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Hiroko Yajima, violin

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    A native of Tokyo, Hiroko Yajima attended the Toho School and won a Fulbright Fellowship to study at The Juilliard School with Ivan Galamian and Dorothy Delay. As winner of the Young Concert Artists International Competition, she has concertized extensively throughout the United States and has also played in London’s Wigmore Hall and Purcell Hall and has performed as soloist with orchestra at Carnegie Hall, with the late Alexander Schneider conducting. Ms. Yajima has participated in many summer festivals, including Marlboro, Aspen, Bravo! Colorado and Mostly Mozart and has been a guest at The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. She has been a part of many Musicians from Marlboro concert tours; was a member of the Galimir String Quartet; and is a founding member of the Mannes Trio, ensemble-in-residence at the Mannes College of Music, which won the 1986 Walter W. Naumburg International Chamber Music Award. She is on the faculty at the Mannes College of Music and has been the Chair of the String Department since 1998.

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    Hiroko Yajima, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Marcy Rosen, cello; Lydia Artymiw, piano

    Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 8:00 PM

    Location: American Philosophical Society, Benjamin Franklin Hall
    427 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106

    DvoÅ™ák: Waltzes, Silhouettes & Mazurkas TBA
    DvoÅ™ákSousedská from Two Little Pearls
    Shostakovich: Viola Sonata, Op. 147
    DvoÅ™ák: Piano Quartet in D Major, Op. 23

    This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Lydia Artymiw.

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    Juilliard Quartet; Hiroko Yajima, violin; John Dalley, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Peter Wiley, cello

    Date: Friday, November 18, 2011 - 8:00 PM

    Location: Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Haydn: Quartet in G Major, Op, 54, No. 1
    Martino: Quartet No. 5 [Philadelphia Premiere]
    Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

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    Hiroko Yajima, violin; Samuel Rhodes, viola; Marcy Rosen, cello; Lydia Artymiw, piano

    Date: Friday, March 25, 2011 - 8:00 PM

    Location: Private: Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Columbus Blvd.
    Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Beethoven: Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 121a, Ten Variations and Rondo on Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu
    DvoÅ™ák: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 26, B. 56
    Fauré Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 15

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    Carol Wincenc, flute; Hiroko Yajima, violin; Marcy Rosen, cello; Lydia Artymiw, piano

    Date: Sunday, January 11, 2009 - 3:00 PM

    Location: American Philosophical Society, Benjamin Franklin Hall
    427 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Haydn: Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano in D Major, Hob. XV:16
    Wernick: Cello Sonata No. 1: Portraits of Antiquity
    Caoanna: Eight Impressions, for Flute and Piano [World Premiere]
    Smetana: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 15

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    Hiroko Yajima, violin; Peter Wiley, cello; Claude Frank, piano

    Date: Friday, October 19, 2007 - 8:00 PM

    Location: American Philosophical Society, Benjamin Franklin Hall
    427 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Beethoven: Seven Variations on Bei Männern, welche Liebe fí¼hlen, from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte,WoO 46
    Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
    Beethoven: Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 2

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    Harumi Rhodes, violin; Hiroko Yajima, violin; Samuel Rhodes, viola; Marcy Rosen, cello; Donald MacCourt, heckelphone; Gilbert Kalish, piano

    Date: Sunday, May 21, 2006 - 3:00 PM

    Location: Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Hindemith: String Trio No. 2
    Hindemith: Trio for Viola, Heckelphone, and Piano, Op. 47
    Hindemith: String Quartet No. 5, Op. 32

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    Hiroko Yajima, violin; Peter Stumpf, cello; Cynthia Raim, piano

    Date: Sunday, April 23, 2006 - 3:00 PM

    Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center Auditorium,

    Beethoven: Twelve Variations on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen,
    from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Op. 66
    Beethoven: Piano Sonata in F Major, Op. 54
    Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 12, No. 2
    Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1, “Ghost”

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    Hiroko Yajima, violin; Samuel Rhodes, viola; Marcy Rosen, cello; Stephanie Brown, piano

    Date: Monday, May 1, 2000 - 8:00 PM

    Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center Auditorium,

    Haydn: Piano Trio in E Major, Hob. XV:28
    Hindemith: String Trio No. 1, Op. 34
    Fauré: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 45

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    Hiroko Yajima, violin; Hai-Ye Ni, cello; Robert McDonald, piano

    Date: Thursday, March 30, 1995 - 8:00 PM

    Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center Auditorium,

    Beethoven: Piano Trio in E­-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1
    Wright: Piano Trio [World Premiere]
    Schubert: Piano Trio in B­-flat Major, D. 898

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