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Shunta Morimoto


Shunta Morimoto (2004) piano

Born in Kyoto,  he has won some of the top piano competitions in his native Japan and performed as a soloist and chamber musician in many concerts around the world, including performances as a soloist with orchestra. Shunta won the Yasuko Fukuda Scholarship and the AOIDE Scholarship. In 2022 he won the First Prize in the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition.


Following this victory he played Schumann's piano concerto with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Mozart's 22nd piano concerto with The Royal College of Music Prince Consort Orchestra. He is now studying with W. G. Nabore as a special student of the International Piano Academy Lake Como as well as studying piano accompaniment in the class of G. Velluti at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome.

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