Kana Okada
Japan, °1991
PIANO 2016 : Laureate
After giving her first recital at the age of nine and playing the complete Chopin Études in concert at thirteen, Kana Okada started two years later at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, where she is currently pursuing further studies under Frank Braley. A laureate of the Épinal International Piano Competition (France) in 2009, she won both the Francis Poulenc International Competition and the Piano Campus Competition in 2013. Kana Okada has performed in the United States (California), Japan (Kawai Concerts Series, La Folle Journée), Belgium (Festival International de Quaregnon), France (Festival Chopin de Bagatelle, Piano en Valois), Italy, Morocco, and Germany. She has played with orchestras such as the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Engagements in 2016 include appearances in Japan and in France, conducted by, among others, Kobayashi Kenichiro.


Katsumi UEDA(2004-2006)
Georges PLUDERMACHER et François-Fréderic GUY et Claire DESERT (2006-2010)
Frank BRALEY et Haruko UEDA(2010-actuelle)


Diplôme Formation Supérieur au CNSM de PARIS(2010)
Master au CNSM de PARIS(2013)
Final 2016: Kana Okada
Semi-final 2016 : Kana Okada - concerto
Semi-final 2016 : Kana Okada - recital
Final (28/05/2016)
Claude Ledoux A Butterfly's Dream
Sergey Rachmaninov Concerto n. 2 in C minor op. 18
Kana Okada, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Marin Alsop

Récital (11/05/2016)

Fabian Fiorini Tears of Lights
Jean-Philippe Rameau Les niais de Sologne
Francis Poulenc Novelette n. 1 : Modéré mais sans lenteur
Francis Poulenc Improvisation n. 3 in B minor
Sergey Prokofiev Sonata n. 2 in D minor op. 14
Elliott Carter Caténaires
Kana Okada, piano

Concerto (14/05/2016)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 21 in C major KV 467
Kana Okada, piano
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Meyer
First round (07/05/2016)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 9 in E major BWV 854
Joseph Haydn Allegro (Sonata in C major Hob. XVI:50)
Fryderyk Chopin Etude in G sharp minor op. 25/6
Franz Liszt Etude d'exécution transcendante n. 5 "Feux follets"
Claude Debussy Etude pour les degrés chromatiques
Sergey Rachmaninov Etude-tableau in D major op. 39/9
Kana Okada, piano
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