Guest introduction

オルガン:室住 素子

Motoko Murozumi, organ


Born in Muroran City, Hokkaido. While a student at the Department of Aesthetics and Arts, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo, he encountered a pipe organ at a church where a choir gave a regular concert, and was fascinated by its timbre, so he started organizing.
Entered the Department of Instrumental Music (organ major), Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts, and studied with Michio Akimoto, H. Puig = Roger, and Z. Sattmarie. Winner of the Azuka Award. After completing the master's course at the same graduate school, he served as the chief curator of the music department of the Mito Art Museum, and received the Hidekazu Yoshida Mito Art Museum Director's Award for the "Organ Lecture for Citizens".
In 1995, he performed with the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and began his career with the NHK Symphony Orchestra New Japan Philharmonic He expanded to orchestras, the Yomiuri Japan Symphony Orchestra, and the Saito Kinen Orchestra. 2001 J. He performed "Saint = Saëns: Symphony No. 3" with the Fournay/New Day Philharmonic and was praised by Mr. Fourne as "the best organist who can communicate with the orchestra".
After performing organ solos with the Elishka/Osaka Philharmonic in 2008 on "Janáček: Gragol Misa" and in 2009 with the Armink/New Japan Philharmonic in "Schmidt: The Book with the Seven Seals", he went on to perform organ solos in 2010 Seiji Ozawa / With the Saito Kinen Orchestra, he performed "Britain: War Requiem" at Carnegie Hall in New York. In 2016, he also had the honor of performing "Reger: Introduction and Passacaglia" solo at a regular concert of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra.
He is a member of the Association of Japan Organists. Lecturer at the Mito Art Museum "Organ Lecture for Citizens".