Bagaskoro Sumirat studied the oboe for the first time in 2004 at Sekolah Menengah Musik Yogyakarta, Indonesia. In 2007, he pursued Bachelor of Art at Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta. He received a full scholarship to study at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore from 2013 to 2017, under the guidance of Rachel Walker and Carolyn Hollier, and graduated with a Bachelor of Music with Honours in Oboe Performance.
Bagas has performed in masterclasses with professional oboists, such as Diana Doherty, Alexei Ogrintchouk, Domenico Orlando, Alexander Gattet, Marco Ambrosini, Joost Flach, Yiu Song Lam, Jean Luc Fillon, Amy Powerss, Laurent Haquard, Simon Emes, Niels Dittman and Kalev Kuljus.
To learn more about music and the oboe, Bagas joined many music festivals and academies around the world, such as The Modern Academy in Hong Kong (2015), Obomania Academy in France (2016), Double Reed Day in Singapore (2016) and GLOMUS in Brazil (2017). In 2016, he received the opportunities to perform with Asian Youth Orchestra at its Asia Tour (Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan and Japan) and in 2017, at its World Tour (Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, America, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic and Belgium).
As an oboist, Bagas has performed with well-known orchestras, such as Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra (China), Singapore Lyric Opera (Singapore), Metropolitan Festival Orchestra (Singapore), Orchestra of The Music Maker (Singapore), Philharmonic Winds Orchestra (Singapore), ADDO Chamber Orchestra (Singapore), Jakarta Concert Orchestra (Indonesia), Nusantara Symphony Orchestra (Indonesia), Jakarta Philharmonic Orchestra (Indonesia) and Bandung Philharmonic Orchestra (Indonesia).
Bagas has performed under the baton of world-class maestros, such as Thomas Sanderling, Matthias Bamert, Gábor Takács-Nagy, Lan Shui, James Judd, Gerd Müller-Lorenz, Hikotaro Yazaki, Kanako Abe, Robert Nordling, Jason Lai and Heroaki Oesaki. He has also performed with renowned musicians, such as András Schiff, Sarah Chang, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Sumi Jo, Alexandre Gattet, Sam Haywood and Ng Pei Sian.
In 2016, he released his first solo album “Neo Indonesian Music for Oboe”, which has garnered good sales.
BCurrently, Bagas is the principal oboist of the Sun Symphony Orchestra, Vietnam.