Kana Omori...who is a wonderfully expressive marimbist... performs my new composition with beauty and grace. - Gordon Stout
...whose sparkling musicianship and fabulous technique combine to bring a seldom heard level of perfection and artistry to marimba performance. - Ruud Wiener
Kana Omori's Marimba Recital
PercussionSpirit Music Centre
Cultural Activities Hall, Tsuen Wan Town Hall
22 FEB 2019 (Fri) 8:00PM
ICX, Niki Hung, Felix Tse, Ken Chan
Adams Musical Instruments, Encore Mallets, Edition Svitzer
Ticket sale starts on 9 FEB 2019 on URBTIX
*Concessionary tickets available for full-time students, senior citizens aged 60 or above,
people with disabilities and the minder, and comprehensive social security assistance recipients.
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Kana Omori is an international marimbist.
She completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies at the Osaka College of Music. Additionally, Ms. Omori completed a graduate degree at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich, Germany in the class of Prof. Dr. Peter Sadlo.
She has been awarded several prizes, including the First Prize at the International Music Competition in Kobe, Japan in 2006 and the First Prize and “Absolute Prize” at the International Percussion Competition in Italy, in 2010, where she was also awarded a special prize from jury member N. J. Zivkovic.
In 2011 she was awarded the Cultural Prize of the city of Kyoto. In 2018 she is invited to perform at PASIC 2018.
Ms. Omori has released five marimba albums. She has also published many books of her arrangements and a collection of essays “Meine Träume (My Dreams) ”.
Ms. Omori has performed as a marimba soloist with many orchestras throughout Japan and has appeared on several Japanese television and radio broadcasts. She was a member of the jury for the final round of The Japan Classical Music Competition. She is always interested in performing and recording new works written especially for her as well as world premieres.
She has given recitals and clinics around Europe, the USA, and Japan as a PEARL /ADAMS Percussion Instruments and Encore Mallets Inc. artist.
Fall Creek Marimbas designed a new glockenspiel model named after Kana Omori - the “KANA-Glock”. Encore Mallets Inc. offers “Kana Omori Signature Mallets Series”.
Kana Omori Official Web Site: http://kana-mallets.com
Libertango / Recuerdos de la Alhambra / 18th Variation from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Sabre Dance / Ave Maria / Sonata Pathétique 2nd movement / Sakura-Sakura ~A Fantasy for Piano / Tapestry / Jidai: Time Goes Around / Etupirka / JOUNETSU TAIRIKU / Look Up at the Stars at Night
Tico Tico no Fuba / My Spanish Past / Flute Restaurant / Ent'Acte from Carmen / Love's Greeting / Flute Concerto in D major "Il Cardellino" / Libertango / Moonset Birdsong / Concertino for Flute and Orchestra in D major
Hartack / Loganberry / MAGATAMA / Capriccio Grazioso / Memory Of A Moth / Cerulean Landscape / Do Not Walk Outside This Area
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Je Te Veux (I want you) / 24 Preludes, Op.28 No.15 in D flat major / Waltz No.6 in D flat major / Nocturne No.20 in C sharp minor / Flight of the Bumblebee / “Scenes from Childhood” op.15 No.7 / Ave Maria / Six Suites for Violoncello Solo Suite III, in C major, BWV 1009 / Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 / Haru No Umi (The Sea In Spring Time)
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