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2012 Suntory Hall Concert Presented by Suntory Hall

KEWPIE SPECIAL
SUNTORY HALL NEW YEAR CONCERT 2012
SYMPHONIE- ORCHES TER DER WIENER VOLKSOPER
"Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald"

Joyful orchestra performance with leading singers in addition to ballet performances. Maestro Rudner conducts and plays the violin to celebrate the New Year!

14:00 Sun, Jan 1/ 14:00 Mon, Jan 2/ 14:00 Tue, Jan 3

S: Andrea Rost,
T: Mehrzad Montazeri,
Cond & Vn: Ola Rudner,
Dance: Members of "Wiener Staatsballett"

Program:
Johann Strauss II:  Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Walzer, op. 325
An der schönen blauen Donau, Walzer, op. 314
Robert Stolz: Wenn die kleinen Veilchen blühen,etc

S¥9,000 A¥7,500 B¥6,000 C¥5,000

Ticket Sales: Septmber 2011

SUNTORY HALL "OPEN HOUSE"

Along with "Cherry Blossom Festival" at Ark Hills, we open Suntory Hall to public free of charge all day. Enjoy Suntory Hall with attractive events and performances!!

Sun, Apr 1

Cond: Kosuke Tsunoda,
Org: Maki Nagase,
Yokohama Sinfonietta, etc.

Admission free

Barclays Capital Presents
TOKYO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & SUNTORY HALL
SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT FOR CHILDREN 2012

This series is t he very first subscription concert series for elementary school children in Japan. Maestro Naoto Otomo conducts and also talks about the programs.

Sat, Apr 7 11:00 / Sat, Jul 7 11:00 / Sat, Sep 22 11:00 / Sat, Dec 8 11:00

Cond & Talk: Naoto Otomo
Vn: Reiko Watanabe (4.7)
S: Maki Mori (7.7)
Pf: Mao Fujita (9.22)
Ob: Eriko Ara (12.8)

Subscription tickets (for 4 concerts) ¥10,000
Single ticket ¥3,000

Ticket Sales: December 20, 2011

OBIC SPECIAL CONCERT 2012
Bouquet of popular works from Kobaken Vol. 1

Maestro Ken-ichiro Kobayashi, famed for his passionate conducting, enchants the audience with delightful performance.

Tue, Apr 24 19:00

Cond: Ken-ichiro Kobayashi,
S: Maki Mori,
T: Ken Nishikiori,
Vn: Asuka Sezaki
navigator: Riyoko Ikeda,
Japan Philharmonic Orchestra

Program:
Gioachino Rossini: Overture, Il barbiere di Siviglia
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor op. 26
Giuseppe Verdi: Except from 'La Traviata', etc

S¥8,000 A¥7,000 B¥6,000 C¥5,000

Ticket Sales: January 2012

CHAMBER MUSIC GARDEN

Launched in June 2011, Suntory Hall Chamber Music Garden will be back again to Blue Rose (Small Hall) to fill it with the joy of chamber music in 2012. For the entire two weeks various kinds of flowers of the music endeared by the musicians will be in full bloom. Come and join to find out your favorite corners of the Chamber Music Garden!


T. Tsutsumi ©J. Ohno


R. Baborák

CHAMBER MUSIC GARDEN OPENING
PRODUCTION BY TSUYOSHI TSUTSUMI

Music at Exhibition produced by Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi in 2012 focuses Brahms. Three trios of the Master of the Romantic Era will shed the light on the nature of Tsuyoshi's artistry and lyricism.

Sat, Jun 2 18:00

Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Vc: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi,
Vn: Yasushi Toyoshima,
Hrn: Radek Baborák,
Pf: Hiroko Suseki,
Cl: Anna Hashimoto

Program:
Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, op. 114
Horn Trio in E-flat major, op. 40
Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, op. 87

Reserved seats:¥5,000 Students:¥1,000

Ticket Sales: February 2012

SUNTORY HALL
OPERA ACADEMY CONCERT

Selected members of Suntory Hall Opera Academy will perform the gems of songs and masterpieces of operas.

Sun, Jun 3 14:00

Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Reserved seats:¥2,000

Ticket Sales: February 2012

RAINBOW 21
SUNTORY HALL DEBUT CONCERT 2012

A unique project to produce concerts in collaboration with universities/colleges of music: Selected teams of aspiring students produce and perform the concerts with creative approaches. It is a hand-on learning opportunities for students to experience the actual collaboration of artists, arts managers and venues for concert production.

Venue:Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Fanny and Clara-The two brilliant Muses-
Produced by Musashino Academia Musicae

Mon, Jun 4 19:00

Program:
Fanny Mendelssohn: No. 1 and No. 2 from Three Pieces for Piano 4 Hands
Fanny Hensel: The 3rd and 4th Movements from Piano Trio in D minor, op. 11
Fanny Mendelssohn: Italien, op. 8-3*/ Suleika und Hatem, op. 8-12*(*These pieces were published under the name of Felix Mendelssohn)
Fanny Hensel: Schwanenlied, op. 1-1/ Bergeslust, op. 10-5
Fanny Hensel: Excerpt from "Gartenlieder", op. 3
Clara Wieck (arr. Joachim Draheim): The 1st Movement from Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 7 (for Piano Sextet)
Clara Wieck: Scherzo in D minor, op. 10
Robert & Clara Schumann: Excerpt from "12 Gedichten aus Friedrich Rückerts Liebesfrühling"
Clara Schumann = Franz Liszt: Geheimes Flüstern, S569-10
Clara Schumann: Preludes

Physique and Sound
Produced by Toho Gakuen School of Music

Wed, Jun 6 19:00

Program:
Vinko Globokar: ?Corporel
Moritz Eggert: Interior at Petworth - Eight Variations on a Picture of William Turner
Ui Kyung Lee: Escape! Into Your Solitude
Mauricio Kagel:Match for three players
HueyChing Chong: Intimate
Keiko Harada: 4 Hands for a grand piano I-III
Kaori Yamashita: Irreplaceable
John Cage: Living Room Music

Non-reserved seats:¥2,000

Ticket Sales: April 2012


Y. Ohagi


M. Koyama
©A. Nanashima


N. Yoshino
©A. Muto


M. Brunello


Y. Kawamoto

ENJOY! WEEKEND CHAMBER MUSIC

Relax and enjoy the charming repertoires of chamber music served by the virtuosi in 60-minute concerts. On Saturdays "One-coin Concerts" will welcome you along with the "Hills Marché" at the Karajan Platz.

Venue: Blue Rose(Small Hall)

VOL. 1 Fri, Jun 8 11:00-12:00
Weekend begins with the passionate ensemble of guitar and string quartet! It s a small but intensified concerto.

Guit: Yasuji Ohagi,
Quartet Excelsior,
Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy Ensemble

Program:
Joseph Haydn: The first movement from String Quartet No. 62 in C major, "Kaiser"
Luigi Boccherini: "Fandango" from Guitar Quintet No. 4 in D major, G448 ,etc.

VOL. 2 Fri, Jun 8 14:30-15:30
Michie Koyama specially selected Beethoven as "the true masterpiece that embraces everyone listening closely. Together with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, it is an earnest conversation of the two chamber music enthusiasts.

Pf: Michie Koyama,
Vc: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi

Program:
Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata in A major, op. 69
Ludwig van Beethoven: 12 Variations on 'See the conqu'ring hero comes' from Judas Maccabaeus

Marché One-Coin Concert #1 Sat, Jun 9 10:30-12:00

Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy Fellow

VOL. 3 Sat, Jun 9 14:30-15:30
Come and be an ear-witness of the moment that beautiful melodies of the songs are transfigured into the master pieces of chamber music.

Pf: Michie Koyama,
String Quartet: Quartet Excelsior,
DB: Koji Akaike,
S: Akie Amou,
Pf: Miyuki Kotouda,

Program:
Robert Schumann: Widmung ("Myrthen" op. 25-1)
Robert Schumann (arr. Franz Liszt): Liebeslied (Widmung) , S566
Franz Schubert: Die Forelle, D550
Franz Schubert: The fourth movement from Piano Quintet in A major, D667,
"Die Forelle ",etc.

VOL. 4 Fri, Jun 15 11:00-12:00
Harp and cello are the dearest friends of the muse. This celebrated ensemble will definitely enchant you.

Hrp: Naoko Yoshino,
Vc: Mario Brunello

Program:
Camille Saint-Saëns: Le cygne
Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
Claude Debussy: Sonate pour violoncelle et piano

VOL. 5 Fri, Jun 15 14:30-15:30
The lands where the fair citrons grow have brought out chamber music with various countenances. Exciting moments of the music by Piazzolla, Albeniz and Falla, and so forth.

Pf: Akira Wakabayashi,
Vn: Rieko Suzuki,
Vc: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi
Selected Fellows of Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy

Program:
Gabriel Fauré: The first movement from Piano Quintet No. 2 in C minor, op. 115
Manuel de Falla: Danza ritual del fuego
Astor Piazzolla: Verano Porteño
Joaquín Turina: Piano Trio No. 2 in B minor, op. 76

Marché One-Coin Concert #2 Sat, Jun 16 10:30-12:00

Radek Baborák, horn (special guest)
Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy Fellows

VOL. 6 Sat, Jun 16 14:30-15:30
Debussy created the most subtle sounds of ensemble; The Garden will have its finest performance by three muses of harp, flute and viola.

Hrp: Naoko Yoshino,
Fl: Yumiko Sakuma,
Va: Yoshiko Kawamoto

Program:
Arthur Honegger: Petite suite
Alfred Schnittke: "Suite in the Old Style"
Gabriel Fauré: Fantaisie, op. 79
Claude Debussy: Sonate pour flûte, alto et harpe

Reserved seats with one drink ¥2,000(VOL.1-6)
Reserved seats ¥500(Marché One-Coin Concert)

Ticket Sales: February 2012


C. Henschel

D. Bell


M. Henschel

M. Beyer-Karlshøj

HENSCHEL QUARTETT
THE BEETHOVEN CYCLE I-V

The Henschel Quartett, Munich-based leading ensemble of their generation in Germany, will challenge the Beethoven Cycle, performing the complete 16 string quartets in five days. Be among enthusiastic audience to witness Beethoven of our time.

Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Vn: Christoph Henschel, Daniel Bell,
Va: Monika Henschel,
Vc: Mathias Beyer-Karlshøj

Date & Program:
   Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet

I. Fri, Jun 8 19:00
in F minor, op. 18-1
in F minor , op. 95 ,"Serioso"
in B-flat major, op. 133,"Grosse Fuge"
in B-flat major, op. 130

II. Sat, Jun 9 19:00
in G major, op. 18-2
in F major, op. 135
in C minor, op. 18-4,
in C major, op. 59-3 ,"Razumovsky No. 3"

III. Sun, Jun 10 14:00
in A major, op. 18-5
in E minor, op. 59-2 ,"Razumovsky No. 2"
in E-flat major, op. 127

IV. Fri, Jun 15 19:00
in B-flat major, op. 18-6
in E-flat major, op. 74,"Harfe"
in A minor, op. 132

V. Sat, Jun 16 19:00
in D major, op. 18-3
in F major, op. 59-1 "Razumovsky No. 1"
in C-sharp minor, op. 131

Reserved seats:¥5,000 Students:¥1,000

Ticket Sales: February 2012


K. Takezawa
©T. Takai


A. Eguchi
©R. Hotta

SUNTORY HALL CHAMBER MUSIC ACADEMY
GUEST CONCERT

Kyoko Takezawa, the youngest member of Festival Soloists, now comes home of chamber music at Suntory Hall as the leader and mentor of the younger generations. Enjoy a fresh ensemble woven by her new colleagues and young followers.

Thu, Jun 14 19:00

Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Vn: Kyoko Takezawa,
Pf: Akira Eguchi,
Vc: Mario Brunello,
Selected Fellows of Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy

Program:
Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, op. 49
George Enescu: String Octet in C major, op. 7

Reserved seats:¥6,000 Students:¥1,000

Ticket Sales: February 2012

Mario Brunello(Vc) Master Class
– Suntory Hall Camber Music Academy

Wed, Jun 13 14:00

Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Non-reserved seats:¥1,000


Quartet Excelsior

CHAMBER MUSIC GARDEN FINALE

The finale of CMG 2012 is the laced pearls of chamber music by strings. Come and join the luxurious afternoon culminating the two-week festa of chamber music!

Sun, Jun 17 13:30

Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Vc: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi,
Pf:Akira Wakabayashi,
String Quartet: Henschel Quartett, Quartet Excelsior,
Selected group of Suntory Hall Camber Music Academy
Suntory Hall Camber Music Academy Fellows

Program:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 14 in E-flat major, K449
Johannes Brahms: String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, op. 18
Felix Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat major, op. 20, etc.

Reserved seats:¥5,000 Students:¥1,000

Ticket Sales: February 2012


©Andreas Praefcke

RAINBOW 21 INTERNATIONAL
SUNTORY HALL DEBUT CONCERT 2012
UNIVERSITÄT DER KÜNSTE BERLIN

Suntory Hall gives students at highly prestigious music schools of the world an opportunity for public debut in Japan. In 2012 Universität der Künste Berlin will be on stage, to introduce the master works by its alumni composers.

Sat, Jul 21 15:00

Flute: Hera Sung
Oboe: Özge Inci
Clarinet: Shiho Uekawa
Bassoon: Justus Mache
French Horn: Dorothea Bender
Violin: Sindri Lederer
Viola: Dinara Muratova
Cello: Katharina Jäckle
Piano: Lucas Blondeel, Akiko Nikami
Professor Hans Joachim Greiner, va
Professor Burkhard Glaetzner, ob

Program:
Friedrich Goldmann: Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano (1986)
Paul Juon: Mrchen for Clarinet and Piano op. 8
Isang Yun: Garak for Flute and Piano (1963)
Paul Hindemith: Trio for Viola, Piano and Bassoboe op. 47
Boris Blacher: Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola und Violoncello
Paul Juon: Two pieces for clarinet and piano, op. 25
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet in Es-Dur op. 16 for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, French Horn and Bassoon

Blue Rose(Small Hall)

Reserved seats:¥3,000 Students:¥2,000

Ticket Sales: April 2012

SUNTORY HALL ORGAN PROGRAM
"ORGAN ADVENTURE"

The "adventure" is mainly for elementary school pupils, a fantastichand- on learning
experience about organ and its music! We also present an authentic program for grown-ups.

Sun, Jul 22
11:00, 13:30 for elementary school pupils
16:15 for grown-ups

Org: Masayo Katsuyama
Organ builder: Jun Yagita
Director: Takashi Ui, director

Ticket:¥1,000

Ticket Sales: April 2012

SUNTORY HALL INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM FOR MUSIC COMPOSITION
COMMISIONS SELECTED BY TOSHIO HOSOKAWA

Suntory hall commissions orchestral work to a forefront composer every year and present a world-premiere. Commissioned composers include John Cage, Luigi Nono, Tan Dun, Oliver Knussen, Esa-Pekka Salonen etc. and 35 commissioned works were premiered. In 2012, Toshio Hosokawa, new supervisor of this series, make a selection from the commissioned works in the past and introduces the attractiveness of the compositions again.

Mon, Aug 27

Cond:Kazuyoshi Akiyama,
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

Ticket Sales: May 2012

CARNEGIE KIDS AT SUNTORY HALL

60-minute concerts for 3-6 years old chirdren produced originally at Carnegie Hall, New York. Listen, feel and express excitement of music thoroughly!

Sun, Sep 23 11:00, 14:00 / Mon, Sep 24 11:00, 14:00

Blue Rose (Small Hall)

Host: Airi Yoshioka
Pf: Greg DeTurck
Fl: Julietta Curenton
Cl: Alicia Lee
Vn: Anna Elashvili
Vc: Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir

Adult (Accompanying Children) ¥3,000
Children (Age 3-6) ¥1,000

Ticket Sales: May 2012

SUNTORY HALL FESTIVAL IN AUTUMN

"SUNTORY HALL FESTIVAL" returns this year for 2 months in the beautiful autumn season to present classical music in unequaled quality performed by dazzling top artists of the world.

SUNTORY HALL FESTIVAL
OPENI NG GALA 'HIBIKI' 2012 (a dress-up concert)

Annual Gala Concert is presented every October to remember the opening day of Suntory Hall 26 years ago. It also kicks off Suntory Hall Festival.

Sat, Oct 6 18:00

Mr. Huang DouDou(dancer) had to cancel his appearance for the reasons beyond his control. As replacement, Ms. Nami Yamakawa and Mr. Masaki Oshima(ballet dancers) will perform at the Gala concert.

Cond: Naoto Otomo, Giuseppe Sabbatini, Yuki Kakiuchi
Vn: Itamar Zorman, Clemens Hellsberg
Pf: Ayako Uehara
S: Maria Agresta
T: Giorgio Berrusi
Brass Quintett: Boston Brass
Hichiriki: Hideki Togi
Kyogen: Mansai Nomura
Dance: Nami Yamakawa, Masaki Oshima
Gagaku: Reigakusha
MC: Yuko Natori, etc.
Orch: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

Program:
Ravel: Bolero
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, op.35, 1st mov.
Elgar: Military Marches "Pomp and Circumstance" No.1 in D major, op.39-1
, etc.

S22,000 A20,000 B17,000 C10,000

Ticket Sales: July 28, 2012

EXHIBITION OF THE MUSIKVEREIN ARCHIVE &
SALON CONCERTS BY WIENER PHILHARMONIKER MEMBERS

'450 Years Music-Relationship Between Japan and Europe' We present the special exhibition to experience long musical exchange between Japan and Europe since the 16th Century and salon concerts with the archival manuscripts from the exhibition. We exhibit precious materials from the Musikverein archives in Vienna and simultaneously we have some salon concerts performed by the members of Wiener Philharmoniker.

From Sat, Oct 6 to Fri, Oct 12 10:00-17:00

Blue Rose (Small Hall)

Director:
Prof. Dr. Otto Biba,(Director of Archiv der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien)
Prof. Dr. Ryuichi Higuchi

Day Ticket1,000 Student500

Ticket sales: June 2012

Maria Agresta


Giorgio Berrugi

SUNTORY HALL OPERA GALA

Tue, Oct 9 19:00

Cond:Giuseppe Sabbatini
S:Maria Agresta
T:Giorgio Berrugi
Orch:Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

Program:
Bellini: "Casta Diva", Norma
Puccini: "E lucevan le stelle", Tosca
: "Nessun dorma!", Turandot
: "Un bel d, vedremo", Madama Butterfly

S10,000 A8,000 B6,000 C4,000 Wink Seat(With a glass of champagne)12,000

Ticket sales: May 26, 2012

EXHIBITION OF THE MUSIKVEREIN ARCHIVE &
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE CONCERT BY WIENER PHILHARMONIKER MEMBERS

Fri, Oct 12 12:00

Members of Wiener Philharmoniker

Program:
Beethoven: Septett op.20
Schubert: Oktett op.166

Reserved seats1,800

Ticket sales: August 20, 2012

SUNTORY HALL ORGAN LECTURE CONCERT SERIES 2012

Experience great music for organ composed by Viennese composers with interesting stories on the musical city, Vienna based on Director of Archiv der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien by Prof. Dr. Otto Biba.

Sun, Oct 14 14:00

Org: Peter Planyavsky
Lecture: Otto Biba
Talk&Conductor: Dr.Ryuichi Higuchi
Chorus: Bach Akademie Meiji Gakuin Tokyo, chorus

Program:
Haydn: Missa Nr.2 Es-Dur, Hob. XXII-4 'In honorem Beatissimae Virginis Mariae
(Grosse Orgelsolomesse)', Benedictus, Agnus Dei
Morzart: Te Deum C-Dur, K141
J.Strauss II: Tu qui regis totum orbem
F.Schmidt: Alleluia für Orgel
Dittrich: Gebet und Klagen
, etc.

Rreserved seats3,500 Student1,000 SET4,000
*SET includes admission to "Exhibiton of the Musikverein Archive" held from October 6 to October 12 at Brue Rose.

Ticket sales: June 20, 2012


M. Pollini
©Mathias Bothor / DG

MAURIZIO POLLINI -POLLINI PERSPECTIVE 2012

"POLLINI PERSPECTIVE" launched at Lucerne Festival in 2011 to celebrate his 70th birthday. This global "Perspective" project is brought to Paris, Berlin and to Suntory Hall, Tokyo in 2012. It will be further extended to New York and Milan in 2013.

We have suspended the start of the ticket sales for "Pollini Perspectives 2012" due to
Mr. Pollini's health reasons.

After careful consideration, Mr. Pollini has come to the conclusion that he will give performances with revised and programs. He very much looks forward to performing "Pollini Perspectives 2012" in Tokyo.

I Beethoven Manzoni Tue, Oct 23 19:00
Pf: Maurizio Pollini, Nicolas Hodges
Va: Christophe Desjardins
Cl: Alan Damiens
Perc: Daniel Ciampolini
S: Joo Cho

Manzoni:Il rumore del tempo
Beethoven: Piano Soanta No.21 in C major, op.53 "Waldstein"
: Piano Sonata No.22 in F major, op.54
: Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, op.57 "Appassionata

II Beethoven Stockhausen Fri, Nov 2 19:00
Pf:Maurizio Pollini

Stockhausen: Klavierstuck VII
: Piano Sonata No.22 in F major, op.54
: Klavierstuck IX
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.24 in F-sharp major, op.78
: Piano Sonata No.25 in G major, op.79
: Piano Sonata No.26 in E-flat major, op.81a "Das Lebewohl"
: Piano Sonata No.27 in E minor, op.90

III Beethoven Lachenmann Wed, Nov 7 19:00
Pf:Maurizio Pollini
String quartet:Jack Quartet

Lachenmann: String quartet No.3 Grido
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.28 in A major, op.101
: Piano Sonata No.29 in B-flat major, op.106 "Hammerklavier"

IV Beethoven Sciarrino Tue, Nov 13 19:00
Cond: Tito Ceccherini
Pf: Maurizio Pollini, Daniele Pollini
Chamber Ensemble: Klangforum Wien
Vocal ensemble: Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart

Sciarrino: Carnaval No.10 Lasciar vibrare
: Carnaval No.11 Stanze della pioggia
: Carnaval No.12 Liuto senza corde
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.30 in E major, op.109
: Piano Sonata No.31 in A-flat major

Platinum seat30,000 S25,000 A21,000 B17,000 C12,000 Wakaba seat3,000

Chamber Music Concert Blue Rose (Small Hall) Wed, Oct 24 19:00
(Performance by Maurizio Pollini is originally not scheduled at Chamber Music Concerts.)

Va: Christophe Desjardins
Cl: Alan Damiens
Perc: Daniel Ciampolini
Sop: Joo Cho
Fl: Shigenori Kudo
String Quartet: Yoshu Kamei, Tomoki Tai, Yasutaka Hemmi, Takahiro Yasuda

Manzoni: Entrata a tre for clarinet, percussion and viola
: An die Musik for voice and flute
: Percorso GG for clarinet and CD
: Voci for string quartet
Lachenmann: Trio fluido for clarinet, viola and percussion
Manzoni: Oltre la soglia for voice and string quartet

Co-presented by KAJIMOTO

Ticket sales: July 29, 2012

SUNTORY HALL BLUE ROSE ' YATTE MINAHARE' PROJECT
CHAMBEROPERA 'W.GIGER /YUHI NO MIMI' (text by Japanese)

Thu, Oct 25 19:00

Guit: Walther Giger
Vn: Noriko Kawamura
DB: Fumio Shirato
Noh Actor: Kisho Umewka
, etc

Program:
Walther Giger: chamber opera 'Yuhi no Mimi', etc.

Reserved seats4,500 Non-reserved seats3,500

Ticket sales: Aug 9, 2012


C. Thielemann


SÄCHSISCHE STAATSKAPELLE DRESDEN
©MatthiasCreutziger

CHRISTIAN THIELEMANN CONDUCTS
SÄCHSISCHE STAATSKAPELLE DRESDEN

Christian Thielemann assumes Principal Conductor of the orchestra in the fall 2012, and they already announced opera performances at Salzburg Easter Festival in 2013. Do not miss concerts by the hottest collaboration in Europe!

Fri, Oct 26 19:00

Program:
Wagner: Prelude und Liebestod, Tristan und Isold
Bruckner: Symphony No.7 in E major

S32,000 A26,000 B20,000 C14,000 D9,000

Co-presented by Japan Arts

Ticket Sales: May 19, 2012


G. Kremer

SUNTORY HALL SPECIAL STAGE
GIDON KREMER

We welcome Gidon Kremer, one of the most exceptional and outstanding violinists of the world to Suntory Hall Special Stage. Co-performers are all closely associated and collaborated with Mr. Kremer, and their strong musical relationship will make the performances very unique and unforgettable.

Date & Program:

Wed, Oct 31 19:00

Vn: Gidon Kremer
Pf: Khatia Buniatishvili
Chamber orchestra: Kremerata Baltica

Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, op. 129
(arranged by Rene Koering for Violin, String orchestra and Timpani)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto in A major, K488
Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61

Sat, Nov 3 14:00

Please note that a part of the program and order is changed per request from Mr. Kremer.

Vn: Gidon Kremer
Chamber orchestra: Kremerata Baltica

“Hommage a Glenn Gould(1932~82)” - Selected pieces inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach
Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Symphony No.10 in A minor, op.98
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 131
(arranged by Kremer and Kissine for String orchestra)

Sun, Nov 4 17:00

Vn: Gidon Kremer
Vc Giedre Dirvanauskaite
Pf: Khatia Buniatishvili

Cèsar Franck: Trio Concertant in F-sharp minor, op. 1-1
Cèsar Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, op. 50

Mon, Nov 5 19:00

Vn: Gidon Kremer
Vc Giedre Dirvanauskaite

Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for Violin Solo No. 2 in A minor, BWV1003
Sofia Gubaidulina: Rejoice! for Violin and Cello
Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata for Violin Solo No. 5 in G major, op. 27-5
Bartók Bèla: Sonata for Violin Solo, Sz117

S¥10,000 A¥8,000 B¥6,000 C¥4,000(Oct31, Nov3)
S¥7,500 A¥6,000 B¥4,500 C¥3,000(Nov4, Nov5)

Ticket Sales: May 19, 2012


H. Blomstedt
©MartinUKLengemann


Bamberg Symphony
©R. Haughton

HERBERT BLOMSTEDT CONDUCTS BAMBERGER SYMPHONIKER

Maestro Blomstedt who is renowned for his interpretation of German Romantic repertory held the posts with top German orchestras such as Dresden Staatskapelle, NDR, and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchester etc. He has long close musical relationship with Bamberg Symphony where he currently has the Honorary
Conductor posit ion, and their appearance in Japan has been long awaited by musical lovers.

Thu, Nov 1 19:00

Program:
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"
: Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92

Tue, Nov 6 19:00

Pf: Piotr Anderszewski

Program:
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 in G major, K453
Bruckner: Symphony No.4 in E-flat major "Romantische"(Nowak Version)

S19,000 A15,000 B11,000 C8,000 D6,000 Platinum seat24,000

Co-Presented by KAJIMOTO

Ticket Sales: May 26, 2012

YO-YO MA, CELLO KATHRYN STOTT, PIANO

Sun, Nov 11 15:00
All the tickets were sold out.

Program:
Stravinsky: Suite italienne
Villa-Lobos: Alma Brasileira
Piazzolla: Oblivion
Guarnieri: Dansa negra
Falla: 7 Canciones populares españolas
Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps
Brahms: Viola Sonata No.2 in D

S19,000 A16,000 B13,000 C10,000 D7,000

Co-presented by the Music Plant

Ticket Sales: Jul 7, 2012

SUNTORY HALL OPERA ACADEMY PERFORMANCE
J.STRAUSS II: DIE FLEDERMAUS

Suntory Hall Opera Academy is to incubate emerging young singers at the start of their career. Trained by the world renowned artists such as Giuseppe Sabbatini, the
Academy produces the operetta this year at Blue Rose.

Fri, Nov 23 15:00

Blue Rose (Small Hall)

S: Tamayo Yoshida, Kanae Kushima, Momoko Yuasa
M-s: Tomoko Maiya
T: Shigeru Imao, HIdeki Matayoshi
Br: Naoki Ota, Kenichi Yoshikawa, Hidekazu Machi
Pf: Miyuki Kotouda
Navigator: Satoshi Asaoka
Director: Maiko Ota
, etc.

Reserved seats5,000

Ticket Sales: July 31, 2012


M. Jansons


Bavarian Radio Symphony

MARISS JANSONS CONDUCTS
SYMPHONIEORCHESTER DES BAYERISCHEN RUNDFUNKS
BEETHOVEN-ZYKLUS

The long-awaited Beethoven Symphony Cycle will be on stage of Suntory Hall conducted by Mariss Jansons, the most highly-sought-after genius by the major orchestras of the world. His first-ever Beethoven cycle in Japan with the Bavarian Radio Symphony is the perfect match and will be the highlight of the 2012 season.

Date & Program:

Mon, Nov 26 19:00

Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B-flat major, op.60
: Symphony No.3 in E-flat major, op.55 "Eroica"

Tue, Nov 27 19:00

Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C major, op.21
: Symphony No.2 in D major, op.36
: Symphony No.5 in C minor, op.67
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastoral"
: Symphony No.7 in A major, op.92

Sat, Dec 1 19:00

S: Christiane Karg
A: Mihoko Fujimura
T: Michael Schade
Bs: Michael Volle
Chorus: Choir des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F major, op.93
: Symphony No.9 in D minor, op.125 "Choral

S27,000 A22,000 B17,000 C12,000 D7,000 (Nov26, Nov27, Nov30 )
S35,000 A29,000 B23,000 C17,000 D11,000 (Dec1 )

All the tickets of Dec.1 were sold out.

Co-presented by Japan Arts, Fuji Television, Asahi Shimbun Company

Ticket sales: June 2012

SUNTORY HALL CHRISTMAS ORGAN CONCERT 2012
SALON DE CHRISTMAS - 'SHALL WE BAROQUE DANCE?'

Christmas is approaching. Enjoy romantic evening at Suntory Hall.

Sun, Dec 23 16:00

Org: Hiroko Takahashi, organ
Baroque dance: Yoko Ichise Scnes et Salons,

Program:
14th century Carol: Angelus ad Virginem
Olivier Messiaen: Les bergers, "La Nativité du Seigneur"
Jean-Baptiste Lully (arr. Jean Henri d'Anglebert) : Chaconne de Galatée
Marcel Dupré: Variation sur un vieux noël, op. 20
, etc.

S5,000 A4,500 B3,500

Ticket Sales: September 20, 2012

SUNTORY HALL CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2012
BACH COLLEGIUM JAPAN "MESSIAH"

Maestro Masaaki Suzuki, his orchestra and chorus enjoy enormous reputation and popularity in the music world, and their beautiful sound illuminates your Christmas day.

Mon, Dec 24 15:00

Director: Masaaki Suzuki
Chorus & Orch: Bach Collegium Japan
S: Johannette Zomer, Minae Fujisaki
Ct: Clint van der Linde
T: Makoto Sakurada, Yousuke Taniguchi
Br: Roderick Williams, baritone

Program:
George Frideric Handel: Messiah, HWV56

S9,000 A7,500 B6,000 P3,500 Student1,000

Ticket Sales: September 20, 2012

SUNTORY HALL SILVESTER CONCERT 2012
SYMPHONIE-ORCHESTER DER VOLKSOPER WIEN

The special annual concert to close the year end and welcomes the New Year with delightful Viennese music in a festive mood.

Mon, Dec 31 22:00

S: Andrea Rost
T: Tiberius Simu
Cond:Guido Mancusi
Dance: Members of "Verein Ballett der Volksoper Wien"
Vocal ensemble: Suntory Hall Opera Academy
(S: Kanae Kushima, M-s: Wakako Ono, T: Hideki Matayoshi, Br: Kenichi Yoshikawa)
MC: Rie Uozumi

Program:
Franz Lehár: Wie eine Rosenknospe, Die lustige Witwe
: Lippen schweigen, 's flstern Geigen, Die lustige Witwe
Johann StraussII: Kaizer-walzer, op. 437
: Die Fledermaus, Ouvertüre
: Csárdás, Die Fledermaus
Johann StraussII: Im Feuerstrom der Reben, Die Fledermau
, etc.

S12,000 A10,000 B8,000 C6,000

Ticket Sales: September 29, 2012

ORGAN PROMENADE CONCERT

Once a month (except August), we present a 30-minute organ concert during lunch hour with free admission. The world biggest organ with 5898 pipes leads you to exceptional music world.

Thu, Jan 26 / Thu, Feb 23 / Thu, Mar 15 / Thu, Apr 19 / Thu, May 17 / Thu, Jun 21 / Thu, Jul 19 / Thu, Sep 13 / Thu, Oct 18 / Thu, Nov 15 / Thu, Dec 13

Admission free

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