one of Japan's best violinists, first studied with her father, then
became the first student of suzuki, the founder of the suzuki method.
Nishizaki went on to study at the itomaki school of music and at the
juilliard school of music with jose fushri.She has memorized several
important international awards, including the Chrysler scholarship,
which was established by forze Chrysler himself, the runner-up in the
1964 liunte international competition, and the winner of the juilliard
school concerto competition in 1967.
At the age of four, he began to practice the violin with his father,
nishiwazaki shinji.Nishiwazaki was the first student to complete the
now-famous suzuki course and was awarded a teaching degree at the age of
nine.She began performing in public at the age of five, and by the age
of ten had played for musicians such as Isaac stern and Malcolm sargent,
as well as the French writer George duarmel, who wrote about the
experience in his book on Japan.
After studying with brodus auer and soo saito at the tomamoto
conservatory in Tokyo, she went to the United States in 1964.
In the United States she studied first from brodus auer at Yale
university and then from Joseph fouchier at the juilliard school of
music in New York, where she also studied with other teachers, including
Louis pesinger, who taught sonatas, and aldo parisot, who taught chamber
While at juilliard she won the fritz Chrysler scholarship, which was
founded by the great violinist fritz Chrysler.
Alice tully is one of her sponsors.In 1967, itzhak perlman won the first
prize and takako nishiwazaki the second place in the international
competition in livent tright.She won the juilliard school concerto
competition in 1969 when she played Mozart's symphony concerto with
viola player noko imai.
West takashi yamazaki child in Lebanon, venter international success
made her started the concert career, gave a concert in the United States
alone at first, but then she travels all over the world, she has worked
with pianist andras schiff, jeno young many, Wolfe halden, alex del ze
gold mountain, michelle ponti, kun woo paik cooperation performances and
recording, etc.She performed chamber music with itzhak perlman, pinchas
zuckerman, shinko imai, yako iwasaki, and maria kliegel.
Nishiwazaki remains one of the most frequent recording violinists among
all the most popular violinists.Her recording of wei hua's fourth four
seasons has been highly praised and is the eighth best-selling CD of
classical music, having sold more than 800,000 copies.Her CD of the
butterfly lovers violin concerto, composed by ho zhanhao and Chen gang,
has sold more than 3 million copies in the People's Republic of China
and throughout southeast Asia.Takako nishiwazaki has recorded more than
100 CDS, including recordings of Chinese music.She made a compact disc
of the complete grige sonata and a Chrysler skit for RCA, and further
recorded ten discs of the same composer's work for Telefunken, Camerata
and Marco Polo.She also recorded numerous rarely heard concertos for
Marco Polo, including works by rubenstein, spoor, guy, berio, respiki
and joachim.West takashi yamazaki son for naxos recorded WeiHua first
"four seasons", all the Mozart's violin works with the band (including
the hough, serenade), Beethoven, Bach and Tchaikovsky violin works with
the band, and blah base/Mendelssohn was awarded the platinum album award
(each sales around the world are more than thousand copies).She also
recorded all of Mozart's sonatas for violin and piano (6 CDS) and all of
Beethoven's sonatas for violin and piano (4 CDS), as well as the sonatas
of grieg and frank.Since settling in Hong Kong in 1974, nishaki has
become the most famous and popular performer of Chinese violin music.