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October 28(Wed) 15:00-16:00

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Yasuji Ohagi + Daichi Fujiki: Guitar & Songs

The most talented Japanese guitarist of his generation, Yasuji Ohagi brings masterpieces for guitar from well-known classical works, Japanese songs to even Beatles numbers.

ARTIST

Yasuji Ohagi ,guitar
Daichi Fujiki, countertenor

Program

Dowland: Time Stand Still
Schubert: Nachtstuck, op.36-2, D672b
Mendelssohn: Auf Flügeln des Gesanges
Jobim: Felicidade
Gershwin/Takemitsu: Summertime
Japanese Songs (Kono-michi, Shikararete)
Takemitsu: Small Sky
Tarrega: Memories Alhambra
Brouwer: Un Dia De Noviembre
Mccartney: Yesterday

About the Artist

Yasuji Ohagi ,guitar After graduating from high school, Yasuji moved to Paris to study music at Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris and Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris. In 1998, he received the 2nd prize and the Special Jury Award (the Leo Brouwer Award) at the Havana International Guitar Competition. After that, he went to Siena, Italy, to study further at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana there for four years, having Oscar Ghiglia as his mentor, and received the highest honors for the four consecutive times. He is originally from Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

Daichi Fujiki, countertenor Graduate of Tokyo University of the Arts. He completed his training at the New National Theatre’s Opera Training Center. Studied vocal technique under instructors Kanichi Suzuki and Michael Chance, among others. Placed first in the vocal division of the Music Competition of Japan in 2012. Debuted in Il trionfo di Clelia (The Triumph of Clelia) at Bologna’s Teatro Comunale in 2013. Immediately went on to appear in Divorzio all'italiana (Divorce, Italian Style) at the same theater, to international acclaim. In 2014, he starred in MonoOpera’s Hitodenashi-no-Koi (The Love of the Brute, world premiere) hosted by the Kyoto Art Center, and appeared for the second consecutive year in the 58th NHK New Year Opera Concert in 2015. In the 2014/15 season, he signed a guest appearance contract with the Vienna State Opera – a first for a Japanese countertenor – which is set to continue in the 2015/16 season. With his international activities spanning a wide range of repertoire from baroque to contemporary, Fujiki is currently one of Japan’s highest-profile artists. Winner of the 19th Matsukata Hall Music Prize in 2015.