Piano player and conductor Mitsuko Uchida will be playing on January 15, 7 pm, at Gulbenkian.
The artist will perform Wolfang Amadeus Mozart’s The Piano Sonata No 16 in C major, Robert Schumann’s Kreisleriana, op. 16 and Robert Schummann’s The Fantasie in C major, Op. 17.
The artist was born in Japan and naturalised in th UK. In an interview to The Guardian, she said she lives in Notting Hill with her piano studio opposite, in which she has four pianos, all Steinways. Over the years she has appeared with notable orchestras and has won awards and honours, including Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2009.