Passion rules in Japan's amateur orchestras

Music Feb 5, 2017

Passion rules in Japan's amateur orchestras

by Chiho Iuchi

Classical music has always been a big part of Ikuo Nakajima's life. He never became a professional trumpeter, opting instead to become a managing engineer, but that hasn't stopped him from performing. "There's an excitement that only an amateur orchestra can create," says the 58-year-old, ...