Kathryn Wortley

For Kathryn Wortley's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Daichi Nakamura: In pursuit of perfection

People | WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN? Nov 3, 2018

Daichi Nakamura: In pursuit of perfection

This year marks 25 years of violin study for Daichi Nakamura. His practice has earned him a host of international accolades and the position of guest soloist at renowned symphony orchestras in Europe such as the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra. Yet the 28-year-old is far ...

Light designer creates European ambience

People | WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN? Nov 11, 2017

Light designer creates European ambience

From a young age, Stuttgart-born Megumi Ito always felt "a bit different" from people in her seaside home of Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. Both her father and grandfather worked in Europe as architects, and the entire family were great fans of the region's various styles and ...