Japanese pianist Rieko Aizawa has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, including such venues as the former Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Symphony Hall in Boston, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, and the Wiener Konzerthaus.
Ms. Aizawa made her United States debut at the age of thirteen in performances at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Carnegie Hall with the New York String Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Schneider. She has since performed as a guest artist with the Guarneri, Shanghai, and Orion string quartets; and is a founding member of the Horszowski Trio. She is the artistic director of the Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival in Colorado and was the youngest participant ever to attend the Marlboro Music Festival.
Ms. Aizawa is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School. She has studied with Mieczyslaw Horszowski, Seymour Lipkin, and Peter Serkin. She is on the faculty at the Longy School of Music of Bard College and is a Steinway Artist.