GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.61
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. Hitoshi Miki, chair of the Ginza International Luxury Committee (GILC) and President and CEO of Richemont Japan Limited. She interviews him about the Ginza Illumination Hikarimichi, an event hosted by GILC.
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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
After being graduated from Doshisha University, Miki joined Kashiyama Co., Ltd. (currently, Onward Kashiyama CO., Ltd.). In 2003, he became CEO of Chloe, Richemont Japan Limited, and later became president and CEO of Van Cleef and Arpels, Richemont Japan Limited in 2013. In 2015, he assumed his current position of President and Representative Director Regional CEO of Richemont Japan Limited.
Written by: Mikiko Okai; Place of interview: Van Cleef & Arpels, Ginza flagship 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.