Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
The IlluminArt Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomomi Nishimoto is the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the IlluminArt Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Partner with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Royal Chamber Orchestra of Japan, and Executive Producer of the Olympus Hall Hachioji. Following her role as Chief Conductor and Artistic Director for the Russian Symphony Orchestra of the Tchaikovsky Foundation, she continued her success in Europe with ensembles that include the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, British Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Hungarian State Opera House, Odessa National Opera and Ballet, and Prague State Opera. Nishimoto made her American debut in 2010 at Carnegie Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra. In 2011, she performed with the Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra. That same year, she served as the Principal Guest Conductor of the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia (Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra). Nishimoto studied Symphonic and Opera Conducting at the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory.