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'Masachi Nishiyama is a most engaging performer,demonstrating superb control and sympathy with the music' ~Classical Source

'Quite stunning' ~ Music & Vision

Masachi is increasingly gaining recognition for her work both as soloist and as a collaborative pianist. She has performed at numerous prestigious venues in the
UK and Japan and performed at many music festivals worldwide;France, Italy,
Austria, Japan and in the UK. Masachi has great success in many competitions,
including First Prize at the Hokkaido Music Camp, Special Prize at the
International Artist Association of Japan , and the Maud Hornby Prize.Her
Recent London debut solo concert at St. John's Smith Square was highly
acclaimed. Also her recent Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto with Martin Hurrell
who is a sub-principal trumpet with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Hokusai
Orchestra had a great success and it was acclaimed as a quite stunning
performance by Music&Visio(classical music magazine).

Her repertoire encompasses music from the Baroque era to the present day.
One of her more recent projects has been to give over twenty recitals of Bach's
monumental Goldberg Variations in the UK and she has gained special
distinction for the performances. She also has a deep love of the work of
Debussy and Ravel and a performance of her Ravel was selected by Piano
Magazine as one of the most memorable performances at the Dudley
InternationalPiano Competition in 2002.

She also enjoys her work as a chamber musician, regularly giving duo recitals
with the violinist Haruko Motohashi,both in the UK and in Japan. Avocado Music Productions released a CD of their performances in April 2010. In 2008/2009 she performed Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time" with the London Messiaen Quartet various times and the performance was broadcasted on Warminster Community Radio. They also worked with an internationally acclaimed British organist, Jennifer Bate at a concert in London.

Born in Japan, Masachi Nishiyama studied at the Toho Gakuen School of Music,
graduating with B.Mus degree She came to London in 1999 where she studied
piano at the Royal Academy of Music and she pursued further study atThe
Royal College of Music and she was awarded the Diploma of Advanced
Performance and concluded her studied by becoming a finalist in the
prestigious Chappell Gold Medal competition.

She is very grateful for the personal guidance she has received from such
eminent musicians as James Lisney, Yonty Solomon, Hidemitsu Hayashi, Jacque
Rouvier, Sergio Perticaroli, Joseph Seiger, Clifford Benson, John Barstow,
Andrew Ball, Simon Nicolas, Andrew West, Vanessa Latarche, Gordon Fergus-
Thomposon, Nelson Goerner, Alexander Baillie(cellist), Richard Markson(cellist), Paul Barritt(violinist).

In addition to her recent appearance in United Kingdom including at St. John’s Smith Square, St James, Piccadilly, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Victroia & Albert
Museum, University of Oxford, Japanese Ambassador’s Residence, Austrian
Embassy, Austrian Cultural Forum, Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina and The Schubert Society of Britain. She is currently the artist director of Marlborough Recital Series at Schott Music in London.

“Quite Stunning “~ Music & Vision
“Masachi Nishiyama is a most engaging performer, demonstrating superb
control and sympathy with the music" ~Classical Source