Mill Sessions : Masayuki Kino with Takahiro Gorai

Tuesday 4th October : 7.30pm
Admision free - donations welcome.



For this concert Masayuki Kino will perform pieces by J. S. Bach, Kreisler and Paganini, among others. Admittance will be free, however donations will be welcomed for a devastated area of the world.

Masayuki Kino started his performance studies in London at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Yfrah Neaman. Following his graduation, he studied under maestros; Nathan Milstein, Ruggiero Ricci and Ivry Gitlis.

In 1984, he received the top prize and an Audience Award at the Carl Flesch International Violin Competition in London and in 1985, received the award for exceptional salon music at the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition.

In 1987, he gave a commemorative London performance after receiving the Royal Orchestra Society’s Silver Medal.
Since then, Kino has appeared with many worldwide orchestras starting with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra. He has also made many other international appearances and he has also taken part in international music festivals such as the Sanremo Music Festival and the Aldeburgh Festival.

since July 2002, he has been the Solo-Concertmaster for Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. His celebrated repertoire recordings with CD labels such as Octavia Records Inc. have all been rated as high standard works of art.

Kino currently plays the 1776 Lorenzo Storioni instrument that was given to him by his honorary teacher Ruggiero Ricci.