Nagano Expressway via Chuo Expressway, Matsumoto Interchange From Tokyo: Approximately 2 hrs 40 min From Nagoya: Approximately 2 hrs 30 min From Osaka: Approximately 4 hrsDue to limited parking space, public transportation is suggested.
to Matsumoto Station From TokyoShinjuku: Chuo Line East, 2 hrs 30 min by Limited Express From Nagoya: Chuo Line West, 2 hrs by Limited Express From Osaka: Shinkansen or Chuo Line West, 3 hrs 10 min by Limited Express Shinshu Matsumoto Airport From Fukuoka: 1 hr 30 min From Sapporo: 1 hr 30 min
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Information contained in this leaflet is subject to change.
Tickets go on sale June 8Sat Please note: tickets sold only in Japan.Limited to 2 tickets per performance per call/access.
Orchestra ConcertSeptember 3 (Tue), 4 (Wed) 19:00Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan)Ticket Price: S=14,000 A=12,000 B=10,000 C=6,000
Saito Kinen Chamber Music Study Group - Brass EnsembleAugust 5 (Mon) August 10 (Sat) Okushiga KogenConcert August 10 (Sat) Okushiga Kogen Hotel Concert Hall Tel : 0269-34-2034
Parade / Joint Performances FreeAugust 25 (Sun) 10:00 Parade from downtown Matsumoto (Isemachi) to Matsumoto Castle, a National Treasure11: 30 Joint Performances/ Matsumoto Castle's Honmaru Garden, National Treasure *In case of rain/ Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan)
A parade and joint performances by local elementary and middle school windensembles as well as other community musical groups.
Concert for ChildrenAugust 23 (Fri) 26 (Mon) 11:00 / 14:00 Matsumoto / Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan)August 27 (Tue) 28 (Wed) 11:00 / 14:00Nagano / Hokuto Bunka HallConcert for sixth graders attending elementary school in Nagano Prefecture.In 2013, about 14, 000 students chosen by lot from 253 schools will come to the concert.
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor op.125, the fourth movement(including explanation of the instruments)
Soprano Solo: Tamayo YoshidaAlto Solo: Kasumi ShimizuTenor Solo: Masato TakadaBass Solo: Kei YonashiroSeiji Ozawa Music Academy Orchestra Chorus: SKF Matsumoto ChorusConductor: Naohiro Totsuka
Made possible with the support of KEIRIN.
Opera for Young PeopleSeptember 5 (Thu) 6 (Fri) 11:00 / 15:00 Matsumoto Performing Arts CentreOpera performances for first year middle school students in Nagano Prefecture.In 2013, about 6,300 students from 74 schools chosen by lot will come to the concert.Humperdinck: Hnsel und Gretel (abridged version)Hansel: Kasumi Shimizu / Eiko KoizumiGretel: Kiyoko Yamaguchi / Rie MiyakeThe Witch: Ai Ishii / Miho AsaiGertrude: Mayumi MakinoPeter: Hirotaka NakamotoSandman: Mamie MatsudaChildren's Chorus: SKF Matsumoto Children's ChorusSeiji Ozawa Music Academy OrchestraConductor: Yu SugimotoDirector: Atsushi Moriyasu
Saito Kinen Festival Opera for Young People has been made possible by the generous support of LANXESS.
Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto explores realms outside the ordinary boundaries of a classical music festival. As inheritors of the teaching methods of Mr. Hideo Saito, we apply it to the education of young musicians, and we also deliver music to children as a gift to be cherished close to their hearts.
August 23 (Fri) 19:00, 25 (Sun) 16:00, 28 (Wed) 19:00, 31 (Sat) 16:00Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre Main HallTicket Price: SS=30,000 S=26,000 A=22,000 B=18,000 C=10,000
L'enfant et les sortilgesChild: Isabel Leonard Armchair/ Tree: Paul GayMother/ Chinese Cup/ Dragonfly: Yvonne Naef Fire/ Princess/ Nightingale: Anna ChristyCat/ Squirrel: Marie Lenormand Grandfather Clock/ Tomcat: Elliot MadoreLittle Old Man (Arithmetic)/ Frog/ Teapot: Jean-Paul Fouchcourt Louis XV Chair/ Bat: Kanae Fujitani
Chorus: SKF Matsumoto Chorus, SKF Matsumoto Children's Chorus
L'heure espagnoleConcepcin: Isabel LeonardRamiro: Elliot MadoreTorquemada: Jean-Paul Fouchcourt Gonzalve: David PortilloDon igo Gmez: Paul Gay
Saito Kinen OrchestraConductor: Seiji Ozawa L'enfant et les sortilgesStphane Denve L'heure espagnole Director: Laurent PellySet Designer: Barbara de Limburg L'enfant et les sortilgesCaroline Ginet L'heure espagnole Original Set Design: Caroline Ginet and Florence EvrardSet adapted by Caroline GinetLighting Designer: Jol Adam Costume Designer: Laurent Pelly in collaboration with Jean-Jacques Delmotte
Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilges L'heure espagnoleA co-production with the Glyndebourne Festival
Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto Gig ~ Junko Onishi meets Saito Kinen Orchestra ~
Saito KinenJazz Study Group Piano Trio
Humperdinck: Hnsel und Gretel abridged version ~ General admission performance of the Opera for Young People ~
September 6 (Fri) 19:00 Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan)Ticket Price: S=14,000 A=12,000 B=10,000 C=6,000
Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre Information
Aerial Cabaret 2013Music that dances! A melodious circus! Theater that sings! Elements of circus and music are lavishly mixed into a play. The theater becomes a square and a market opens up. You become one of the artists too. Due to popular demand and long awaited, a successful performance from 2011 is back in Matsumoto this summer.July 19 (Fri) 28 (Sun) Temporary Event Space Theater
MATSUMOTO STREET FESTIVALJuly 14 (Sun)
Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre Tel.0263-33-3800 http://www.mpac.jp
20 locations in Matsumoto CityThe city itself is transformed into a stage for the day!Details TBA
August 22 (Thu) 19:00, 24 (Sat) 14:00/18:00, 26 (Mon) 19:00, 27 (Tue) 14:00Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre Special TheatreTicket Price: 5,000 (Students 3,000)
SAITO KINEN FESTIVAL MATSUMOTO + Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre co-production
Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale
The Soldier's Tale as told by Kazuyoshi Kushida - new discoveries unveiled by a wonderful cast under Kushida's direction.
Outdoor Screen Concerts
With the cooperation of Nagano Asahi Television (ABN) and others, the concert is also planned tobe broadcast live on special screens in several cities throughout Japan.
Saito Kinen Festival Outdoor Screen Concerts are made possible by the generous support of NTT East.
Festival Photo ExhibitionEarly August through Early September Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan), other locationsExhibition of photographs from the 2012 Festival by official photographers Michiharu Okubo and Takeshi Yamada.
Welcome Concert: Harmony at the Castle
August 17 (Sat) 10:30 ~ 12:00 Matsumoto Castle
September 3 (Tue) 18:30Matsumoto Castle Park (cancelled in case of rain), Nakamachi Classic-Kan and other venues
The SK Matsumoto Chorus and the SK Matsumoto Junior Chorus perform to welcomethe festival on the grounds of Matsumoto Castle, a National Treasure.
Saito Kinen Jazz Study Group - Piano Trio
August 26 (Mon) ~ 31 (Sat) Agata no Mori Bunka Kaikan
Cozy Demae Concerts / Special Demae ConcertsSaito Kinen Orchestra members and students of the Saito Kinen Chamber Music StudyGroup play in places such as hospitals, retirement homes and institutions for those withdevelopmental disabilities."Demae" is the Japanese word for meal delivery these concertsare designed to deliver the joy of music to those music lovers who are otherwise unable toattend concerts.
Tickets for The Soldiers Tale and Hnsel und Gretel are also available at Matsumoto Performing Arts CentreTickets go on sale June 8 (sat) 10:00- Ticket Center (Business hours : 10:00 - 18:00) 0263-33-2200 http://www.mpac.jp
Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B-flat Major K319Ligeti: Double Concerto for Flute, Oboe and Orchestra (Japan premiere) Flute: Jacques Zoon Oboe: Philippe TondreR. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra op.30 Saito Kinen OrchestraConductor: Kazushi Ono
Chamber Concert IAugust 21 (Wed) 19:00The Harmony HallTicket Price: 6,000
Music Director: Seiji Ozawa Artistic Director/ Director: Kazuyoshi Kushida
Narrator: Kanji Ishimaru Soldier: Yasuyuki ShutoPrincess: Galien Johnston Devil: Akira Shirai
Violin: Kei Shirai Contrabass: Hirofumi Taniguchi Clarinet: Makoto Yoshida Bassoon: Mariko Fukushi Trumpet: Yuki Tadatomo Trombone: Takeshi Imamura Percussion: Keita Maeda
Presented by Matsumoto City Arts Foundation Supported by Matsumoto City and the Matsumoto City Board of Education
Haydn: String Quartet No.78 in B-flat major Hob.-78 The SunriseShostakovich: String Quartet No.3 in F major op.73Schubert: String Quintet in C major D956 Michelangelo String Quartet (Violin: M