Wednesday 3rd January, 20~20:55 

Radio Broadcast

Music Book Cafe (Japan)


Midori joins music journalist Naoki Hayashida and Gen Kimura (Director, Artes Publishing) to discuss her Japanese translation of 'Delius as I knew him', published in November 2017. 


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15th, 16th January 2018

Herstmonceux Castle


20th January 2018

Clare Hall, Cambridge

with Symphonova


In this series of concerts with Symphonova, Midori will lead the chamber ensemble.


Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

Adaskin Serenade for strings

Jeremy Thurlow Upon height, upon hollow – concerto for flute and chamber orchestra (World Premiere).

Grieg Holberg Suite op. 40


Janáček Suite for Strings no. 1


Saturday 3rd February 2018

HMDT Music Box, London

Midori Komachi (guest artist)


Further Information

Wednesday 28th February 2018, 7:15pm

The National Liberal Club, London


Talk & Recital for the Delius Society

Midori Komachi with Nick Luscombe (BBC Radio 3 broadcaster),

Simon Callaghan (piano)



'Delius in Japan'


Violinist Midori Komachi discusses her Japanese translation of Eric Fenby’s classic book of recollections, ‘Delius as I Knew Him’, and her experiences of performing Delius in Japan in conversation with BBC Radio 3 broadcaster, Nick Luscombe, 
plus live performances from Midori with pianist Simon Callaghan.


Admission: £5 for Delius Society members; £10 for non-members, of which £5 is refundable for those who join the Society. 


For non-members: Please book your tickets here  


Further information (Delius Society Website) 


Mendelssohn Violin Concerto 

with Ealing Symphony Orchestra

Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame OX9 2BB


Mendelsson – Violin Concerto in E minor

Fauré – Pavane

Elgar – The Music Makers


Midori Komachi, Violin

John Gibbons, Conductor 

Ealing Symphony Orchestra

Lord Williams Festival Chorus 


Further information (Lord Williams Festival Chorus Website) 


Book Tickets (Eventbrite)

23rd ~ 28th April 2018 

BBC Radio 3:  Night Blossom


23rd & 28th April: Music Matters with Tom Service



27th AprilMusic Planet 

'An introduction to traditional Japanese Gagaku music'

Saturday 28th April 2018, 19:30 

Recital at Clare Hall, Cambridge University

Midori Komachi (violin), Simon Callaghan (piano)


Delius and Gauguin:
A Concert of music expressing significant exchanges between composers and artists.


Delius: Sonata for Violin and Piano B major Op. Posth. 

Grieg (arr. Sauret)Solvejg's Song and Jeg Elsker Dig

Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major 

Delius: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.3


Clare Hall Events

Saturday 12th May, 23:30~0:00 (Japan) 

TV Broadcast 

BS Japan: 'Enter the Music' 


Midori will appear as guest on this weekly music programme, featuring Delius and his contemporaries in Britain. 


with Sachio Fujioka (conductor)

Miki Handa (TV Tokyo Presenter) 

Saturday 19th May 2018,  9-10:30AM

HMDT Music Box, London

Family Learning Programme


Midori Komachi (guest artist)


Further Information

Wednesday 6th June 2018, 20:00 

The Victoria, London 

Nonclassical Album Launch 


Midori's new work, Song of Kokiriko for solo violin and field recordings, will be released as part of Nonclasscial's EP Outside the Lines.


Tickets: £8 (Advance) |£10(On the Door) |£5 (Students)

Further Information

Saturday 21st July 2018, 19:00 & 20:30 

Undershaft, City of London

Musicity x Sculpture in the City


Midori Komachi (composer & violin) 


As part of Whitechapel Gallery's night festival 'Nocturnal Creatures', Midori will be performing her new piece written for Undershaft in the City of London, next to Nancy Rubins's sculpture, Crocodylius Philodendrus


Free entrance, booking essential.

Please book your place here

Saturday 28th July 2018, 19:30

St.Mary's Concerts

St.Mary's Church, Streatley on Thames


Solo Violin Recital

From Baroque to contemporary: J.S.Bach, Ysaÿe, Berkeley & Patterson


J.S. Bach: Partita No.3 in E major, BWV 1006

Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata for Solo Violin No.2 'Obsession' Op.27

Lennox Berkeley Introduction and Allegro

Paul Patterson: Luslawice Variations


Tickets:  £12 | £10 (concessions) 


Midori Komachi (violin)

John Paul Ekins (piano) 


Delius (arr: Komachi) To be sung of a summer night on the Water 
Ireland: Sonata No.1 in D minor
Bax 'Ballade' 
Delius Sonata No.3 
Elgar: Gavotte 

Tickets: £20 including refreshments
Please book by contacting the organiser, Sandee Brown. 
Contact form 
Tel. 079 4461 6737

Sunday 23rd September 2018, 15:00~17:00 

Takemitsu Society of London

The Warehouse, London


Midori Komachi (violin) 

with Junko Kobayashi (piano) 


As part of Takemitsu Society's concert to celebrate the 88th Anniversary of Toru Takemitsu, 

Midori will be giving the world premiere of a new piece by acclaimed composer Yuka Takechi. 


Tickets: £12 | £10 (concessions) 

Book online

30th September - 3rd October 



25th October - 1st November 



Midori will be recording an album of works by Sir Maurice Grove Taylor, including a Violin Concerto (World Premiere Recording) 


with Symphonova 

Shelley Katz (conductor) 

Saturday 17th November



Midori will be participating in a webinar with Symphonova


Friday 23rd November, 18:00

Chamber music concert with Peter Sheppard Skaerved & Longbow Ensemble

St. Stephen Walbrook, London 


Nicola Lefanu - Prelude after Grinling Gibbons (London Prelude)
David Gorton - Concerti per flauro a becco e violino su Temi di Torelli for solo violin, recorder and strings

Admission £12 (Concessions £6)


Sunday 25th November

Bader International Studies Centre, UK

Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham BN27 1RN


Midori Komachi (violin)

Shelley Katz (piano) 

Diana Ghilchrist (soprano) 


Concert in commemoration of Alfred Bader's Kindertransport 


Programme to include: 

J.S.Bach: Partita No.2 in D minor for solo violin 

Finzi: Elegy for violin and piano

John Williams: Schindler's List 

Saturday 1st December 20:00

Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford 


Beethoven Violin Concerto

with Oxford Chamber Orchestra

John Warner (conductor) 


Tickets: £15 


1st December 2018 

Midori Selects on British Airways in-flight entertainment


Midori's new radio programme starting from December 2018.