Lyuta Kobayashi

Artist photo of Lyuta Kobayashi - Clarinet

Lyuta Kobayashi, born in Detmold in 2003, received his first clarinet lessons when he was seven years old. At the age of eleven, he became a junior student at the Hanns Eisler School of Music in Berlin with Martin Spangenberg, and from 2018 to 2021 was a junior student at the Institute for the Early Advancement of the Musically Highly Gifted at the Hanover University of Music, Drama
and Media with Johannes Peitz. Since 2021 he has been studying with Norbert Kaiser at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts in Stuttgart. He has received further inspiration from Sabine Meyer, Reiner Wehle, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Wenzel Fuchs, and Johann Hindler.

Lyuta Kobayashi was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Germany and has already performed as a soloist with various orchestras. In numerous competitions such as the national “Jugend musiziert” competition, Carl Schröder Competition Sondershausen, Wetzlar Clarinet Competition, Tiroler Klassik Instrumentalist Award, and Lions European Music Competition, he emerged as the winner or an award recipient. In 2022, he received the GMC Prize, the Audience Prize, and the Special Prize of the Friends of Young Musicians Düsseldorf at the German Music Competition (GMC) in Bonn and was included in the promotion program of the German Music Council.

The clarinetist is a scholarship holder of the German Foundation for Musical Life, PE Support for Students in Mannheim, the Jürgen Ponto Foundation, EVA LIND Music Academy, Thuringian Ministry of Culture and Science for musically gifted people. In 2022 he was accepted into the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.

Starting with the upcoming season, Lyuta Kobayashi will also hold the position of principal clarinetist of the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern.

Picture: Tilman Graner

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CDs released by GENUIN

with Lyuta Kobayashi

CD album cover 'Von Sehnsucht und Leidenschaft' (GEN 24856) with Lyuta Kobayashi, Julian Emanuel Becker

Von Sehnsucht und Leidenschaft

Werke von Brahms, Widmann, Schumann und Eisel

Lyuta Kobayashi Clarinet
Julian Emanuel Becker Piano

GEN 24856  –  5.1.2024