Yume Fujise (violin) BBC Introducing Classical Artist - Yume Fujise is a Japanese violinist currently living in London. Recently she has been appearing live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune on numerous occasions and has performed in major international venues, such as the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Bridgewater Hall Manchester, Suntory Hall Tokyo and Forbidden City Hall Beijing.Read More
Yume is an alumni at the Yehudi Menuhin School and University of Arts & Music in Graz Austria, where she studied with Lutsia Ibragimova and Boris Kuschnir. Yume completed her Bachelor of Music, Masters of Performance and Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music, London (RCM) with Mark Messenger and Alina Ibragimova on an ABRSM full scholarship. During her time at the RCM, Yume won the 2014 and 2018 Violin Competition and 2015 Concerto Competition and 2017 Concerto Competition.
Yume performs regularly as soloist and has appeared alongside orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra, Hague Philharmonic Orchestra, Singapore National Youth Orchestra, Kingston Chamber Orchestra, Royal College of Music Philharmonic and Saffron Walden Symphony Orchestra. In 2017, Yume performed Brahms Violin Concerto under the baton of Maxim Vengerov and performed in the presence of HRH Prince of Wales. In 2020, Yume was set to make her BBC Proms Debut alongside Nicola Benedetti playing Bach Double Concerto with the Les Violons du Roy.
As well as performing solo, she is an avid chamber musician. She is a returning artist at the Seiji Ozawa International Academy in Rolle, Switzerland since 2017. And is also a member of the 12 Ensemble based in London. As of 2019, Yume is part of the Kleio Quartet. In chamber music, Yume has collaborated artists such as – Nobuko Imai, Sadao Harada, John Myerscough, Alina Ibragimova, Alex Redington, Miguel da Silva, Pamela Frank, Nicola Benedetti, Mari Samuelson, Max Richter and Johnny Greenwood.
Yume plays on a Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris 1868 which has been generously loaned to her by her generous sponsor, Masahiro Suzuki.