Music Director, Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra
Music Director, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Laureate, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Artistic Director of Opera, New National Theatre in Tokyo (from September 2018)
Described as 'one of the most fascinating musical minds of our era' and 'a phenomenon' Le Figaro.
"The fluid way Strauss explores his ideas can be perceived as an open invitation for conductors to treat both the structure and the material as if they were suggestions rather than something definitive. Ono’s approach was a well-judged blend of fastidiousness with just a hint of incaution, seeking less to interpret the music than simply allowing it to speak on its own term......