新通 英洋 Hide Shindori



Hide Shindori

Born in 1961, Hide Shindori is admired for his “dynamic conducting”. In his early years, he studied piano at the Musashino College of Music. After completing the graduate course he was admitted to the Toho Gakuen School of Music in 1987. Where he studied orchestra conducting with the world’s leading conductors including Masamitsu Takahashi, Tadaaki Otaka, Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Seiji Ozawa, Hideomi Kuroiwa and chamber music with Akira Miyoshi. Later, he further pursued his studies at the Moscow State Conservatory with Leonied Nikolayev and Vasily Sinaisky. He began his musical career as an assistant conductor. From 1989 to 1993, he worked for the Nagoya Nikikai Opera under Yuzo Toyama. During which time works such as “La Boheme”, “Madama Butterfly”, “La Traviata”, “Peter Grimes”, “Cavaleria Rusticana”, “I Pagliacci”, “Gianni Schicci”, “Suor Angelica”, “Un Ballo in Maschera”, “Haensel und Gretel” were performed. From 1993 to 1994, he worked for the Fujiwara Opera (Japan Opera Founation). In 1994 he was admitted to study at the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden) under Bernard Haitink, Christoph von Dohonany, and David Syrus. He was also given an opportunity to study with the English National Opera, the Welsh National Opera, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Tadaaki Otaka. Since 1995, he has achieved remarkable results in many competitions worldwide. At the Fifth G.Fitelberg International Competition for Conductors he was awarded the Second Prize (Silver Medal). Furthermore, at the same competition, he was given Henryk Mikołaj Górecki Special Award from the PWM (Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne).

Since then, he has conducted numerous orchestras in both Europe and Japan. In Europe, he acted as a guest conductor for Sinfonia Varsovia, Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition he has had a successful career in Japan as well. Some of the orchestras he has conducted include the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra, the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, the Gunma Symphony Orchestra and the Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra. Currently he is focusing his effects into collaborations with soloists such as Gil Shaham, Evgeni Mogilevsky, Joanna Kozlovska, Yukio Yokoyama and Takako Takahashi. He is highly regarded and respected by the soloists.

Recently having played the complete Lieder by Alma Mahler, he is also highly regarded as a unique accompanying pianist who is able to produce symphonic sound out of a piano.

His appearance as a guest conductor to the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra since 2015 was highly acclaimed on the Bangkok Post, “Truly happy encounter of the orchestra and a conductor. Audience was enthusiastic at their triumphant achievement”.

He considers Beethoven’s Symphonies as his lifework. He is also keen on playing great church music and choral works such as “Matthäus-Passion”, “Messiah”.