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Ayako Yamazaki (Violin) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since November 2012)

  • Orchestras: De Havilland Philharmonic.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Winslow Hall Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Bernardi Chamber Ensemble.

Ayako's orchestral work also includes

Philharmonia Orchestra, Arion Orchestra, and London Chamber Players.

Ayako has led the Royal Academy of Music Modern Instrument Baroque Orchestra and Clemens non papa Consort, and was co-leader of the London Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of Netherlands and National Orchestra of Algeria. Ayako has also played in a charity gala concert with Sir Elton John at the Royal Opera House.

Ayako's chamber work includes the London-Messiaen Quartet and duo recitals in Yanaka Music Hall, Tokyo.

Ayako's solo work includes recitals at Bristol Cathedral, St James's Piccadilly, St Martin within Ludgate Church, London, and various venues in Italy and Japan. Her concerto work includes Vivaldi L'estro Armonico No. 4 & 8 in Japan, and Vivaldi Spring with the London Chamber Players.

Ayako's session work includes recordings with Veronica Yen (piano) and Edwige (singer-songwriter).

As a freelance musician, Ayako has worked with many eminent conductors including Sir Colin Davis, Yan-Pascal Tortelier, Lutz Koeler and Vladimir Ashkenazi at venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, St. John's Smith Square and St. James Piccadilly Church, London.

Her solo performances include:

  • Recital in Warminster Assembly Hall, Warminster, U.K. (October 2001)
  • Recitals in Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London (2004 & 2006)
  • Young Musicians' Platform in Toride city and Ibaraki prefecture, Japan (June 2006 & 2007)
  • Lunch time recitals at St. Martin Ludgate Church, London (October & December 2005)
  • Afternoon recital in Lyme Regis (May 2007)
  • Recital in Treviso, Italy (May 2007)

Ayako attended the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, Maine, USA in 1998.


Graduate studies

the Royal Academy of Music - PGDip in Performance, 2004-06; BMus, 2000-04.

Prizes and Awards

  • Belmore Woodgate Scholarship Award
  • Alfred J. Waley Violin Prize
  • Prizewinner at Japan Chamber Music Competition (2007)


Masumi Ueda, Masayuki Miyakawa, Kazuki Sawa, Jean Harvey, Richard Deakin and Bela Katona. Masterclasses: Emanuel Hurvitz, Norbert Brainin, Sylvia Rosenberg, Lewis Kaplan, Howard Davis, Erich Gruenberg, Diana Cummings, Nicholas Miller and Thomas Brandis. Chamber Music Coaching from Richard Deakin, Sigmund Nissel, Michael Dussek, Joseph Seiger and Howard Davis.

Ayako joined Morgensterns in February 2007

Ayako's web profile was last updated 19th Nov 2017


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