photo by R.M.
photo by R.M.

Coming Soon !

2017 Dec. 8 in Berlin 🇩🇪
AsianArt Ensemble (Berlin) plays
The 5th Season II for Sheng, Daegum, Changgu, Jp Koto, Vn, Va, Vc, Cb (2013)
 Details :

 2017  Dec. 8, 9, 10  in Arrasate, Spain 🇪🇸
International Arrasate Accordion Competition
BONE + for accordion (1999) will be performed by three finalists


October 13, 2017 
Third Ear Deaf II-b' for Bass Flute and Accordion (2004)
Eva Zoellner (acc), Shanna Gutierrez, (fl)
Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall, Northwestern University
70 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, USA

October 14, 2017  originäre Musik aus Korea für Daegeum
Vanshing Point Study  for Daegum and String trio(2012)
AsianArt Ensemble  Daegum solo : Hong YOO
Villa Elisabeth, Invalidenstr. 4a, Berlin-Mitte, Germany

The 5th Season for Guitar and Accordion (2008-12) will be performed by
Duo Steimel-Mücksch [Olivia Steimel (Acc), Josef Mücksch (Gt)]
Entre deux - Neue Musik für Gitarre und Akkordeon
Nov.15, 19:30 @ Chemnitz, Germany,  Archiv Morgner

Nov.16, 19:30 @Dresden, Germany,  Blaue Fabrik  

Nov.17, 19:30 @ Leipzig, Germany,  Stadtbibliothek 

November 19, 2017   Birthday of Prado Museum, Madrid in Spain

New Piece for Guitar,  Hommage to Goya's Capriccio (2016-17)  World Premiere ❗️

Commisioned by Juergen Ruck & Prado Museum 

Juergen Ruck, Guitar

December 8, 2017 TURBULENZEN  Festival für interkulturelle aktuelle Musik

Radialsystem V

The 5th Season II for Sheng, Daegum, Changgu, Jp.Koto, Vn, Va, Vc, Cb(2012-13)

AsianArt Ensemble

@Berlin, Germany

Please listen to New CD recording of "Rondo Variations"

Ensemble Modern Edition " Portrait of Rumi Ogawa "

Rondo Variations for B-Cl, 2 Perc, Piano (2006/16) 

Recording @ Hessen State Radio Station

Review ! for CD F.fragments (Wergo)

Research Project " Future of  traditional local Islands' songs" in South-West area of Japan
vol.1  Kikai Island

New CD by Ensemble Modern includes " Rondo Variations" (2006/14)

Rumi Ogawa's Portrait CD incl. Keiko Harada's Rondo Variations(2006/2014)
Rumi Ogawa's Portrait CD incl. Keiko Harada's Rondo Variations(2006/2014)


New Commissioned Compositions for 2017-2018

BAI for guitar solo  Commisioned by Prado Museum & Juergen Ruck(gt) 
W.P. @ Prado Museum, Madrid. (November, 2017)

New piece for Kikaijima-original traditional Shimauta 
W.P. @ Kikai Island, Kagoshima (July, 2018)

New piece for Sho, Recorder, 20-strings Jp Koto, Guitar Comissioned by the performers
W.P. @ Tokyo, New Zealand and Australia (2018)

New piece for Microtonal Piano solo Commissioned by Norwegien fund
W.P. @ Oslo, Norway and Tokyo (2018)

New Piece for Percussion solo Commisioned by Sumire Yoshihara
W.P. @ Tokyo (2018)


Henpu for chember ensemble version (Orchestra →Ensemble  2015/2018)
asked by Ensemble Modern

New piece for Percussion Duo commissioned by Kuniko Kato
W.P. @ L.A. USA

Research of Traditional Shimauta (Songs with 3-strings Sanshin) @ Kikai and Amami islands
Research of Traditional Shimauta (Songs with 3-strings Sanshin) @ Kikai and Amami islands

Composer- Colloquium " Music our Time "

May 26, 2017 at 18:00  in Oldenburg, Germany 

Between Europa and Orient

University Oldenburg - Campus Haarentor 

Carin Levine (fl) and Naoko Kikuchi (13 & 17 Japanese Koto)

Zero Hour for Bass Flute and Koto (2005/12)

WERGO New CD "Midstream " is released ! on April 7, 2017

Keiko HARADA  4th Portrait CD    "Midstream "

Carin Levine, Flute
Mike Svoboda, Trombone
Juergen Ruck, Guitar
Stefan Hussong, Accordion
Naoko Kikuchi, 13&17 Strings Koto
Yumiko Meguri, Piano

Producers : Wergo & カリン・レヴァイン 
Recording : @ Radio Bremen, Germany

Thank you for coming? It was wonderful performance!!
Thank you for coming? It was wonderful performance!!

January 21 in Ruegheim, Germany  
F.fragments for accordion and piano(2012)  
Devil Fire Trantella - Devil Fire Tango (2014-16, F.fragments Part II)
Armin Fuchs (pf), Stefan Hussong (acc)

February 1 at 20:00 @ Ensemble Modern Dachsaal 
 After the Winter...  for cl, va, pf  (1995)
German Premiere❗️
International Ensemble Modern Academy Concert 
(Frankfurt am Main, Germany) 

February 10 in Weimar, Germany
F.fragments for accordion and piano(2012)  
Devil Fire Trantella - Devil Fire Tango (2014-16, F.fragments Part II)
Armin Fuchs (pf), Stefan Hussong (acc)

February 28 in Toyama, Japan
4HANDS for a Grand Piano  (2010)
TOHO Gakuen Masters College 
pf : Daiki Abe and Kamahara 

March 15 in Tokyo 17:00 @ (Please ask) 
"Sono hi, Kagayaki wa Ushinawareta "
for String Quintet and Orchestra (2017) World Premiere❗️
"その日、輝きは失われた" (仮題)    
(オリジナル版 作曲 : 安冨 歩、片岡 祐介、新 雅史)
Tokyo College of Music Students orchestra " Sonora "
cond. Kohei Nishishita 

Keiko HARADA visits Taiwan as invited composer 
Dance project (Dec. 2 in Hsinchu), Portrait Concert (Dec. 3 in Taipei), Lectures and Panelist in Hsinchu and Taipei (Nov. 30, Dec. 3 and 4) 

The 6th World Uchinanchu Festival in Okinawa

世界のウチナーンチュ大会2016 原田 敬子 トーク Keiko Harada's Talk in Eisa EXPO 2016, Okinawa
世界のウチナーンチュ大会2016 原田 敬子 トーク Keiko Harada's Talk in Eisa EXPO 2016, Okinawa
30, March 2016  at 20:00  in Trossingen, Germany

F. fragments (2012) all movements
Devil Fire Tango (2014)
Devil Fire Tarantella (2016) World Premiere
performed by Armin Fuchs (pf),  Stefan Hussong (acc)


April 13 @ MON AMI (Weimar, Germany)

Zero Hour for Bass-fl and 17 Strings Japanese Koto (2008)
Weimar Spring Days 
Carin Levine (fl), Naoko Kikuchi (koto)

March 29,  @ 20 Uhr in Konzerthaus Berlin, Germany

Vanishing Point Study III b for Daegum and String Trio (2012)
Konzerthaus Berlin
focused XIII - Raue Farben
AsianArt Ensemble , Hong Yoo (Daegum)

Suntory Arts Foundation Composer's Portrait  KEIKO HARADA

Latest update❗️

27th OCT 2015 (Tue)

「Composer's Portrait 2015 - Keiko HARADA」  

Time : 19:00 ( Open : 18:00; Pre-talk : 18:20〜)

Suntory Main Hall


▼Programme :

  Sonora Distancia III(2000-01

  Third Ear Deaf III2003)*

  Piano Concerto(2013-15 World Premiere)

  New Comissioned Work(2015 World Premiere)

▼Performers :

Cond. = Kenichi Nakagawa

Piano =Yumiko Meguri (Piano Concerto)

Accordion =Stefan Hussong

Prepared Piano =Satoshi Inagaki

Percussion =Kuniko Kato

Orchestra =Ensemble Modern + Toho Gakuen Orchestra

Tickets S4,000yen A3,000yen B2,000yen Student1,000yen

Organizer :  Suntory Foundation for Arts


▼Enquiry・Phone Reservation

     Tokyo Concerts 0332269755


▼Ticketing(Starts selling from 22nd June 2015)

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   Suntory Hall Members' Club Pre-sale (15th June 2015, 10:00 to 21st June)

 ※ Enquiry on becoming a member and Reservation for Ticket, please contact Suntory Hall   

       Ticketing Centre or Suntory Members Club WEB

29th OCT 2015 (Thu)

Venue : Kagoshima・MBC Media Hall

「伝統の身体・創造の呼吸〜薩摩琵琶とともに 」

(Tradition in Body & Creativity in Breathing)

Keiko Harada (Composer)、Naomitsu Kamikawaji  (Satsuma Biwa) 、

JOU (Dance)、Stefan Hussong (acc)、Yumiko Meguri (pf)
Enquiries :
Latest Concert Schedule

May 6  
【F. fragments】for accordion and piano (2012) Germany Premiere
【Devil Fire Tango】for accordion and piano (2014) Germany Premiere
【NACH BACH】for piano (2004)
  International Klingenthal Competition Studio Concert 
  Stefan Hussong (acc), Yumiko Meguri (pf)

May 19
Vanishing Point Study III-b  for Daegum and string trio (2008/13) 
Hong YOO(daegum), Asian Art Ensemble, II-Ryun Chung (cond)
〜Unehoerte Musik〜
(AKB in Berlin, Germany)
third portrait CD "F. Fragments" (Wergo, Germany)
8th - 9th November 2014
Basel Art Festival (Switzerland)
Culturescapes 【Japan=Switzerland 150 Anniversary】
World Premiere(New piece for Saxophone, Flute, Percussion, and Piano)






NOV 9th at BBK Garelie in Wuerzburg (Germany)
Zero Hour for bass flute and 13/17 Japanese Koto (2006)
Carin Levine(fl) , Naoko Kikuchi (koto)

NOV 10th Orgelsaal at Music College in Bad Koenigshofen
Zero Hour for bass flute and 13/17 Japanese Koto (2006)
Carin Levine(fl) , Naoko Kikuchi (koto)

Latest Concert Schedule
14th September 2014 Europe Premiere
Vanishing Point Study III b】 for Daegum & String trio (2013)

@ Dahlem Museum (Berlin, Germany)

Performers:Asianart Ensemble, Hong Yoo (Daegum)
17th October 2014
Vanishing Point Study III b】 for Daegum & String trio (2013)
Focused XI  Taoismus > 
@ Konzerthaus(Berlin, Germany)
Performers:Asianart Ensemble, Hong Yoo (Daegum)



片山杜秀 氏による コラム

Labyrinth VI for clarinet and percussion 1996/2008 revised) 】
IEMA International Ensemble Modern Academy
2nd October 2014
at Last Waltz (Shibuya, Tokyo)
Celebration of the released of Keiko Harada portrait CD "F. Fragments".
For reservation please refer to :
An article regarding "Phonetica (2012/13)"  for Percussion Solo





2014 May, Festival 【Le Forme del Suono】in Latina,  Italy


6th June 2014 at Hessische Rundfunk (Frankfurt, Germany)

Ensemble Modern 30th Anniversary CD Recording

【 Rondo Variations (2006 World Premiere Version) for B-cl, 2 Perc, Pf 】


 22nd June 2014 at Deventer, Schouwburg
【F. Fragments for piano and accordion (2012) 】Neatherland Premiere
pf : Armin Fuchs, acc : Stefan Hussong
New Released (Digital version is also available)

A written artical is published by NZM (New Journal of Music, first issue in 1834) in German. The Japanese version will be available soon at Keiko Harada's official website
「~Art Music and Creativity~  becoming ambiguity in defination, In Today's Japan」
Gallery is updated. Photos taken by Hiromichi Ugaya (Journalist) during the live event on 25th Feb, with the premiere of  "Song of Salieri", "Same Path (New Version)" at Shibuya, Last Waltz. Please feel free to take a look!


in 2014

28th April 2014, 20:00, Seoul Art Centre
Korean Premiere
【4 Hands for a Grand Piano I-III】(2010)
2014 ACL Korea Festival  Invited Composer・ Works
30th April 2014, Seoul Art Centre
〈 Lecture on self compositions ~ Inner situation of a peformer during performance and its infinite possibilities~〉
【ikis  for violin and piano】(2007)
2014 ACL Korea Festival  Invited Composer・ Works
ACL Festival.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.2 MB
28th May 2014  '' Lattina International Music Festival '' in Italy 
[ F. fragments ] for piano and accordion (2012)
comm. by Meguri & Hussong Duo
< New CDs ! >

3rd portrait CD 【F.Fragments】will be released around June - July 2014 under WERGO (Germany).
tracks including :
[ F.fragments] for pf & acc (2012), [ NACH BACH, excerpt ] for pf (2004) and
[ BOOK I ] for acc (2010) will be released in 2013 Autumn (Germany)
Perfomered by : Yumiko Meguri (Pf), Stefan Hussong (Acc.)  
Producer : Rolf Stall (Wergo)
CD Liner : Ayumu Yasutomi
Conversation : Keiko Harada + Yumiko Meguri + Stefan Hussong
German Translation : WERGO
English Translation : Jeff  Clerk (CD liner note and all program notes) , HueyChing Chong (conversation)
    WERGO  HP 
[ BONE++] for bass-flute (2000/2011)
is included in solo album of Carin Levine's <THE MITHIC FLUTE>
released soon in KLASSIK CENTER (Germany)
[ Rondo Variations] (2006/13) will be included into new CD (Series of  
Ensemble Modern ) and released in Ensemble Modern Edition(Gemany)
< New compositions ! >

【 New Commission, World Premiere】
   Vox Humana (Vocal Ensemble)
   Ryuta Nishikawa (cond.)
   1st March 2015, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (small hall)
【 F Fragments  for piano and accordion PART 2 】(2014- )
  Commissioned by Yumiko Meguri and Stefan Hussong
(25th - 28th May 2014  LATINA International Music Festival, Invited Composer, World Premiere)
【 New Composition for flute Bass Clarinet, Piano, and Percussion】(2014)
  ( 8th November 2014 International Festival CultureScape, Commissioned Work, Basel, Switzerland )
【 For Francisco José de Goya, Guitar Solo 】(2014-2015)
  Commissioned by Jürgen Ruck   
【Piano Concerto】(2013-15)  V & VI movements
   (Oct 2015 - World Premiere)
【New Composition for Orchestra】(2014-15)
   (Oct 2015 Commissioned Work)
【New composition】for Percussion duo (2013-14)
 comm. by Kuniko Kato (perc) X Steven Shick (perc)
 (premiered in Los Angels, U.S.A.)






CD レヴュー F. フラグメンツ (Wergo 出版)