Japanese Maestro Tadaaki Otaka has been Music Director of Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra since April 2018. He also holds the titles of Permanent Conductor of the NHK Symphony, Conductor Laureate of BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Honorary Music Director of Sapporo Symphony following a distinguished tenure as their Music Director, Conductor Laureate of Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Honorary Guest Conductor of the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and Honorary Conductor Laureate of Kioi Hall Chamber Orchestra Tokyo.
Plans for the 2018/19 season include opening the BBC National Orchestra of Wales’ season in Cardiff, featuring Vaughan Williams’ Songs of Travel with Sir Thomas Allen, and visits to the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia and Taipei Symphony Orchestra. He also conducts Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra for the Piano Festival of Flagey and serves on the juries of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in London and the 18th Tokyo International Music Competition for Conducting. Tadaaki continues to work extensively in his native Japan with the country’s leading orchestras and is highly regarded as a teacher of young conductors.
Video & Audio
Tadaaki Otaka conducts R Strauss’ Horn Concerto No.1 with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra joined by soloist Stefan […]
Tadaaki Otaka conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales with BBC Symphony and BBCNOW Symphony […]
Tadaaki Otaka conducts Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2 at the BBC Proms with BBC National Orchestra […]