Judge / Tenor
Masanori Hatsuse, born in Nagasaki, came to Germany in 2007, received private vocal training with Prof. Michael Gehrke in Lübeck and completed his studies at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen in 2014. Master classes and further lessons bring him together with Prof. Gemma Bertagnoli, Margreet Honig and Prof. Jörn Dopfer. In productions of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg the tenor can be heard in Les enfants terribles by Philip Glass, in the one-act works Le cinesi and Ariane, in Hasses Piramo e Tisbe, in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea and in the world premiere of Jelena Dabic's Der Riss.
His repertoire as a concert and oratorio singer includes the popular works of Bach and Mozart, Handel's Messiah, Elijah and Christ by Mendelssohns, Dvořáks Messe and Sofia Gubaidulina's The Canticle of the Sun. He performs with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, the NDR Elbphilharmonieorchester, the Hamburger Camerata and the Ensemble Sirocco.