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: [...]
Mari Kodama's album Kaleidoscope - Beethoven Transcriptions, released at Pentatone in April 2020 is one of BBC Music Magazine critic's best classical albums released in 2020. Read the full review here.
“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, [...]
The COMPLETE Piano Sonatas & Concertos of Luwig van Beethoven by Mari Kodama with 32 Sonatas and 7 Concertos was released in Japan. It is a joint effort by King International, PENTATONE and Berlin Classics. More information in japanese can be found here.
Mari Kodama and Matt Haimovitz together will release the new album MON AMI, Mon amour of french repertoire for cello and piano with works from Poulenc, Fauré, Ravel, Debussy und Milhaud. This new CD will be released by PENTATONE on November 9th. […]
As a Steinway artist, Mari Kodama plays a lunch concert in the new online format on Steinway's website. Accompanied by other Steinway Artists, Mari Kodama presents Beethoven in this nearly 20-minute concert on her grand piano at home. Here you can watch her concert.
You can watch Mari Kodama’s concert with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (GSO) now online as a video. In the concert on 19 and 20 February, she played Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto with the GSO under the baton of Santtu-Matias Rouvali. Fortunately, in this current special situation, the GSO is offering an extended range of concerts [...]
Mari Kodama returns to the Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille for a concert on January 26th2020 in Aix-en-Provence, performing Bartók’s 2nd Piano Concerto under the baton of the young conductor Lio Kuokman, replacing Lawrence Foster. Overview on the concert: January, 16.00- Marseille, Aditorium du Pharo Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille Dvořák: Czech Suite for Small Orchestra in [...]
With Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 0 E-flat Major WoO 4, a nearly unknown youth work of the composer, and his Rondo for Piano and Orchestra WoO 6, Mari Kodama and Kent Nagano expand their joint recordings of Beethoven’s works for piano and orchestra with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. The 4-CD edition was released on 11 [...]