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Hisako Yoshikawa (Japan)


Hisako Yoshikawa is one of the most famous flute players in Japan.  She played many kinds of works gracefully, and the tones of her flute are often described as poetical.  She made her debut from Nippon Columbia and has released a lot of CDs.  

Hisako has played with a lot of famous orchestras and musicians including Czech Philharmonic Octet, Zagreb Quartet, Jozsef Eotvos (guitar), and has also performed overseas.  

Hisako has also given concerts which serve as the economic and cultural exchange with countries of APEC, China, Qingdao, and Republic of Serbia.

The maternity concerts which give expectant mothers relaxing time have been brought to attention and now 500,000 babies-to-be have heard the tones of her flute.  She also played in front of Princess Akishino Kiko in 1993, Prince and Princess Akishino in 2014.

She also began giving the benefit concerts under the theme of “anima”, “bond”, and “life” in 2017, which are still under sail.

Her performance had been used for departure melody at JR Kamakura Station for 3years since 2014, which received publicity as the world’s first project of the kind.

In 2017, her CD “Sakura” got showcased in all the airplanes of Japan Airlines during their international flights.  

In these days, Hisako released a lot of pieces of her own composing.

She also writes essays and gives lectures at Universities.

Hisako is a member of the Japan P.E.N. Club, the Kamakura P.E.N Club and has published the collected essays from Shinjinbutsuorai-sya.

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