Satoko Inoue

Satoko Inoue

Satoko Inoue(Jan.29,1958 – )


Her repertoire is contemporary music mainly. Teaching now at Kunitachi College of Music and Ueno Gakuen University in Tokyo.She is the last student under Shesshu Kai late composer who had a big impact on her,studied piano under Atsuko Okada professor of Tokyo College of Music.

Personal History

Born in Kobe,Japan.

Entered Tokyo Gakugei University the composition department through Hyogo prefectural Kobe High School.

In 1981 Graduated from Tokyo Gakugei University.

In 1983 Graduated from Graduate School of the same university.Studied composition and electronic music.Her master's thesis was [ The composition study of John Cage's early piano pieces ] .

She played new pieces by young composers her same generation at the concerts when she was Graduate School student,then appeared at the concerts of the Japan Socity for Contemporay Music and the Japan Federation of Composers.

In 1986 Pianist of Musica Practica Ensemble organized by composer Jo Kondo.

In 1991 Starts on the annual concert [ Satoko Plays Japan ] in Tokyo.

She played 64 pieces composed by 28 composers including Jo Kond,Toshi Ichiyanagi,Yori-aki Matsudaira and others she commissioned until 10th concert in 2000.

From 2001 Included pieces by foreign counrties' composers.The series of concerts are continuing now except in 2004 her sickness.Commissioned pieces by her are 38.They are including 23 composers Jo Kondo,Yuji Ito,Takashi Fujii,Doina Rotaru and others.The special programs of these concerts were Jo Kondo' works (1996 and 1999),Mieko Shiomi's works (2000) and [ For Luc Ferrari ] concert title in 2007.

Besides these concerts, she gives her recitals with themes at Kwai Music Shop Aoyama(Kawai Omote-sando) a few times a year.And she gave solo recitals of works of Henry Cowell, Giacinto Scelsi,John Cage and others with very themes,had duet concerts with violinist Shiho Tejima and clarinetist Guido Arbonelli. 1995 to 1999 Organized her concerts with composer Yuji Ito.

In 2006 Solo recital with works by contemporary Japanese and American composers in New York City. [New York Concert Review/Winter2007] said that Ms.Inoue was a committed muse.

Her performances at the concerts of the Music Festival,etc

5th Akiyoshidai International Contemporary Music Seminar & Festival (1993)

ISCM World Music Days 2001 in Yokohama-JSCM New Century Music Festival (2001)

Bourges International Festival of Experimental Music(1983)

Darmstadt Summer Contemporary Music Seminar (1992)

2nd ISCM-Romanian Section International Festival(2006)

1999 to 2005 Recitals abroad under Japan Foundation

In 2006 Solo recitals at the Turkish-Japanese Foundation Culture Center in Ankara under Turkey Embassy of Japan and Minar Sinan Guzel Sanatlar Universitesi Devlet Konservatuvari Oditorium in Istanbul.Performances at the department Muenster of the conservatory of music Detmold in Germany and Lille the Third University in France under the Nomura Cultural Foundation.

Released solo performance CDs from HatHut,Switzerland and Edition Hundertmark,Germany.She has a lot of contemporary music repertoires including Jo Kondo,Toru Takemitsu,Yoritune Matsudaira,John Cage [,Morton Feldman,Luciano Berio,Luc Ferrari ,and others.


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