biography

Kazuki Yamada


“The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande plays scintillatingly under Kazuki Yamada.”
The Sunday Times

Kazuki Yamada is Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, and has been appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, starting in the 2018/2019 season. In Japan he holds further titles of Principal Guest Conductor of Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra (from January 2019), Permanent Conductor of Japan Philharmonic, Music Director and Chairman of The Philharmonic Chorus of Tokyo as well as Music Director of Yokohama Sinfonietta, an ensemble he founded whilst still a student.

Yamada appears as a guest with such orchestras as Orchestre de Paris, Staatskapelle Dresden, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Philharmonia Orchestra and Tonkünstler-Orchester at the Vienna Musikverein. Soloists wit...

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