GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.16
A talk series with the violinist Chisako Takashima and the Ginza people. Ginza holds many personal and professional memories for Takashima. In this talk series, she thoroughly explores various aspects of the Ginza culture with her guests. Today’s guest is Yusuke Harada, president of Sagamiya Fine Arts and Antiques, one of the most famous galleries in Ginza that is loved by many.
“ginza shiturai” published independently by galleries in ginza
Violinist. Started playing the violin at age 6. After playing abroad, she moved her home base to Japan, and gives concerts all over the country. Although her current focus is on performing music, she also appears on TV and radio programs. Thanks to her much-loved personality, she is appearing in more and more venues.Chisako Takashima’s official website
President of Sagamiya Fine Arts and Antiques. He introduces mostly modern Japanese and Western-style art by artists ranging from great masters to emerging artists in a variety of exhibitions. He is on friendly terms with a wide array of artists. Numerous customers place their complete trust in his detailed assistance including consultations for commissioning works, appraisals and restorations.
As a side activity, he also edits the “Ginza Shiturai” magazine. His interests are art appreciation, tea ceremony, Kouta (Japanese ballads accompanied on the samisen), and skiing.
Writer: Mizuho Takahashi Interview location: Sagamiya Fine Arts and Antiques