A Captivating Recital with Japanese Composer & Pianist Motoki Hirai

Calling all classical music lovers, globally acclaimed London based composer-pianist Motoki Hirai will be giving a piano recital on March 3rd at the Milton Court Concert Hall, Barbican Centre in London. The recital aims to mark the date of the fifth anniversary of the Japan Tsunami.

As part of a string of international recitals to bring awareness to the Japan tsunami, the London concert will be followed by a series of dates in other prestigious venues like Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Konzerthaus (Vienna) and Ginza Oji Hall in Tokyo. Additionally, London marks the beginning of Motoki’s world tour, with other cities including New York City.


The proceeds will be donated to the Tohoku Earthquake Fukushima Orphan’s Fund, a cause for which Motoki has already donated £80 000 through over 30 recitals all over the world.

As both a composer and a performer, Motoki has appeared on various globally recognised stages and platforms to showcase his talents and share classical Japanese compositions. These in include New York’s Carnegie Hall and London’s Wigmore Hall.

Look forward to Motoki Hirai’s latest composition featuring traditional Japanese poems “Hyakunin – Isshu.”

Tickets may be purchased online or via the Barbican box office over the phone. The recital begins at 7.30 p.m. on Thursday March 3rd. For more information and updates on the recital visit Motoki Hirai’s official Facebook page. 

Box Office:

0207 638 8891

Book Online:



1 Milton Street, London EC2Y 9BH

(1 minute walk from the Barbican Centre)