【September 1】Discovered a treasured photo of world-famous conductor Seiji Ozawa from 55 years ago.

September 1 is the birthday of the great conductor Seiji Ozawa.

Conductor Seiji Ozawa celebrated his 87th birthday on September 1, 2022. He is a well-known international musician, having served as Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 30 years from 1973 to 2002, and as Music Director of the Vienna State Opera for eight years from 2002 to 2010, earning him the nickname “the World’s Ozawa”.

Since 2000, he has been involved in the “Seiji Ozawa Music School,” an educational project aimed at fostering young musicians.

Here’s a treasured photo of young Seiji Ozawa & Chicago Symphony Orchestra taken 55 years ago!

On the day of Ozawa’s birthday, the U.S. record label “Sony Classical” updated its official Twitter page to congratulate Seiji Ozawa, posting a photo from 1967. It shows an exhibition with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. It is very precious.

Seiji Ozawa’s son, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, is a very famous actor.

(From left to right, Yukiyoshi Ozawa and Ren Nagase of King & Prince)

Seiji Ozawa’s son, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, is an actor who has worked extensively in dramas and movies since 1998. To name just a few works released in 2022, he played the role of Tokugawa Ieyasu in the July drama “Shin Nobunaga Kouki: Classmates are Sengoku Bussho” and Wu Qingyuan in the movie “Kingdom 2: Faraway Earth”. From unique characters to important characters essential to the story, he skillfully plays different roles and captivates viewers.

Reference:Sony Classical Twitter / 新・信長公記~クラスメイトは戦国武将~Instagram

writer:Nakajima