- Ronald Cavaye
Ronald Cavaye was born in
Aldershot, UK in 1951. He began to play the piano at the age of 11 and entered the music department of Winchester School of Artat the age of 16. He studied there for 2 years with the Canadian-born pianist, Carlina Carr. In 1969 he began studying at the Royal College of Musicin London where his teachers were Malcolm Binns and Oliver Davies. In 1973 he gained a DAAD scholarship to study at the Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik und Theater in Hannover where his teacher was Hans Leygraf. A further scholarship from the British Council enabled him to continue his studies at the Franz Liszt Academy of Musicin Budapest where he studied with Pál Kadosaand György Kurtág. Marrying the Hungarian pianist, Valeria Szervánszkyin 1977, Cavaye then went to teach in Japan where he was appointed professor of piano at the Musashino Academy of Music in 1979. Now living in London, Ronald Cavaye returns regularly to Japan for concerts, teaching and to work as a translator/narrator for the Kabukiand Bunrakutheatres.
Ronald Cavaye specialised mainly in music of the 20th Century but now concentrates on the piano duo repertoire, principally with his wife,
Valeria Szervánszky. Szervánszky and Cavaye has performed in Europe and the Far East, China and the USA. They have recorded the MozartConcertos for 2 and 3 pianos, the Stravinsky's arrangement of " The Rite of Spring" for piano duet as well as works by Raveland Debussy.They also made the first complete CD recording of the first four volumes (solos, duets and two pianos) of György Kurtág's "Játékok" – "Games". In 1996 Ronald Cavaye also gave the Japanese première Kurtág's "…quasi una fantasia…" Op.27 No.1 with the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Michiyoshi Inoue. Ronald Cavaye is a SteinwayArtist.
Master-classes & Competitions
Ronald Cavaye has taught master-classes at the International Bartók Festival in Hungary, the Central Conservatory in Beijing and the Musikhochschule in Graz. He also regularly serves on the jury of international piano competitions such as the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, USA, the Concours International de Piano XXeme. siecle in Orléans, France and the Sakai International Piano Competition in Japan.
Ronald Cavaye is the author of "Music Education of the Japanese" (in Japanese): Shinchosha, Japan and has written articles for the
Edinburgh Festival, the Paris Autumn Festival and The Timesnewspaper, London.
He is also one of the world's foremost experts on the
Kabukitheatre of Japan. Since 1982 he has been a translator/narrator for the Earphone Guide in use at Tokyo's Kabuki-zaand National Theatres and is the author of "Kabuki - A Pocket Guide": Charles E. Tuttle, USA and Japan, "A Guide to the Japanese Stage": (with Paul Griffith and Akihiko Senda), Kodansha International, Japan and has translated for "Kabuki Plays on Stage Vol. III – Darkness and Desire": University of Hawai’i Press.
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