Coco Tomita is a rising star in the violin world. A former semi-finalist in the BBC Young Musician competition in 2020, she is currently studying at the University for Music Hanns Eisler in Berlin. Having recently released her debut album Origins on Orchid Classics, she reminisces about performing in 2020 with the pandemic just around the corner, as well as the challenges she faced while forging a solo career over the last two years.

Our March 2022 issue features a review of Coco’s album.

Lili Boulanger: Two pieces for violin and piano

I - Nocturne

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for violin and piano

I – Allegro con fuoco

Coco Tomita, violin / Simon Callaghan, piano

Origins

Orchid Classics ORC100194