Today is Japanese viola virtuoso and pedagogue Nobuko Imai's birthday!
A former 1st prize winner at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and Geneva International Music Competition, she has enjoyed an extensive solo, teaching and chamber music career.
Ms Imai currently holds teaching positions at the Amsterdam Conservatory, Conservatoire Supérieur et Académie de Musique Tibor Varga, Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Genève and the Kronberg Academy.
NOBUKO IMAI & EMANUEL AX | SHOSTAKOVICH VIOLA SONATA OP. 147