Born in Japan, Arisa Onoda started to learn the piano at age two and the violin at age six. After studying at the Juilliard School under Prof.Choong Mo Kang, currently she is studying under Prof. Christopher Elton at Royal Academy of Music, and Pascal Roge.
She has performed extensively throughout Europe, the US, UAE and Japan with major orchestras and chamber musicians including Polish Silesia Orchestra, Panocha Quartet, Nash Ensemble and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra. Arisa’s achievements in competitions are 1st prize at the Chopin International Competition in Asia, 3rd prize at Ettlingen International Competition, 1st prize and Grand Prix at the Juliusz Zarebski International Competition, amongst others.
Also, she received the 2nd round diplomas at Geneva Competition in 2014, Chopin Competition in Warsaw in 2015, and she was selected as a finalist in Busoni Competition in 2017. The 2017/2018 season opened with three-night sold out concerts in Germany. Also, she was selected as a CHANEL Pygmalion Days Artist of 2017, and performed all different programmes in 6 recitals in CHANEL Nexus Hall.
SEMIFINAL ROUND I
Chopin Twelve Etudes, Op.25
SEMIFINAL ROUND II
Bach Toccata in G Major, BWV 916
Alborada del gracioso
Mozart Rondo in A Minor, K.511
Albeniz Triana from “Iberia”
Schumann Kreisleriana, Op.16