- Nascondi



Lady Ryoko…


…attended the Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo, graduating alongside M° Henriette Puig-Roget. She then pursued an Advanced Course at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia di Roma under the guidance of M° Sergio Perticaroli. Included among the hosts of the prestigious masterclasses she has participated in are: the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Liszt Azadmy in Budapest and the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Sienna.

She is the recipient of several awards in a variety of contexts, such as: the “Schubert” International Competition of the Japanese Institute of Musical Education; the international competition for soloists, ‘Young Musicians of Japan’; the “Honours Prize” at the “International Music Tournament” in Rome, and at the “Tersicore” Competition in Chieti.

Her concert activity is spread over a variety of global locations, including Italy, Argentina, Austria, South Africa, Germany, USA and Russia; in particular the National Museum of Women in the Arts (USA), the National Gallery (USA), the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg Conservatory (Russia), and the Saint Petersburg Philharmonia with the Ermitage Orchestra (Russia). Other locations include the Kammermusiksaal Beethoven-Haus (Germany), and, alongside the Orchestra da Camera of Rome, the Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Italy) and the Academy of Hungary in Rome (Italy).

She is a passionate organizer of a variety of charitable artistic endeavours, dedicated to helping causes ranging from: the 2011 Tsunami in Japan, the 2012 earthquake in the region of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy and the fight against breast cancer alongside the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Her musical and artistic activity is based on the major composers of her home country.

Ongoing and extensive is her research in communicating with her instrument, and to this effect she embarked on an extraordinary musical collaboration with the Hungarian soprano M° Sylvia Sass.

She has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary.