Born in 1989 in Nagano, Japan. Tetsuya Yamamoto has studied composition with Motoharu Kawashima and Michio Kitazume at Kunitachi College of Music. He has also studied the piano with Satoko Inoue, technique of conducting with Masakazu Natsuda, and the Shō which is Japanese traditional instrument of Gagaku with Mayumi Miyata. He obtained his Bachelor in 2012 and Master of Music in 2014 from the Kunitachi College of Music. After these education in Japan, he has continued to study in France. Studied with Régis Campo at the Marseille Conservatory and obtained the diploma of Cycle Perfectionnement (4th Cycle). Currently he is studying with Martin Matalon at the National Conservatory of Lyon (CNSMDL) since 2016.
Yamamoto has received several awards: Prize winner at the "Île de créations 2018" composition competition by the Orchestre national d'Île-de-France, Finalist at "The 38th Valentino Bucchi Prize International Composition Contest" in Rome 2017, 2nd Prize at "The 4th International Edison Denisov Young Composers Competition" in Tomsk 2016, 1st Prize and Special Prize at "The 6th International Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition" in Prague 2015, Representation from Japan at "The 31st ACL Festival & Conference in Singapore Young Composers Competition" in 2013, Finalist at "The 9th Thailand International Composers Competition" in Bangkok 2013, Prize Winner at "The 27th JSCM Composers Award" in Tokyo 2010, 1st Prize and Special Prize by the Mayor of Hirosaki at "The 8th Hirosaki Cherry-garden Composition Competition" in 2010 (President Jury: Hifumi Shimoyama), etc.
He has participated in IRCAM Mani-feste Academy in 2017, World Saxophone Congress "SAXOPEN" in 2015, Takefu International Composition Workshop in 2013 and 2014. And also his works has been performed in several festivals: Festival Music From Japan in New York 2017, Basklarinet Festijn in Utrecht 2016, Ryogoku Art Festival in Tokyo 2015, Bowling Green New Music Festival in Ohio 2014, Asian Composers League Festival & Confarence in Singapore 2013, Thailand International Composers Festival in Bangkok 2013, Suntory Summer Festival in Tokyo 2012 and Festival 5 Giornate in Milan 2011.
He is a member of the "Association Franco-Japonaise de la Musique Contemporaine".
Awarded the "Île de créations 2018", composition competition by the Orchestre national d'Île-de-France. (Feb. 2018)
Received the Honorable Mention at "The 13th Chengdu-China Sun River Prize Students New Composition Competition" in China. (Oct. 2017)
Participated in "IRCAM Mani-feste Academy 2017" in France. (June-July 2017)
Selected as a finalist at "The 38th International Composition Contest Valentino Bucchi Prize" in Italy. (May 2017)
Selected to the Call for Scores "Vox Novum, Composer's Voice PUZZLE-GARDE" (Feb. 2017)
Received the Honorable Mention at "The 12th Chengdu-China Sun River Prize Students New Composition Competition" in China. (Oct. 2016)
Received the 2nd Prize at "The 4th International Edison Denisov Young Composers Competition" in Russia. (Sep. 2016)
Selected the Call for Scores at "Bass Clarinet Miniatures 2016" in Netherlands. (Jan. 2016)
Awarded the 1st Prize and Special Prize (The best variation/fuga among Senior participants) at "The 6th International Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition" in Czech. (Aug. 2015)
Participated in "The World Saxophone Congress «SAXOPEN»" in France. (July 2015)
Selected the Call for Scores at "The 35th Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival" in USA. (Oct. 2014)
Selected the Call for Scores at "Tokyo to New York" (Jan. 2014)
Received the Honorable Mention at "The 7th JFC Composers Award". (Dec. 2013)
Selected the Representation from Japan at "The 31st ACL Festival & Conference in Singapore Young Composers Competition". (Sep. 2013)
Participated in "The 13th and 14th Takefu International Composition Workshop", studied with Francesco Filidei and Misato Mochizuki. (Sep. 2013 and Sep. 2014)
Selected as Finalist at "The 9th Thailand International Composers Competition". (July 2013)
Published the Work "COCOON" by fostermusic Inc. (Oct. 2012)
Received the Jury's prize at The 12th TIAA Japanese Composers Competition. (Sep. 2012)
Received the Incentive Prize at the "JASSO Excellent Student Grant 2011-2012". (2011)
Invited the Piece in "Festival 5 Giornate 2011" in Milan. (Mar. 2011)
Awarded the Prize Winner at "The 27th JSCM Composers Award". (Oct. 2010)
Received the 2nd Prize at "The 2nd Hiroshima Composition Competition". (July 2010)
Awarded the 1st Prize and Special Prize by the Mayor of Hirosaki at "The 8th Hirosaki Cherry-garden Composition Competition". (Apr. 2010)
Received the 2nd Prize at "The 7th Hirosaki Cherry-garden Composition Competition". (Apr. 2009)
Received the Excellence Prize at "The 43rd and 44th Shimpei Nakayama Music Prize" (Jan. 2007 and Jan. 2008)
Biographie courte (FR)
Tetsuya Yamamoto est né en 1989 à Nagano, au Japon. Après l'obtention de son master de musique à l'Université de musique de Kunitachi en 2014, il a étudié la composition avec Régis Campo au Conservatoire de Marseille. Actuellement il étudie avec Martin Matalon au Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et danse de Lyon.
Il a reçu divers prix, tels que le lauréat à l'Île de créations 2018, la mention honorable au 13e Chengdu-China Sun River Prize Students New Composition Competition à Sichuan en 2017, le finaliste au 38e International Composition Contest Valentino Bucchi Prize à Rome en 2017, le 2ème prix au 4e concours international Edison Denisov pour jounes compositeurs en Russie en 2016, le 1er prix et prix spécial au 6e International Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition à Prague en 2015, le lauréat au 27e JSCM Award for Composers à Tokyo en 2010.
En outre ses oeuvres ont été interprétées dans le cadre des festivals tels que Festival Music From Japan à New York en 2017, Saxophone Festival de Japan Saxophonist Association à Tokyo en 2017, Basklarinet Festijn à Utorecht en 2016, Bowling Green New Music Festival à Ohio en 2014, Asian Composers League Festival & Counférence à Singapour en 2013, Thailand International Composers Festival à Bangkok en 2013, Suntory Summer Festival à Tokyo en 2012, Festival 5 Giornate à Milan en 2011.
Il est membre de l'Association Franco-Japonaise de la Musique Contemporaine.
Orchestra / Ensemble / Symphonic Band
In the circle... for Orchestra (2017) / 10'00" (3,3,3,3/4,3,3,1/timp.-3perc.-hp.-cel./16,14,12,10,8)
Scenes of Ithaca for Soprano and Ensemble (2017) / 8'00" (Fl, Cl, Vn, Va, Vc, Pf)
Temps de chèvre for 5 musicians (2015) / 9'00" (Fl, Cl, Acc, Vc, Perc)
Kettenfaser für Kammerorchester von 12 Spieler (2014) / 7'00" (1,1,1,1/0,1,0,0/1perc.-1pf./1,1,1,1,1)
Light in Azumaya for Symphonic Band (2009) / 7'30" (3,1,5,1,5sax/4,3,4,1,1euph/7perc./0,0,0,0,1)
Étude d'alterné for 2 Clarinets and Piano (2018) / 4'30"
Point Counterpoint Counter for Saxophone Quartet (2017) / 4'50"
Voix de l'orgue for Alto Saxophone and Piano (2016) / 6'30"
Gimmick Bach 2 for Saxophone Quartet (2016) / 5'00" (score+parts)
7 Personas en centre-ville for Saxophone Quartet (2016) / 8'00" (minimum) Célesta for String Trio (2016) / 6'30"
5 Encores for Saxophone Quartet (2012-16/17) / 17'30" (2) (1,3,5)
Ice and Charcoal for 2 Bass Clarinets (2015) / 2'00"
Defect for Zephyros (Trumpet in C with slide) and Guitar (2015) / 7'30"
Spear for Flute Quintet (2015) / 4'40" (Picc, 3 Fl, A.Fl)
Hyaku-jo for Clarinet Quartet (2013) / 4'30" (score+parts)
Horizontal Study for Clarinet Quartet (2013) / 4'50"
Arabesque with Dual Nature for Slide Whistle and String Quartet (2013) / 7'30"
Capriccio for Slide Whistle Duo (2013) / 50"
Shochikubai for Mandolin Quintet (2013) / 10'30" (2 Mln, Mla, Mlc, Gt) (1) (2) (3)
COCOON for Flute Quartet (2012) / 5'00"
Woven Seasons for Prepared Piano 4 Hands (or Piano 4 Hands) (2012) / 3'30"
Crescent Moon in the Azure Twilight for Alto Flute, Violin and Prepared Piano (2012) / 2'30" (extract)
Sullen Face for Flute, Violin and Piano (2012) / 7'30"
Pop-up fragments for Violin and Piano (2012/13) / 8'00" (extract)
Crossroads / Y Intersection for Piccolo and Violin (2012/16) / 8'00"
Kairos for Trombone and String Trio (2011/16-17) / 9'00" (old version)
10.5 Pieces for Violin and Viola (2011) / 7'00" (minimum)
cross stitch for Saxophone Sextet (2011) / 12'00" (1) (2)
Slide Whistle Trio for 3 Slide Whistles (2011) / 4'30"
Gimmick Bach for String Quartet (2010/11) / 9'00"
Universal Study for Clarinet Sextet (2010) / 4'40"
Logical Fallacy for Double Bass and Harp (2010) / 7'00"
INTER-KINESIS for Violin and Piano (2010) / 12'00"
Chara Sax for Saxophone Quartet (2009) / 6'20" (score) (parts)
Dogenzaka for Viola (2013/16) / 3'00"
alphaphonie pour voix soprano (2015) / 4'00"
...sur les couleurs de la vie - Hommage à Edith Piaf for Vibraphone (2014) / 7'30"
Accordion for Piano (2014) / 7'00"
Sleeping Virginal for Viola (2013) / 7'00"
Luminosity for Clarinet and Electronics (2013) / 7'30"
Dogenzaka for Cello (2013) / 3'00"
Psychedelic Study for Clarinet (2011) / 5'30"
Crime and Drumsticks (Tsumi to Bachi) for Snare Drum (2011) / 7'30"
perhpas vairation? for Baritone (2011) / 7'30"
Le premier amour Version for Female Chorus and Piano (2017) / 4'00" (Sop, M-Sop, Alto)
Le premier amour for Mixed Chorus and Piano (2017) / 4'00" (Sop, Alto, Ten, Bass)
Music for "New Nonomi Folktails" (Ensemble Version) for Photographic slide, Reading and Ensemble (2012/13) / 18'00" (Fl, Cl, Vn, Vc, Perc, Pf)
Music for "New Nonomi Folktails" for Photographic slide, Reading and Chamber Orchestra (2012) / 18'00" (1,1,1,1/1,0,0,0/1perc.-1pf./1,1,1,1,1)
Opening Bell No.1 "2012 Winter" for Fixed Media (2012) / 31"
3rd and 4th movement (extract) from "Sheherazade" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for 12 Saxophones (and 5 Percussionists ad lib.) (2014) / 15'00"
Variation : "Mein junges Leben hat ein End" by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck for Clarinet Quartet (2013) / 6'00"
Shabondama (Soap Bubble) by Shimpei Nakayama for Violin and Piano (2013) / 3'00"
Czardas by Vittorio Monti for Flute, Clarinet, Violoncello and Piano (2012) / 4'00"
Pictures at an Exposition by Modest Mussorgsky for 7 musicians (2011) / 35'00" (Cl, 2 Sax, Bsn, Hr, M.Sop, Pf)
Extract from "The Merry Widow" by Franz Lehar for Flute Orchestra (2010) / 20'00" (Picc, 8 Fl, A.Fl, B.Fl, Cb.Fl, 4 Perc)
Extract from 3rd Act of "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini for Flute Orchestra (2009) / 12'00" (Picc, 6 Fl, 2 A.Fl, 2 B.Fl, Cb.Fl)
"Bolero de Ravel" by Maurice Ravel for 7 musicians (2009) / 17'00" (Fl, 3 Cl, Sax, Pf, Perc)
Thu. 29th March 2018 - Japan [Composition] [World Premiere]
... Private Concert.
** Ann Lepage & Tomomi Inoue Clarinet Duo Concert [Composition] [World Premiere]
Sun. 1st April 2018, 19h00 - Space Do (Tokyo)
André Messager / Solo de concours
Charles-Marie Widor / Introduction et Rondo
Franco Donatoni / Clair No.1
Arr. by Luigi Bassi / Rigoletto
Amilcare Ponchielli / Il Convegno
Akira Miyoshi / Rêve colorié
Felix Mendelssohn / Konzertstück No.1
Tetsuya Yamamoto / Étude d'alterné
Performance by Ann Lepage, Tomomi Inoue (Cl.)
Admission: Adv. ¥2,500 / Door ¥3,000
Wed. 4th April 2018 - France
... Radio France.
** Saison 17.18 en Île-de-France "SPORTING CLUB" [Composition]
Sat. 7th April 2018, 20h30 - Le POC d'Alfortville (Alfortville)
Tue. 10th April 2018, 20h30 - Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris Philharmonie (Paris)
Claude Debussy / Jeux, poème dansé
Arthur Honegger / Rugby, mouvement symphonique n°2
Tetsuya Yamamoto / In the circle... (2017)
Iannis Xenakis / Rebonds B
Andy Akiho / Ricochet, concerto pour violon, percussions et ping-pong
Performance by Orchestre national d'Île-de-France, Julien Masmondet (Cond.), Ann-Estelle Médouze (Vn.), Georgi Varbinov (Perc.), Christophe Legout, Daniela Dodeanp (Ping-Pong) and Édouard Signolet (Proposition scénique)
Fri. 4th May 2018 - Lyon, France
... Master's Recital at CNSMD Lyon.
** Gemini Trio presents Toshio Nakagawa's 60-years-old Birthday Concert [Composition] [World Premiere]
Sun. 3rd June 2018, 13h30 and 17h00 - Ryogoku Monten Hall (Tokyo)
Sunao Isaji, Sadayuki Kaminaga, Motoharu Kawashima, Yasuo Sueyoshi, Tomoko Fukui, Yori-Aki Matsudaira, Yasunoshin Morita, Kazutomo Yamamoto and Tetsuya Yamamoto / Musical Congratulatory Address for Toshio Nakagawa
Frederic Rzewski / HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Satoru Ono / Happy Birthday, Mr. President
Toshio Nakagawa / Passacaglia on ut, re, ut, fa, mi (WP)
Yumi Kimura / Itsumo Nando Demo
Takashi Niigaki / Invention or Inversion V "Amarilli" (WP)
Performance by Gemini Trio = Kiyonori Sokabe (Tp.), Toshio Nakagawa (Pf.), Takashi Matsudaira (Bar./Vo.) / Takashi Niigaki (Pf.) and Yumi Kimura (Vo./Lyre)
Admission: Adv. ¥3,000 / Door ¥3,500 / Monten's Member ¥2,500
Summer 2018 - Paris
New piece for Violin and Piano (WP)
3rd September 2018 - Japan
New piece for Hichiriki and Sho (WP)
13th September 2018 - Nagano, Japan
Le premier amour for Mixed Chorus and Piano (2017)
** Concert Musica Universalis « L’esprit libre de la créativité » [Composition]
Fri. 12th January 2018, 19h00 - Auditorium, Conservatoire Frédéric Chopin du 15e à Paris (Paris)
Tetsuya Yamamoto / Slide Whistle Trio (2011)
Mayu Hirano / Poolside for Soprano Saxophone (WP)
Salvatore Schiarrino / Let me die before I wake for Clarinet
John Psathas / One study one summary for Marimba and electronics
Louis Andriessen / Workers Union for Ensemble
Performed by Ensemble Musica Universalis
** Concert de la classe de composition [Composition] [France Premiere]
Fri. 19th January 2018, 18h00 - Salle Varèse, CNSMD Lyon (Lyon, France)
Tetsuya Yamamoto / Kairos (2011/16-17, FP) ...etc.
Performed by Students of CNSMD Lyon
** LA FINALE du Île de créations 2018 [Composition] [World Premiere]
Sat. 3rd February 2018, 19h00 - Pôle culturel d'Alfortville (Alfortville, France)
Julien Giraudet / D’Olympie en Olympie
Mischa Tangian / Five elements
Tetsuya Yamamoto / In the circle... (2017/WP)
Performance by Orchestre national d'Île-de-France et Tito Ceccherini (Cond.)
** The 10th Nagano Monzen-machi Music Festival 2018 Winter [Composition] [World Premiere]
Mon. 12th February 2018, 10h30 - Hotel Kokusai 21, Room Fuyou (Nagano)
Tetsuya Yamamoto / Le premier amour - Version for Female Chorus and Piano (2017, WP) ...etc.
Performance by Female Choir Coro Lunare and Yoko Kitazawa (Cond.)