Deputy Head of School, Coordinator of Classical Performance and Chamber Music,
Senior Lecturer in Piano/Keyboard
Dr Kenji Fujimura (piano) is a multi-award-winning musician and international prize-winning composer, and has been broadcast on many occasions as soloist and chamber musician by networks such as BBC Radio 3, ABC-FM and TV, the MBS-FM network, and Bravo! Canada. He has been described as ‘a grand artist with a magical sound, an accomplished technique and a superb understanding of all musical styles. He adds to this a vision of deep profundity’.
New CDs released: Kenji has just released a new 2-CD set with chamber group Trio Anima Mundi. Containing piano trios by William Hurlstone, Max d’Ollone, Miriam Hyde and Dag Wiren, ‘Trio Anima Mundi – Romantic Piano Trios’ has been selected as a Musicweb International Recording of the year 2013. It has also been hailed as:
“This is the chamber music disc of the year. You will lose out if you do not buy it. I cannot recommend it highly enough.” – Dr David Wright (Wrightmusic)
In addition, he has released (with Monash colleague Elizabeth Sellars) the premiere recording of the Violin Sonata of George Benjamin, along with works by Paul Dukas, Gyorgy Kurtag and Olivier Messiaen, on the Move Records label.
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Kenji’s next events:
Sunday 30th March (South Melbourne Town Hall, Melbourne)
3MBS-FM Schubert Marathon