First solo Performance of Takagi Makoto in Taiwan at NTNU
Takagi Makoto was born in Kanagawa ken. He has learned piano since little and started guitar at the age of 13. He studied in Musashino Academia Musicae. In 1982, he entered the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid in Spain and studied with Jorge Ariza. After graduation with outstanding performance and received the advanced diploma of guitar playing.
Takagi Makoto is a music director of the Madrid Orgesta de Guitarras de Madrid. He is dedicated to promoting guitar ensembles. He often performed solo or with other musicians in Spain, other European countries, north Africa, the Middle East, the United States and Japan. He also took part in many international music festivals. In addition, as a member of Grupo A. C. S. E (Spanish modern music composer and performer association), Makoto is committed to the publishing and perfoming in modern Spanish music work.
The concert is a collection of six well-known pieces. Wu, a student majoring in ancient guitar, said that he had practiced "la cathedral" from Barrios. It was impressing to hear a performer to interpret the piece so well. Some people are classical guitar lovers, and they said that they are very fond of all of the pieces. After the concert, they will be more motivated to practice the guitar.