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Kudos to Nobu, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra & the Minnesota Beethoven Festival for 12 great performances on two continents!  Bravo, bravo.
Nobuyuki Tsujii & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in U.S. 2016 - news, comments and photos <= lots of photos, video clips and comments from New York!!!
Nobuyuki Tsujii & the Orpheus -- 2016 Japan tour news, comments and photos
Missed the Central Park concert live broadcast? Take a look => Sound recordings
June 29 
Nobu should be on his way home to Tokyo.
Meanwhile, there is a bit of news involving the Tokyo university that he graduated from.
Nobu is mentioned in this article in Japan Times
"Bach score owned by Tokyo music college may fetch $3 million at auction" ... "The seller is Ueno Gakuen, "a private conservatory established in 1958. Among its graduates are visually impaired pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, who shot to fame after winning the gold medal at the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2009."
In a post on the "Slipped Disc" classical-music tabloid blog, it is speculated (unsubstantiated) that the sale comes about because "Tokyo’s Ueno Gakuen conservatory ... appears to have fallen on hard times."
Ueno Gakuen 上野学園, Nobu's alma mater, is selling a rare Bach manuscript
June 29
One more zany photo from Orpheus Chamber Orchestra oboist and Broadway conductor Ikuma Keisuke, at the Naumburg Orchestral Concerts - Since 1905. Once again, Nobu is in the background ;-).
千秋楽。オルフェウス室内管弦楽団 辻井伸行 ベートーヴェンツアー 最終コンサート、ニューヨークセントラルパークで。相棒のケンプとの別れ😢 #オルフェウス室内管弦楽団 #辻井伸行
"Final day. Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Nobuyuki Tsujii Beethoven tour final concert, in New York Central Park. Parting with partner Kemp ..."
June 28 Standing o. and enthusiastic applause in Central Park! The weather cooperated.  Overflowing crowd.
Nobu played 2 encores: Gershwin's prelude #1 and La Campanella.

@WQXR tweeted: "Standing ovation for pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, now performing his second encore. #WQXRsummer"
Below: Nobu looking nice in his piano keyboard shirt ^_^ -- with adoring New Yorkers at Central Park  - photo posted to instagram
Below: Nobu -- no tux tonight --  on-stage with Orpheus
"Fuji TV filming the Naumburg concert." - tweet [Ah yes, there will be footage of this concert in a new Nobu documentary coming to Japan soon!]

A big thanks to Naumburg Orchestral Concerts for posting this photo of Nobu rehearsing in the band shell -- with a short video here=> https://www.facebook.com/naumburgconcerts/videos/1386601061366944/
Many comments, video clips and photos here ==> Nobuyuki Tsujii & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in U.S. 2016 - news, comments and photos
June 27
NaumburgConcert tweeted
Honoring #NobuyukiTsujii at the Japanese Consulate who will be performing with @NaumburgConcert and @Orpheusnyc!
This brings back memories.  I was in that room in 2014, when the esteemed Consul hosted a reception for Nobu when he was there to perform with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra at the Carnegie Hall. The Japanese Consulate is located not far from the Central Park, where Nobu will perform tomorrow evening.
June 26
Yesterday's American live broadcast can be listened here! Thankfully! 😭✨ Nobuyuki Tsujii × Orpheus 🌟 Beethoven "Coriolan" "Piano Concerto No. 3"; encore "Pathetique 2 Movement" Gershwin "Prelude No. 1 -Yura tweet
Did you miss yesterday's broadcast? Here it is -- first hour only;  also available here
The Minnesota Beethoven Festival generously shared a Photo album on facebook, with many excellent photos of Nobu such as these => Photo album

June 27
I found this excellent photo in a posting on the "Rush Forum", by one who was at the opening concert at the Minnesota Beethoven Festival.
June 22
スタジオジブリ制作による丸紅グループの企業イメージ映像 第二作について
BGM 辻井伸行様の作曲・演奏
Marubeni Group corporate image video, second installment, by Studio Ghibli for the
wildlife anime "Entanglement"
music composed & performed by Nobuyuki Tsujii
NEW CD to release on July 20
Here it is, a radically different cover photo for Nobu's new CD, coming out on July 20 -- https://t.co/3yXsXX4AGK
リスト: ピアノ・ソナタ/ラヴェル: 夜のガスパール
Liszt: Piano Sonata / Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Nobuyuki Tsujii

2016/07/20 発売 Release
JAN/ISBN 4988064259038
辻井伸行のベルリン・セッション録音最新盤は、「プレミアム・リサイタル」シリーズでとりあげ、国内外で喝采を博した超本格派の2作品。ピアノ・ソナタ ロ短調は、"ピアノの神"リストの唯一のソナタで、技巧的にも音楽的にもきわめて複雑・高度にして深遠なもの。夜のガスパールは、ラヴェルが「歴史上最も 難しいピアノ曲を書こう」と意気込んで作曲したもの。いずれも、技術面のみならず音楽表現力においてピアニストの実力が最高度に求められる。辻井伸行が世 界で高く評価されるゆえんが、ここに明らかになります。
Nobuyuki Tsujii's  Berlin session recording of recent works performed in his "premium Recital" series, two classical standards that have gained acclaims at home and abroad. Piano Sonata in B minor is the only sonata of Franz Liszt, the "God of the piano,"  profoundly artful and musically highly complex.  "Gaspard of the night" was composed by Maurice Ravel, who wrote excitedly, "I want to write the most difficult piano music in history."  Both works require the pianist with the  highest degree in  musical expressive power, and not just technical proficiency. Here it becomes clear why Nobuyuki Tsujii is highly regarded in the world.
HMV Japan
♪ June 16
The NTV broadcast of Nobu's Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 performance took place after midnight.
lots of comments =>Nobuyuki Tsujii BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 1 -- NTV broadcast
A video of the show can now be viewed on your computer => here, or in the video screen just below -- the performance starts at time mark 8:44.
I consider myself fortunate to have seen this video.  Nobu's performance of this concerto is OUTSTANDING.  The sound is crisp and vibrant, played with confidence and joy.  And he never even broke a sweat!
More Nobu news! Please click each link to read these sections on a separate screen - the links are also in the sidebar to your left
Nobuyuki Tsujii must break out of his Own Shell (August 1 2015)
Why does Mr. Tsujii rock his head and body? (April 2015)
A quiet reverence for Mr. Nobuyuki Tsujii in Japan (March 2015)
Nobuyuki Tsujii, guided by the conductor (February 2015)
All the Light They Cannot See (October 2014)
The Distinctive Piano Tone of Nobuyuki Tsujii (August 2014)
Nobu reached yet another mountain top! (June 2014)
Etiquette for meeting Mr. Nobuyuki Tsujii (Jan 2014)
Nobuyuki Tsujii "sees" (November 2013)
Eulogy for Mr. Van Cliburn by Nobuyuki Tsujii (Feb. 2013)
Nobu Fever lives on (April 2012)
Nobuyuki Tsujii plays Prokofiev's Concerto No. 3 (April 2012)

Of Taste and Critics, and Nobuyuki Tsujii (April 2012)

辻井伸行 - 平和大使 Nobuyuki Tsujii - Peace Ambassador (Aug 2011)
Terms of Endearment (2010)
Close Encounter with Nobuyuki Tsujii (2010)

How I Caught "Nobu Fever" (2010)
See the complete list here: Original Articles
- Nobuyuki Tsujii fans facebook page
Nobuyuki Tsujii on wikipedia
- Avex Classics' page for Nobu
- Harrisonparrott Artist page for Nobu
- Challenge Classics' page for Nobu
- Interceder latest news
- Mrs. Itsuko Tsujj's "Parenting Corner" website
- blog of Mr.s Itsuko Tsujii
- PIA concert ticket search for Nobu
- eplus tickets
- Nobuyuki Tsujii performances review page on PIA
- Japan TV Data Zoo
Japanese blog post search site
A Nobu facts site (Japanese)
Web Pages with Misinformation on Nobuyuki Tsujii

Tickets for Nobu concerts in Japan
"Bachtrack" concert listing for Nobuyuki Tsujii
Bachtrack Piano page
Japan video site (YouTube counterpart)
Japanese Nobu news aggregate site
Suntory Hall main hall events calendar
Suntory Hall encore list
google classical music forum
Classical Music Concert recommendations blog (Japanese)
Billboard Japan classical chart
Japan Amazon classical music chart

Media articles of note
A human type of echolocation helps the blind (Los Angeles Times, 7/13/15)
The standing ovation is a filthy American habit  (Guardian, 2008)
A Master Piano Professor talks about teaching pianists at a conservatory
Do world-classs pianists make mistakes on stage?
Why they (the people in Japan) are hooked on classical
How long (does it take a pianist to learn a new piece)?
What are the financial realities of a typical concert pianist?
How Virtuosos Get So Good

Piano concerto: Who runs the orchestra? Conductor or pianist?

Anecdotes, Quotations, and Trivia of Frederic Chopin
Chopin quotes
Chopin Op. 28 Preludes analysis
Chopin Op. 10 etudes analysis

Choreography of the Hands: The Work of Dorothy Taubman  
Criticising the Critics - posted on Arts Journal
The Fine Art of 'Papering the House'
What Music critics wish pianists knew
The pitfalls and perks of playing a concert hall piano