Tatsuki Sasanuma


Tatsuki Sasanuma
After winning or placing highly in various competitions in Japan and overseas including the Music Competition of Japan, the Tokyo Music Competition, and the Student Music Concours of Japan, Tatsuki Sasanuma won third place and the Special Prize at the ARD International Music Competition in the string quartet category and first place at the New York Young Concert Artists Auditions. He has performed as a soloist with many different orchestras including the New Japan Philharmonic, Prague National Theatre Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. As a performer of chamber music, he has played alongside various artists in Japan and overseas including Martha Argerich, Ðặng Thái Sơn, Paul Mayer , Jörg Widmann, and the Jerusalem Quartet. Sasanuma is also a member to La Luche String Octet, Quartet Amabile, and Trio Rizzle. He is a leading guest performer for the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and has won numerous prizes including the Gakushuin cultural prize, the Hotel Okura Music Award, and the Gold Award at the Hideo Saito Memorial Fund Awards. Sasanuma is a graduate of the Gakushuin University Department of German Studies and the Toho Gakuen College of Music Graduate School. After studying the tertiary course at the École Normale de Musique de Paris as a scholarship student, he moved on to the elite program, where he remains a student. He released his debut album, “The Language of Love” (Nippon Columbia). In 2022, he also performed a solo concert featuring all of Bach’s suites for unaccompanied cello. In June and July 2023, he performed as a soloist with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Raiskin, featuring in both regular concerts (Bratislava, Slovakia) and a Japan tour. In September 2023, he released a live CD recorded in concert at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo (Octavia Records). Sasanuma plays a 1771 cello by Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi. The instrument is generously loaned to him by the Munetsugu Collection.

CHANEL Pygmalion Days 2017 Artist.

(As of November 2023)