composer - pianist

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Hidehiko Hinohara was born at Kumamoto (Japan) and took a degree in Musci with a major in Composition from the Tokyo State University of Fine Arts and Music. Having obtained a scholarship from the italian government he moved to Florence where he attended specialization courses in Composition held by Sylvano Bussotti, Giacomo Manzoni and Camillo Togni at the Fiesole Music School.

He made his debut at the 1991 Venice Biennale with La vecchia del sonno (The sleeping old woman), a composition for soprano and eight instruments and in 1993 he won the first prize in the PREMIO VALENTINO BUCCHI, an international competition for music composition held in Rome, with his piece all'alba fagrante... for doublebass solo.


foto - Hidehiko Hinohara In the meantime Hidehiko Hinohara had begun his career as a pianist - he has dedicated himself particularly to chamber music: he worked with the Vocal Chamber Music class held by Liliana Poli at the "Luigi Cherubini" Conservatory in Florence and has been working with the Association G.A.M.O. (Gruppo Aperto Musica Oggi) in Florence both as a concert pianist and as an accompanist for the Specialized Courses on twentieth century music.


foto - Hidehiko Hinohara In 1993 Hidehiko Hinohara took part in the first ever performance of Calendario Giapponese (Japanese Calendar) by Sylvano Bussotti and in 1996 he played in two Sinfonie per ventuno pianoforti (Sinphonies for twentyone pianos) by Daniele Lombardi.

In 1995 he won the first prize at the International Composition Competition «Traiettorie Sonore» held at Como with his composition Tre canzonette da Aldo Palazzeschi (Three little songs from Aldo Palazzeschi) for soprano and piano.


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Stasimo II
extract from «Stasimi»
© 1998 by H. Hinohara

Hinohara's more recent compositons include : I canti ambigui (The ambiguous songs) for marimba (1992), Eros for mixed chorus (1996), D'acque il romor ch'avvolge... for fourteen instruments (1997), Commos for voice, violin and piano (1997), Stasimi for three voices and three clarinets (1997), e Suseri-bime così cantò... (...thus sung Suseri-bime) for voice and guitar (1998), il Cigno Pesarese(the Swan of Pesaro) for one or more clarinets (1999) and Mappamondo (World Atlas) for one or more interpreters (1999), Lydia for voice and piano (2002) on fragments of the italian poet Dino Campana, PROLOGO for two female voices and piano (2003) from «Antigone».

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