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In Russian, Nobu's name is Нобуюки Цудзи. Violinist Fumiaki Miura, Nobu's pal, will also be performing
June 23 8PM St. Petersburg
Nobu's recital is 24 hours from now.
I checked the tickets page and it looks like the concert hall will be packed, but there are some seats still available.
https://tickets.mariinsky.ru/en/performance/WWpGRlpNMVUyU0ROVE1B/
Sunday 24 June 2018, 20:00
St Petersburg, Mariinsky Concert Hall
Nobuyuki Tsujii recital (piano)
Tickets cost from 1200 (20USD) to 3000 rubles (48USD).
Seats colored yellow are available.
June 23
Congratulations to FumiakiMiura for his successful performance last night June 22 in St. Petersburg.
Was his friend Nobuyuki Tsujii in the audience?
https://twitter.com/FumiakiMiura/status/1010480915087286272
Yesterday, Mendelssohn with Maestro Gergiev and Mariinsky Orchestra at the white nights festival. Great pleasure, and what a joy! @mariinsky @v_gergiev
Accompanying photos show Mr. Miura and Maestro Gergiev raising hands on stage, and another one of them that looks to be taken in a pleasure boat.
His post on Instagram includes a video clip of him receiving a bouquet => https://www.instagram.com/p/BkXWyXBBsoY/
June 21 Nobu on Russian TV
Nobuyuki Tsujii appeared on St. Petersburg cultural news 21-06-2018:
"Amazing hearing compensates for vision. The festival 'Stars of the White Nights' in Mariinsky was boosted by the phenomenal Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsuji."
See the original video posted by www.rtr.spb.ru at http://www.rtr.spb.ru/vesti_spb/news_detail_v.asp?id=28128
Nobu's segment is at time mark 5:37, which includes brief footage of the performance, of Nobu talking (dubbed in Russian), and of a beautiful bouquet being presented to him by a young female.
An excerpt of that segment can be viewed at => Nobuyuki Tsujii at White Nights of St. Petersburg 2018
June 22 Mr. Masahiro Kawakami: "I really wanted to go."
Mr. Kawakami is not in St. Petersburg, apparently because he has pre-existing commitments that made the trip impossible.
In his latest blog post, Mr. K wrote that Nobu got in touch with him after the June 20 concert, and he was sent photos of Nobu being hugged by Maestro Gergiev and of the concert program.
"It seems the first concert was a great success. The next concert is on the 24th, day after tomorrow, at the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, a solo recital. All works on the repertoire are published on the poster [shown in the photo of Nobu and his mother standing in front of the poster]. Kapustin's eight concert etudes are included. It is amazing. I really wanted to go ..."
I wish he went!
June 21 Post-concert Party till 2:30AM in St. Pete
https://www.instagram.com/p/BkSNME2B5Wl/ (posted by Mrs. Itsuko Tsujii 6.21, St. Pete)
コンサートの後、マエストロ.ゲルギエフとは午前2時半まで打ち上げが盛り上がり気がつくと
明るくなってました
Post-concert party with Maestro Gergiev until 2:30 am. It was getting brighter outside.
The accompanying photo shows Nobus being in the grips of a hug by Maestro Gergiev -- they both look happy.
June 21 Encores and Big Dinner
We have heard from Mr. Nick Asano, Nobu's manager:
"Nobu's encore last evening was Chopin: Nocturne C-sharp minor, Op. posth., Kapustin: Concert Etude, Op.40, No.1 and Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 "Pathetique" 2nd movement, respectively.
We had a big post concert dinner!"
^_^
June 20 First concert in St. Petersburg was a big success - great applause; standing O; 3 encores.
Nobuyuki Tsujii and Valery Gergiev, Piano Concerto No. 5 by Beethoven and 3 encores!
On June 24 please join us for the solo recital of the amazing Japanese pianist.
https://www.mariinsky.ru/en/playbill/playbill/2018/6/24/3_2001

June 21 Franck's Sonata, minus dialog
Linda sent in a link to this newly uploaded video of Nobu and Fumi's performance of Franck's sonata, aired recently on "Untitled Concert."
Yes, I have mentioned other videos of this performance, but this one is music only, minus dialog.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSaZO0zaU8Q
By coincidence, a nice blog post has come up, written by someone who seems knowledgeable with the sonata.
The blog post, in Japanese, is here => http://blog.livedoor.jp/a_delp/2018-06-22_FranckViolinSonata
I made an English translation at => A blog post on Fumiaki Miura & Nobuyuki Tsujii Franck's Violin Sonata
In part, it reads
Tsujii is sightless, he should not get the moonlit atmosphere, but I am surprised by the honed sensibility of his playing ... Tsujii 's piano never unnecessarily asserts itself and compromises the timbre of Miura's violin. In the second movement where the piano and the violin collide, the piano has to be played without hesitation, requiring considerable finesse.
Below: image of a segment of the score of the sonata, shown with the blog post

Nobu's Satie-Debussy-Ravel-Chopin recitals this winter in Europe
One more recital has shown up on the web:  Feb 17 19:30 - Fürth - Stadttheater Fürth
The other known ones are Paris (12.17.18), London (1.30.19), Berlin (2.14.19), Stuttgart (2.16.19)
The program is
Satie - 3 Gymnopédies
Debussy - Images, Set 1
Ravel - Sonatine
Chopin - Scherzo No.1 in B minor, Op.20; Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31; Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39; Scherzo No.4 in E, Op.54
Tickets have been on sale. I have my ticket to the one in London.
Information at => Nobuyuki Tsujii recitals in Europe - Winter 2018/19
♪ eBravo reviews CD of Grieg Concerto and Rachmaninov Rhapsody CD by Nobu & Liverpool Phil
 http://ebravo.jp/archives/45039
辻井伸行にとって初録音の2曲。グリーグは、遅めのテンポで一音一音丁寧に奏され、細部まで明瞭かつ美しく表現されていく。全体にニュアンス豊かでリリシズムが横溢し、カデンツァをはじめ力強さにもこと欠かない。ラフマニノフは、鮮やかなテクニックと多彩な音色を駆使して、変奏ごとの表情の違いが見事に描き分けられた快演。特筆すべきは、V.ペトレンコ&ロイヤル・リヴァプール・フィルが、辻井と当意即妙なやりとりを繰り広げている点。誠意と共感に溢れるバックの呼応は、辻井の協奏曲録音の中でも最上位と言っていい。彼のファンならずとも一聴に値。
文:柴田克彦
(ぶらあぼ2018年7月号より)
Nobuyuki Tsujii presents two works for this recording. Grieg is carefully played note by note at a slow tempo, and details are clearly and beautifully expressed. Lyricism is rich in nuance as a whole, the power is essential in the cadenzas. The Rachmaninov is played using vivid techniques and varied tone colors, the variations ares delicately painted with diverse expressions and enjoyable. The intense interaction between V. Petrenko & Royal Liverpool Phil with Tsujii is notable. The performance is full of sincerity and empathy, and can be said to be the highest among Tsujii's concerto recordings. It is worth listening to not only by his fans.
Text: Katsuhiko Shibata (July 2018 issue)
Busy June -- please click link to read news and comments about each event
The month of June has been a busy month for Nobu and there has been much to look forward to for his fans.