PROFILE

4歳からピアノを始める。
長野県小諸高校音楽科卒業。
武蔵野音楽大学器楽科並びに同大学院修士課程修了後、ロシアのチャイコフスキー記念モスクワ国立音楽院に留学。

 ロシア留学中にフィンランドの音楽と出会い、現在はソロのみならず室内楽や伴奏に加え、執筆などその活動は多岐に渡る。2017年にはフィンランド独立100周年を記念した全3回に渡るイベント「FINLAND 100 MUSIC HISTORY」の企画・演奏の両面で参加。2014年からフィンランドの音楽に焦点を当てた演奏会シリーズ「森の響き、湖の歌」を企画、現在全3回を数える。

 また合唱指導においても活動を展開しており、練馬区を拠点に活動している混声合唱団「こぶし」、長野市を中心とする女声合唱団「ミュージックランド」の指導にも当たっている。

 演奏活動のほか、執筆活動においても、多方面にわたるプログラムノートから小論文に至るまで、様々な媒体でフィンランドに焦点を当てた文章を掲載。またフィンランドの音楽出版社、Edition Tilliと共働しながら、知られざる作曲家の楽譜を浄書し出版する活動も行っている。

 これまでにピアノを村上直之、山田彰一、峯村操、ジュリア・ガネヴァ、アンドレイ・ピサレフの各氏に、伴奏法をヤン・ホラーク、ナターリヤ・バタショーヴァに師事。日本・フィンランド新音楽協会会員、ピアノ指導者協会(ピティナ)演奏会員。

PROFILE

Started his musical study at the age of 4, with his mother, Yôko Ogawa.
Ogawa graduated from the Music Department of Komoro High School in Nagano.
After graduating from the instrumental music course at Musashino Music College and the master's degree at the same college, in 2009-10, he studied at the Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory under prof. Andrei Pisarev, Russia.

 He had a encounter with Finnish music while studying in Russia. Now his activities are not only solo, but also in chamber music and accompaniment, as well as writing, and in 2017, he participated in both the planning and performance of "FINLAND 100 MUSIC HISTORY", a three-part series of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence. Since 2014, he has been organizing a series of concerts focusing on Finnish music called "Sounds of the Forest, Songs of the Lake", which has now been held three times in total.

 He is also active in choral coaching, directing the mixed voice chorus group "Kobushi" based in Nerima, and the female chorus "Musicland" based in Nagano.

 In addition to his performances activity, Ogawa has published a variety of articles on Finland in a variety of media, from program notes to essays, with a focus on Finland. He also works with the Finnish music publisher, "Edition Tilli", to engrave and publish the scores of unknown composers.

 He has studied piano with Naoyuki Murakami, Shoichi Yamada, Misao Minemura, Julia Ganeva and Andrei Pisarev, and accompaniment with Jan Horak and Natalya Batashova. He is a member of "Japan Finland Contemporary Music Society" (JFCMS) and "PianoTeachers' National Association of Japan" (PTNA).

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