Belgian Nationwide Orchestra Appoints New Concertmaster


Origianlly from Tokyo, Misako Akama started taking part in the violin at age 3. From 2011 to 2013 she studied on the TOHO College of Music in Tokyo beneath Seiji Kageyama and Gérard Poulet, earlier than she went to the Conservatoire Nationwide Supérieur de Musique de Paris. On the latter establishment, she accomplished her bachelor’s, grasp’s, and artist diploma.

Akama’s competitors expertise is intensive. She was a prizewinner on the Yokohama Worldwide Music Competitors, Japan Participant Competitors, Lengthy Thibaud Crespin Competitors, Henri Marteau Worldwide Violin Competitors, and Tokyo Music Competitors. In 2015, she gained first prize on the Varna Worldwide Violin Competitors.

Since its creation in 1936, the Belgian Nationwide Orchestra (NOB) has given performances of basic and modern symphonic music. At residence on the Henry Le Bœuf Corridor, the orchestra’s upcoming live shows embrace performances by soloists Hilary Hahn, Camille Thomas, and Nemanja Radulović. For a full have a look at their calendar, click on right here.