Mimi Furuya, Cello|
Sakiko Furuya, Piano
Harumi Furuya, Violin
"Very talented ladies and
deserve universal recognition"
– Joan Fontaine
– Rhonda Fleming
– Olivia de Havilland
"Mendelssohn is your best friend"
– Harvey Sontag
"All the success in your performances"
– Alicia De Larrocha
– György Sándor
"We appreciate you thinking of the President in your plans and we wish you all the best"
– Barack Obama
The White House, phone call
"The President and I are so grateful for your wonderful performance"
– First Lady Michelle Obama
The White House
"The President is very eager to transmit to you all his wishes for your future career"
– Jacques Chirac
"You should pay $3000 to see these three. Amazing talent."
– Debbie Nigro, The Debbie Nigro Show
"Their fans include Kirk Douglas, Joan Fontaine, Lauren Bacall, Hayley Mills...as well as King Don Juan Carlos of Spain, former President of France Jacques Chirac and the governors of New York and New Jersey"
– Nyack News & Views
– Hezi Aris, Westchester on the Level
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|The Furuya Sisters performed at The White House for Holiday Performance 2015 on Dec. 12, 2015 Saturday. They performed Bach, Chopin, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn, and The Star-Spangled Banner on the piano, violin, and cello in the Grand Foyer at The White House. See pictures|
|"The President and I are so grateful for your wonderful performance." |
- First Lady Michelle Obama
(January 8, 2016)
Furuya Sisters' Student Concert Feb. 5, 2017 Sun 1pm at |
Steinway Hall, New York City - 1133 Avenue of the Americas
(6th Ave. betw. W.43rd & W.44th Streets) FREE & Open to Public featuring music by Bach, Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and others written for piano, violin, cello, & guitar.
Next Saturday's Church Justice Gala in Dobbs Ferry, NY:
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED!
Furuya Sisters play favorite selections, including Mendelssohn, Ravel, Don Giovanni, Swan Lake, and Stardust!
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|IN THE PRESS:|
|The Furuya Sisters were special guests on HAN Network TV |
Arts & Leisure Show on Jan. 7, 2015 at 2pm - CLICK HERE
Click Here for photo feature in The New York Times (12/20/2015)
Click Here to read concert review on Times Herald-Record for the Grand Montgomery Chamber Music Series 2015-16 Season Opening Concert! |
|The Sisters were on Robert Sherman's radio show "Speaking of Music" on WVOX-AM1460 on Oct. 27, 2015 Tues 2pm-3pm! Thank you for everyone around the country for listening in and for those who called in with a comment or a question during the hour! |
To listen to the hour-long radio show, click on:
PART 1: 2pm - 2:30pm and PART 2: 2:30pm - 3pm
|CLICK HERE to watch The Furuya Sisters on TV News 12! |
|CLICK HERE to listen to The Furuya Sisters, guests |
on The Debbie Nigro Show on May 14, 2015!
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| NEW RELEASES:|
Furuya Sisters LIVE at STEINWAY HALL DVD & CD
| Click Here for DVD. Click Here for CD. Released Mar 7, 2015.|
||The Furuya Sisters have performed in
the great concert halls of the United States and Europe: Carnegie
Hall (NY), C. Michael Paul Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln
Center (NY), Dvorak Hall (Prague), Liszt Academy (Budapest), Royal
British Legion (Cambridge), Westminster Abbey (London), The United
Nations (NY), Chopin's House (Valldemosa, Spain), Morse Recital Hall
(NY), Wiener Saal and Lehrerhaus (Austria), Chopin Kosciuszko
Foundation (NY), Lehman Hall at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA),
Kilbourn Hall (Rochester, NY), Stanford University's Dinkelspiel
Auditorium (CA), De Lamar Mansion (NY), and Steinway Hall (NY).
The three talented Furuya
Sisters — cellist Mimi, pianist Sakiko, and violinist Harumi — were
each a child prodigy, with Harumi beginning her studies at age 2,
and Mimi and Sakiko making their respective debuts at age 8. Their original compositions have been performed many times
All graduates of the Juilliard
School, the Furuya Sisters have gone on to further studies at
universities such as the Eastman School of Music, the Robert
Schumann Hochschule in Duesseldorf, Germany, the Mozarteum and the
University of Salzburg in Austria, Harvard University, Sciences Po
Paris, Humboldt University, and University of Cambridge.
Mimi, Sakiko & Harumi Furuya are descendants of Baron Kijuro Shidehara, the 44th Prime Minister of Japan in the immediate postwar period.
The Furuya Sisters performed at The White House for Holiday Performance 2015 on Dec. 12, 2015 Saturday. First Lady Michelle Obama wrote in the official thank-you letter to the Furuya Sisters: "The President and I are so grateful for your wonderful performance."