Michiaki Ueno


Michiaki Ueno
Michiaki Ueno is a cellist praised for his unique yet natural musicality and superlative technique. He has won many awards, including the 1st prizes in International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in 2009 and International Johannes Brahms Competition in 2014. In 2021, he won the 1st prize in Geneva International Music Competition along with three special awards, including Young Audience Prize. As a soloist, Michiaki has performed with various orchestras, including Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Warsaw Philharmonic, and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony. He has been also invited to numerous music festivals worldwide, including Pacific Music Festival and Montpellier Music Festival. Michiaki is also a chamber musician, with artists such as Jean-Guihen Queyras, Jose Gallardo, and Akiko Suwanai. He has received support from several Foundations including the Ezoe Memorial Recruit Foundation and the Rohm Music Foundation. He plays a P. A. Testore cello on loan from the Munetsugu Collection.

CHANEL Pygmalion Days 2016 Artist.

(As of Nobember 2023)