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Tomoko Hemmi

Country of origin: Japan

About Tomoko Hemmi

Tomoko Hemmi (born in Sapporo, Japan) studied piano at the State University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart with Fernande Kaeser and André Marchand. She performs regularly at the most important festivals for New Music, such as the Darmstadt Summer Courses, and the festivals in Akiyoshidai and Donaueschingen. In addition to her work as a soloist and chamber musician, Hemmi has worked closely with many contemporary composers. She performed the solo piano part in the Stuttgart production of Helmut Lachenmann’s opera “Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern”[The Little Match Girl]. Her extensive recording catalog includes the CDs titled “Conquest of Melody and Counterpoise”.