GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.58
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. Motoyoshi Yasuda, President and CEO of Yasuda-Shokeido, a long-established store founded in the Edo period, specializing in Buddhist family alters and articles.
A modern Buddhist family alter
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
President and CEO of Yasuda-Shokeido. Born in 1975 in Tokyo, he joined Wako Co., Ltd. after being graduated from university. After working for Ginza Wako for three years, he was trained at at a Buddhist alter and articles store in Kobe for 18 months before joining Yasuda-Shokeido. His favorite pastimes include shoe-polishing. He has always embraced a passion for taking care of plants and animals and currently enjoys bringing up his two children.
Written by Hiroko Yoda; Place of interview: Showroom at Yasuda-Shokeido Ginza Main Store
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.