GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.59
An interview series featuring Ginza people in conversation with violinist Chisako Takashima. With a special fondness for Ginza, which holds many memories both from her professional and private lives, Takashima explores Ginza from various dimensions with her guests.In this volume she welcomes Mr. Toru Fujiki, CEO of Ginza Cave Fujiki, a wine shop founded in the Meiji period.
Ginchakai: Ginza becomes the venue for an open-air tea ceremony
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 professionChisako Takashima official website
CEO of Ginza Cave Fujiki. Born in 1964, Fujiki joined Suntory after being graduated from Meiji University. He joined Fujiki Shuten Ltd. in 1992 and assumed the position of CEO in 2004. He opened Ginza Cave Fujiki in 2010. He enjoys spending time in his kitchen garden where he grows tomatoes and cucumbers on weekends. Last year he tried to make olive oil from home-grown olives.
Written by Hiroko Yoda; Place of interview: Ginza Cave Fujiki
Chisako Takashima 12 Violinists have released their first album in four years: MUSE -12 Precious Harmony-.
This diverse album celebrates the 12 Violinists’ tenth year with many classical numbers.
With three original pieces, including “SPLASH!!!,” a novel number written and co-performed by Sukimaswitch, the album comprises twelve numbers.