CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT! "The end of this concert part was followed with a very long and emotional reaction on the part of the audience. Much of it was directed to Maestro Hirai for his masterful interpretation and intimate knowledge of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, which he conducted from memory."
- New York Culture Examiner -
Maestro Hideaki Hirai
Conducting Beethoven 9th Symphony at Carnegie Hall
Maestro Hirai at rehearsal
Maestro Hirai rehearsing with NYFO at Carnegie Hall.
Maestro Hirai at rehearsal.
Maestro Hirai and NYFO Principal Cellist / Executive Director, Kalin Ivanov at rehearsal.
Maestro Hirai with Carnegie poster