EMCY

Yukine Kuroki

All prize winners
Grand Prix
2016
Nationality: Japanese
Instrument: Piano/keyboard
Date of birth 1998/12/12

Yukine stared playing the piano at the age of three. At the age of seven, she has performed with Tokyo New City Orchestra under the baton of Akira Naito. In 2013, she was invited to an International Music Festival “Stars on Baikal” and “Vilnius Piano Festival”.

Yukine is studying at Showa Piano Art Academy under Fumiko Eguchi. She has performed with Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo New City Orchestra, Astana Symphony Orchestra, State Symphony Orchestra of Tatarstan, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra and Polish Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra.

In September 2010 she was awarded with 1st Prize and Best Chopin player Prize (Category A) at The First International Piano Competition Hanoi. In September 2011 she received a diploma for the Best Performance of Polonaise, at the 7th International Frederick Chopin Competition for Young Pianists and in March 2012 the Most Promising Artist Prize, at the 16th Hamamatsu International piano Academy Competition. In 2012 she got the Grand Prix, (B Group), at the 9th Balys Dvarionas Competition for Young Pianists and Violinists and IMA Award at Ishikawa Music Academy.

In 2013 Yukine was awarded with Silver Prize, (Junior School Category) at the 14th International Chopin piano Competition in ASIA, the 4th Prize at the 14th Hamamatsu International Piano Academy Competition, the 5th Prize at the First Korea International Competition for Young Pianists and the 1st Prize, (Middle Group) at the First International Competition for Young Pianists „Astana Piano Passion”. In January 2014 she got the Gold Prize, (Category Concerto B) at the 15th Chopin International Piano competition in ASIA. In 2015 at the First Cliburn Junior Competition and Festival she was a Semi-Finalist and she was awarded with the 1st Prize (Yasuko Fukuda Scholarship Award) at the 7th Yasuko Fukuda Scholarship Award Audition. She also received the Grand Prix, Special prize for the best performance of a B. Dvarionas piece, Special EMCY Prize at the 10th International Balys Dvarionas Competition.

If you are interested in working with Yukini, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

Repertoire

Solo

J. S. Bach – Preludes and Fugues No.2, 3, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21 and 22
J. S. Bach – Preludes and Fugues Nos 3, 15
J. S. Bach – French Suite in G Major No.5 B.W.V.816
J. S. Bach – Italian Concerto in F Major B.W.V.971
J. S. Bach – English Suite in G minor No.3 B.W.V.808
J. S. Bach – Partita in B flat Major No.1 B.W.V.825
J. S. Bach – Partita in C minor No.2 B.W.V.826
J. S. Bach – Partita in G Major No.5 B.W.V.829
J. S. Bach – Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor B.W.V.903
J. S. Bach and F. Busoni – Chaconne in D minor B.W.V.1004
M. Balakirev – Islamey and Oriental Fantasy (Op.18)
B. Bartók – Out of Doors Sz.81
B. Bartók – Romanian Folk Dances Sz.56
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in F minor No.1 (Op.2, No.1)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in C minor No.5 (Op.10, No.1)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in F Major No.6 (Op.10, No.2)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in G major, No.10 (Op.14, No.2)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in A flat Major No.12 (Op.26)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in E flat Major No.13 (Op.27, No.1)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in D Major No.15 (Op.28)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in G Major No.16 (Op.31, No.1)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in E flat Major No.18 (Op.31, No.3)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in G Major No.20 (Op.49, No.1)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in F minor No.23 (Op.57)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Sonate in F sharp No.24 (Op.78)
L. Van Beethoven – Six Bagatelles (Op.33)
L. Van Beethoven – Six Bagatelles (Op.126)
L. Van Beethoven – 32 Variations in C minor WoO.80
A. Berg – Piano Sonata (Op.1)
J. Brahms – Three intermezzo (Op.117)
E. Chabrier – Scherzo and Valse in D Major
F. Chopin – Ballade in A flat Major No.3 (Op.47)
F. Chopin – Bolero in A minor (Op.19)
F. Chopin – Etudes (Op.10)
F. Chopin – Etudes (Op.25)
F. Chopin – Mazurkas (Op.24)
F. Chopin – Nocturnes (Op.9, No.2, 3; Op.27, No.2; Op.32, Op.48, No. 1 and Op.55)
F. Chopin – Polonaise in C sharp minor No.1 (Op.26, No.1)
F. Chopin – Polonaise in E flat minor No.2 (Op.26, No.2)
F. Chopin – Polonaise in A Major, No. 3 (Op.40, No.1)
F. Chopin – Polonaise in C minor No.4 (Op.40, No.2)
F. Chopin – Polonaise in F sharp minor No.5 (Op.44)
F. Chopin – Polonaise in A flat Major No.6 (Op.53)
F. Chopin – Grande Valse Brillante in F Major (Op.34, No.3)
F. Chopin – Polonaise in D minor (Op.71, No.1)
F. Chopin – Preludes No.10 and 12 (Op.28)
F. Chopin – Prelude in C sharp minor (Op.45)
F. Chopin – Rondo in C minor (Op.1)
F. Chopin – Rondo a la Mazur in F (Op.5)
F. Chopin – Scherzo in B flat minor No.2 (Op.31)
F. Chopin – Scherzo in C sharp minor No.3 (Op.39)
F. Chopin – Scherzo in E Major No.4 (Op.54)
F. Chopin – Sonata in B flat minor No.2 (Op.35)
F. Chopin – Sonata in B minor No.3 (Op.58)
F. Chopin – Waltz in E Major No.15
C. Debussy – Children’s Corner
C. Debussy – Deux Arabesques
C. Debussy – Etude and Pour les degres chromatiques
C. Debussy – Image and  Mouvement
B. Dvarionas – Down the Hill on a Sledge
B. Dvarionas – Etude
B. Dvarionas – Little Windmill from Little Suite
J. Haydn – Sonata in D Major Hob.XVI/33
J. Haydn – Sonata in B minor Hob.XVI/32
J. Haydn – Sonata in E minor Hob.XVI/34
J. Haydn – Theme and Variations in C Major Hob.XVII/5
N. Kapustin – Eight Concert Etudes No.1, 2, 3, 4, 8 (Op.40)
F. Mendelssohn – Three Caprices (Op.16)
F. Mendelssohn – Three Etudes (Op.104b)
W. A. Mozart – Fantasy in C minor K.397
W. A. Mozart – Rondo in D Major K.485
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in C Major K.189
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in E Major K.282
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in C Major K.309
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in D Major K.311
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in A minor K.310
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in C Major K.330
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in E Major K.332
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in B flat Major K.333
W. A. Mozart – Sonate in C Major K.545
W. A. Mozart – Variations K.460
L. Liebermann – Gargoyles (Op.29)
G. Ligeti – Etude for Piano No.13
F. Liszt – Annees de Pelerinage and  Deuxieme annee Italie S.161
F. Liszt – Annees de pelerinage, Venezia e Napoli and Tarantella S.159 and 162
F. Liszt – Danse Macabre S.555
F. Liszt – Les Jeux d’eaux a la villa d’Este S.163
F. Liszt – Mephisto Waltz No.1 S.514
F. Liszt – Paganini Etudes No.3, 4, 5 and  6
F. Liszt – Polonaise in E Major No.2 S.223
F. Liszt – Sonata in B minor S.178
F. Liszt – Three Concert Etudes S.144
F. Liszt – Two Concert Etudes S.145
F. Liszt – Transcendental Etudes No.1, 5, 8, 11 and 12 S.139
F. Liszt – Wasserspiele in der Villa d’Este S.163
S. Prokofiev – Etudes (Op.2)
S. Prokofiev – Klavierstucke (Op.12)
S. Prokofiev – Piano Sonata No.1 (Op.1)
S. Prokofiev – Piano Sonata No.3 (Op.28)
S. Prokofiev – Piano Sonata No.6 (Op.82)
S. Prokofiev – Piano Sonata No.7 (Op.83)
S. Prokofiev – Romeo and Juliet, 10 Pieces for Piano (Op.75)
S. Prokofiev – Toccata (Op.11)
S. Prokofiev – Vier Stucke (Op.4, No.4)
S. Rachmaninov – Etudes-Tableaux (Op.33)
S. Rachmaninov – Piano Sonata No.2 (Op.36)
S. Rachmaninov – Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
S. Rachmaninov – Six Moments-Musicaux (Op.16)
S. Rachmaninov – Variations on a Thema of Corelli (Op.42)
M. Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin
C. Saint-Saens – Etude from Waltz (Op.52, No.6)
D. Scarlatti – Sonata L.209
D. Scarlatti – Sonata in G minor
R. Ščedrin – Basso Ostinato
F. Schubert – Impromptu in G flat Major (Op.90, No.3)
R. Schumann – Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Op.26)
A. Scriabin – Piano Sonata Fantasy No.2 (Op.19)
A. Scriabin – Etudes (Op.8, No.1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 12)
D. Shostakovich – Piano Sonata No.1 (Op.12)
J. Sibelius -Five Pieces for Piano (Op.85)
P. I. Tchaikovsky – The Seasons (Op.37a)
M. Tokuyama –  Musica NARA

Chamber Music

L. Van Beethoven – Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Major (Op.24)
F. Kreisler – Liebesfreud for Violin and Piano
F. Mendelssohn – Piano Trio in D minor (Op.49)
F. Mendelssohn – Piano Quartet in B minor (Op.3)
N. Paganini – Cantabile (Violin)
H. Wieniawski – Polonaise Brillante for Violin and Piano (Op.4)

With Orchestra

J. S. Bach – Piano Concerto in D minor No.1 B.W.V.1052
J. S. Bach – Piano Concerto in F minor No.5 B.W.V.1056
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Concerto in C Major No.1 (Op.15)
L. Van Beethoven – Piano Concerto in E flat Major No.5 (Op.73)
F. Chopin, Piano Concerto in E mino, No.1 (Op.11)
F. Chopin – Piano Concerto in F minor No.2 (Op.21)
E. Grieg – Piano Concerto in A minor (Op.16)
W. A. Mozart – Piano Concerto in G Major No.17 K.453
W. A. Mozart – Piano Concerto in A major, No.23 K.488
W. A. Mozart – Piano Concerto in D major, No.26 K.537
F. Liszt – Piano Concerto in E flat Major No.1 S.124
F. Liszt, Piano Concerto in A Major No.2 S.125
S. Prokofiev – Piano Concerto in C Major No.3 (Op.26)
M. Ravel – Piano Concerto in G Major M.83
C. Saint-Saens – Piano Concerto in G minor No.2 (Op.22)
P. I. Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto in B flat minor No.1 (Op.23)

Video

Yukine Kuroki (Japan), Tenth International Balys Dvarionas Competition for Young Pianists
Cliburn Junior 2015 Yukine Kuroki Preliminary Round