Welcome

Asuka Sumi Profile PhotoWelcome to Asuka Sumi’s baroque violin website, focusing on her performance, teaching & research.

Asuka is …

from Tokyo, studied 5 years in Amsterdam and now resides in Leeds, UK.

東京出身、オランダ・アムステルダムにて研鑽後、イギリス・リーズ在住のバロックヴァイオリン奏者、鷲見明香(すみあすか)のウェブサイトです。

Asuka is …

An enthusiastic violin tutor (Leeds) especially great for beginners.

Asuka is…

an admirer of Arcangello Corelli, “the Orpheus of the Baroque era”. His Violin Sonata op.5 are her Bible. Interest in Corelli made her the researcher of  Bolognese-school music (Bologna, Modena, Ferrara).

Asuka is…

in favor of 17th century German/Austrian music, such as Biber, Rosenmüller, Buxtehude etc., etc..she feels the intimate soul in their works.

Asuka is…

the winner of the 2013 Romanus Weichlein Prize at H.I.F.Biber Competition 2013 held in St.Florian, Austria.

Asuka loves…

to travel around, especially in Italy anytime. She is very familiar more than 10 cities and believes she knows the best brioche and capuccino options in each.

Thank you for visiting!

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