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NHK Music Festival (Cancelled)

Monday, November 30, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Alexander Vedernikov, conductor
Kanon Matsuda, pian

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  • Akira Miyoshi / Ouverture de fête
  • Akira Ifukube / "Ritmica Ostinata," for piano and orchestra
  • Mussorgsky / "Boris Godunov," opera - Introduction & Polonaise
  • Mussorgsky / Ravel / "Tableaux d'une exposition," suite

NHK Symphony Orchestra December Concerts at NHK Hall

Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:00p.m.

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Michiyoshi Inoue, conductor
Kanon Matsuda, piano

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  • Shostakovich / Symphony No. 1 F Minor Op. 10
  • Ifukube / "Ritmica Ostinata," for piano and orchestra
  • Ifukube / Japanese Rhapsody

No. 1954 Subscription (Program A) (Cancelled)

Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:00p.m.

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Michiyoshi Inoue, conductor
Evgeny Stavinsky, bass*
Orphei Drängar, male chorus*

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  • Johann Strauss II / "Im Krapfenwald’l," polka Op. 336
  • Shostakovich / Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1 — "March" "Lyrical Waltz" "Little Polka" "Waltz II"
  • Shostakovich / Symphony No. 13 B-flat Minor Op. 113 "Babi Yar"*

NHK Symphony Orchestra December Concerts at NHK Hall

Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:00p.m.

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Michiyoshi Inoue, conductor
Kanon Matsuda, piano

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  • Shostakovich / Symphony No. 1 F Minor Op. 10
  • Ifukube / "Ritmica Ostinata," for piano and orchestra
  • Ifukube / Japanese Rhapsody

No. 1954 Subscription (Program A) (Cancelled)

Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:00p.m.

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Michiyoshi Inoue, conductor
Evgeny Stavinsky, bass*
Orphei Drängar, male chorus*

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  • Johann Strauss II / "Im Krapfenwald’l," polka Op. 336
  • Shostakovich / Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1 — "March" "Lyrical Waltz" "Little Polka" "Waltz II"
  • Shostakovich / Symphony No. 13 B-flat Minor Op. 113 "Babi Yar"*

NHK Symphony Orchestra December Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor
Akiko Suwanai, violin

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  • The 250th Anniversary of Beethoven's Birth
  • Beethoven /"Egmont," incidental music Op.84 - Overture
  • Beethoven (Mahler) / String Quartet No. 11 F Minor Op. 95 "Serioso"(String Orchestra Version)
  • Beethoven / Violin Concerto D Major Op. 61

No. 1955 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Hannu Lintu, conductor
Yevgeny Sudbin, piano

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  • Saariaho / Ciel d’hivier (2013) [Japan Première]
  • Grieg / Piano Concerto A Minor Op. 16
  • Stravinsky / "Pétrouchka," burlesque (1947 edition)

NHK Symphony Orchestra December Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:00p.m.

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Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor
Akiko Suwanai, violin

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  • The 250th Anniversary of Beethoven's Birth
  • Beethoven /"Egmont," incidental music Op.84 - Overture
  • Beethoven (Mahler) / String Quartet No. 11 F Minor Op. 95 "Serioso"(String Orchestra Version)
  • Beethoven / Violin Concerto D Major Op. 61

No. 1955 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:00p.m.

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Hannu Lintu, conductor
Yevgeny Sudbin, piano

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  • Saariaho / Ciel d’hivier (2013) [Japan Première]
  • Grieg / Piano Concerto A Minor Op. 16
  • Stravinsky / "Pétrouchka," burlesque (1947 edition)

No. 1956 Subscription (Program B) (Cancelled)

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor

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  • Sviridov / Small Triptych (1964)
  • Prokofiev / "War and Peace," opera Op. 91 — "Waltz" in scene 2
  • A. Rubinstein / "The Demon," opera — "Lesginka" in act 2
  • Glinka / "Ivan Sussanin," opera — "Krakowiak"
  • Rimsky-Korsakov / "Snow Maiden," suite
  • Tchaikovsky / Fedoseyev / "The Sleeping Beauty," ballet suite

No. 1956 Subscription (Program B) (Cancelled)

Thursday, December 17, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor

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  • Sviridov / Small Triptych (1964)
  • Prokofiev / "War and Peace," opera Op. 91 — "Waltz" in scene 2
  • A. Rubinstein / "The Demon," opera — "Lesginka" in act 2
  • Glinka / "Ivan Sussanin," opera — "Krakowiak"
  • Rimsky-Korsakov / "Snow Maiden," suite
  • Tchaikovsky / Fedoseyev / "The Sleeping Beauty," ballet suite

Beethoven 9th Symphony Concert

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Eri Takahashi, soprano
Etsuko Kanoh, mezzo soprano
Naoki Miyasato, tenor
Shin Taniguchi, baritone
New National Theatre Chorus, chorus

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  • Beethoven / Symphony No. 9 D Minor Op. 125 "Choral"

Beethoven 9th Symphony Concert

Friday, December 25, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Eri Takahashi, soprano
Etsuko Kanoh, mezzo soprano
Naoki Miyasato, tenor
Shin Taniguchi, baritone
New National Theatre Chorus, chorus

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  • Beethoven / Symphony No. 9 D Minor Op. 125 "Choral"

Beethoven 9th Symphony Concert

Saturday, December 26, 2020 3:00p.m.

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Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Eri Takahashi, soprano
Etsuko Kanoh, mezzo soprano
Naoki Miyasato, tenor
Shin Taniguchi, baritone
New National Theatre Chorus, chorus

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  • Beethoven / Symphony No. 9 D Minor Op. 125 "Choral"

JAPAN POST INSURANCE presents NHKSO Beethoven 9th Special Concert

Sunday, December 27, 2020 2:00p.m.

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Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Eri Takahashi, soprano
Etsuko Kanoh, mezzo soprano
Naoki Miyasato, tenor
Shin Taniguchi, baritone
New National Theatre Chorus, chorus
Masayo Katsuyama, organ*

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  • Bach / Suite No. 3 D Major BWV1068 - "Air"*
  • Bach (Duruflé) / "Jesus bleibet meine Freude," choral*
  • Beethoven / Symphony No. 9 D Minor Op. 125 "Choral"

The 112th Subscription Concert at Orchard Hall Series 2020/2021

Saturday, January 9, 2021 3:30p.m.

Bunkamura Orchard Hall

Kazumasa Watanabe, conductor
Maki Mori, soprano*

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  • Beethoven / Symphony No. 7 A Major Op. 92
  • Charpentier / "Louise," opera - "Depuis le jour, où je me suis donnée"*
  • Gounod / "Faust," opera - "Valse de l'opera Faust" "Air des bijoux"*
  • Lehár / "Merry Widow," operetta - "Vilias Lied"* "Merry Widow Waltz"
  • Meyerbeer / "Dinorah," opera - "Ombra leggiera"*
  • J. Strauss II / "An der schönen, blauen Donau," waltz Op. 314

NHK Symphony Orchestra January Concerts at NHK Hall

Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:00p.m.

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No. 1957 Subscription (Program A) (Cancelled)

Saturday, January 16, 2021 6:00p.m.

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Juanjo Mena, conductor
Javier Perianes, piano*

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  • Pierné / "Ramuntcho,"incidental music—Overture
  • Falla / "Noches en los jardines de España," impresiones sinfónicas*
  • Ginastera / "Panambí," ballet suite Op. 1a
  • Ravel / "Daphnis et Chloé," suite No. 1 & No. 2

NHK Symphony Orchestra January Concerts at NHK Hall

Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:00p.m.

NHK Hall 

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No. 1957 Subscription (Program A) (Cancelled)

Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:00p.m.

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Juanjo Mena, conductor
Javier Perianes, piano*

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  • Pierné / "Ramuntcho,"incidental music—Overture
  • Falla / "Noches en los jardines de España," impresiones sinfónicas*
  • Ginastera / "Panambí," ballet suite Op. 1a
  • Ravel / "Daphnis et Chloé," suite No. 1 & No. 2

NHK Symphony Orchestra January Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Friday, January 22, 2021, 2020 7:00p.m.

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre 

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No. 1958 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Friday, January 22, 2021, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin*

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  • Ravel / Rapsodie espagnole
  • Chausson / Poème Op. 25*
  • Ravel / Tzigane*
  • Chausson / Symphony B-flat Major Op. 20

NHK Symphony Orchestra January Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saturday, January 23, 2021, 2020 7:00p.m.

Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre 

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No. 1958 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Saturday, January 23, 2021, 2020 7:00p.m.

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Tugan Sokhiev, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin*

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  • Ravel / Rapsodie espagnole
  • Chausson / Poème Op. 25*
  • Ravel / Tzigane*
  • Chausson / Symphony B-flat Major Op. 20

NHK Symphony Orchestra January Concerts at Suntory Hall

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:00p.m.

Suntory Hall 

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NHK Symphony Orchestra January Concerts at Suntory Hall

Thursday, January 28, 2021 7:00p.m.

Suntory Hall 

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NHK Symphony Orchestra February Concerts at NHK Hall

Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:00p.m.

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No. 1960 Subscription (Program A) (Cancelled)

Saturday, February 6, 2021 6:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Steven Isserlis, cello

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  • Prokofiev / "The Love for Three Oranges," suite Op. 33bis
  • Prokofiev / Cello Concerto E Minor Op. 58
  • Prokofiev / Symphony No. 4 C Major Op. 112 (1947 revised version)

NHK Symphony Orchestra February Concerts at NHK Hall

Sunday, February 7, 2021 3:00p.m.

NHK Hall 

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No. 1960 Subscription (Program A) (Cancelled)

Sunday, February 7, 2021 3:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Steven Isserlis, cello

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  • Prokofiev / "The Love for Three Oranges," suite Op. 33bis
  • Prokofiev / Cello Concerto E Minor Op. 58
  • Prokofiev / Symphony No. 4 C Major Op. 112 (1947 revised version)

NHK Symphony Orchestra February Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Friday, February 12, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1961 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Friday, February 12, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, violin

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  • Smetana / "The Bartered Bride," opera — Three Dances
  • Szymanowski / Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 35
  • Dvořák / Symphony No. 6 D Major Op. 60

NHK Symphony Orchestra February Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saturday, February 13, 2021 2:00p.m.

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No. 1961 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Saturday, February 13, 2021 2:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Lisa Batiashvili, violin

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  • Smetana / "The Bartered Bride," opera — Three Dances
  • Szymanowski / Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 35
  • Dvořák / Symphony No. 6 D Major Op. 60

NHK Symphony Orchestra February Concerts at Tokyo Suntory Hall

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:00p.m.

Suntory Hall 

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No. 1962 Subscription (Program B) (Cancelled)

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

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  • Schumann / "Die Braut von Messina," overture Op. 100
  • Beethoven / Piano Concerto No. 5 E-flat Major Op. 73 "Emperor"
  • Schumann / Symphony No. 3 E-flat Major Op. 97 "Rheinische"

NHK Symphony Orchestra February Concerts at Tokyo Suntory Hall

Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:00p.m.

Suntory Hall 

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No. 1962 Subscription (Program B) (Cancelled)

Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

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  • Schumann / "Die Braut von Messina," overture Op. 100
  • Beethoven / Piano Concerto No. 5 E-flat Major Op. 73 "Emperor"
  • Schumann / Symphony No. 3 E-flat Major Op. 97 "Rheinische"

The 113th Subscription Concert at Orchard Hall Series 2020/2021

Saturday, February 27, 2021 3:30p.m.

Bunkamura Orchard Hall

Tatsuya Shimono, conductor
Fumiaki Miura, violin

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  • Beethoven / "Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus," ballet Op. 43 - Overture
  • Brahms / Violin Concerto D Major Op. 77
  • Brahms / Symphony No. 4 E Minor Op. 98

NHKSO Concert in Saitama

Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:00p.m.

Saitama Hall, Large Hall

Tadaaki Otaka, conductor
Kaori Muraji, guitar*
Michie Koyama, piano**

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  • Elgar / Variations on an Original Theme Op. 36 "Enigma" - "Nimrod"
  • Rodrigo / Concierto de Aranjuez*
  • Rakhmaninov / "Rapsodie sur un thème de Paganini," Op. 43**
  • Stravinsky / "L'oiseau de feu," ballet suite (1919 edition)

NHK Symphony Orchestra April Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Friday, April 16, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1963 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Friday, April 16, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Fabio Luisi, conductor
Eva Steinaa, oboe

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  • Schubert / Symphony No. 5 B-flat Major D. 485
  • Mozart / Oboe Concerto C Major K. 314
  • Schumann / Symphony No. 1 B-flat Major Op. 38 "Frühling"

NHK Symphony Orchestra April Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1963 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Saturday, April 17, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Fabio Luisi, conductor
Eva Steinaa, oboe

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  • Schubert / Symphony No. 5 B-flat Major D. 485
  • Mozart / Oboe Concerto C Major K. 314
  • Schumann / Symphony No. 1 B-flat Major Op. 38 "Frühling"

NHK Symphony Orchestra April Concerts at Suntory Hall

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:00p.m.

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NHK Symphony Orchestra April Concerts at Suntory Hall

Thursday, April 22, 2021 7:00p.m.

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The 114th Subscription Concert at Orchard Hall Series 2020/2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:30p.m.

Bunkamura Orchard Hall

Stefan Vladar, conductor, piano

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  • Beethoven / Piano Concerto E-flat Major Op. 73 "Emperor"
  • Beethoven / Symphony No. 5 C Minor Op. 67

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Friday, May 21, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1965 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Friday, May 21, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Marc Albrecht, conductor
Pascal Rogé, piano

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  • Schönberg / Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene Op. 34
  • Poulenc / Piano Concerto
  • Korngold / Symphony in F-sharp Op. 40

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saturday, May 22, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1965 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Saturday, May 22, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Marc Albrecht, conductor
Pascal Rogé, piano

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  • Schönberg / Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene Op. 34
  • Poulenc / Piano Concerto
  • Korngold / Symphony in F-sharp Op. 40

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Suntory Hall

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1966 Subscription (Program B) (Cancelled)

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Marc Albrecht, conductor
Veronika Eberle, violin

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  • R. Strauss / "Intermezzo," opera Op. 72 - "Träumerei am Kamin"
  • Hosokawa / Violin Concerto (2021) [NHK Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and Grafenegg Festival co-comisssioned / Japan Première]
  • Wagner / "Tannhäuser" - "Ouvertüre und Bacchanal"
  • Wagner / "Tristan und Isolde" - "Vorspiel und Liebestod"
  • Wagner / "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" - Vorspiel

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Suntory Hall

Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1966 Subscription (Program B) (Cancelled)

Thursday, May 27, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Marc Albrecht, conductor
Veronika Eberle, violin

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  • R. Strauss / "Intermezzo," opera Op. 72 - "Träumerei am Kamin"
  • Hosokawa / Violin Concerto (2021) [NHK Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and Grafenegg Festival co-comisssioned / Japan Première]
  • Wagner / "Tannhäuser" - "Ouvertüre und Bacchanal"
  • Wagner / "Tristan und Isolde" - "Vorspiel und Liebestod"
  • Wagner / "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" - Vorspiel

NHK Symphony Orchestra June Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Friday, June 11, 2021 7:00p.m.

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No. 1967 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Friday, June 11, 2021 7:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Vladislav Lavrik, trumpet

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  • Shostakovich / Festive Overture Op. 96
  • Arutiunian / Trumpet Concerto A-flat Major
  • Shostakovich / Symphony No. 4 C Minor Op. 43

NHK Symphony Orchestra June Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saturday, June 12, 2021 2:00p.m.

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No. 1967 Subscription (Program C) (Cancelled)

Saturday, June 12, 2021 2:00p.m.

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Paavo Järvi, conductor
Vladislav Lavrik, trumpet

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  • Shostakovich / Festive Overture Op. 96
  • Arutiunian / Trumpet Concerto A-flat Major
  • Shostakovich / Symphony No. 4 C Minor Op. 43

NHK Symphony Orchestra June Concerts at Suntory Hall

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:00p.m.

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NHK Symphony Orchestra June Concerts at Suntory Hall

Thursday, June 17, 2021 7:00p.m.

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