Performing also works of Japanese and Croatian composers - 46 soloist concerts in as many as 24 Croatian cities and towns!
Concert of Yoko Nishii in the Mimara Palace in Zagreb, 18 September 2017, in the presence of H.E. Keiji Takiguchi, Japanese ambassador in Croatia.
Yoko Nishii playing in the Mimara Palace in Zagreb. Photo from facebook
- Kozaburo Hirai (1910-2002): Sakura, sakura (fantazija za klavir, tradicionalna)
- Kosaku Yamada (1886-1965): Karatachi no hana / Cvijet trolisne naranče
- Božidar Kunc (1903-1964): Nokturno u fis molu, Op. 32-1
- Dora Pejačević (1885-1923): Život cvijeća, br. 4 Potočnica, br. 5 Ruža
- Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) = Liszt: Auf Floegeln des Gesanges / Na krilima pjesme
- Robert Schumann (1810-1856) = Liszt: Widmung / Posveta
- Franz Schubert (1797-1828) = Liszt: Gretchen am Spinnrade / Marica na kolovratu
- Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Dora Pejačević (1885-1923) is the first internationally recognized Croatian woman composer. In 2015, Yoko Nishii prepared the double CD in Tokyo, containing Dora's complete pianist opus.
Božidar Kunc (1903-1964) is a distinugished Croatian composer who spent a part of his life in the USA. He is the brother of Zinka Kunc, a famous Croatian opera singer.
Yoko Nishii and H.E. Keiji Takiguchi, ambassador of Japan in Croatia
Yoko Nishii with Nenad Bach
Yoko Nishii' concerts
Concerts in Croatia
Concerts outside of Croatia
- Lovran (5)
- Vinkovci (6)
- Zagreb (6)
- Rovinj (2),
- Metković (2)
- Sinj (2)
- Ludbreg (2)
- Našice (2)
- Opatija (2)
- Split (2)
- Sisak (2)
- Rome (3), Kotor, Budapest,
- Japan: Tokyo (8), Nagoya (3), Ise (8), Tsu, Oita, Beppu
Accompaniment or as a soloist
- In Croatia: Krk, Rab, Novalja,
- somewhere in Slovenia
- Japan: Hiroshima, Chiba, Saitama, Yokohama,
- Cuba: Habana ...
As we can see, Yoko Nishii had 46 soloist concerts in as many as 24 Croatian cities and towns!
Nenad Bach with his Belgian friends Ann Lameire and Joris Goossens, who also attended the concert
Left to right: Denis Vasilj
, Mira Martinac (former Croatian ambassador in Japan),
Nenad Bach with Radojka Šverko, Croatian diva
Yoko Nishii and H.E. Keiji Takiguchi, at a party after the concert, organized by the Embassy of Japan
On the right, Mrs. Mira Martinac, former Croatian ambassador in Japan
H.E. Keiji Takiguchi, Japanese ambassador in Zagreb, Croatia, speaking to the audience
Yoko Nishii, Japanese pianist, speaking to the audience in Croatian language
Yoko Nishii and Nenad Bach in Zagreb, September 2017
Yoko Nishii in the city of Split on 19th September 2017,
immediately the day after her concert in Zagreb:
Concert of Yoko Nishii for the Music Youth in the city of Split
Touching the toe of Grgur Ninski brings luck...
Yoko Nishii by the monument of Grgur Ninski (bishop of Nin
, 10th century) in the city of Split
Yoko Nishii in the city of Vinkovci on 11th September 2017:
Announcement of the concert in the city of Vinkovci
Dr. Dražen Švagelj, president of Matica hrvatska (Matrix croatica) in Vinkovci, had the honor of presenting Yoko with flowers.
Fans in Vinkovci, where Yoko Nishii is like at home - she has appeared there for the sixth time.
In the city of Đakovo
, near the monument of bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer.
Yoko Nishii in the city of Đakovo with Luka Botić
(1830-1863), Croatian writer born in Split.
Three horses and a cat in Vrbanja
. Photo by Yoko Nishii.
Yoko Nishii in the city of Dubrovnik, on 22nd September 2017:
Photos by Vedran Levi, Dubrovačke knjižnice (The Dubrovnik Libraries)
Yoko Nishii in Dubrovnik, one of the most beautiful cities on the Mediterranean
Yoko Nishii playing piano in the Reading Room of the Public Library in Dubrovnik
Attending the concert, there was a group of Japanese tourists visiting the city of Dubrovnik
Yoko Nishii on the main Dubrovnik street called Stradun, which is very vivid during the Feast of St Vlaho
Yoko Nishii in the city of Zagreb, on 25th September 2017:
Yoko Nishii in the completely filled in Main hall of the Matrix croatica (Matica hrvatska) in Zagreb
Yoko Nishii with Dr. Tomislav Dubravac, president of the Napredak
(Advancement) society in Zagreb, which organized this event.
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