Yûitirô Katô (b. 1984) — Ricercar No. 5 (2020) for organ
Japanese composer and pianist Yûitirô Katô (b. 1984) began playing the piano in 1987 and gave his first concerto performance (a Haydn concerto) in 1992. In 1996 he began composing and has focused on what he has called “new counterpoint music,” based strongly on Medieval and Renaissance influences. Katô has written pieces for orchestra, chamber ensembles, piano, organ, and chorus.