II Competition

Eugene Kawai

Eugene took his first violin lessons at the age of 5. He was admitted to the Toho Gakuen School of Music for Children, class of Professor Nozomi Terasawa in 2007.

He is the laureate of the LXIX Student Music Competition of Japan (2013, 1st prize, the Audience Award and the Music Scholarship), XIII International Competition for Young Violinists in Honour of Karol Lipinski and Henryk Wieniawski (2015, Lublin, Poland, 1st prize), the XVII International Television Contest for Young Musicians "Nutcracker" (2015, Moscow, 2nd prize), the X International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians (2017, Astana, the Republic of Kazakhstan).

Since then he has played many recitals and been invited to perform with various orchestras as a soloist, including the Sichuan Symphony Orchestra.

J. S. Bach
Adagio and Fuga from Sonata No. 1 in G minor,
BWV 1001
N. Paganini
Caprice No. 24 in A minor, Op. 1
E. Ysaye
Sonata for violin solo No. 3 in D minor “Ballade”, Op. 27

S. Prokofiev
Sonata for violin and piano No. 2 in D major, Op. 94bis
A. Rosenblatt
“Siberian Blues”
H. Wieniawski
Variations on an original theme, Op. 15

W. А. Mozart
Concerto for violin and orchestra No. 4 in D major, KV 218

P.I. Tchaikovsky
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major, Op. 35