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Dai Fujikura

 b. 1977Dai Fujikura



The works of Dai Fujikura are represented in North America by Boosey & Hawkes, New York. His primary publisher is Ricordi Berlin, part of Universal Music Publishing Group. For more information please contact:

G. Ricordi & Co. Bühnen- und Musikverlag GmbH
part of Universal Music Publishing Classical
Stralauer Allee 1
D-10245 Berlin
Tel. +49 (0) 30 52007-1323

Dai Fujikura was born in Osaka (Japan) in 1977 and has now spent more than 20 years in the UK where he studied composition with George Benjamin. He has received commissions by the BBC Proms, Lucerne Festival, Salzburger Festspiele and others. His works have been performed by, among others, Pierre Boulez, Peter Eötvös, Jonathan Nott, Gustavo Dudamel and Matthias Pintscher as well as Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. His first full-length opera "Solaris" was premiered at Théâtre de Champs-Élysées, Opéra Lille and Opéra de Lausanne in March 2015.

Works by Dai Fujikura include:
Fifth Station (2004) for ensemble
Crushing Twister (2006) for orchestra
Tocar y Luchar (2010) for orchestra (WP conducted by Gustavo Dudamel and the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra)

“Dai Fujikura was selected for a commission by the Lucerne Academy and has lived up to all my expectations. I am sure he has a brilliant future as a composer in front of him.” –Pierre Boulez

“High octane instrumental writing”
--The Guardian, U.K.

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