Ken’ichi Nakagawa (Piano & Conductor)
Born in Miyagi pref., Japan,
Ken’ichi Nakagawa graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music.
He majored piano and conducting.
He moved to Belgium to study piano under Robert Groslot and
piaoforte under Jos Vam Immerseel at Kroni nkijk Vlaams Concervatorium van Antwerpen, where he finishied the High Diploma with Great distinction in 1995,
and the Specialization also with Great distinction in 1997.
Nakagawa was awarded third prize at the Gaudeamus International Competition in interpreting works in Rotterdam.
He plays in Belgium as soloist, chamber music and contemporary music as well as with the Ictus Ensemble, Champ d’action as pianist and assistant conductor.
He participated in the Ars Musica Festival in Bruselles and Roymont Festival in Paris.
In Japan, he is on high demand as a concert of soloist, chamber musician, and as a conductor in chamber ensemble and chamber operas as well as a member of the Ensemble Nomad, contemporary music ensemble.