The Eutin Festival is on the verge of a historical caesura: for the first time since 1951 it will not present any performances on the lake stage in summer.
What a pity: The Eutin Festival has to cancel all performances of the 2020 season due to the Corona crisis. Learn more
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.
Colourful entertainment, great emotions - this is the enormous emotional range promised by director Tobias Materna for the production of the musical "A Cage Full of Fools" at the Eutin Festival.
The Korean baritone Hyunkyum Kim won the Eutin Festival prize of honour. Hilary Griffiths, Artistic Director Classical Music at the Festival, congratulated the 28-year-old singer on this success in the finale of the Maritim Music Prize.