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Akiko Suwanai

Akiko Suwanai - © Takaki Kumada

born on 7/2/1972 in Tokyo, Honshu, Japan

Akiko Suwanai

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Akiko Suwanai (諏訪内 晶子, Suwanai Akiko, born February 7, 1972) is a Japanese classical violinist.

At the age of 18, she became the youngest winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 1990. In addition, she was awarded second prize in the Paganini Competition and Queen Elisabeth Competition in 1989 and is a laureate of the Music Competition of Japan.

She has studied with Toshiya Eto at the Toho Gakuen School of Music, with Dorothy DeLay and Cho-Liang Lin at the Juilliard School of Music while at Columbia University, and with Uwe-Martin Haiberg at the Universität der Künste Berlin.[1]

She currently plays the 1714 Dolphin Stradivarius, which is on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation.


  • Bruch: Concerto No. 1 / Scottish Fantasy
    Akiko Suwanai, violin
    Sir Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
    November 11, 1997: Philips Classics Records
  • Akiko Suwanai: Souvenir
    Akiko Suwanai, violin; Phillip Moll, piano
    June 8, 1998: Philips Classics Records
  • Dvořák: Violin Concerto, etc.
    Akiko Suwanai, violin
    Iván Fischer, Budapest Festival Orchestra
    October 9, 2001: Decca Music Group
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor / Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
    Akiko Suwanai, violin
    Vladimir Ashkenazy, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
    December 20, 2001: Decca Music Group
  • Brahms, Dvořák, Janáček
    Akiko Suwanai, violin
    May 8, 2002: Philips Classics Records
  • Sibelius & Walton Violin Concertos
    Akiko Suwanai, violin
    Sakari Oramo, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    2003: Decca Music Group
  • Poème
    Akiko Suwanai, violin
    Charles Dutoit, Philharmonia Orchestra of London
    November 9, 2004: Decca Music Group
  • Bach: Violin Concertos
    Akiko Suwanai, violin
    Chamber Orchestra of Europe
    May 2, 2006: Decca Music Group


Decca Music Group's Biography for Akiko Suwanai
[1] Akiko Suwanai Official website (in Japanese)

  1. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 2009-08-17. 

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