Hiroshi Wakasugi


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(b Tokyo, 1935; d Tokyo, 2009).

Japanese conductor. Cond. Kyoto SO 1975–7, Cologne Radio SO 1977–83, gen. mus. dir. Düsseldorf 1981–6. Amer. début 1981. Chief cond., Tonhalle Orch., Zurich, 1987–91, cond. Dresden Opera 1982–91. Tokyo Metropolitan SO 1987–95, cond. NHKSO from 1995. Cond. f. Japanese ps. of Gurrelieder, Parsifal, and Capriccio.

Subjects: Music.

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