Michiaki Ueno

23 - Japan


Born in Paraguay. He started playing cello at the age of five. In 2009 he won the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians. A year later he became the youngest first prize winner of the Romanian International Music Competition. In 2014 he won the first prize at the International Johannes Brahms Competition.

He gave his debut concert at Suntory Hall at the age of eleven. Since then he has performed with numerous orchestras, such as the New Japan Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra and many others.

He studied at the Toho Gakuen Soloist Diploma Course under the tutelage of Hakuro Mori. In 2017 he completed his Konzertexamen at Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf summa cum laude and is pursuing his studies with Pieter Wispelwey.

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