Born in Japan, Yumi Nomoto moved to London at the age of eight. She gave her first solo recital at age ten at St. Martin-in-the-Fields and made her orchestral solo debut the following year at the Royal Festival Hall. Ms. Nomoto has since performed at major venues throughout Europe and the United States, including the Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre and St. John’s Smith Square in London; Salle Cortot in Paris; Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. She has performed for HRH The Prince of Wales at St. James’s Palace and for the Japanese Ambassador and Ambassadors to ASEAN at the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence in Washington, DC.
- Studied at the Royal College of Music in London
- Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (DFS)
- The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University (MM, GPD)
- Ms. Nomoto has appeared on BBC, Classic FM in the UK and NHK in Japan, and was a recipient of many awards including the Adami Award at the Paris Conservatoire.
- An avid chamber musician, she has collaborated with numerous artists including Suren Bagratuni, Alexandre Brussilovsky, Jodi Levitz, Roustem Saitkoulov and Keng-Yuen Tseng. Festival appearances have included Japan Festival under the baton of Hideomi Kuroiwa and Russian Music Festival at the South Bank Centre in the United Kingdom; Les Notes Blanches de Courchevel and Masters au Château de Crémault in France.
- She has also taken part in the First Songs Project curated by Dawn Upshaw at The Morgan Library and Museum in New York City and Longy School of Music of Bard College in Boston.