From his home recordings made in 1975 when he was 16 years old to the recordings made in 2022 for this broadcast, this 22-hour program will cover 47 years of Otomo Yoshihide's performances and recordings, in chronological order, with commentary by Otomo himself.
Otomo Yoshihide was born in 1959 in Yokohama, Japan. As a teenager, he spent time in Fukushima.
Staying independent, he has consistently composed a wide range of music from improvisation to noise music and pop, and his musical talent has spread all over the world. He has a successful career as a film score composer and has produced more than 100 movie soundtracks.
IIn 2011, after the Great East Japan Earthquake, he started “PROJECT FUKUSHIMA!” along with people in various sectors, and he received a Minister of Education Award.
From 2014 to 2017 he served as director of Ensembles Asia. 2017 Otomo was appointed artistic director of the Sapporo International Art Festival.
He has been active beyond the music scene and this is the reason that he has attracted a great deal of attention.