NHKSO Outline

Name

NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo

Chairman

Keiichi Imamura

Location

2-16-49 Takanawa, Minato-ku Tokyo
TEL: 03-5793-8111

Established

1942.4.27.

1926.10.5
New Symphony Orchestra(Formed as a private organization)
1942.4.27
Japan Symphony Orchestra (Established as an incorporated foundation)
1951.8.1
NHK Symphony Orchestra (Renamed)
2010.4.1
Became a public interest incorporated foundation

Permanent property

30 million yen

Total income

2,500 million yen

Employees
(as of March 31, 2021)

135
(Musicians: 97 / Office staff: 21 / Non-regular employees: 17)

Under the supervision of

The Cabinet Office

Purpose

To augment Japan’s music and artistic standard through symphonic music performances and to achieve its social and cultural mission

Operations

1. Concerts on radio and television

2. Concerts for the public

3. Research and facilities management for concerts

4. Publishing orchestra magazines

5. Managing activities to pursue its goals

Executives
(as of June 8 2021)

Chairman
Keiichi Imamura

General Director
Koich Nakanoya

General Director
Takashi Samizo

Nonexecutive Director
Naoki Aikawa

Nonexecutive Director
Yukako Uchinaga

Nonexecutive Director
Tomoyuki Okada

Nonexecutive Director
Keiji Kimura

Nonexecutive Director
Kunihiko Saito

Nonexecutive Director
Masami Zeniya

Nonexecutive Director
Hiroaki Dan

Nonexecutive Director
Mamoru Mohri

Nonexecutive Auditor
Kazunori Hamamura

Nonexecutive Auditor
Yusaku Sunohara

Councillor
Toshiaki Egashira

Councillor
Bin Ebisawa

Councillor
Kenichi Suzuki

Councillor
Fumi Dan

Councillor
Seiki Doi

Councillor
Shuichi Noguchi

Councillor
Akio Maeda

Councillor
Terunobu Maeda

Councillor
Koji Matsumoto

Councillor
Satoshi Miura

Councillor
Osamu Watanabe

Concert venue for subscription concerts

NHK Hall, Suntory Hall & Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Corporate Membership
(as of March 31, 2021)

with special support of
Iwatani Corporation / Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. / East Japan Railway Company / Mizuho Bank, Ltd. / Shibuya Scholarship Foundation

with special assistance of
BMW Group Japan / United Airlines, Inc. / All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. / H. Matuso Musical Instruments Co., Ltd. / Yamaha Corporation / Palace Hotel Co., Ltd.

Subscribers
(as of June, 2020)

8,156

Association with NHK

The NHK Symphony Orchestra endeavors to raise and further develop Japan’s music and artistic standard by performing symphonic music in cooperation with NHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation) by participating in NHK’s broadcast programs as well as performing concerts for the general public, for which NHK granted a subsidy of 1.7 billion yen in 2020.