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UK Tour, 5th-9th March 2024

On an Endless Road 

Ito Noe and the Women Composers of Her Time 



Tuesday 5 March 2024, 7.30pm

The Actors' Church, Covent Garden, London


Thursday 7 March 2024, 1pm

University of Huddersfield Concert Series



Friday 8 March 2024, 7.30pm

Musica Festival, Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester


Saturday 9th March 2024, 7.30pm

Howard Assembly Room, Leeds


Akiko Kubota (Biwa)

Midori Komachi (Violin) 

Yura Zaiki (Piano)

Francesca Le Lohé (composer)

Dr Irena Hayter (guest speaker) 


UK Tour presented by Hera in association with Illuminate Women’s Music

Sunday 21st April 2024, 14:00      SOLD OUT

Midori Komachi Violin Recital 

British House Yokohama 


Midori Komachi (violin) 

Yukino Kano (piano)


Works by Vaughan Williams, Holst, Parry and English folksong arrangements by Britten & Midori Komachi


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Thursday 25th May, 2023

V&A, London, Raphael Court 

with Femusa 


Concert to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Heydar Aliev, former president of Azerbaijan 


Saturday 15th April 2023, 2-3pm 

Gallery Goto, Ginza Tokyo 


Midori Komachi Violin Concert

'Spatial Timbre' 


Alongside the Kumiko Shimizu Exhibition, Midori will present her research concept 'Spatial Timbre' through the Solo Violin repertoire from Baroque to contemporary. 


J.S. Bach: Partita No.2 in D minor 

Toshio Hosokawa: Spell for Solo Violin

Oliver Knussen: Secret Psalms

Midori Komachi: 'Tranquility', 'Chashitsu: Auditory Tea Room'


Wednesday 5th April, 6-8pm 

Two Temple Place, London


Solo Concert alongside art works at 

State-Less Exhibition

Kakilang Arts


Free admission - no booking required


Visit the exhibition after hours accompanied with live performances and drinks. For this Late event, we will be treated to music performances by accomplished violinist and composer, Midori Komachi. She will perform works from her impressive repertoire, including new pieces from her forthcoming album ‘Chashitsu – Auditory Tea Room’ (to be released September 2023). Midori’s musical practice and her personal background resonates with and unpacks many themes at the core of the State-less 無國界 exhibition.


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Saturday 5th March 2022 

Bader International Study Centre, Queen's University 

Three Pianos 

with Shelley Katz, piano 



Bach, Beethoven, Vaughan Williams, Shishkov


May - June

Tokyo and Osaka 

Friday 1st July 2022

Album Release 

Vaughan Williams: Complete Works for Violin and Piano 

Saturday 9th July 2022

Album Launch Recital 

at Vaughan Williams's Childhood home, Leith Hill Place (National Trust), Dorking


Vaughan Williams: Complete Works for Violin and Piano 

Romance and Pastorale

The Lark Ascending (original version for violin and piano)

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Six Studies in English Folk Song


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Celebrating the 150th Birthday of Ralph Vaughan Williams 


RVW150 Gala Concert - National Trust


Wednesday 12th October, 6:30pm 

Leith Hill Place


Be inspired by an intimate performance with violinist Midori Komachi and pianist Simon Callaghan performing a selection of RVW pieces. 

The evening will also include ‘New Light on the Lark’ a talk by writer & broadcaster Andrew Green, which reveals the true origins of how the 'Lark Ascending' came to be written for the brilliant young violinist Marie Hall. 

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Tuesday 18th October 2022 

Iwaki Alios Arts Centre, Fukushima 

Vaughan Williams 150th Anniversary Celebration 


'Talk Live' Concert with Masanori Kato (piano) 

Monday 31st October 2022, 19:00

Ginza Oji Hall, Tokyo 

Vaughan Williams 150th Anniversary Recital 


Midori Komachi (violin)

Masanori Kato (piano) 


This event will also launch Midori's new book, a Japanese translation of Vaughan Williams by Simon Heffer (co-translation by Midori Komachi & Nobuya Takahashi, Artes Publishing) 

12th November 2022, 13:00 - 14:30 

Asahi Culture Centre, Shinjuku


Lecture: 'Journey through English Music with Vaughan Williams'


Midori Komachi (talk / violin)  


Further dates in 2023 to be announced


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March - April 2021

Musician in Residence, Brazil 

with British Council & PRS Foundation

July 2021

Wyastone Concert Hall 

Album Recording 

4-19th September 2021

Milan Design Week

Bamboo Ring

with Kengo Kuma, OPPO & Musicity 

13th November 2021, 2pm 

The Lark Ascending 

with St Albans Chamber Choir 

John Gibbons, conductor 

Midori Komachi, violin*


Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending *

Alan Ridout: Ferdinand the Bull for solo violin and narrator 

Cecilia McDowall: The Girl from Aleppo 

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger: Mass in E flat 'Cantus Missae' 



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Saturday 14th March 2020

Clare Hall, Cambridge


with Symphonova

Shelley Katz (conductor) 


Saturday 28th March - Monday 27th April 2020

Musician in Residence, Brazil

with British Council & PRS Foundation  


This residency has been postponed to Spring 2021.

Saturday 16th May 2020

Bader International Studies Centre, UK

Lecture Recital: Delius and Gauguin 


with Shelley Katz (piano) and Diana Gilchrist (soprano)


This event has been cancelled. Publication of video content to be announced. Watch this space!

Monday 25th May 2020

English Music Festival, UK

Warp & Weft


with Sophie Rosa (violin) & Simon Callaghan (piano)


Saturday 20th July 2019, Various times

Nocturnal Creatures,

Whitechapel Gallery Late-Night Festival

City of London 



Musicity x Sculpture in the City

At Undershaft (by Nancy Rubins' Sculpture) City of London 

A special live performance at Undershaft, the location which inspired Midori's piece 'Full as Deep' for Musicity x Sculpture in the City. 


Free admission, booking essential

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20:00 & 21:00 

Performance in collaboration with artist Nina Saunders & actor Salvatore Scarpa

At Undershaft (by Nina Saunders' 'Abstract Mass'), City of London


Free admission, booking essential

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Saturday 31st August 2019 

LUSH Spa Shinjuku Launch Event 

at LUSH Shinjuku store 


Midori Komachi (violin) with Clive Bell (shakuhachi) 


Performance times: 





To coincide with the LUSH Spa opening at the Shinjuku store, Midori has collaborated with LUSH in writing original music for the new Japanese head massage 'Tangled Hair'. 

From 31st August, the new treatment will be available in-store along with the LUSH Spa launch. 


Event details

Sunday 8th September 2019, 14:00

Afternoon Tea concert, Tokyo 

Maison Premiere 


Hosted by KomaCon FanClub


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Monday 16th September 2019, 16:00 - 17:30 

Asahi Culture Centre, Tokyo 



Courtauld and Music


Midori will be giving a talk and performance on the topic of 'Courtauld and Music', to coincide with the Courtauld Exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. 


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Tuesday 29th October 2019 

Queen's University, Canada

Lecture Recital


In celebration of the 90th Anniversary of Canada-Japan Relations, Midori Komachi, violinist and newly appointed adjunct lecturer at Queen's University, will give a lecture recital exploring the works for solo violin by Japanese and Canadian composers.

Through this programme, Midori will illustrate the expanding world of expression and technique in the solo violin repertoire, which brings together various aspects of Japanese aesthetics.


Yuka Takechi: Beyond the Spring

Toshi Ichiyanagi: Perspectives

Murray Adaskin: Sonatine Baroque

Dai Fujikura: Pitter-Patter

Toshio Hosokawa: Spell

Saturday 23rd November 2019, 8pm 

University Church, Oxford 

High St, Oxford OX1 4BJ 


with Oxford Chamber Orchestra

John Warner (conductor)


Delius: Violin Concerto (Soloist: Midori Komachi) 

Vaughan Williams: Wasps overture 
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 (“Rhenish”)
Tickets: £15/£10
Tickets Oxford 01865 305 305