Soprano Mayumi Sakamoto and pianist Thorsten Larbig will be performing at Kigali Serena Hotel on Thursday 9th January 2014 to compositions by Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Wolf, Puccini, J. Strauss as well as Koshitani, Nakada and Yamada.
It will be master compositions from German classical and romantic period as well as by Japanese composers, presented by the Japanese soprano singer Mayumi SAKAMOTO.
Sakamoto studied at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and at the Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt. Holding a diploma in concert singing, Mayumi Sakamoto gave concerts in countries like Germany, Japan, Singapore, Hungary and Romania.
Thursday evening will see her debut in Kigali. She will be accompanied on the piano by Thorsten Larbig who studied solo piano at the Frankfurt conservatory.
Next to a number of recordings in the classical repertoire the German pianist produced three CDs with Jazz improvisations. Thorsten Larbig gives solo concerts regularly and teaches piano classes at the conservatories in Frankfurt and Munich.