Yugo Inoue - Violist

Yugo Inoue was born in Tokyo in 1995. He began playing the violin at the age of five and switched to the viola at 16. He studied at the Tokyo University of the Arts with Toshihiko Ichitsubo and since 2020 with Veit Hertenstein at the Detmold University of Music.

He gained orchestral experience as an academist with the WDR Symphony Orchestra from 2021 to 2023 and as a substitute in the hr Symphony Orchestra. He received further impetus from master classes with Hariolf Schlichtig, Tabea Zimmermann and Nobuko Imai. Since 2023 he has been playing in the viola section of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin.