Aisa Ijiri


After her acclaimed debut at the Tokyo Opera City (2010) to the Carnegie Hall, New York (2017), Aisa Ijiri has established herself as one of the award-winning pianists of her generation and has been described: a special talent whose European sophistication, fierce passion and poetic sentiment create an artistic atmosphere. Aisa made her European debut at the age of 15 as a concerto soloist at the Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw and as a recitalist at the Konserthuset, Stockholm. Since then, her performance career has taken her to the U.S.A, the U.K, Korea, China and throughout Europe. Aisa has given regular concerts at many prestigious venues including Wigmore Hall (London), Cadogan Hall, Kioi Hall (Tokyo), Izumi Hall (Osaka) and Wimbledon International Music Festival, Three Choirs Festival, Lichfield Festival, Chopin Festival in Duzniki-Zdroj. Her concerts have been broadcast on Classic FM, BBC Television 1, BBC Radio 3, Radio Television of Serbia, Radio Beograd, N1 and CNN Worldwide. In 2009 Aisa was awarded a “Prestigious Culture Award” by the Mayor of Shiga in Japan as a youngest ever winner. As a soloist, Aisa performed piano concertos with the Osaka Century Symphony Orchestra (Kentaro Kawase, Ken Hsieh), Orchestra Musica Celeste (Yasuo Shinozaki), Orion Orchestra (Toby Purser), Bushey Symphony Orchestra (George Vass), Salonorchester Alt Wien (Udo Zwölfer) among others. In 2019, she gave a performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.5 ‘Emperor’ with the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Sachio Fujioka.As a recording artist, Aisa has released her debut album “Pilgrimage” (2011) and 2nd album “Ailes d’amour” (2016) on N.A.T Records, Japan, two albums “SAKURA” (2014) and “PRELUDES” (2015) in collaboration with composer Llywelyn ap Myrddin on WW Records, London and a new single ‘Until We Meet Again’ for piano and orchestra written by Hollywood film composer Martin Tillman in 2020. In a same year, a piano solo piece ‘Aisa : Sand, Silk and Love’ written by Melanie Spanswick was published by Schott Music in the Schott Edition Series. Aisa is an official recording artist for ‘SPIRIO’ by Steinway & Sons, New York. She has been featured in many international TV series and films such as CNN Style, Steinway Film, Clivedale London and appeared as a cover artist on Steinway Magazine, Lark Music, Pianist Magazine, Musica Nova, Ongaku no Tomo, Wannabe, Diplomacy & Commence and Opinion Leader among others. Aisa is a graduate of the Kungliga Musikhögskolan, Stockholm (Bachelor’s Degree), Guildhall School of Music & Drama (Master’s Degree) and the Royal College of Music, London (Artist Diploma). In 2018, she was appointed Honorary Representative at the Royal College of Music, London. Aisa is an official Steinway Artist and the Artistic Director of the Tokyo International Piano Association (Japan) and the Montecatini Piano Festival (Italy).