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Nobutaka Masui (Conductor)
Nobutaka Masui graduated from the Conducting Course of the Toho Gakuen University of Music. He received his training as a conductor under Morihiro Okabe, Hideo Saito, Seiji Ozawa, Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Tadaaki Otaka, Franco Ferrara, and Leonard Bernstein.
He appeared as a scholarship conductor in the Tanglewood Music Festival in 1978, and conducted the Music Festival Orchestra.
He was invited to "l' Opera" in Paris to join some projects to produce operas where he expanded his knowledge and techniques. He also took a part in many similar projects in Japan in which his outstanding talent achieved a great success.
While he was studying at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich in 1989 as one of the members of Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists (organized by Ministry of Cultural Affairs), he assisted Wolfgang Sawallisch to present a large number of opera projects on the stage.
In 1989, he was engaged in Gunma Symphony Orchestra as a Conductor.
In 1991, a joint performance with Wiener Blaserensemble, which consists of artists from Wiener Philharmoniker, was broadcasted all over the world as a non-fiction documentary TV program which was especially produced for the 150th Foundation Anniversary of Wiener. In the year of 1992, he played with a promising young cellist, Matt Haimovitz.
In November, 1997, he conducted the separate chamber orchestra of Britten's War Requiem at the subscription concert of New Japan Philharmonic with Mstislav Rostropovich as the Orchestra's main conductor.
Mr. Masui was one of the conductors at the Opening Ceremony of Nagano Olympics in February, 1998, who coordinated the chorus groups and the orchestra at the performance of Beethoven's Symphony No.9.
As a conductor of opera music, a field which he is especially skillful at, he won a great reputation for all his performances, such as the Japan-Premiere "Il campanello", "Le Nozze di Figaro", "Die Zauberflote", "Der Schanspieldirekto", "Cavalleria Rusticana" et al.
He keeps going along with the Saito Memorial Orchestra on its European Tour as the Assistant Conductor as well as appearing on NHK TV.
He presently teaches at Kyoto City University of Arts as a Professor
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