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Tokyo Music Competition

GOTO Masataka

GOTO Masataka

Born in: Aichi Prefecture, Japan
2nd place, Piano Section, The 8th Tokyo Music Competition 2010

Musical Study Experiences

2011 Completed studies in the Musical Arts Major at the Showa Graduate School of Music


Studied under Eguchi Fumiko

Musical Careers

2003 4th Place, the 19th International Piano Competition of Epinal
2004 Grand Prix, Special Level, National Final Round PTNA Piano Competition
Held a recital in Mito City at the Sagawa Library Multi Purpose Hall
2005 Performed with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra led by Takaseki Ken
Performed with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra led by Kobayashi Ken-ichiro
Held a concert tour in Italy, the U.K. and France
1st Place (no 2nd Place), the Ennio Porrino International Piano Competition (Italy)
2007 6th Place, the 4th China International Music Competition
2008 5th Place, the Val Tidone International Music Competitions
2009 Participated in 14th Hamamatsu International Piano Academy and won 4th place at the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition
2010 2nd Place, Piano Section, the 8th Tokyo Music Competition
Won the Aichi Prefecture Art and Culture Encouragement Prize for emerging artists
2011 2011 Winner, the 9th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition; won Audience Award and Junior Jury Award
Performed with Radio Filharmonisch OrkestLed at the Concertgebouw by Jaap van Zweden

Further Activities

Previously performed with numerous orchestras including; the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo New City Orchestra, the Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and more.
Performed in concerts overseas and in Japan.


Baroque to contemporary; in particular strongly drawn to Beethoven and Liszt’s compositions

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