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To get a little understanding about Japan and its relationship with western classical music we spoke to Aimi Kobayashi (pianist) and (Atsushi Ishikawa) musicologist.
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Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Constantin Trinks; Andreas Homoki; New National Theatre; Frank Philipp Schlössmann; Mechthild Seipel; Pietro Spagnoli; Aga Mikolaj
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
Marius Petipa; Wayne Eagling; The National Ballet of Japan; Naoji Kawaguchi; Toer van Schayk; Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Takemitsu, Berg, Bruckner
Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra; Ken Takaseki; Yuzuko Horigome
New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra; Toshiyuki Kamioka; Kathrin Göring
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Nikolaj Znaider and Fabio Luisi, along with NHKSO Tokyo, re-stated the obvious truth of art music that “it is all about the details.”
With thought-inspiring programming, Schiff played the penultimate sonatas of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert.
New National Theatre Tokyo hosts a stylish and humorous Il barbiere di Siviglia.
A sensational young Japanese violinist and a sensational, little-known Fifth Symphony brought high approval ratings from the audience at a Japan Philharmonic, all-Russian concert last Friday.
One of Japan’s leading orchestras, the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, turned in performances of two warhorses as different as night and day: Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto, curiously understated, and Brahms' Fourth Symphony, surging with power and passion.