Maiko Mori - Piano

Maiko Mori came to prominence after winning first prize at the 23rd Robert William and Florence Amy Brant International Piano Competition.

She was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music, where she obtained her Bachelor and Master of Music both with distinction. There she also received various awards and prizes such as the Gen Foundation Award (2000), the Ian Fleming Charitable Trust Music Education Award (2004), the Myra Hess Award (2005), the Carnwath Award (2005) and the Hopkinson Gold Medal (2006).

Maiko made her concerto debut in UK with the RCM Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko and went on to debut internationally with the Bombay Chamber Orchestra in Mumbai, India. Most recently, she has performed Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 3 with Ritsumeikan University Orchestra in Japan. As a soloist and a chamber musician, Maiko has enjoyed acclaim at prestigious venues and festivals such as BBC Radio 3, Radio France in Paris, the Purcell Room, Kings Place, Bridgewater Hall, West Road Hall, and at the Cheltenham Festival.  Her teachers have included Dmitri Alexeev, Andrew Ball, Andrzej Esterhazy, Benjamin Kaplan as well as Timothy Salter on composition.

Maiko Mori is currently piano professor at the University of Chichester. She is also an official accompanist at Goldsmiths University, and she has been a regular faculty member of Piano Week since 2017 where she gives masterclasses and recitals.

You can find out more about Maiko and her forthcoming engagements on her website.