We are culture!
We are culture!
Born in Berlin to a Swedish artist/architect father and a Japanese pianist mother,
Fuzjko started playing piano at an early age taught by her mother.
Having graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts and won various musical prizes in Japan’s major competitions including the NHK Mainichi Music Contest and the Cultural Radio Broadcasting Inc. Music Prizes etc., Fuzjko entered the Berlin Institute of
Music with the highest grade, and later moved to Vienna to study under Paul
With the support from leading authorities on classical music such as Bruno
Maderna, Leonard Bernstein, Shura Cherkassky and Nikita Magaloff who all
praised her amazing talent, Fuzjko went on to play various concerts, but she
then faced the prospect of losing her hearing after a terrible accident.
In 1999, Fuzjko’s acclaimed recital as well as her documentary broadcast on NHK TV created a huge sensation in Japan and made her a star with the multi-million selling debut album, “La Campanella”, followed by more top selling albums, an unusual phenomenon in the classical music scene. This resulted in her receiving the Classical Album of
the Year Award at Japan’s prestigious Gold Disc Awards, not only once but four
times, a feat that has never been achieved by any other artist!
Fuzjko has been actively performing numerous solo recitals and collaborating with international orchestras and musicians such as the Moscow Philharmonic and the Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra and many more.
She is also a very caring person and a great animal lover. She constantly performs charity concerts all year round. There is also an animal welfare organisation bearing her name in