Concertgebouw introduces Japanese timpanist

October 28, 2017 by norman lebrecht


Meet Tomohiro Ando, Amsterdam’s new solo timp.

He replaces Marinus Komst, who retired this week after 26 years in the seat.


Comments (4)

  1. Maarten de Gier says:

    We’ve heard him twice now. Yesterday, under Mariss Jansons’ baton, he again played immaculate. This ‘kid’ is sitting there as if he’s a member for years. Wonderful musician!

    1. Brian says:

      Looking forward to hearing him tomorrow, under the baton of the great Mariss Jansons!

  2. Thomasina says:

    He has completed his probationary period. Congratulations!

  3. Brucknerliebhaber says:

    I wonder if he knows a little bit of Taiko Drumming too! Awesome!

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