NOBUYA MONTA

COMPOSER

UPCOMING EVENTS


World-premiere of Nobuya Monta's Ballet 'The Crane Wife' at the next International Composers Festival to take place in Hastings and Bexhill in England, United Kingdom from 21st-23rd September 2018

The Opera 'Narihira' to be performed in Tokyo on 9th November 2017


Opera 'Narihira' to be premiered in Kyoto on 11th June 2016

 

Clarinet Sonata No.3 to be performed on 10th March 2017
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WATCH EXCERPTS FROM A SPECIAL ITALIAN CONCERT WITH MUSIC BY
NOBUYA MONTA AS REPORTED BY ITALIAN TV
Click HERE
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GREAT NEWS FROM GERMANY & ITALY
 On March 6th, 2015 Nobuya Monta's Violin Sonata be performed in Potsdam, Germany
And the same sonata will also be performed in Salerno, Italy on 15th March 2015!
 
RECENT NEWS FROM THE UK
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL CONCERT
'Conflict And Peace'
Saturday 8th November 2014 at 8pm
Conductor: Edmund Saddington

Music arising from the experience of conflict and the desire for peace will form the basis of this programme of contemplation and remembrance to be performed in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral.
 
This work is a  Suite for Mixed Choir and consists of the following 5 pieces:
 
1. Yomo No Umi: words by the Emperor Meiji (in Japanese)
 
2. Don't Lay Down Your Life: words by Akiko Yosano-Auther Binard (in Japanese and English)
 
3. Epitaph On A Tyrant: words by W. H. Auden
 
4. Roman Wall Blues: words by W. H. Auden
 
5. Player Of Francis of Assisi: original text (French)
 
 
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'An Imaginary Dialogue'

Duo for Viola and Guitar is now presented by a recording

at the special exhibition in the Wordsworth Museum

You can listen to the four movements by clicking on the titles below:

1. A Long Journey

 

2. Good Old Grasmere

 

3. Longing for Saigyo

 

4. An Imaginary Dialogue

 

 

 

Buy the CD by clicking here!

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NOBUYA MONTA PERFORMED IN FRANCE
Comité Talma - Château de la Petite Malmaison
229 bis Avenue Napoléon Bonaparte
92500 Rueil Malmaison
CONCERTS D'AUTOMNE ET D'HIVER À LA PETITE MALMAISON

Dimanche 16 Décembre
Magdaléna ZUK, piano
Kyoko KAWAGUCHI, clarinette
YOSHIMATSU, Pieces in Bird Shape pour clarinette and piano
MONTA, Sonate pour clarinette et piano - POULENC, Sonate pour clarinette and piano
BARTOK, Danses Roumaines - RAVEL, En Forme de Habanera (Duo)
et, en piano solo, des œuvres de CHOPIN, DEBUSSY.....

Concert à 17:0)
Prix des places : 15 € (ou places "Mécène" à 25 € poiur les trois premiers rangs)
Possibilité d'une visite guidée des salons à 15H30 (5 €)
www.chateaupetitemalmaison.com

Magdalena Zuk (piano)

Kyoko Kawaguchi (clarinet)

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NOBUYA MONTA PERFORMED IN ITALY

Date: 29th December - 21:00

LE CONCERT FLUTE, CLARINETTE ET PIANO A ROME

Au Teatre Studio Keiros (Address: Via Padova 38 a MB piazza Bologna - Roma)

Le Programme:

PRIMA PARTE:

1. N. Monta: Sonata N.2 per clarinet & piano

2. B. Magnoni: coleur flauto solo

3. D. Macculi: Raga clarinetto solo   

4. N. Monta: Sonatina per fl e pf

SECONDA PARTE:

1. C. Perugini: Magical Workshop flute & piano

2. S. Pelagatti: Duo Concertante flute & piano

3. N. Monta: Trio flute, clarinet & piano

Roberto Maggio (flute) & Romualdo Barone (clarinet)

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RECENT NEWS

Maestro Monta's newest trio which he composed after the International Composers Festival (see below) was premiered on 26th November 2012 in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Here the newspaper review:

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MONTA COMPOSER IN RESIDENCE!
Nobuya Monta has been appointed Composer In Residence at the INTERNATIONAL COMPOSERS FESTIVAL to take place in the historic town of Hastings, in the South of England next summer. Two mayor works by Monta will be premiered at the festival. For more information please visit the festival's official website by clicking here.

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MONTA PREMIERED IN GREAT BRITAIN!