Dai Fujikura (Japanese: 藤倉 大 Fujikura Dai; born 27 April 1977) is a Japanese-born composer of contemporary classical music. Dai Fujikura was born in 1977 in Osaka, Japan. He moved to London when he was 15 to study at Dover College as a music scholar to complete his secondary education. His initial ambition was to compose music for cinema.
Dai Fujikura was born in 1977 in Osaka, Japan. He was fifteen when he moved to UK to complete his secondary education. His studies continued in college, where, during his sophomore year, he won the Serocki International Composers Competition.
Fujikura’s debut solo album, Secret Forest was produced by NMC Recordings in 2012. Since then, he’s had numerous albums produced including Mirrors which features four of his orchestral works, Ice, on the Kairos label, and most recently, my letter to the world, named for his song cycle, which he produced on his own label, Minabel in collaboration with SONY Japan. Indeed Nagoya recently appointed Dai to be the first ever composer in residence of a Japanese symphony orchestra.
Composer Dai Fujikura has received the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival's Paul Hindemith Prize by a unanimous jury headed by festival director Rolf Beck, reports the German classical music webzine klassik. The award of €20,000 will be given during a ceremony tonight featuring members of Ensemble Resonanz playing Hindemith's String Quartet No. 7 as well as Fujikara's Another Place(2005) for a wind-string sextet and time unlocked (2007) for string quartet
Singer: Dai Fujikura. Album's title: Mirrors - A Profile Of A Composer. Label: Commmons – RZCM-59265 Type: CD, Album Country: Japan Date of released: 2013 Category: Classical Style: Contemporary.
1 Tocar Y Luchar For Orchestra 13:15. 3 Mirrors - 12 Celli Version 13:56. 4 Atom For Orchestra. Recorded live from: "A PROFILE OF A COMPOSER 2012 DAI FUJIKURA" at SUNTORY HALL (Tokyo, Japan) on 11 October 2012, organized by SUNTORY FOUNDATION for ARTS.
Dai Fujikura's third release on his Minabel imprint, Mirrors, is devoted to performances of four symphonic works that were programmed and recorded in a portrait concert of his music in his native Japan, at Tokyo's famed Suntory Hall in 2012. In his native Japan he has been accorded the special honour of a portrait concert in Suntory Hall in October 2012. In London where he chooses to live with his wife and family, he has now received two BBC Proms commissions, his Double Bass Concerto was recently premiered by the London Sinfonietta and in 2013 the BBC Symphony Orchestra gave the UK premiere of ‘Atom’ as part of the Total Immersion: Sounds from Japan.
The works of Dai Fujikura are represented in North America by Boosey & Hawkes, New York. His primary publisher is Ricordi Berlin, part of Universal Music Publishing Group. For more information please contact: G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH part of Universal Music Publishing Classical Stralauer Allee 1 D-10245 Berlin Germany Tel. +49 (0) 30 52007-1323 umpg.
1977-04-27) 27 April 1977 (age 41) Japan Osaka. 4. Composer – A composer is a person who creates or writes music, which can be vocal music, instrumental music or music which combines both instruments and voices. The core meaning of the term refers to individuals who have contributed to the tradition of Western classical music through creation of works expressed in written musical notation, many composers are also skilled performers, either as singers, instrumentalists, and/or conductors. These include several Classical Album of the Year awards, awards in Best Classical Performance in vocal soloist, choral, instrumental, engineering and orchestral categories.
|1||Tocar Y Luchar For Orchestra||13:15|
|3||Mirrors - 12 Celli Version||13:56|
|4||Atom For Orchestra||14:28|
- Recorded At – Suntory Hall, Tokyo
- Bassoon – Pascal Gallois (tracks: 2)
- Composed By – Dai Fujikura
- Conductor – Tatsuya Shimono
- Mastered By – Andreas Meyer*
- Mixed By – Dai Fujikura
- Orchestra – Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
- Recorded By – Takeshi Muramatsu