Collection of notable flutists who have made publicly available recordings of the flute repertoire represented on the MASTERING the FLUTE website.
Shigenori Kudo is recognized as one of the world’s finest flutists.
He was born in Sapporo, Japan and initially studied at Toho Gakuen School of Music and later at the Conservatoire National de Paris with Jean-Pierre Rampal. Laureate of several international competitions, notably first prize-winner in the 2nd Paris International Flute Competition in 1978 and the Jean-Pierre Rampal International Competition in 1980.
Shigenori Kudo has performed with various orchestras and conductors, including Seiji Ozawa, Krzystof Penderecki, Ferdinand Leitner, Leonard Slatkin, Bavarian Radio Symphony, Wiener Kammerorchester etc.
Overall, he has made over 50 recordings. Currently Shigenori Kudo resides in France and teaches at l’Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris.