What’s on ASIA October 2015

*Update as needed

Event in ASIA

Asia Orchestra Week 2015 @ Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall (Japan)

Beijing Music Festival(Oct 8 -24)


  • Oct 10 Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Esa-PekkaSalone  @Beijing Concert Hall
  • Oct 13 Zhu-xiao Mei @ Wangfujing Church
  • Oct 15&17 WDR Symphony Orchestra /Jukka-Pekka Saraste(cond)  /Gerhard Oppitz(pf) @Forbidden City Concert Hall
  • Oct 16 WDR Symphony Orchestra / Jukka-Pekka Saraste(cond)  / Vera Tsu(Vn)/ Jian Wang(Vc)@Forbidden City Concert Hall
  • Oct 17 WDR Symphony Orchestra / Jukka-Pekka Saraste(cond)  / Frank Peter Zimmermann(Vn)@Forbidden City Concert Hall


VPO tour in Asia 2015
See article

BBC Philharmonic / Juanjo Mena

Czech Philharmonic / Jiří Bělohlávek

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / Tugan Sokhiev

  • Oct 24 Ulsan Arts and Culture Centre  (Korea)
    w / Kun-Woo Paik(pf)
  • Oct 25 Daegu Citizen Hall (Daegu, Korea)
    w/ Kun-Woo Paik(pf)
  • Oct 27 Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Oct 29 Suntory Hall(Tokyo, Japan)
    w/ Mayuko Kamio (vn)
  • Oct 30 Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Japan)
    w/ Mayuko Kamio (vn)
  • Oct 31 Harmonie Cinq Kitakyushu Soleil Hall(Tokyo, Japan)
    w/ Yulianna Avdeeva(pf)
  • Nov 1 Medikit Arts Centre Miyazaki
    w/ Yulianna Avdeeva(pf)
  • Nov 3 Suntory Hall(Tokyo, Japan)
    w/ Yulianna Avdeeva(pf)

London Symphony Orchestra (See September )

Mahler Chamber Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen

Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra / Myung-Whun Chung

Taiwan Philharmonic (National Symphony Orchestra)* / Lu Shao-Chia
To avoid political conflict, they change the name when they touring outside Taiwan sometimes

WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln

  • Oct 10  Xinghai Music Hall (Guangzhou, China)
  • Oct 11 Xinghai Music Hall (Guangzhou, China)
  • Oct 15-18 Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing, China)
  • Oct 19 Shanghai Grand Theater (Shanghai, China)


Hargen Quarette (See September)

I Musici Japan Tour

  • Oct 2 Suginami/Tokyo
  • Oct 3 Nagaoka civic center/ Nigata
  • Oct4 Saku Cosmo Hall / Nagano
  • Oct9 Westa Kawago / Saitama
  • Oct 11 Kagoshima Civic Hall / Kagoshima
  • Oct 17 The Symphony Hall / Osaka
  • Oct 18 Minato Mirai Hall / Kanagawa
  • Oct 22 Atrion Music Hall/ Akita
  • Oct 24 Suntory Hall(Tokyo, Japan)
  • Oct 25 Toyota Civic Concert Hall / Aichi

German Brass

Gidon Kremer with Kremerata Baltica
Asia Tour 2015 (Link to Official)


Hélène Grimaud

  • Oct 9&10 Victoria Concert Hall (Singapore)
  • Oct 13 Lee Shau Hall (Looks like inside Hongkong Univ Hongkong)
  • Oct 16 Xinghai Concert Hall (Guangzhou, China)
    w/ Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra
  • Oct 19 Shanghai Symphony Hall (Shanghai, China)

Mikhail Pletnev

  • Oct14 NCPA (Beijing, China)

Lovro Pogorelich

Vadim Repin

Cyprien Katsaris

  • Oct4 Hamarikyu Asahi Hall (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Oct6 Zushi Bunka Plaza Nagisa Hall (Kanagawa, Japan)

Zhu Xiao-Mei

  • Oct 9 Wuhan Theater (Wuhan, China)
    *not “Wuhan Qintai Theater”
  • Oct 11 Xi’an Concert Hall (Xi’an, China)
  • Oct13 Beijing Wangfujing Church (China) *part of Beijing Music Festival

Barbara Frittoli

Peter Serkin

Yo-yo Ma


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