Michiyoshi Inoue

Michiyoshi Inoue

Music Director

Inoue was engaged as the Music Director of the OEK after Hiroyuki Iwaki's death in 2006. He very successfully toured Europe in 2008, 2009 and 2011 with the orchestra, and has significantly contributed to well-known music festival "La Folle Jorneé de Kanazawa" since 2008.

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Marc Minkowski

Marc Minkowski

Principal Guest Conductor

Minkowski was known for his international success in the revival of french baroque operas. In addition he has conducted classical and modern repertories with European leading orchestras. He is artistic director of the Salzburg Mozartwoche and founder of the Ré Majeure Festival.

Gunter Pichler

Günter Pichler

Honorary Artistic Adviser

Over his 40 years as leader of the illustrious Alban Berg Quartet Günter Pichler appeared at all the worldfs major music centers. For more than 20 of those years he was also active as a conductor. The OEK has collaborated with him since 2001.

Orie Suzuki

Orie Suzuki

Conductor

Suzuki is making frequent appearances with the major orchestras in Japan after his conducting debut with Deutsches Kammerorchester in Berlin. His technique and talking backed by rich musical knowledge has attracted a lot of classical music fans.