Sayaka ShojiViolin

Outstanding violinist, performs with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors, records with Deutsche Grammophon

Described by Gramophone magazine as “a formidable musician, able to draw on huge reserves of stamina and the unflinching equal of anything thrown at her, ”Sayaka Shoji regularly performs with the world’s leading conductors including: Vladimir Ashkenazy, Mariss Jansons, Zubin Mehta, Paavo Järvi, Osmo Vänskä, Sir Antonio Pappano and Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Recent engagements have included concerts with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. Highlights in the 2017/18 season include a concert tour to Russia and recording with the St Petersburg Philharmonic, as well as a tour to Japan with The Mariinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev.