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Posted on July 9, 2021

Masterpiece Performances of NHK Symphony Orchestra under Renowned Conductors to be Aired and Transmitted to the World from NHK WORLD-JAPAN

Some of the finest selections of the NHK Symphony Orchestra’s performances conducted by world’s foremost conductors are to be broadcast and transmitted on-line from NHK WORLD- JAPAN, an English-language international broadcasting channel of NHK, this summer again. Collaborations with the most prominent maestros - Paavo Järvi, Roger Norrington and Christoph Eschenbach – and the NHK Symphony Orchestra will be transmitted worldwide.
The programs can be viewed via the internet, satellite broadcasting and cable television wherever in the world you are, while in Japan, via live streaming simultaneously with the TV broadcast. (Free of charge). After the broadcast of the programs, you can watch at NHK WORLD-JAPAN’s website or via on-demand. (Free of charge/ duration of the transmission TBA.)
We hope you will enjoy the programs.


Title of the Program:
Masterpieces performed by NHK Symphony Orchestra
Presenter: Miki Yamamoto (Caster / NHK WORLD-JAPAN)
Guest: Morihide Katayama (Professor, Keio University / Music Critic)


Broadcast Schedule and Programs:

* four times at 9:10am, 3:10pm, 9:10pm, 3:10am (the following day, JST) on each day (duration : 49 minutes)


Sunday, August 15
Paavo Järvi, conductor
Bruckner / Symphony No.1 C Minor
Recorded on May 18, 2018 at NHK Hall


Sunday, August 22
Roger Norrington, conductor
Beethoven / Symphony No.6 F Major Op. 68 "Pastorale"
Recorded on October 9, 2013 at Suntory Hall


Sunday, August 29
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Brahms / Symphony No.1 C Minor Op. 68
Recorded on October 25, 2017 at Suntory Hall



○ Website:
Live & Programs


On Demand


NHK WORLD-JAPAN, an English-language television channel, is distributed via live-streaming 24 hours a day at the same time as the TV broadcast. You can access from “Live & Programs”. On-demand service of already broadcast programs is accessible from “On Demand” page. (Transmission / free of charge)


By simply launching a free dedicated application, you can watch NHK WORLD-JAPAN, NHK’s English-language television channel, via live-streaming or on-demand on your smartphone or tablet device wherever you are. With a Wi-Fi connection, you can enjoy on Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV by connecting your device and downloading the application.


You can watch programs on local satellite stations, cable TV and IPTV. You can also receive programs directly from Intelsat satellites.
For further details, please visit the following page.