GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.47
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. Takashi Hoshihara, CEO of carioca.Ltd, which runs a diversity of restaurants, including Namban Ginentei.
The beef stew, one of the Namban Ginentei’s most popular dishes.
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.Chisako Takashima official website
Hoshihara assumed the position of CEO at carioca.Ltd when his father, former CEO, passed away in 2008. His hobbies include Japanese tea ceremony and golf. Father of a five-year-old boy, he also enjoys parenting. He prioritizes spending time with his family during the weekend, and takes joy in seeing his son grow everyday.
Written by Mizuho Takahashi; Place of interview: Namban Ginentei
Finally released! Chisaka Takashima’s long-awaited new album, Strings on Fire.
A compilation of 12 tunes: 3 originals, including “Some Day, Just the Two of Us,” a duet with the cello, played by her second son (age 6), and other classical standards.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of violinist Chisako Takashima, opening new frontiers with the second album released under her new record label.