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Hidetaro Suzuki
After some early studies in Tokyo, violinist and conductor Hidetaro Suzuki (Tokyo, 1939) worked from 1956-63 with Efrem Zimbalist at the Curtis Institute. He was a finalist in the 1962 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and a finalist in the 1963 and 1967 Queen Elisabeth Competitions, and won second prize in the 1966 Montreal International Competition. While he was concertmaster of the Quebec Symphony Orchestra (1963-77) he also performed with the orchestra as soloist and guest conductor. In addition, he taught at the Conservatoire de Musique du Québec, where Pierre Mongrain was one of his pupils. Hidetaro Suzuki has toured in the USA, Japan, the USSR, France, Belgium, Cuba, and Canada, both as a soloist with orchestra and in recital, accompanied by his wife, the pianist Zeyda Suzuki, with whom he organises the Suzuki & Friends chamber music series. His large repertoire, extending from the classics to contemporary works, is served by a strong technique and a keen musicality. He is a former concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
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Laureates' concert 1967: Hiderato SuzukiSoloist
Final 1967: Hidetaro SuzukiSoloist
VIOLIN 1967Fifth Prize
Final 1963: Hidetaro SuzukiSoloist
VIOLIN 1963Tenth Prize
Video recording - Presentation of the finalists 1967 by Marcel Doisy and Marcel Croës
exerpts of the semi-final performances Uri Pianka - Endre Granat - Nicolas Chumachenco - Hiderato Suzuki - Roman Nodel - Stoïka Milanova - Josef Rissin - Joshua Epstein - Jean-Jacques Kantorow - Marjeta Korosec - Philippe Hirshhorn - Gidon Kremer
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Final 1967: Hidetaro Suzuki
Ernest Chausson : Poème op. 25
Final 1967: Hidetaro Suzuki
Béla Bartók : Concerto n. 2
Final 1967: Hidetaro Suzuki
Victor Legley : Concerto pour violon
Laureates' concert 1967: Hiderato Suzuki
Sergey Prokofiev : Concerto n. 2 in G minor op. 63
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