ARTIST / STAFF

音楽監督/作曲/ピアノ

一柳 慧 Toshi Ichiyanagi

 music director ,composer ,pianist

神奈川芸術文化財団芸術総監督。ピアノを原智恵子、B.ウェブスターに師事。高校時代1949年毎日音楽コンクール(現日本音楽コンクール)作曲部門第1位。52年19歳で渡米。ジュリアード音楽院卒業。この間クーリッジ賞、グレチャニノフ賞受賞。ジョン・ケージと知己を得、偶然性や図形楽譜による音楽活動を展開。61年帰国後も国内及び欧米から委嘱を受けて精力的に作品発表と演奏活動を行い、様々な分野に強い刺激を与える。尾高賞を5回、フランス芸術文化勲章、毎日芸術賞、京都音楽大賞、サントリー音楽賞他多数受賞。2008年文化功労者、2016年度日本芸術院賞及び恩賜賞受賞。

空間監修

白井 晃 Akira Shirai

space supervisor

京都府出身。早稲田大学卒業後、1983-2002年、「遊◎機械/全自動シアター」主宰。美意識の高い緻密な演出で定評があり、ストレートプレイからミュージカル、オペラまで幅広く手掛ける。読売演劇大賞優秀演出家賞、湯浅芳子賞(脚本部門)、佐川吉男音楽賞などの受賞歴がある。2016年4月、KAAT神奈川芸術劇場芸術監督に就任。

写真クレジット:二石友希

映像ディレクション
須藤 崇規 Takaki Sudo

video direction

1983年北海道生まれ。横浜在住。舞台で使用される映像の制作、記録映像のディレクション、インターネットを通じた映像配信などパフォーミングアーツに関わる映像全般を手がける。特に体験型・回遊型・ツアー型など特殊な環境での撮影が求められる作品や、劇場外での作品を多く手がけ、演出意図を汲んだ柔軟なディレクションが得意。

主な映像プラン作品に、範宙遊泳『その夜と友達』、F/T16 ドキュントメント『となり街の知らない踊り子』、NISSAY OPERA 2015『ドン・ジョバンニ』、チェルフィッチュ『わたしは彼女に何もしてあげられない』、マームとジプシー×急な坂スタジオ『歩行と移動』、F/T13『光のない。(プロローグ?)』(小沢剛演出)、あいちトリエンナーレ2013『ほうほう堂@おつかい』、『鑑賞者』(小野寺修二演出)、『ほうほう堂@緑のアルテリオ』、チェルフィッチュ『ゾウガメのソニックライフ』(岡田利規演出)、『長短調 または眺め身近め』(中野成樹演出)、『アトミック・サバイバー』(阿部初美演出)など。

東京芸術大学音楽学部音楽環境創造科卒、在学中に安宅賞受賞、音楽研究科芸術環境創造専攻修士課程卒。

愛知大学非常勤講師。

2013〜2015年度『長島確のつくりかた研究所』研究主任。 http://sudoko.jp/


作曲
山本 和智 Kazutomo Yamamoto

composer

1975年山口県生まれ。独学で作曲を学ぶ。オーケストラ、室内楽、アンサンブル、合唱、独奏曲、映画音楽など作曲活動は広範に亘り、作品は東フィル、日本フィル、京都フィル室内合奏団等の演奏団体・演奏家らにより日本をはじめ海外で広く演奏され評価されている。2009年度武満徹作曲賞第2位(審査員:ヘルムート・ラッヘンマン)、2010年第5回JFC作曲賞(審査員:近藤譲)等受賞多数。

作曲
森 円花 Madoka Mori

composer

2014年20歳で第83回日本音楽コンクール作曲部門(管弦楽部門)第2位。桐朋女子高等学校音楽科(男女共学)を経て桐朋学園大学卒業。2017年同大学研究科を修了し、同年より母校の非常勤講師として後進の指導にあたる。在学中、桐朋学園大学オーケストラグリーンホール定期演奏会、東京文化会館モーニングコンサート、調布音楽祭、その他様々な学内外の演奏会に出品。作曲を三瀬和朗氏に師事。

写真クレジット:Shigeto Imura


指揮
杉山 洋一 Yoichi Sugiyama

conductor

1969年生まれ。2000年、アンサンブル・モデルンを皮切りに、オーケストラ・ミラノ・ムジカ、クラングフォーラム・ウィーンを、日本では都響、新日本フィル、仙台フィル、東京混声合唱団を指揮。オペラではカザーレ「チョムスキーとの対話」(ボローニャ)、メルキオーレ「碁の名人」初演(ヴェローナ)、「ファルスタッフ」(高松)、「魔笛」(仙台、白河)、細川俊夫「大鴉」(ボルツァーノ)等を指揮。作曲家としても国内外から多数の委嘱を受けており、第13回佐治敬三賞を、第2回一柳慧コンテンポラリー賞を受賞。

写真クレジット:山之上雅信

チェロ
上野 通明 Michiaki Ueno

cellist

2009年若い音楽家のためのチャイコフスキー国際コンクール日本人初の優勝。ルーマニア国際音楽コンクール最年少第1位、ルーマニア大使館賞、ルーマニアラジオ文化局賞を併せて受賞。2014年ブラームス国際コンクール第1位。新日本フィル、東響、東フィル、日本フィル、ロシア響他、国内外のオーケストラと多数共演。桐朋学園大学ソリストディプロマコース特待生として毛利伯郎氏に師事。2015年よりデユッセルドルフ音楽大学にてピーター・ウィスペルウェイ氏に師事し、更なる研鑽を積む。2016年青山音楽賞新人賞受賞。

写真クレジット:ブラームス国際コンクール


平田 紀子 Noriko Hirata

大阪府出身。深海さとみに師事。東京藝術大学卒業。在学中に宮城賞受賞。卒業に際しアカンサス音楽賞、同声会賞受賞。宮城道雄記念コンクール、賢順記念くるめ全国箏曲祭、利根英法記念邦楽コンクールで一位受賞。作曲家の公演や音楽祭、シンポジウム、作曲コンクールでの演奏など、古典音楽に加えて現代音楽分野で活動する。邦楽四重奏団団員。日本音楽の教育と研究をつなぐ会会員。東京藝術大学教育研究助手。


寺井 結子 Yuiko Terai

福島市出身。遠藤千晶に師事。東京藝術大学卒業。在学中に宮城賞及び同声会賞受賞。同大学院音楽研究科修了。NHK邦楽技能者育成会第55期修了。NHK-FM「邦楽のひととき」「邦楽百番」出演。東京と福島を中心に後進の指導にあたり、葛飾区内では箏体験講座の講師を務める等、邦楽の普及にも力を注ぐ。生田流箏曲宮城社師範。松戸市役所箏曲部講師。(公社)日本三曲協会、森の会、妙祐会、福島県三曲連盟所属。


中島 裕康 Hiroyasu Nakajima

1988年茨城県守谷市出身。筝曲地歌を樋口雅礼瑤、浜根由香の各氏に師事。正派邦楽会師範(雅裕)。東京藝術大学卒業後、洋楽器や舞踏家、書家、画家との共演即興演奏、独学による作曲・編曲活動を精力的に行なう。2016年10月、東京文化会館(小)で第1回リサイタル。邦楽四重奏団、アンサンブル室町他に所属、新作の委嘱初演も多数。

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Profiles of the artists and staffs

Toshi Ichiyanagi, composer, pianist,music direction

He currently serves as general artistic director of Kanagawa Arts Foundation. Born in Kobe (1933), Toshi Ichiyanagi studied composition under Kishio Hirao, Tomojiro Ikenouchi and John Cage and piano under Chieko Hara and Beveridge Webster. He entered the Juilliard School of Music in New York in 1954 and stayed in the city until 1961, during which time he engaged avant-garde musical activities under the influence of John Cage. Returning to Japan in 1961, he introduced new music from Japan, Europe and America to Japanese audiences, in which capacity he exerted a galvanizing influence on many fields of the contemporary arts. He revisited the United States in 1966, presenting his compositions at concerts nationwide. In 1976 he was active in Berlin on a DAAD grant and received commissions for new works from music festivals throughout Europe. During the 1980s and 90s he composed several large-scale works for Japanese traditional instruments and formed the Tokyo International Music Ensemble (TIME) and the Ensemble Origin to enable their performance. As well as performing in Japan, these ensembles have given frequent performance in Europe and the United States. Toshi Ichiyanagi’s profile compositional output includes 4 operas, 10 symphonies, 12 concertos and 6 works for Gagaku ensemble in addition to a large number of works in the fields of chamber and choral music. He continues today to create new works in his own distinctive style that pursues the spatial qualities of music. He has been the recipient of many honors and awards including the Otaka Prize on 5 occasions, L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government, the Mainichi Art Prize, the Kyoto Music Grand Prize, the Suntory Music Prize, the Purple Ribbon Medal, the Order of the Rinsing Sun (Gold Rays with Rosette), and Person of Cultural Merit.

Akira Shirai, stage director, space supervision

Akira Shirai, coming from Kyoto, established his own drama company “Zenjido Yu-kikai Theatre” in 1983. While he was working with them until 2002, he attained high reputation for his talent as a director. He has directed various productions after he began to work independently in the wide range of field from straight play, musical to opera. His direction of European novels and plays such as pieces by Paul Auster, Philip Ridley, expressing his own distinctive aesthetics, is especially highly acclaimed. Recent direction work by Akira Shirai include “Orlando”, “Spring awakening”(both 2017), “Rise and Fall of the City of Machagonny”, “A Dream Play”(both 2016),“Peer Gunt”(2015) etc. He is awarded many prizes such as the Best Director Prize of 9th and 10th Yomiuri Drama Award, Yoshiko Yuasa Prize (playwright category) for “The Music of Chance”(2005), 10th Yoshio Sagawa Music Award for “Magic Flute”(2012, Matsumoto Citizens Opera). He has served as artistic director of Kanagawa Arts Theatre (KAAT) since April, 2014.

Kazutomo Yamamoto, composer

Born in Yamaguchi (1975), he learned music by himself. He composes in an extensive music field such as orchestra, chamber music, ensemble, chorus, solo instrument and film soundtrack. Various important musicians, ensembles and orchestras, such as Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyoto Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble play his pieces. His pieces can be listened not only in Japan, but in many other countries as Canada, France, Germany, Netherland, Belgium, the United States, Malaysia and Russia. He was awarded various prizes such as 1st prize in The Molinari International Competition for Composition (Canada), 1st. Prize in Music 21 / AIC International Composers' Competition (Ireland), 2nd Prize in Toru Takemitsu Composition Award (2009, judged by Helmut Lachenmann), 5th JFC Composition Prize (2010, judged by Jo Kondo), 2nd Prize in 6th International Jurgenson Competition for Young Composers (Russia) and Encouragement Prize in Tokyo Experimental Festival-Sound, Art & Performance vol.7. He currently teaches as at Wako University.

Madoka Mori, composer

Born in 1994, she studied at Toho Gakuen Music High School and graduated from Toho Gakuen College Music Department. During she was studying in college, her orchestra piece was voted to be performed in Toho Gakuen Orchestra Green Hall Subscription Concert. Just after completion of graduate school (2017), she began to teach at Toho Gakuen College. In 2010, and from 2012 to ‘17, her pieces were voted to be included in Exhibition of the pieces by the excellent composition students of Toho Gakuen. In 83th the Music Competition of Japan (Composition for Orchestra category), she won 2nd Prize. She joined Nong Project in Korea as a dispatched student and Takefu International Music Festival as a scholarship student. She studied under Kazuo Mituse, Atsutada Otaka, Joji Yuasa, Eric Tanguy, Hitomi Kaneko, Ivan Fedele, Toshio Hosokawa and Stefano Gervasoni.

Takaki Sudo, video direction

He graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Music, Musical Creativity and Environment course where he was awarded Ataka Prize while he was studying, and got a master degree at the graduate school of music. He works in an expansive field of video and movie related to performing arts, such as making video images to be used in performances on the stage, directing documentary video of stage performances and distributing moving pictures over the internet. He has got high reputation in shooting performances under special condition such as participation style, landscape style as well as outside theatres. He is highly talented in flexible direction of filmmaking which realizes what the stage directors intend to do. He has collaborated so far with companies like Chelfitsch, Mum & Gypsy, Hanchu-Yuei and directors such as Toshiki Okada, Yukio Shiba, Fabien Prioville, Tsuyoshi Ozawa and Shuji Onodera, each of those icons ahead of our time. His video planning works have been exhibited at Nissay Opera, Festival Tokyo, Aichi Triennale, Kyu na Saka Studio and various other venues. His video direction works can be seen in DVDs of Toshiki Okada, Chelfitsch, Hoho-do. He also teaches at Aichi University.

Yoichi Sugiyama, conductor

Yoichi Sugiyama (born in 1969 in Tokyo) has studied orchestral conducting with Emilio Pomàrico and Morihiro Okabe as well as composition with Franco Donatoni, Sandro Gorli and Akira Miyoshi. He is active both as a conductor and as a composer in Europe and Japan. Since he conducted the Ensemble Modern Orchestra in 2000, he has collaborated with various prestigious ensembles and orchestras such as the Wien Modern, Klangforum Wien, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, The philharmonic Chorus of Tokyo, etc. He has also conducted opera productions such as “Conversation With Chomsky” by Emanuele Casale (Teatro Comunale, Bologna, 2016), World premiere of “The Master of Go” by Alessandro Melchiorre (Teatro Filharmonico Verona, 2008), “Falstaff” (Takamatsu),“the Magic Flute” (Sendai and Shirakawa), “The Raven” by Toshio Hosokawa (Teatro Comunale, Bolzano, 2017). As a composer, Yoichi Sugiyama accepts various commissions internationally. He was awarded for many of his pieces such as13th Keizo Saji Prize for “Tokyo Genon Keikaku #01”, 2nd Toshi Ichiyanagi Contemporary Award for “Two verses by Du Fu for female voice and instruments Japanese premiere” commissioned by Rohm Music Foundation. In autumn 2018, he is scheduled to conduct ballet music by Ianis Xenakis “Kraanerg” in Bologna. He has been residing in Milan ever since and he is currently teaching at Civica Scuola di Musica di Milano “Claudio Abbado”.

Michiaki Ueno, cellist

Michiaki Ueno is the first Japanese ever to win 6th International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians (2009) at the age of 13. A year later, he won 1st prize in 6th Romanian International Music Competition along with several special awards; Romanian Embassy Prize, and The Romanian Radio Culture Prize. His most recent title has been 1st prize in 21st International Johannes Brahms Competition( 2014). As a soloist he has performed with various orchestras such as the Russian Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. Michiaki studied under Inaki Etxepare and Shoichi Baba. He studied at Toho Gakuen College Music Department, Soloist Diploma Course with a full scholarship under the tutelage of Prof. Hakuro Mori. Since 2015, he has been pursuing his study at Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf with Prof. Pieter Wispelwey. He is also given 1st Foundation for Youth from Iwatani Tokiko Foundation as well as 6th Iwatani Tokiko Encourage Prize. He also won 26th Young Artist Award in Aoyama music awards (2016).

Noriko Hirata, koto player

Studying with Satomi Fukami, she graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Music where she was awarded Miyagi Prize while studying, as well as the Acanthus Music Prize and the Doseikai Prize at the moment of graduation. She won 1st. prizes at various competitions such as Miyagi Michio Memorial Contest, Kenjun Memorial National Koto Competition in Kurume and Hidenori Tone Memorial Japanese Music Competition. Also awarded 13th Keizo Saji Prize by the Suntory Foundation for Arts for a performance of “Toho Kitan” by “Ensemble Muromachi” which features Japanese traditional instruments and European period instruments. She gave a solo performance in NHK Educational TV The Arts in Japan – Brilliant Young Emerging Artist, and later participated in the recordings of the same TV program’s theme music and the music for NHK Radio 1’s New Sunday Classic Drama Series. She has been active introducing attraction and ability of Japanese traditional music as well as music of various nations through “Hogaku Quartet”, performance for groupes of composers, music festivals and for symposiums. She is a member of Hogaku Quartet, Society for connecting education and study of Japanese music. She serves as a research and education assistant at Tokyo University of the Arts.

Yuiko Terai, koto player

Yuiko Terai was born and raised in Fukushima City. She began studying koto of the Ikuta School under Kyoko Sato at the age of 3, and currently studies under Yuko Endo and Chiaki Endo. She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Music where she won Miyagi prize and the Doseikai prize while studying. She also completed 55th course of NHK training program for young performers of traditional Japanese instruments . She has performed on NHK FM’s Hōgaku no Hitotoki (Japanese Music Moments) and Hōgaku Hyakuban. She won 2nd prize in Kenjun Memorial National Koto Competition in Kurume. After her post graduate prgramme, she began holding regularly scheduled concerts in her home prefecture of Fukushima. Since 2015, she has also organized recitals in Tokyo featuring musicians who have studies under her. She also holds concerts for preschool children to create opportunities for people of all ages, especially children, to enjoy traditional Japanese music. She is dedicated to teaching and promoting traditional Japanese music.

Hiroyasu Nakajima, koto player

He studied under Gareiyoh Higuchi and Yuka Hamane. He graduated from the Tokyo University of the Arts. Upon his graduation, he gave a performance for the Emperor of Japan at the Toka Music Hall in the Imperial Palace. Nakajima has received numerous prizes, including the New Musician Prize at the 38th Ibaraki New Musician Festival, the top prize of the traditional Japanese music category at the 25th New Musician Competition, the Kenjun Prize at the 20th Kenjun Memorial National Koto Competition, and the top prize at the 2nd Hidenori Tone Memorial Japanese Music Competition.

In 2013 and 2016, Nakajima performed a solo in NHK Educational TV’s The Arts in Japan – Brilliant Young Emerging Artist and NHK FM’s Hōgaku no Hitotoki (Japanese Music Moments). He has participated in several CD albums including Kinue Nakase: Singing with the Koto, Minao Shibata and His Era: the Second Period,“singing with koto–Kinue Nakase” as well as “portfolio of Teruyuki Noda by Hogaku Quartet” which got recommendation of Ongaku Gendai magazine, special recommendation of Record Arts magagine. He has a master degree of “Seiha-Hogakukai”. He is also a member of Ensemble Muromachi which was awarded 13th Keizo Saji Prize and Hogaku Quartet. He is also giving lessons at his own class in Tokyo.

Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra

Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra was established in 1970. In 1978 it was authorized as an incorporated foundation and 2014 as a public Interest Incorporated Foundation by the prefectural government. With their mission to activate music culture in Kanagawa, the orchestra has been actively performing within the prefecture. In addition to numerous special concerts in various venues in Kanagawa, performances for ballets, operas, recordings, enthusiastic activity for schoolkids are also highly valued by audiences as to engage next generation to the attraction of music. It was rewarded Ando Tamejiro Education Memorial Foundation Prize (1983), Kanagawa Cultural Award (1989), NHK local broadcast cultural Prize, Yokohama Cultural Award (2007). Currently, its activity over internet and social network services is also appreciated and focused on newspapers quite a few times. Shigeo Genda is appointed as Honorary Conductor, Hiroshi Koizumi as Special Guest Conductor and Kentaro Kawase as Principle Concuctor.