Biography of Mari Takano (*1960)

Born in Tokio
First piano lessons from her mother
Studies composition at the Toho Gakuen College of Music with Mutsuo Shishido and in Hamburg with Brian Ferneyhough and Gy├Ârgy Ligeti
Three month scholarship of the Japanese Ministry of Education for being a guest composer at the North-Western University in Illinois. Composition of the first movement of the flute concerto.
Teaches at Toho Junior College of Music and at the Joshibi High School of Art and Design

CDs with/from Mari Takano

Sharon Bezaly, Martyn Brabbins, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Anne Manson, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Mario Venzago
Spellbound (2008)
  1. Sofia Gubaildulina: ... The Deceitful Face of Hope and of Despair (26:28:00)
  2. Mari Takano: Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra:
  3. Chicago (05:50:00)
  4. The only Flower in the World (06:27:00)
  5. Walking (08:29:00)
  6. Sally Beamish: Callisto:
  7. Callisto and Diana  (08:32:00)
  8. Callisto and Juno (09:00:00)
  9. Callisto and Arcas (07:18:00)
Alle Werke sind Sharon Bezaly gewidmet.
Last edit 07.03.2020