Rie Koyama, born in 1991, comes from a Japanese family of musicians and grew up in Germany. By the age of 22 she had already won first prize as a bassoonist in 23 important national and international competitions, including The Muri Competition 2013, the 37th German Music Competition 2012, the 57th Competition German Music Conservatory Competition in 2009, the international Academic Oboe and Bassoon Competition in Lodz, Poland in 2008, as well as in the German national competition “Jugend musiziert” in 2006. Additionally, she received the DAAD-prize (prize of the German Academic Exchange Service). In September 2013 she was awarded second prize at the 62nd ARD International Music Competition (no first prize was awarded) and as awarded a special prize for the best interpretation of a commissioned work. Rie Koyama has received scholarships by the Jürgen Ponto-Stiftung, the Rohm Music Foundation. In Japan and a one year scholarship from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben in May 2012. She has already appeared as a soloist with leading orchestras, including the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, the Brandenburg State Orchestra, the Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra Heidelberg, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Munich Radio Orchestra, the Aargau Symphony Orchestra, the Korean Chamber Orchestra, the Schleswig-Holstein Symphony Orchestra, the Osaka Symphony Orchestra, the Polish Chamber Philharmonic, the Szczecin Chamber Orchestra, the Szekerland Philharmony in Romania, as well as the Haydn String Orchestra in the Netherlands. Since 2004 she has been a bassoonist with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Dennis Russell Davies and Michael Hofstetter. She has also been a bassoonist with the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra Pforzheim under the direction of Sebastian Tewinkel since 2008 and the Bach Collegium Stuttgart under the direction of Helmuth Rilling since 2010. Rie Koyama is studying at the Trossingen University of Music with Professor Akio Koyama.
The Artist's Homepage: http://www.rie-koyama.com
Voyage down the Danube
Works by L. van Beethoven, C. M. von Weber, J. W. Kalliwoda, W. A. Mozart and F. Doppler
Rie Koyama, Bassoon - Clemens Müller, Piano
Rie Koyama, Bassoon
Bassoon Concertos by Antonio Vivaldi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, André Jolivet and Paul-Agricole Génin
Rie Koyama, Bassoon - Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim - Sebastian Tewinkel, conductor