August 31, 2015

Taro Hakase’s surprise appearance at Ariana Grande concert

Taro Hakase was a secret guest at Ariana Grande’s Tokyo International Forum Hall A solo concert on August 19. Taro Hakase became a fan of Ariana Grande after constantly hearing it from his daughter who is a huge fan of the famous diva. He met her for the first time at Ariana Grande’s first Japan showcase in January 2014. Grande was thrilled to learn that Hakase was the violinist on Celine Dion’s “To Love You More”. The staffs of the world-renowned diva and the violinist... Read More

August 14, 2014

Collaboration Song of Ariana Grande x Taro Hakase Released

In the Japanese bonus track of Ariana Grande’s 2nd album, “My Everything”, a collaboration song of Taro Hakase, will be recorded as well. The song that will be collaborated is Ariana’s famous song, “Baby I”. Hakase’s daughter had always been a fan of Ariana, and by listening to her song, Hakase himself was also drawn to her song’s charm, which led to this collaboration. In Ariana’s first Japanese show case in January, they met each other, and Ariana was deeply... Read More

October 9, 2013

Taro Hakase “I Will Go On A World Tour, the Pride of Japan on My Shoulders”

Taro Hakase’s 2013 Fall national tour started with Sept. 19’s performance at Tokyo Katsushika SYMPHONY HILLS. Under the spotlight, Taro Hakase appeared in a black jacket and hakama, in an image of the mixture of east and west. His first performance was a composition from his newest album released Aug. 21, “JAPONISM” medley track “NIPPON”. A song showcasing Hakase’s view of the charming aspects of today’s Japan, it was a sound created from the... Read More

January 1, 2011

Taro Hakase

TARO HAKASE is a contemporary classical and crossover violinist, entertainer, music composer and producer. His CD has reached over six million sales in his homeland.His violinist career started in 1990 as a band member of KRYZLER&KOMPANY, violin, bass and keyboards trio. After the break up of KRYZLER&KOMPANY, Hakase has started his solo career and he was recognized internationally after a collaboration soundtrack and a concert tour with Celine Dion in 1996. He is not... Read More