Concerts » Keiko Inoue, Japan


Keiko Inoue is one of the foremost Japanese organists. Born in Tokyo (JAPAN), she graduated Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music where she studied with Prof. Tsuguo Hirono and obtained Bachelor of Music and Master of Music. She continued musical studies in Freiburg in Germany (Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg im Breisgau) under Prof. Zsigmond Szathmary, and then completed Solistenprüfung (Konzertexamen).

Keiko Inoue has performed innumerable concerts all over Japan as a soloist. Appearances with Orchestra: Poulenc and Handel organ concertos as well as Saint-Saens Symphony No.3 with Dresdner Philharmonie, Lyon National Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, among others.  Overseas performances in Germany, France, U.S.A., Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Swiss, Poland, Czech, Slovakia and Hong Kong.

She was invited international organ festival in Bonn, played Skinner-organ in Rockefeller church Chicago, in Église St. Eustache, Paris, as a part of the Festival PARIS Quartier d’Été, in Hong Kong Culture Center Hall with Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, in Finisterraekerk, Brussels, music festival “fioli musicali” in Swiss, “20th International Summer Organ Festival ” in Krakow, in Wroclaw, “International organ festival” in Turku and Tampere in Finland, Marienkirche in Berlin, in 2018 Organ Festivals in Slowakia and Frauenkirche, Dresden.  She was invited to be a member of jury of the 8th Tariverdiev International Organ Competition in Russia(2013) and in Lithuania (2015). She has done also many TV and radio appearances.

Ten CD titles have been released on DENON label (Nippon Columbia). Organist in Omorimegumi church in Tokyo and has taught organ at Kobe College. Advisory Organist, Lilia-hall and Kingswell-hall. Member of Japan Guild of Organists.