GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.54
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. Noriyuki Tsuji, CEO of Noble Traders Co, Ltd., importer and retailer of Western ceramics.
Mt. Fuji Glass
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
CEO of Noble Traders Co, Ltd. Tsuji joined a catalog retailer after being graduated from university. He left the company to study in the U.K. and jointed Noble Traders Co, Ltd. in 2010. He travels abroad to purchase merchandise three or four times every year. He enjoys visiting small studios in different countries of the world and strolling through towns keeping an eye out for interesting ad copies.
Written by: Mizuho Takahashi; Place of interview: Le Noble Ginza Store
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.
Featuring special album cover art drawn by Masashi Kishimoto, author of the popular manga NARUTO.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of “true” violinist Chisako Takashima, opening new frontiers with the second album released under her new record label.