Born in Tokyo, Fumiaki Miura began his musical education with Tsugio Tokunaga at his hometown conservatory before moving to Vienna to carry on his studies with Pavel Vernikov and Julian Rachlin. Since age 16, Fumiaki has been mentored and guided by Pinchas Zukerman. In 2009 he was awarded First Prize at the prestigious Joseph Joachim Hannover International Violin Competition, becoming the youngest winner in the competition's history.
Highlights of the 2020/2021 season include his debut at the Philharmonie de Paris with Maria João Pires, performances with the WDR Sinfoniorchester Cologne under Andris Poga, the Rotterdam Symphony Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra with Johannes Debus, Bilkent Symphony Orchestra with Masane Ota, Mariinsky Orchestra with Valery Gergiev, and a European tour with the Wiener Kammerorchester. It has recently been announced that Miura will be appointed Artist-in-Residence at the prestigious Royal Philharmonic in London.
Miura shares the stage with the world's most prestigious orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, Sinfonieorchester Basel, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Wiener Kammerorchester, Prague Philharmonia, Mariinsky Theater, Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, NAC Orchestra Otawa, Orchestre de Chambre Lausanne, Warsaw Philharmonic, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Japan Philarmonic, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, BBC Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Düsseldorf Symphoniker, hr-Sinfonieorchester, and Hong Kong Sinfonietta, among others. Fumiaki Miura has played under the baton of conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Gustavo Dudamel, Pinchas Zukerman, Krzysztof Penderecki, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Kazushi Ono, Hannu Lintu, Jakub Hrůša, Vasily Petrenko, Josep Pons, Patrick Hahn, Pietari Inkinen, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Stéphane Denève, Kristjan Järvi, Tatsuya Shimono, Terry Fisher, and Rafael Payaré.
Regular invitations to international music festivals include the Miyazaki International Music, Ravinia Festival, Julian Rachlin and Friends, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Musique de Menton, Gyeonggi Chamber Music Festival, and Menuhin Festival Gstaad. Fumiaki has also performed at the Auditorium du Louvre and Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Auditorio in Madrid, Palau de la Música in Barcelona, Elbephiharmonie in Hamburg, and at Wigmore Hall in London. Keen to collaborate with other artists, Miura has appeared with Yuri Bashmet, Itamar Golan, Sunwook Kim, Mischa Maisky, Maria João Pires, Lawrence Power, Julian Rachlin, Torleif Thedéen, Nobuyuki Tsujii, Jonathan Roozeman, Varvara, and Pinchas Zukerman.
His discography includes Prokofiev's violin sonatas with pianist Itamar Golan for Sony Japan, as well as the Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky violin concertos with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Hannu Lintu released by the Avex-Classics label.
Fumiaki Miura plays the 1704 “ex Viotti” Stradivarius, kindly loaned to him by the Munetsugu Foundation.
This is his first appearance at PMF. In addition to his performance with the PMF Orchestra JAPAN on Program B, he will also perform a recital.