Hiroshi Gunji

photo by Hiroshi Ito
Hiroshi Gunji studied conducting with Kazuo Yamada and Hans Lowlein. His choirs regularly perform with Japan's leading orchestras, including the Japan Philharmonic, the Japan Shinsei Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and with first rate European orchestras such as the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berliner Symphoniker and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. He has led his choirs in concert tours of Europe, among others in Salzburg, Berlin, Hamburg, Dublin and Tel-Aviv. All concerts abroad were joint performances with local choirs to enable cultural exchange between the members. Maestro Gunji's musical interests are wide with a large repertoire of choral and oratorio works ranging from Bach and Handel to Britten, Hindemith and Stravinsky. He has the following professional memberships and honors:

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