Tetsuya HORI
is a composer. He has written music for instruments, vocals, electronic and objects.

Tetsuya Hori born in Sapporo, Japan, started playing the organ at the age of four and started composing soon afterwards. At the age of 12 he began studying the piano and two years later started playing in various jazz ensembles. He started studying composition in Sapporo at the age of 16 and later continued with composition studies at the Showa University of Music in Japan. He graduated at the age of 22, winning a special prize from the university. From 2000 to 2003 he was a lecturer for piano, vocal, chorus, and orchestra. After studying at Showa University of Music, he moved to Berlin in 2003 where he lives and composes.

Tetsuya Hori has been the recipient of special mention from International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition 2011, the Best Album of 2011 by foxy digitalis, and special prize from the Showa University of Music. His music been performed in Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt am Main, Mannheim, Brandenburg, Leipzig, Halle (Germany),  Basel (Switzerland), Warsaw, Pozan, Krakow, Torun, Nowy Targ (Poland), Bucharest, Timisoara (Rumania), Tilburg (Netherlands), Seattle (USA), Tokyo, Yokohama, Sapporo (Japan) so far.

 

Concerts (Selection):

Aug 2012
Performance, Installation / in cooperation with Lose Combo at Akademie der Kuenste in Berlin, Germany
Feb 2012
Festival – 100° Berlin / in cooperation with Yurie Ido at HAU in Berlin, Germany

Oct 2011
Concert at Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria
Sep 2011
Asian Film Festival – Asian Hot Shot at Moviemento in Berlin, Germany
Jul 2011
Theater Festival – Frisch Eingetroffen / in cooperation with Yurie Ido at Zeitraumexit in Mannheim, Germany
Jun 2011
Concert at MS Stubnitz in Hamburg, Germany
Feb 2011
Festival – 100° Berlin / in cooperation with Yurie Ido at HAU in Berlin, Germany

Oct 2010
Concert at Club Saturator in Warsaw, Poland
Concert at Club Miesna in Poznan, Poland
Concert at SOKÓŁ Małopolska Culture Centre in Nowy Targ, Poland
Concert at Café Eszeweria in Krakow, Poland
Jun 2010
Festival – WEF at Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland
Mai 2010
World Premiere of „Masuyo Music Along with Silent Film“ / in cooperation with Yukihiro Ikutani at Valentin Sttueberl in Berlin, Germany
Mar 2010
Concert / in cooperation with Stephen Schiell at Ehemalige ungarische Botschaft in Berlin, Germany

Sep 2009
Festival – Incubate at Kunstpodium T Tilburg, Netherlands
Mai 2009
Festival – Simultan05 at Cetate Synagogue in Timisoara, Rumania
Apr 2009
Japanese Film Festival – Nippon Connection in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Dez 2008
World Premiere of „Sachiko Music Along with Silent Film“ / in cooperation with Yukihiro Ikutani at Lichtblick Kino in Berlin, Germany
Jul 2008
Concert at Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, Germany

Sep 2007
Festival – Japan Now at Theaterhaus in Berlin, Germany
Mai 2007
Festival – Rheinberger Pfingstwerkstatt Neue Musik at Rheinsberg Castle in Brandenburg, Germany

Oct 2006
Festival – Sinus Series at Theater Basel in Basel, Switzerland
Jul 2006
Concert at Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle, Germany
May 2006
Festival – Simultan02 at National Opera in Timisoara, Rumania
Mar 2006
Concert at Gallery Grigore Mra in Bucarest, Rumania
Concert at Gallery H.arta in Timisoara, Rumania

Oct 2005
Concert at NRD Klub in Torun, Poland
Sep 2005
World premiere of „String Quartet“ and „a game for Violin Solo“ at Gallery 1412 in Seattle/Washington, USA

 

Released CDs:

  • Dried Fish Is Just Good As Bait (Aphonia Recordings AR041)
  • Non-Transposed Sense (Konnex KCD5228)
  • Tetsuya Hori (Naivsuper NASU012)
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