Ypsilon International newly established in Japan in 2015, is a label which represents yet another new classical music initiave of a country that continues to shows its love for high level classic music despite economic crisis.
In fact Ypsilon International’s debut recording “Ludwig van Beethoven”, which came out in Japan in November 2015, with highly positive critiques both from the press as well as the public, is already being distribuited on the Italian market by Milano Dischi and is totally dedicated to the talented Japanese pianist Takahiro Yoshikawa who gained international recognition performing at Teatro alla Scala di Milano.
The label’s recording studio was conceived by Nihon Onkyo Engineering is located in the international city Tokyo. The studio uses a Steinway&sons C584042 piano, which is tuned and attended to by Takashi Iwasaki. Its sound technician is Norito Imaizumi of Nippon Acoustic Records. The CD cover and liner notes designer is Duska Karanov.
Takahiro Yoshikawa has been living in Milan since 1999, where he performs both as soloist and chamber music artist. He has recorded several Cds with pretigious labels such as: Limen music & arts and Deutsche Grammophon.
TAKAHIRO YOSHIKAWA – LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Piano Sonata n. 8 in C minor Op. 13 “Pathétique”
Piano Sonata n. 13 in E-flat major Op. 27-1 “Quasi una fantasia”
Piano Sonata n. 26 in E-flat major Op. 81a “Les adieux”
Piano Sonata n. 31 in A-flat major Op. 110
Piano: TAKAHIRO YOSHIKAWA