2013 North America Tour

"Meet the next great pianist"  Winnipeg Free Press, January 19, 2013.
Move over Horowitz!  -  Audience as Critics, Winnipeg Virtuosi Series - Harry's High Notes

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city of Seattle, image via Internet link
Mr. Nobuyuki Tsujii tours North America in 2013, from January through March.  He made or will make stops in Canada (Winnipeg, Vancouver) and the U.S. (Fort Worth, Texas;  Seattle, Washington;  Fort Collins, Colorada;  Allentown, Pennsylvania; Rockport, Maine; Athens, Georgia; Stuart, Florida).
He performed two concertos (Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 in Winnipeg; Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in Fort Worth and Seattle) and will continue to perform eight recitals. The recitals are "Debussy and Chopin" - please scroll down to the bottom of this page to see the complete
playlist.
News and comments for each stop are collected in a sub-page as they show up.

February 3 Congratulations on a very successful first part of your  2013 North America Tour, Tsujii-san.  Thank you for bringing so much joy to those of us on our continent.  Have a safe trip home, and come back to warmer weather in March!

Jan.18-19 8PM
Winnipeg, Canada

CONCLUDED
Prokofiev No. 3 with the  Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) and conductor Alexander Mickelthwate
Manitoba Centennial Hall - image via Internet link
On Jan 17, there was a screening of the Cliburn competition documentary: http://www.virtuosi.mb.ca/12/nobuyuki-tsujii-documentary-screening/

http://www.creativemanitoba.ca/news-events/events/member-events/display,551/858/winnipeg-symphony-orchestra-presents-prokofiev-3-dvorak-7
Read news and comments here:  2013 North America Tour - 1
Jan 20
3PM 
Winnipeg, Canada
CONCLUDED

The recital hall, image via Internet link
"Nobuyuki Tsujii in Recital"
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall University of Winnipeg
http://www.wso.ca/this-season-tickets/2012-2013-season/virtuosi-series/

Read news and comments here:  2013 North America Tour - 1
Jan 22 7:30PM
Seattle, Washington state,
U.S.A.

CONCLUDED
Nobuyuki Tsujii Plays Debussy and Chopin.  Benaroya recital hall, Seattle, Washington
recital Hall, image via Internet link
http://www.seattlesymphony.org/symphony/buy/single/production.aspx?id=13162&src=t

Read news and comments here: 
2013 North America Tour - 2
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 2
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 3
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 4
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 5


January 27   4PM
Seattle, Washington state,
U.S.A.
CONCLUDED
Mark Taper Auditorium, image via Internet link
Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1, with the
Seattle Symphony Orchestra, as a key event of the "Celebrate Asia" festival at Benaroya Hall

http://www.seattlesymphony.org/symphony/buy/single/production.aspx?id=12396&src=t&dateid=12396
http://www.junglecity.com/event/music/celebrateasia012713.htm

Read news and comments here: 
2013 North America Tour - 2
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 2
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 3
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 4
Nobuyuki Tsujii in Seattle, 2013, part 5

Feb 1, 2, 3
Fort Worth, Texas
U.S.A.
CONCLUDED
Fort Worth Bass Performance Hall, image via Internet link
Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No 1 with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra ; Friday 7:30 p.m., Saturdays 8:00 p.m. and Sunday's 2:00 p.m.
http://www.fwsymphony.org/concerts/concerts.asp?concert=198
Read news and comments here:  Nobuyuki Tsujii in Fort Worth, Texas, 2013
This page has links for MP3 of a recording of this performance, along with a review of it.
March 8 Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Vancouver, Canada
CONCLUDED
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A Fireside Chat with Mr. Nobuyuki Tsujii
St. John's College University of British Columbia  (photo left)
http://www.eventbrite.ca/event/5393736812#
Register here:
http://www.eventbrite.ca/event/5174027656?ref=ebtnebtckt#
Read news and comments here: Nobuyuki Tsujii 2013 North America Tour - Part 3
Mar 10
SUN 7:30PM
Vancouver, Canada

CONCLUDED
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Chopin, Debussy recital
Roy Barnett Recital Hall University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Tickets here (SOLD OUT):
http://www.eventbrite.ca/event/5174027656?ref=ebtnebtckt#

http://stjohns.ubc.ca/2013/01/tsujii/
Read news and comments here: Nobuyuki Tsujii 2013 North America Tour - Part 3
March 12 TUE Fort Collins
Colorado, USA
CONCLUDED

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A special FREE concert featuring Nobu performing "Still we live" (and other works).  The event will be filmed by Peter Rosen, director of the 2009 Van Cliburn International Competition documentary.   March 12, 2013 3:30 pm- 5:30 pm
Organ Recital Hall

http://central.colostate.edu/calendar/category/university-center-for-the-arts/upcoming/
http://www.today.colostate.edu/story.aspx?id=8319
Read news and comments here: Nobuyuki Tsujii 2013 North America Tour - Part 4
Mar 13 WED
7:30PM
Fort Collins
Colorado, USA
CONCLUDED
Performance Hall, image via Internet link
Chopin, Debussy recital
Fort Collins Lincoln Center, Colorado, USA
Tickets: http://www.fcgov.com/lctix/show.php?id=343
Read news and comments here: 2013 North America Tour - Part 4
Mar 15 SUN 20:00
Allentown, Pennsylvania,
U.S.A.

CONCLUDED
Muhlenberg College Center of the Arts, image via Internet link
Chopin, Debussy recital
Muhlenberg. College, Allentown, Pennsylvania (Nobu's sold-out recital in 2011 at this venue was enthusiastically received.  See here.)  Tickets: http://ht.ly/bp6f0
Read news and comments here:
Mar 17 TUE
Rockport, Maine, U.S.A.

CONCLUDED
The Rockport Opera House, image via  Internet link
Chopin, Debussy recital
Rockport Opera House, Rockport, Maine,  04856
Tickets:
http://www.baychamberconcerts.org/PAS1213Nobu.php
http://www.camdenharbourinn.com/promotions/nobuyuki-tsujii-concert-package.htm
Read news and comments here:
Mar 19 TUE 8PM
Athens,
Georgia,
U.S.A.

Hudgson Concert Hall, image via Internet link
Chopin, Debussy recital
Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, Georgia
Tickets:
http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/uga-performing-arts-center-blind-pianist-nobuyuki-tsujii-march-19-13/

http://columns.uga.edu/news/article/pianist-nobuyuki-tsujii-to-perform-works-by-debussy-chopin-in-hodgson-conce/
Tickets:
http://pac.uga.edu/calendar/2012-2013/pac-masterworks/nobuyuki-tsujii.aspx
Read news and comments here:
Mar 23 SAT 8:00PM
Stuart, Florida, U.S.A.
The Lyric Theatre, image via Internet link
Chopin, Debussy recital
The Lyric Theatre, Stuart, Florida
Tickets:
http://www.lyrictheatre.com/show/3007-nobuyuki-tsujii-joint-gold-medalist-of-the-thirteenth-van-cliburn-international-piano-competition
Read news and comments here:

Nobuyuki Tsujii plays Debussy and Chopin - North America recital program
Source: http://www.seattlesymphony.org/symphony/buy/single/production.aspx?id=13162&src=t
Debussy: Deux Arabesques
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
Debussy: Estampes
Debussy: L'isle Joyeuse
Chopin: Waltz No. 1 in E-flat major, “Grande valse brilliant,” Op.18
Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31
Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat major, Op.61
Chopin: Polonaise Heroique in A-flat major, Op.53


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