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Feb 23 mat, 24 mat
Nishimura, Asters
New National Theatre
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Yoshi Oida, Director
Tom Schenk, Set Designer
Richard Hudson, Costume Designer
Tomohiro Takada, Muneyori
Toru Onuma, Heita
Takashi Matsudaira, Heita
Kasumi Shimizu, Princess Utsuro
Ai Usuki, Chigusa
Toshiaki Murakami, Tonai
New National Theatre Chorus
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Sun 24 Feb at 15:00

Hiroshima Bunka Gakuen (HBG) Hall, Hiroshima

250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s Birth Project 2016-2020 and beyond Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra Music for Peace Concert
250th Anniversary of Beethoven’s Birth Project 2016-2020 and beyond Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra Music for Peace Concert
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Graupner, Sinfonia in F major, GWV 566
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet and string orchestra, Op.35
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra
Christian Arming, Conductor
Mathias Müller, Timpani
Makoto Ozone, Piano
Shoko Kanai, Trumpet
Tue 26 Feb at 14:00
Matinee Concert Series on Weekdays
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Rota, Film music from Romeo and Juliet: Giulietta degli spiriti
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492: overture
Elgar, Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op.12
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Toru Kaku, Baritone
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Kosuke Tsunoda, Conductor
Tatsuki Narita, Violin
Thu 28 Feb at 12:15
Suntory Hall Organ Promenade Concert
Programme to be announced
Kazuki Tomita, Organ
Thu 28 Feb at 19:00
Krystian Zimerman Piano Recital
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Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Chopin, Scherzo no. 2 in B flat minor, Op.31
Chopin, Scherzo no. 3 in C sharp minor, Op.39
Chopin, Scherzo no. 4 in E major, Op.54
Krystian Zimerman, Piano
Thu 28 Feb at 19:00

Symphony Hall, Osaka

The 226th Subscription Concert
The 226th Subscription Concert
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Mozart, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384: overture
Beethoven, Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21
Toyama, Symphony (world première)
Osaka Symphony Orchestra
Yuzo Toyama, Conductor
Mar 02 mat, 03 mat, 09 mat, eve, 10 mat
La Bayadère (Asami Maki)
The National Ballet of Japan
Alexei Baklan, Conductor
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Sun 3 Mar at 15:00

Hiroshima Bunka Gakuen (HBG) Hall, Hiroshima

The 388th Subscription Concert
The 388th Subscription Concert
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Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Smetana, String Quartet no.1 in E minor 'From my life' (arr. George Szell)
Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra
Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Conductor
Naoka Aoki, Violin
Tue 5 Mar at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

© Simon Pauly
Martin Grubinger - Percussion spektakulär
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Ishii, Thirteen Drums for percussion solo, Op.66
Aho, Percussion Concerto "Sieidi"
Psathas, One Study One Summary
Saariaho, Six Japanese Gardens
Cangelosi, Bad Touch
Grubinger, Aus dem Leben einer Trommel
Abe, The Wave
Martin Grubinger, Percussion
Rainer Furthner, Percussion
Alexander Georgiev, Percussion
Slavik Stakhov, Percussion
Leonhard Schmidinger, Percussion
Per Rundberg, Piano
Wed 6 Mar at 19:00
Angela Gheorgiu & Tohmas Hampson
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Bizet, Carmen: "Habanera", L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
Verdi, Otello: Credo in un Dio crudel
Verdi, Simon Boccanegra: Dinne, perchè... Figlia! a tal nome io palpito
Puccini, Tosca: Vissi d'arte
Leoncavallo, I Pagliacci: Nedda! Silvio, a quest'ora
Loewe, My Fair Lady: I could have danced all night
Lehár, The Merry Widow: Lippen schweigen, 's flüstern Geigen
Angela Gheorghiu, Soprano
Thomas Hampson, Baritone
Eugene Kohn, Conductor
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri 8 Mar at 19:00

Acros Fukuoka Symphony Hall, Fukuoka

The 374th Subscription Concert
The 374th Subscription Concert
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Weber, Oberon: overture
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Glazunov, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, "The Heroic", Op.55
Kyushu Symphony Orchestra
Kazuhiro Koizumi, Conductor
Michiko Kobayashi, Violin
Sat 9 Mar at 19:30
Murray Perahia Piano Recital
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Programme to be announced
Murray Perahia, Piano
Sun 10 Mar at 15:00

Symphony Hall, Okayama

The 59th Subscription Concert
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Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn in B flat major, Op.56a
Weber, Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op.75
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Okayama Philharmonic Orchestra
Hansjörg Schellenberger, Conductor
Gustavo Núñez, Bassoon
Wed 13 Mar at 19:00
Tchaikovsky, Slavonic March in B flat minor "Marche Slave", Op. 31
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Khachaturian, Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Khachaturian, Symphony no. 3
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, Conductor
Yu-chien Tseng, Violin
Mar 15, 16 mat

Kitara Concert Hall, Sapporo

SSO The 617th Subscription Concert
SSO The 617th Subscription Concert
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Penderecki, Threnody "For the Victims of Hiroshima"
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Alexandra Soumm, Violin
Mar 15 mat, 17 mat

Hyogo Performing Arts Center, Nishinomiya

113rd Subscription Concert
113rd Subscription Concert
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Beethoven, Egmont, Op.84: Overture
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Hyogo Performing Arts Centre Orchestra
Claus Peter Flor, Conductor
Claire Huangci, Piano
Fri 15 Mar at 18:45

Aichi Arts Center: Concert Hall, Nagoya

Subscription Concert No. 167
Subscription Concert No. 167
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Smetana, Má Vlast (My Country)
Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra
Leoš Svárovský, Conductor
Fri 15 Mar at 19:00

Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Tokyo

Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian
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Tchaikovsky, Slavonic March in B flat minor "Marche Slave", Op. 31
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Khachaturian, Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Khachaturian, Symphony no. 3
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, Conductor
Yu-chien Tseng, Violin
Mar 19, 21 mat, 24 mat, 26 mat
Massenet, Werther
New National Theatre
Paul Daniel, Conductor
Nicolas Joël, Director
Emmanuelle Favre, Set Designer
Katia Duflot, Costume Designer
Saimir Pirgu, Werther
Mihoko Fujimura, Charlotte
Hiroko Kouda, Sophie
Hiroshi Kuroda, Albert
Takayuki Ito, Le Bailli
Shuhei Itoga, Schmidt
Toshiaki Komada, Johann
New National Theatre Chorus
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Tue 19 Mar at 19:00

Kioi Hall, Tokyo

Sylvain Cambreling conducts Special Concert
Sylvain Cambreling conducts Special Concert
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Varèse, Octandre
Messiaen, Sept Haikai
Scelsi, Quattro Pezzi
Grisey, Les espaces acoustiques
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
Sylvain Cambreling, Conductor
Tue 19 Mar at 19:00
The 38th Toshiba Grand Concert – Fabio Luisi Conducts Danish National Symphony Orchestra
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Sørensen, Evening Land (Japan première)
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
Arabella Steinbacher, Violin
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Tue 19 Mar at 19:00
Chamber Music Special Concert by Members of Los Angeles Philharmonic
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Dvořák, String Quartet no. 12 in F major, "American", Op.96
Ligeti, Sechs Bagatellen (Six Bagatelles for wind quintet)
Ibert, Trois Pièces Brèves
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Yuja Wang, Piano
Members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mar 20, 22
Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Los Angeles Philharmonic
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Mahler, Symphony no. 9 in D major
Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor
Thu 21 Mar at 15:00

Bunkamura, Orchard Hall, Tokyo

Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian
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Tchaikovsky, Slavonic March in B flat minor "Marche Slave", Op. 31
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Khachaturian, Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Khachaturian, Symphony no. 3
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, Conductor
Yu-chien Tseng, Violin
Mar 22, 23 mat

Sumida Triphony Hall, Tokyo

New Japan Philharmonic Subscription concert No.601
New Japan Philharmonic Subscription concert No.601
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Mozart, Symphony no. 31 in D major, K297 (K300a) "Paris”
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Magnard, Symphony no. 4 in C sharp minor, Op.21
Claire-Marie Le Guay, Piano
New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Toshiyuki Kamioka, Conductor
Fri 22 Mar at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

The Four Seasons
Corelli, Concerto grosso in F major, Op.6 no.2
Handel, Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.6 No.10, HWV 328
Corelli, Concerto grosso in D major, Op.6 no.1
Vivaldi, The Four Seasons (Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione), Op.8 no. 1-4
Richard Egarr, Director
Bojan Čičić, Violin
Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo
Mar 23 mat, 24 mat

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Tokyo

Sylvain Cambreling BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique
Sylvain Cambreling BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique
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Berlioz, Béatrice et Bénédict: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
Sylvain Cambreling, Conductor
Sat 23 Mar at 18:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Richard Egarr plays Bach
Bach, Partita no. 1 in B flat major, BWV825
Bach, Partita no. 4 in D major, BWV828
Bach, French Suite no. 5 in G major, BWV816
Bach, Partita no. 6 in E minor, BWV830
Richard Egarr, Director
Sun 24 Mar at 11:00

Concerto Zeneház (Concerto Music House), Budapest

Sound of Worlds – Musical dash between continents and countries
Kids event
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Traditional, The fairy tale world of Scheherazade
Traditional, Music of the ocean
Traditional, Japanese and Chinese folk music
Traditional, Music of Central Asia
Iván Gábor, Percussion
Tue 26 Mar at 19:00

Shogin Tact Tsuruoka (Tsuruoka City Cultural Hall), Tsuruoka

27th Subscription Concert in Tsuruoka
27th Subscription Concert in Tsuruoka
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Verdi, La traviata: Lunge da lei...De' miei bollenti spiriti
Verdi, Rigoletto: La donna è mobile
Capua, O Sole Mio
Verdi, La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi)
Norichika Iimori, Conductor
Yamagata Symphony Orchestra
Kei Fukui, Tenor
Tue 26 Mar at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Main Hall, Tokyo

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
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Brahms, Tragische Ouverture - Tragic Overture for Orchestra, Op.81
Bloch, Schelomo, Hebrew Rhapsody for cello
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 5 in D minor, Op.47
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Eliahu Inbal, Conductor
Gavriel Lipkind, Cello
Tue 26 Mar at 19:00
Vladimir Jurowski Conducts Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin
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Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, Op.15
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Wed 27 Mar at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Chamber Music with Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker
Mahler, Piano Quartet in A minor
Schumann, Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Op.47
Brahms, Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, Op.25
Noah Bendix-Balgley, Violin
Amihai Grosz, Viola
Olaf Maninger, Cello
Ohad Ben-Ari, Piano
Thu 28 Mar at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Bryn Terfel Recital
Unknown, Other (TBA)
Sir Bryn Terfel, Bass-baritone
Natalia Katyukova, Piano
Mar 29, 30 mat, eve, 31 mat
New works (Dancers of the National Ballet of Japan)
Dancers of the National Ballet of Japan, Dancer
Fri 29 Mar at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Amihai Grosz
Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Brahms, Viola Sonata in F minor, Op.120 no.1
Shostakovich, Sonata for viola and piano, Op.147
Amihai Grosz, Viola
Ohad Ben-Ari, Piano
Sun 31 Mar at 14:00

Symphony Hall, Osaka

The 299th Subscription Concert
The 299th Subscription Concert
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Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 4 in D major, K218
Bruckner, Symphony no. 9 in D minor, WAB 109
Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra
Taijiro Iimori, Conductor
Veronika Eberle, Violin
Wed 3 Apr at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Brahms's Chamber Music
Brahms, Piano Trio no. 1 in B major, Op.8
Brahms, FAE Sonata: III. Scherzo
Brahms, Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34
Kyoko Takezawa, Violin
Kyoko Ogawa, Violin
Yoshiko Kawamoto, Viola
Kaeko Mukoyama, Cello
Michie Koyama, Piano
Thu 4 Apr at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Main Hall, Tokyo

Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo: Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto (Concert Style / Excerpts)
Riccardo Muti, Conductor
Francesco Landolfi, Rigoletto
Venera Protasova, Gilda
Giordano Lucà, The Duke of Mantua
Antonio Di Matteo, Sparafucile
Daniela Pini, Maddalena
Tokyo Harusai Festival Orchestra
Apr 05, 07 mat

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Main Hall, Tokyo

Der fliegende Holländer
Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) (Concert Style / With projected images and subtitles)
David Afkham, Conductor
Sir Bryn Terfel, Dutchman
Ricarda Merbeth, Senta
Ain Anger, Daland
Peter Seiffert, Erik
Aura Twarowska, Mary
Cosmin Ifrim, The Steersman
Tokyo Opera Singers
Apr 07 mat, 10, 14 mat, 17 mat
Eine florentinische Tragödie / Gianni Schicchi
Eine florentinische Tragödie / Gianni Schicchi
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Zemlinsky, Eine Florentinische Tragödie (A Florentine Tragedy) Op.16
Puccini, Gianni Schicchi
New National Theatre
Ryusuke Numajiri, Conductor
Aguni Jun, Director
Atsumi Yokota, Set Designer
Emi Masuda, Costume Designer
Junko Saito, Bianca
Vsevolod Grivnov, Guido Bardi, Prince of Forence
Sergei Leiferkus, Simone
Carlos Álvarez, Gianni Schicchi
Ryoko Sunakawa, Lauretta
Toshiaki Murakami, Rinuccio
Chieko Teratani, Zita
Hideyuki Aochi, Gherardino
New National Theatre Chorus
Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
Mon 8 Apr at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Ain Anger Recital
Mussorgsky, Songs and Dances of Death
Tchaikovsky, Other (TBC)
Loewe, Other (TBC)
Schumann, Other (TBC)
Schubert, Other (TBC)
Ain Anger, Bass
Kristin Okerlund, Piano
Thu 11 Apr at 19:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Igor Levit I
Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Igor Levit, Piano
Fri 12 Apr at 19:30

Cadogan Hall, London

Japan Philharmonic Orchestra with Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello
Rautavaara, In the Beginning
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Takemitsu, Requiem for string orchestra
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Pietari Inkinen, Conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello
Apr 13, 14 mat

NHK Hall, Tokyo

Also sprach Zarathustra
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Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Berlioz, La Mort de Cléopâtre
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Véronique Gens, Soprano
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Sat 13 Apr at 14:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Recital Hall, Tokyo

Igor Levit II
Beethoven, 33 variations for piano in C major 'Diabelli Variations', Op.120
Rzewski, The People United Will Never Be Defeated
Igor Levit, Piano
Sun 14 Apr at 11:00
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra & Suntory Hall concert for children
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Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione: Violin Concerto in E major, Op.8 no. 1, RV 269 "La primavera” (Spring)
Mozart, Symphony no. 1 in E flat major, K16
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Massenet, Thaïs: Méditation
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Mariko Senju, Violin
Kosuke Tsunoda, Conductor
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Kids event
Sun 14 Apr at 13:30

Nara Prefecture Cultural Hall, Nara

The 44th Regular concert
The 44th Regular concert
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Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 1 in G minor "Winter Daydreams", Op.13
Nara Philharmonic Orchestra
Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Conductor
Sun 14 Apr at 15:00

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan: Main Hall, Tokyo

Gurrelieder
Schoenberg, Gurrelieder
Kazushi Ono, Conductor
Christian Voigt, Tenor
Elena Pankratova, Soprano
Eijiro Kai, Baritone
Mihoko Fujimura, Mezzo-soprano
Franz Grundheber, Baritone
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo Opera Singers
Apr 19, 20 mat

NHK Hall, Tokyo

Pelleas und Melisande
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Hirao, Kinuta, symphonic poem
Yashiro, Piano Concerto
Schoenberg, Pelleas und Melisande, Op.5
Hisako Kawamura, Piano
Kazuki Yamada, Conductor