UPCOMING EDITION
October 16-23rd 2021
@ Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, The Netherlands

Endo, Utako

Japan
Participated in 2016
Group B
Biography
Born on 1998-03-18, Itami City (Japan).
Started to play piano at the age of 5 with Prof. Ayumi Endo.
Since 2008 till 2012 has studied at the Private with Prof. Sanae Takagi.
Since 2012 till now has studied at the Tokyo University of the Arts with Prof. Kenji Watanabe.

Since 2014 till now has studied at the private teacher with Prof. Miku Omine.

Attended masterclasses of  Bruno Rigutto.

Attended masterclasses of  Michael SchГ¤fer.

Competitions
Received 1st prize of Jugend Musiziert Dusseldorf, 2008.
Received 2nd prize of the 1st Tokyo International Piano Competition, 2015.
Received 1st prize of the 7th Tokyo Piano Competition, 2016.
Repertoire
FIRST ROUND
— J. S. Bach – Prelude & Fugue A Major from WK II BWV 888
— F. Liszt – from Études d’Exécution Transcendante b flat minor no. 12 Chasse-Neige
— J. Haydn – Sonata Hob.XVI/24 in D Major 1st mov
— F. Mendelssohn – S. Rachmaninov – Scherzo from ‘Midsummer Nights Dream’
Second round
— J. Haydn – Sonata Hob.XVI/23 in F Major
— R. Schumann – Symphonic Etudes op.13
— M. Tokuyama – Musica Nara
Third round
The third orchestral round was introduced in 2020