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: Finalist at "The 38th Valentino Bucchi Prize International Composition Contest" in 2017, 2nd Prize at "The 4th International Edison Denisov Young Composers Competition" in 2016, 1st Prize and Special Prize at "The 6th International Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition" in 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 2013, Prize Winner at "The 27th JSCM Composers Award" in 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 and Takefu International Composition Workshop in 2014 and 2013. And also his works has been performed in several festivals: Festival 5 Giornate in Milan 2011, Suntory Summer Festival in Tokyo 2012, Thailand International Composers Festival in Bangkok 2013, Asian Composers League Festival & Confarence in Singapore 2013, Bowling Green New Music Festival in Ohio 2014, Ryogoku Art Festival in Tokyo 2015, Basklarinet Festijn in Utrecht 2016 and Festival Music From Japan in New York 2017.
He is a member of the "Association Franco-Japonaise de la Musique Contemporaine".
Received the Honorable Mention at "The 13th Chengdu-China Sun River Prize Students New Composition Competition" in China. (Oct. 2017)
Selected as a finalist at the "Île de créations 2018" composition competition by Orchestre national d'Île-de-France. (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 la mention honorable au 13e Chengdu-China Sun River Prize Students New Composition Competition (2017/Sichuan), le finaliste au 38e International Composition Contest Valentino Bucchi Prize (2017/Rome), le 2ème prix au 4e concours international Edison Denisov pour jounes compositeurs (2016/Russie), le 1er prix et prix spécial au 6e International Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition (2015/Prague), le lauréat au 27e JSCM Award for Composers (2010/Tokyo).
En outre ses oeuvres ont été interprétées dans le cadre des festivals tels que Festival Music From Japan (2017/New York), Saxophone Festival de Japan Saxophonist Association (2017/Tokyo), Basklarinet Festijn (2016/Utrecht), Bowling Green New Music Festival (2014/Ohio), Asian Composers League Festival & Counférence (2013/Singapour), Thailand International Composers Festival (2013/Bangkok), Suntory Summer Festival (2012/Tokyo), Festival 5 Giornate (2011/Milan).
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)
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 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)
** Concert de composition [Composition] [France Premiere]
Fri. 19th January 2018, 18h00 - Salle Varèse, CNSMD Lyon (Lyon, France)
Tetsuya Yamamoto / Kairos (2011/16-17, FP) ...etc.
Performance 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.)
April 2018 - Tokyo
New piece for 2 Clarinets and Piano (WP)
June 2018 - Japan
New piece for Trio (WP)
Summer 2018 - Paris
New piece for Violin and Piano (WP)
Summer 2018 - Japan
New piece for Hichiriki and Sho (WP)
** 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