Seiji Ozawa

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United States conductor (born in Japan in 1935)


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Because unless you understand the Japanese as mortal members of planet earth like the rest of us, there is no way to explain why Japan's economy is starting to lean like a potential Titanic; why its top national leaders sometimes act like goofballs; why its sizzling ice skaters (even a champ like the celestial Mao Asada) sometimes fall on their butts; why even their gigantically talented baseball players, like the great Godzilla, Hideki Matsui, the 2009 World Series Most Valuable Player, can whiff; why living-legend symphony conductors like even Seiji Ozawa can forget to give a poor exposed oboist a proper cue; and why gas pedals even in Toyotas can stick like used-Singapore-chewing-gum and cause unwanted acceleration.
TOKYO - Prominent Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer and will cancel all of his concert engagements from January through June for medical treatment, his office said Thursday.
She also has worked with an array of today's most prominent conductors, including Seiji Ozawa, Kurt Masur, Leonard Slatkin and Robert Shaw, the musician she credits with giving her the early and important opportunities that started her career.
Recorded in Boston's historic Symphony Hall in the early 1980s, these performances bring together the great Bohemia-born Russian-Jewish pianist Rudolf Serkin and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, long described as "an aristocrat among orchestras", under Seiji Ozawa, midway through a principal conductorship which some eventually considered as having endured too long.
His main orchestral work has been with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa and his opera work includes Madame Butterfly at Tanglewood, Mozart's Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail at the Spoleto Festival in Italy and Mozart's Cosi fan tutte with the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki.
Krystian Zimerman, piano; Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony Orchestra.
CREATIVES: Compton MacKenzie, Jackson Pollock,Thomas Edison, a carpenter and Seiji Ozawa
He was also involved in the prestigious Tanglewood Festival in the US, working with the great Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa.
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The pedagogical side of Tanglewood became especially newsworthy a few years ago when the Boston Symphony's Music Director, Seiji Ozawa, decided to take direct charge of the program and to reintegrate members of the orchestra into the teaching.
The exhibition reaches its crescendo in a large upper gallery with the full set of Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex (conducted by Seiji Ozawa in Japan in 1992), for which Taymor designed huge head-masks and sentinels inspired by Cycladic sculpture, the scarred surfaces and severely simplified shapes of which are also reminiscent of ancient Japanese Haniwa figures.
While at the conservatory she sang with the New England Conservatory Chorus in concerts with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Seiji Ozawa.
The book begins with a short, supportive foreword by Seiji Ozawa followed by two prefaces; one by Takemitsu, the other by Yoshiko Kakudo and Glenn Glasow, who undertook the often formidable task of translating the author's Japanese into English.
NEW YORK -- The 2011 winners of the prestigious Praemium Imperiale arts awards, announced today by the Japan Art Association at Claridge's Hotel in London, include Academy Award-winning actress Judi Dench, New Media artist Bill Viola and former music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra Seiji Ozawa.
This collection includes two discs capturing Fleisher at the peak of his reemergence playing solo works, plus a third disc of Piano Concertos for the Left Hand with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Seiji Ozawa.