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
Described as 'one of the most fascinating musical minds of our era' and 'a phenomenon' Le Figaro.
The new artistic director for opera at the NEW NATIONAL THEATRE TOKYO (NNTT), the conductor Kazushi Ono, has pledged a new native work every two years and seems keen that these works be heard beyond Japan.
The first, Asters by Akira Nishimura, commissioned by the NNTT, was premiered on February 17 in the 1,800-seat opera house and given an ambitious four performances tha......