With Deine Freunde aus der Ferne (Your Friends from afar), Toshio Hosokawa has created a musical fairy tale based on an old Japanese story. It will be premiered on 4 December at the Philharmonie Luxembourg as part of Rainy Days.
The festival weit! neue musik weingarten is dedicating a comprehensive showcase to Toshio Hosokawa at the end of November. Among the performers are renowned trumpeter Jeroen Berwaerts, sho virtuoso Mayumi Miyata, the Arditti Quartet, Ensemble Musikfabrik, and the Munich Chamber Orchestra.
For his music building bridges between cultures, Toshio Hosokawa has been awarded the Goethe Medal.
Toshio Hosokawa's opera Erdbeben. Träume leads on a journey that shows the human capacity for mass violence and both the ferocity and the grace of nature.