A talented young Japanese concert pianist, Mr Shinnosuke Inugai, will make his concert debut in Edinburgh this month. The Consulate General of Japan and the Japan Society of Scotland have joined forces to bring this talented musician here.


Mr Inugai is a distinguished young Japanese pianist who started playing piano at the age of 6. In 2003, he won the championship at the first Tokyo Music Contest when he was a student of the Toho Gakuen School of Music. Finishing top of his class, he had the honour of playing piano in the presence of the Emperor and Empress.


He moved to Frankfurt in 2007 to attend the Frankfurt University of Music. He has won prizes at numerous contests and has performed in Germany, Japan and various other countries.


This special performance in Edinburgh will include pieces by Mozart, Schumann and Debussy.


Date: Wednesday 18 April 2012


Time: Doors open 18:30


Performance 19:00


Followed by a reception (Sushi & Wine)


Venue:   St. Andrew’s and St. George’s West Church, 13 George Street, Edinburgh


Admission: Free (only 200 seats, reservation required)


To book a place for you and guests, please register with Joanna, Consulate General of Japan.


Email: joanna.stuart@ed.mofa.go.jp  Tel: 0131 247 3518