Seiji Ozawa

Maestro Ozawa 80th birthday Concert at Matsumoto on sale from July 11

Maestro Seiji Ozawa 80th birthday Concert will be held Sep 1st 1600- at Kissei Bunka Hall(Matsumoto, Japan) with welcoming various guest including Martha Argerich, Lydia Teuscher and Natalie Stutzmann.

Ticket(Price: S ¥50,000   A ¥30,000   B ¥20,000   C ¥10,000) will be on sale from July 11th 10AM.  For more Detail, access official website.


MISA 2015 program details has been announced

6th MISA(Music in Summer Air) will be held from July 4th with welcoming New York Philharmonic w/ Alan Gilbert as a guest orchestra.

Highlights of 2015

July 4  NYP with Alan Gilbert(Opening Gala)

July 5  NYP with Charles Dutoit and Emanuel Ax

July6  Berlin Philharmonic Brass

July 15 Steve Reich with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

July 17 Cameron Carpenter(org) with SSO


For ticket inquiry please call

4008 210522 (Domestic)

Official Website

MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu

“Argerich’s Haus” has completed and had ceremony with herself at Beppu

Beppu, the venue of annual music festival named “MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich’s Meeting Point in Beppu”, today welcomed new concert venue dedicated to great pianist Martha Argerich. After the ceremony Argerich and young Japanese musician played first movement from  R.Schumann’s  Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44 and third movement from same piece as a encore.

Argerich’s haus will have open house  May23-June3.



About Festival

Official website

Arigerich’s haus

TV news (Japanese language with Video)

MISA 2015 in Shanghai will be Jul7-18

1550503misaOne of iconic event in Shanghai’s summer, this year’s MISA(Music In Summer Air) will be 2015/Jul/7-18 according to their document calling for volunteer.

MISA is directed by Chinese giant conductor Long Yu and Charles Dutoit and its already 5th in this year.



Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Official website

947 Music Festival

“Maestro Maisky will be your driver” campaign

947 Music Festival in mid of May, announces pretty unique campaign, which named”“经典947”:麦斯基“当司机”(“Maestro Maisky will be your driver”)!”.

Detail of the prize is as below.
– Round transportation to Shanghai(believe domesitic only…)
– Accomodation for 2 nights at Shanghai
– 2days(May16&17) VIP tickets for 947 Festival
– Rights to ride same car to the concert venue with Maestro Maisky!
*Although title says “driver”, we don’t think he will.

■ How to apply
From May4th to 7th, at FM94.7’s 《与你共享》(12:00-) and 《轻松乐逍遥》(17:00-) quiz about Maestro will be on the test.You may call 021-62950947 to answer that quiz.
Eight(2 programme x 4 days) lucky people will get947’s special Bluetooth speaker and nominated to semi final at May11《与你共享》, then last two person will be step forward to final at next day’s
real final.



May 16 “Voice of Piece” Concert

May 17 “Maisky and Bamberger Symphoniker” Concert

This year’s Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival

This year Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival(OMF), formally named Saito Kinen Festival, will be held from August 8th at Matsumoto-shi(Nagano prefecture).

Ticket will be on sale from June6 1000AM, but official doesn’t announced detail yet.



Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival The 2015 Season Line-Up


LFJ2015 English website open and Time table ver1 announced

La Folle Journée, originally from France and came to Tokyo Japan, renew their website to 2015 version and has announced 2015 program(May2-4).

This years artists includes
Bach Collegium Japan (orch)
Ricercar Consort(ensemble)
Sinfonia Varsovia(orch)

Vox Clamantis(chor)

Akane Sakai(pf)
Anne Queffélec(pf)
Boris Berezovsky(pf)

Ekaterina Derzhavina(pf)
Mami Hagiwara(pf)

Yulianna Avdeeva(pf)
Zhu Xiao-Mei(pf)

Augustin Dumay(vn)
Shunske Sato(vn)
Tatsuki Narita(vn)

full list is available here.


LFJ 2015 theme and schedule has announced

Still only available in Japanese, LFJ has announced its 2015 theme and schedule as below,

Theme: Passions

Period: May 2(Sat) – May 4(Mon)

Venue: Tokyo International Forum, Yomiuri Hall and Ohtemachi, Marunouchi, Yurakucho area

Program of paid concert will be announced at Feb 12

For further information go visit Official website.