While he was still a student, he captured 1st at multiple competitions include Berlin International Piano Competition and Italy’s IBLA Grand Prize International Piano Competition. Since then, he regularly performs at major festivals and venues around the world, from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, to Royal Albert Hall and Barbican Centre in London, Salle Pleyel Hall in Paris, Schauspielhaus and Deutsche Rundfunk Saal in Berlin, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Society Hall and Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory in Russia, Musikverein in Vienna, Suntory Hall and Sumida Triphony Hall in Tokyo, as well as National Concert Hall of Taiwan.
As a guest soloist with orchestras, Nagashima has performed with world’s leading orchestras, including Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (London), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchestra Berlin, Russian National Orchestra, Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Russian Federal Orchestra, St. Petersburg Festival Orchestra, Kirov Orchestra, Czech National Symphony, Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, New Zealand Symphony, Houston Symphony Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra among many others. The conductors whom he worked with include Valery Gergiev, Daniel Gatti, Vaktang Jordania, Ian Hobson, Jahja Ling and Shigeo Genda.
As a conductor, he has lead Czech National Symphony, Prague Radio Symphony, San Diego Sinfonietta, Amadeus Chamber Orchestra, Kharkov Philharmonie Orchestra (Ukraine) as well as Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra (Bulgaria).
He has been featured on radio and TV all over Europe, Asia, Australia, South Africa, North and South America including NPR, PBS, ABC and NBC in the United States.
His recordings on Melodiya, Angelok1, Test-Achats and Orion Classics labels include solo works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, and Copland. He also recorded Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488 with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchestra Berlin, Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto & “Triple” Concerto (with Tchaikovsky International Competition winner, Kirill Rodin on the cello and the Moscow Conservatory faculty, Alexander Trostiansky on the violin) with Russian Federal Orchestra.
Mr. Nagashima is as passionate on his teaching career as on his performing career. He has taught at University of Illinois, Ohio Conservatory as well as North Caroline School of the Arts. Many of his students has won national and international level competitions, many went to major conservatories in the world, and 19 students made their solo performances at Carnegie Hall so far.
Tatsuya Nagashima was appointed as the music director and artist faculty of the Lishumoa School of Music on April, 2019.
●●A Message from the Instructor●●
I believe that finding a way to appreciate music is the best way to improve
yourself as a musician. Technical improvement is essential for any level
of pianists, but one must find the inner depth of music and find your own
sound and musicality. My believe is that the true motivation and the joy
of playing music comes from that. Through my lessons, I would like to show
you many detentions of the music, and how to freely control an orchestra