GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.39
An interview series featuring Ginza people in conversation with violinist Chisako Takashima. With a special fondness for Ginza, where she has many memories from both her professional and private life, Takashima explores Ginza from various dimensions with her guests. In this volume, she welcomes Ms. Chieko Nakamura CEO of Ginza Jujiya, a retailer of western musical instruments established in the Meji era.
Violinist. Takashima started taking violin lessons from the age of 6. After a successful career abroad, she moved her home base to Japan, where she currently performs in concerts across the country. Highly noted for her character in TV and radio appearances, she has currently opened up her career to more diverse fields with an unchanged focus on her profession.Official website of Chisako Takashima
CEO of Ginza Jujiya. Nakamura was graduated from Rikkyo University and is the mother of freelance announcer, Eriko Nakamura.
Devoted to communicating the joy of listening to music, particularly harp music, she has organized various music events, including the “Lunchtime Concert”, the “Afternoon Salon at Ginza Jujiya” and the “Shimotsuki (November) Concert.”
She has also organized concerts at nursing homes and schools for audiences that have difficulties going out or few opportunities to go to classical music concerts.
Written by Mikiko Okai; Place of interview: Ginza Jujiya