Mitsuko Uchida is renowned for her interpretations of Mozart, Schubert, and Beethoven, both in the concert hall and on CD, but she has also illuminated the music of Berg, Schoenberg, Webern and Boulez for a new generation of listeners. Her recording of the Schoenberg Piano Concerto with Pierre Boulez and the Cleveland Orchestra won four awards, including The Gramophone Award for Best Concerto.
Highlights this season include performances with the Dresden Staatskappelle and Sir Colin Davis, with Chicago Symphony and Ricardo Muti, a tour of Japan with the Cleveland Orchestra, a European tour with the Bayerischer Rundfunk Orchestra and Mariss Jansons, the first part of a Beethoven Concerti cycle with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Colin Davis, a European and US solo recital tour. Mitsuko Uchida performs with the world’s finest orchestras and musicians, in all the major concert halls. She has also been the focus of a Carnegie Hall Perspectives series entitled ‘Mitsuko Uchida: Vienna Revisited’. She has featured in the Concertgebouw’s Carte Blanche series with Ian Bostridge, the Hagen Quartet, Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as well as directing from the piano a performance of Schönberg’s Pierrot Lunaire. Uchida has also been Artist-in-Residence at the Vienna Konzerthaus, and with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, where she performed a series of chamber music concerts and a Beethoven Piano Concerti cycle with Sir Simon Rattle. She is also Co-director, with Richard Goode, of the Marlboro Music Festival.