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Hirokami, Jun'ichi (<i>born</i> 1958), conductor

Masakata Kanazawa

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Kanagawa, 5 May 1958). Japanese conductor. He studied at the Tokyo College of Music, and after graduating in 1983 became an assistant conductor of the Nagoya PO. In 1984 he won first prize at the first Kirill Kondrashin International Conducting Competition in Amsterdam. One of the jurors was Ashkenazy, who was so impressed with Hirokami that he engaged him as the conductor of his Japanese tour in 1985. In the

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