Fuminori Tanada


Born in 1961 in Okayama, Japan, Fuminori Tanada studied composition and accompaniment at the National University of Fine Arts and Music in Tokyo, notably with Yoshio Hachimura and Henriette Puig-Roget.

A scholarship holder from the French government from 1984 to 1987, he was admitted to the CNSM in Paris where he won three first prizes for composition, orchestration and accompaniment. He has worked with Claude Ballif, Paul Méfano, Betsy Jolas, Serge Nigg, Jean Kœrner and Solange Chiapparin. He completed his schooling with the advanced composition cycle.

Currently, he divides his time between piano, teaching and composition, and has been, since 2013, professor of chamber music at the CNSMDP. Pianist of the Ensemble Itinéraire he participates in numerous concerts and recordings.