GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.65
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.This time she welcomes President & CEO of Tokyo Kitcho, one of Japan’s best restaurants.
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
Born in 1954, Yuki was graduated from Keio University. He joined Kitcho in 1977. He was trained under his grandfather, Teiichi Yuki at the Osaka Koraibashi main store for five years, after which he worked at Tokyo Kitcho Imperial Hotel store. In 1988, he started to work at the Seiyo Ginza store. He assumed the post of CEO in 2008. His favorite pastimes include working out at the sports club once a week and eating out at soba restaurants with his wife.
Written by: Hiroko Yoda; Place of interview: Ginza Kitcho
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.