Naoko Kasai to play concert in Mountain View

Renowned Japanese concert pianist Naoko Kasai is set to perform a one-night-only show in Mountain View on Saturday evening.

Tateuchi Hall at the Mountain View School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, will be the performance site, where Kasai will play selections of Beethoven, Ravel, Debussy, Schumann, and Scarlatti.

Following the performance will be a brief reception at the concert hall, with a social event at nearby Fairchild’s Public House afterward.

Kasai began playing music at age six and has studied at Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo, at the Conservatoire of Tours with Charles Lilamand, and with Pierre Reach of the Conservatoire of Paris (CNR de Paris). She has received numerous awards and diplomas. Since making her concert debut in 1993, Kasai has performed in mostly in Tokyo and Nagoya.

This performance, set for Saturday, November 23, runs from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The show will have intermissions.

Tickets, which cost $25 each, are available here. According to organizers, the cost covers operations of the event venue, with any excess funds being donated to the California Wildlife Relief Fund.