Ayako Uehara's recent orchestral highlights include engagements with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande at the invitation of Mo. Janowski, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra with Fabio Luisi, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra under Fedoseyev, Dresden Philharmonic with Simone Young , Russian National Orchestra with Mikhail Pletnav, Toscanini Philharmonic with Lorin Maazel and a tour of Japan with the Berlin Radio Orchestra and Marek Janowski.
Since 2003, Ayako has recorded exclusively with EMI International and has just recorded her third disc, Prokofiev Solo Works which will be released in December 2007. Other recordings include her first album “Ayako Uehara/Tchaikovsky Grand Sonata” featuring all Tchaikovsky compositions. Ayako’s first ever recording was her live recording from the Tchaikovsky Competition which was released in Japan and sold over 30,000 copies.