Takuo Yuasa
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1949
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Takuo Yuasa

Biography

Takuo Yuasa (湯浅 卓雄 Yuasa Takuo?, born 1949) is a Japanese conductor. Takuo Yuasa was born in Osaka, Japan, where he studied piano, cello, flute, and clarinet. At age 18, he received a scholarship to study in the USA at the…

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P. Glass, Takuo Yuasa & Ulster Orchestra
Akhnaten - Dance (Act II Scene III)
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Akhnaten - Dance (Act II Scene III)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Exsultate, jubilate - motet for soprano and orchestra (K.165)
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Exsultate, jubilate - motet for soprano and orchestra (K.165)
Felix Mendelssohn
Die Schone Melusine [The fair Melusine] - overture (Op.32)
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Die Schone Melusine [The fair Melusine] - overture (Op.32)
Philip Glass
Violin Concerto - 2nd movt.
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Violin Concerto - 2nd movt.
Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony no.5 in D major "Reformation" (Op.107)
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Symphony no.5 in D major "Reformation" (Op.107)
Felix Mendelssohn
The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) overture (Op.26)
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The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) overture (Op.26)
Peter Donohoe
Piano Concerto in B minor; 2nd movement; Tranquillo e calmo
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Piano Concerto in B minor; 2nd movement; Tranquillo e calmo
Ulster Orchestra
Village Festival [Suite No.2 in E minor "Indian", Op.48] (feat. Takuo Yuasa)
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Village Festival [Suite No.2 in E minor "Indian", Op.48] (feat. Takuo Yuasa)
Ulster Orchestra
Akhnaten - opera in 3 acts: Act 2 scene 3; The City (Dance) (feat. Takuo Yuasa)
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Akhnaten - opera in 3 acts: Act 2 scene 3; The City (Dance) (feat. Takuo Yuasa)
Benjamin Britten
Gloriana - symphonic suite Op.53a [with tenor solo ad lib]
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Gloriana - symphonic suite Op.53a [with tenor solo ad lib]


Past BBC Events

Prom 53 Proms 1992
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Royal Albert Hall
1992-09-01T03:31:14
1
Sep
1992

Prom 53 Proms 1992

19:00
Royal Albert Hall
Prom 32 Proms 1991
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Royal Albert Hall
1991-08-15T03:31:14
15
Aug
1991

Prom 32 Proms 1991

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Prom 26 Proms 1990
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Royal Albert Hall
1990-08-11T03:31:14
11
Aug
1990

Prom 26 Proms 1990

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Prom 51 Proms 1989
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Royal Albert Hall
1989-09-01T03:31:14
1
Sep
1989

Prom 51 Proms 1989

19:30
Royal Albert Hall


Takuo Yuasa Biography

Takuo Yuasa (湯浅 卓雄 Yuasa Takuo?, born 1949) is a Japanese conductor.

Takuo Yuasa was born in Osaka, Japan, where he studied piano, cello, flute, and clarinet. At age 18, he received a scholarship to study in the USA at the University of Cincinnati, eventually completing a bachelor's degree in Theory and Composition. Later on, he moved to Europe to study conducting at the Hochschule in Vienna with Hans Swarowsky, after which he studied with Igor Markevitch in France and Franco Ferrara in Siena. He then became assistant to Lovro von Matačić, working with him in Monte Carlo, Milan, and Vienna. Since winning a Special Award at the Fitelberg International Conducting Competition in Katowice, Poland, Yuasa has frequently conducted the major orchestras there, including the Warsaw National Philharmonic and the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestras.

Back in his home of Japan, Yuasa conducts several major Japanese orchestras. In the UK, Yuasa has worked with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (as principal guest conductor), and the Ulster Orchestra (as principal guest conductor) Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Halle Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic amongst others. He has also conducted orchestras throughout Europe and Far East such as; Oslo Philharmonic, Berlin Symphony, Lahti Symphony, Iceland Symphony, National Symphony of Ireland, Royal Flanders Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, New Zealand Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Recently Yuasa has appeared with Orchestre National de France, Brussels Philharmonic. The Permanent Conductor of Osaka Symphonic Choir, amateur chorus group.

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