 3rd Chopin Festival Hamburg

Mari Kodama’s Sonatenabend: Chopin, Ravel and Dutilleux at the 3rd Chopin Festival in Hamburg on 12 June 2021 was held virtually on YouTube. Program: Chopin: Sonata No. 2 b-minor op. 35 Grave; Doppio movimento | Scherzo | Marche funèbre: Lento | Finale. Presto Ravel: Sonatine pour piano Modéré | Mouvt de Menuet | Animé Dutilleux: [...]

2021-06-29T14:22:28+00:00June 13th, 2021|News|

Mari Kodama’s Letter to Beethoven on Deutschlandfunk

“Dear Ludwig, the world today would be so different without your music” Since early childhood, Beethoven’s music has played an important role in the life of the pianist Mari Kodama, she writes in her letter to the composer in the series “Letters to Beethoven” of Deutschlandfunk. Even after 40 years of engagement with his music, [...]

2020-12-01T17:15:05+00:00December 1st, 2020|News|
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