May 2021

NHKSO Golden Classic 2021 (postponed)

Monday, May 3, 2021 3:30p.m.

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall  Access

KenTakaseki, conductor
Ryosuke Suho, violin

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  • Tchaikovsky / Violin Concerto D Major Op. 35
  • Tchaikovsky / Symphony No. 5 E Minor Op. 64

Akiko Suwanai presents
International Music Festival NIPPON 2020 (postponed)

Monday, May 10, 2021 7:00p.m.

Suntory Hall  Access

Tadaaki Otaka, conductor
Akiko Suwanai, violin

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  • Siberius / "Pelleas and Melisande," suite Op. 46
  • Dutilleux / "Sur le même accord," nocturne for Violin & Orchestra
  • Brahms / Violin Concerto D Major Op. 77

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Suntory Hall

Saturday, May 15, 2021 6:00p.m.

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Tadaaki Otaka, conductor
Rei Tsujimoto, cello (Haydn)
Yumi Yoshimura, oboe (Mozart)
Kei Ito, clarinet (Mozart)
Kazusa Mizutani, bassoon (Mozart)
Nobuaki Fukukawa, horn (Mozart)
Risako Hayakawa, harp (Debussy)
Kazuaki Kikumoto/ Tomoyuki Hasegawa/ Tomoki Ando/ Eiji Yamamoto, trumpets (Trumpet Section of NHKSO/ Panufnik)

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  • Haydn / Cello Concerto No. 2 D Major Op. 101 Hob. VIIb-2
  • Mozart / Sinfonia Concertante for 4 Winds and Orchestra E-flat Major K. 297b
  • Debussy / Danse sacrée et danse profane
  • Panufnik / Symphony No. 3 "Sinfonia sacra"

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Suntory Hall

Sunday, May 16, 2021 2:00p.m.

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Tadaaki Otaka, conductor
Rei Tsujimoto, cello (Haydn)
Yumi Yoshimura, oboe (Mozart)
Kei Ito, clarinet (Mozart)
Kazusa Mizutani, bassoon (Mozart)
Nobuaki Fukukawa, horn (Mozart)
Risako Hayakawa, harp (Debussy)
Kazuaki Kikumoto/ Tomoyuki Hasegawa/ Tomoki Ando/ Eiji Yamamoto, trumpets (Trumpet Section of NHKSO/ Panufnik)

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  • Haydn / Cello Concerto No. 2 D Major Op. 101 Hob. VIIb-2
  • Mozart / Sinfonia Concertante for 4 Winds and Orchestra E-flat Major K. 297b
  • Debussy / Danse sacrée et danse profane
  • Panufnik / Symphony No. 3 "Sinfonia sacra"

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

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

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Keitaro Harada, conductor
Kazuma Miura, bandoneon

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  • Guarnieri / Concerto for String Orchestra and Percussion[Japan Première]
  • Piazzolla / Bandoneón Concerto "Aconcagua"
  • Ginastera / Variaciones Concertantes Op. 23
  • Falla / "El sombrero de tres picos," ballet suite - Part 1

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:00p.m.

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Keitaro Harada, conductor
Kazuma Miura, bandoneon

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  • Guarnieri / Concerto for String Orchestra and Percussion[Japan Première]
  • Piazzolla / Bandoneón Concerto "Aconcagua"
  • Ginastera / Variaciones Concertantes Op. 23
  • Falla / "El sombrero de tres picos," ballet suite - Part 1

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Suntory Hall

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

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Junichi Hirokami, conductor
Kei Shirai, violin (Guest Concertmaster of NHKSO)

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  • Tchaikovsky (McAlister) / String Quartet No. 1 – 2nd Mov. "Andante cantabile"
  • Saint-Saëns / Violin Concerto No. 3 B Minor Op. 61
  • Atsutada Otaka / Symphony "Au-delà du Temps"

NHK Symphony Orchestra May Concerts at Suntory Hall

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

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Junichi Hirokami, conductor
Kei Shirai, violin (Guest Concertmaster of NHKSO)

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  • Tchaikovsky (McAlister) / String Quartet No. 1 – 2nd Mov. "Andante cantabile"
  • Saint-Saëns / Violin Concerto No. 3 B Minor Op. 61
  • Atsutada Otaka / Symphony "Au-delà du Temps"

NHKSO Concert in Ina

Sunday, May 30, 2021 6:00p.m.

Nagano Prefectural Ina Culture Hall  Access

Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor
Michie Koyama, piano

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  • Tchaikovsky / "Eugene Onegin," opera Op. 24 - "Polonaise"
  • Tchaikovsky / Piano Concerto No. 1 B-flat Minor Op. 23
  • Dvořák / Symphony No. 9 E Minor Op. 95 "From the New World"