Keiichiro Ikebe

Conc ITA 2021
About This Project

Keiichiro Ikebe


28 y.o.


Keiichiro Ikebe is a Japanese pianist, born 1993 in Fukuoka, Japan. He has won the numerous competitions including the 4th prize at The 3rd Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition in 2019, the Steinway Klassik-Förderpreis 2017 in Munich. He is actively performing in solo and chamber concerts in Germany and Japan, including a concerto appearance with Kyushu Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Ikebe received Bachelor’s Degree in Piano performance from Tokyo University of the Arts, Master’s Degree from the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich. He has studied under Akira Eguchi, Michiko Ohno, Yukio Yokoyama, Maki Yasumura, Kaoru Takahashi for Piano, and under Silke Avenhaus, Yuya Tsuda, Shohei Uwamori for chamber music. Currently he is a Meisterklasse student studying with Prof. Michael Schäfer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.


Envisaged programme


First round

L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Opus 31 no. 2

A. Scriabin: Fantasy Op. 28 in B minor


Second round

F. Liszt: Ballade No. 2 in B minor S.171

C. Debussy: Estampes

F. Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie A flat major Op. 61



J. Haydn: Impromptus D 935 Op. 142

F. Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 c sharp minor Op. 39

F. Chopin: Nocturne B major Op. 62 No. 1

F. Chopin: Mazurka Op. 67 No. 4 A minor

S. Rachmaninoff: Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 36 B flat minor (1913)



S. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto N.2 in C minor, Op.18