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Guest artist recital Feb. 12 to feature pianist Kiyoshi Tamagawa

February 1, 2012
Dr. Kiyoshi Tamagawa
Dr. Kiyoshi Tamagawa
EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will host a guest artist recital featuring Dr. Kiyoshi Tamagawa at 2 p.m. Feb. 12 in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

The program will feature several pieces, including "Capriccio on the Departure of His Beloved Brother" by J.S. Bach, "Old and Lost Rivers" by Tobias Picker, Sonata in C major, Op. 53, by Ludwig van Beethoven, and Sonata in A major, Op. posthumous by Franz Schubert.

Tamagawa, a professor of music at Southwestern University, has performed as a soloist and collaborative pianist throughout North America, England and Asia. He has performed at numerous venues, including Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Hall and Bargemusic in New York City, the National Center for the Performing Arts in Mumbai, India, and Wigmore Hall in London.

Tamagawa has collaborated with many artists, including members of the Shanghai String Quartet; violinist Mark Peskanov; cellist André  Emelianoff; and vocalists Julianne Baird, Weston Hurt, Patricia Prunty and Emily Pulley. His nine-year collaboration with the late violinist Eugene Fodor resulted in 30 recitals and a CD of piano and violin music titled "Witches' Brew."

Tamagawa, who has released several publications and original compositions, continues to perform around the world.

Tamagawa earned a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and a master's degree from Yale University School of Music. He received his doctoral degree in musical arts from The University of Texas at Austin.

The guest artist recital is free and open to the public.

For more information about UW-Eau Claire music events, visit the calendar online.

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