Biography

Mari Kawamura


“This alchemy between the Japanese roots of Mari Kawamura and her love of France, where she grew up, brings to her playing a certain charm and imbues a magic in the sound that is uniquely her own”

Alain Kremski, pianist-composer.



Paris based pianist. Born in Tokyo and raised in France from the age of 5, Mari Kawamura performs concerts in France and internationally. Pasts concerts include the gala concert in honor of mime Marcel Marceau during his last tour of Japan (organized by Takemitsu Yamasawa), recital at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo.

Mari Kawamura studied with pianists such as Nicholas Angelich, Billy Eidi, Vladimir Krainev and Emile Naoumoff.

She received her diploma from the Conservatoire National de Région de Paris and her Permormer Diploma at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University-Bloomington in the United States. While there, she also studied conducting with Douglas Stotter chamber music with violinist Ik-Hwan Bae and horn player Myron Bloom.
In 2011 came out her CD DEBUSSY/MOUSSORGSKI.