Ryuichiro Sonoda

Musical direction in Otello

Biography

Education
Conductorat the National University of Fine Arts and Music in Tokyo, 2004
Studies with Kurt Masur & Charles Dutoit (Miyazaki International Music Festival), Gianluigi Gelmetti (Accademia Musicale Chigiana Siena)
 
Debut
Il viaggio a Reims(Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro), 2007
 
Career
Specialisation: Rossini & Italian opera
 
Highlights
Tosca (Siena); La Bohème (Japan Opera Foundation Tokyo); Die Zauberflöte (Biwako-Hall Japan); L’Italiana in Algeri (Rossini Festival in Wildbad); L’elisir d’amore (Opera Foundation Tokyo); Giselle (Teatro Comunale di Bologna); La gazza ladra (Bologna, Reggio Emilia, Rossini Festival Wildbad Bad); Don Giovanni (Osaka); Le nozze di Teti e Peleo (Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro); La morte di Didone (Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro); Coppelia (Teatro Comunale Bologna); Lucia di Lammermoor (Japan Opera Foundation)
Rossini cantatas Le nozze di Teti e di Peleo & La morte di Didone (Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro); Requiem (Verdi) (Japan)
 
Prizes
Prize ‘Carlo Corsini’ (2004) & honorary diploma (2006) at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana (Siena)
 
Worked with
Alberto Zedda


Recent and future productions
Il viaggio a Reims (Vlaamse Opera)
 
www.ryuichirosonoda.com

Last update on 12 December 2011

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