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Posted on January 14, 2021

NHK Symphony Orchestra February Concerts

NHK Symphony Orchestra’s February concerts to replace its February Subscription series have been finalized with the following details.


In order to comply with the state of emergency declared by the government, the first day concert at Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Friday 12 February) and the first and second day concerts at Suntory Hall (Wednesday 17 February & Thursday 18 February) will start at 6:00 p.m., instead of the usual time of 7:00 p.m. to bring forward the ending time


Dates and Programs

[NHK Hall]
Saturday 6 February 6:00pm & Sunday 7 February 3:00pm

Tadaaki Otaka, conductor
Gen Yokosaka, cello
Takemitsu / Three Film Scores
Shostakovich / Cello Concerto No. 1 E-flat Major Op. 107
Sibelius / Symphony No. 1 E Minor Op. 39


[Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre]
Friday 12 February 6:00pm* & Saturday 13 February 2:00pm
*Please note the altered curtain time

Masaru Kumakura, conductor
Isabelle Faust, violin
Smetana / "The Bartered Bride," opera — Three Dances
Szymanowski / Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 35
Dvořák / Symphony No. 6 D Major Op. 60


[Suntory Hall]
Wednesday 17 February 6:00pm* & Thursday 18 February 6:00pm*
*Please note the altered curtain time

Tatsuya Shimono, conductor
Kazune Shimizu, piano
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"


Ticket Prices

(Prices apply for all concerts / Reserved seating only)
Adults: S 7,000 yen A 5,500 yen B 3,500 yen
Youth tickets (under 25 years old): S 3,500 yen A 2,750 yen B 1,750 yen

‹WEB select 3 tickets› available for February concerts only [S seats only/ sold at WEB Ticket N-Kyo]
Of all the 6 February concerts, if you purchase more than three concerts at once, you can save 20% of Adults S ticket price. (Available until Friday 5 February 2021 23:59)


Tickets Sale Starts on:

Pre-sale : Tuesday 19 January 11:00am
Sales to general public: :Thursday 21 January 11:00am


* For further inquiries and where to purchase pre-sale tickets, please visit the website of each concert.


● Concert durations will be about two hours with a 20-minute intermission.

● As measures for prevention of infectious diseases, only a limited number of seats will be sold. Seats to the front, back, left and right of each seat to be sold will remain vacant to keep social distance.

- NHK Hall: approximately 1600 seats

- Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre and Suntory Hall: approximately 900 seats)

● Depending on circumstances, performers and programs are subject to change or concerts may have to be cancelled .

● Please make sure to read "Advice for measures to prevent infectious diseases" before you purchase tickets or come to the concert hall.