Up next: Clara

Now that the R. Schumann Violin Sonatas recital is over, it’s on to preparing the performance for the Clara Schumann bicentennial concert series.

A set of Romances and two sets of Variations coming up…




Schumann & Schumann

It turns out that my first half of 2019 will be all about Schumann.

First, on February 2nd, 2019, a performance of all 3 Violin Sonatas by Robert Schumann. 

 On June 7th, 2019, 3 works by Clara Schumann as part a complete works series commemorating her bicentennial year.

Asuka Sezaki, Violin
Saori Ohno, Piano
February 2, 2019
2 PM
Yamaha Hall
3 Sonatas for Violin and Piano 
Robert Schumann
Clara Schumann bicentennial year commemoration series 2019 (complete works)
more info 

Clara Schumann bicentennial year

September 13th this year marked Clara Schumann’s 199th birthday and as we approach her bicentennial year in 2019, preparations are underway for a concert series presenting her complete works.

A total of 5 concerts will be held at a Yamaha Ginza Concert Salon starting in March and ending in September.

I will be performing the following works on June 7th, 2019:

  • 3 Romances Op. 21
  • Variations de Concert on a Cavatina by Bellini Op. 8
  • Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann Op. 20

Each concert starts at 7 pm

Concert and ticket information can be found here



  • 3つのロマンス 作品21
  • ベリーニの歌にもとづく演奏会用変奏曲 作品8
  • ロベルト シューマンの主題による変奏曲 作品20