NODAIRA ICHIRO ga HIRAKU

"Exile" Opera
Retrospective Concerts of French Music I, II

Theme Composer <Jörg Widmann>

The 28th
Competition of Akutagawa Award
for Music Composition

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The Producer Series NODAIRA ICHIRO ga HIRAKU "Exile" Opera

Photo: Ichiro Nodaira

19:00 Wednesday, Thursday, August 22 & 23

at Blue Rose (Small Hall)

  • Ichiro Nodaira(1953- ):
    "Exile" Opera(2018)World Premiere
  • Original Story, Supertitles by Tami Nodaira
  • English Translation by Ronald Cavaye
  • Sung in English with Japanese Supertitles
Berkes Béla (a Composer) :
Takashi Matsudaira, Baritone
Man 3, Childhood of Béla, Narrator
Berkes Szonja (Bélaʼs Wife, a Psychiatrist) :
Hiroko Kouda, Soprano
Katona László (Son of Zoltán and Eszter), Voice
Oliver (Szonjaʼs Father) :
Jun Suzuki, Tenor
Man 2, Mauricio Kagel, Postman, Bélaʼs Father, Narrator
Katona Zoltán (a Violinist & Composer) :
Koji Yamashita, Bass-Baritone
Man l, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Ticket Inspector, Narrator
Katona Eszter (Zoltánʼs Wife, a Cellist) :
Misaki Ono, Mezzo-Soprano
Berkes Misha (Son of Béla and Szonja), Natasha (Nurse), Woman, Narrator
  • Conductor: Ichiro Nodaira
  • Flute: Ayako Takagi
  • Clarinet: Takashi Yamane
  • Horn: Nobuaki Fukukawa
  • Piano: Ami Fujiwara
  • Violin: Tomoko Kawada
  • Cello: Kaeko Mukoyama

N.AIDA

Ticket

  • All Seats Reserved ¥5,000 Student ¥1,000
  • Multiple Purchase Discount: 3 Concerts ¥10,000 (50 Sets Available) *

* "Exile" Opera (Aug 22)/«Retrospective Concerts of French Music I» (Aug 27) /«Retrospective Concerts of French Music II» (Sep 1) <Ticket Category: S>

* Multiple Purchase Discount Tickets: To be purchased only at Suntory Hall Ticket Center (Box Office, Phone) and Tokyo Concerts, Inc. (Phone, WEB).

Composer & Performers

N.AIDA

Composer & Conductor
Ichiro Nodaira

石塚潤一

Baritone
Takashi Matsudaira
Soprano
Hiroko Kouda
Tenor
Jun Suzuki
Mezzo-Soprano
Misaki Ono
Bass-Baritone
Koji Yamashita

FUMI

Flute
Ayako Takagi
Clarinet
Takashi Yamane
Horn
Nobuaki Fukukawa

T.KANEIWA

Piano
Ami Fujiwara

Junichi Ohno

Violin
Tomoko Kawada

大窪道治

Cello
Kaeko Mukoyama

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The Producer Series NODAIRA ICHIRO ga HIRAKU Retrospective Concerts of French Music I, II

Photo: Ichiro Nodaira/Pierre Boulez

«Retrospective Concerts of French Music I»
Sublimation, Saturation, Deviation: IRCAM and After

19:00 Monday, August 27

at Blue Rose (Small Hall)

  • Tristan Murail(1947- ): "Travel Notes"(2015)*1Japanese Premiere
  • Raphaël Cendo(1975- ): "Furia"(2010)*2Japanese Premiere
  • Philippe Manoury(1952- ): "Le temps, mode d'emploi"(2014)*3Japanese Premiere
  • Piano duo: GrauSchumacher Piano Duo*1 *3
  • Cello: Kei Yamazawa*2
  • Piano: Tomoki Akiyama*2
  • Percussion: Takafumi Fujimoto, Sawako Yasue*1
  • Electronics: José Miguel Fernández, Maxime Le Saux*3
Pierre Boulez (taken at 1968)

Ticket

  • All Seats Reserved ¥3,000 Student ¥1,000
  • Multiple Purchase Discount:
    3 Concerts ¥10,000 (50 Sets Available) *
    2 Concerts ¥5,000 (50 Sets Available) **

* "Exile" Opera (Aug 22 or 23)/«Retrospective Concerts of French Music I» (Aug 27) /«Retrospective Concerts of French Music II» (Sep 1) <Ticket Category: S>

**«Retrospective Concerts of French Music I» (Aug 27) /«Retrospective Concerts of French Music II» (Sep 1) <Ticket Category: S>

* Multiple Purchase Discount Tickets: To be purchased only at Suntory Hall Ticket Center (Box Office, Phone) and Tokyo Concerts, Inc. (Phone, WEB).

«Retrospective Concerts of French Music II»
The Dawn of Contemporary French Music: Joy of Sounds and Logic of Transcendence

18:00 Saturday, September 1

at Main Hall

  • Maurice Ravel(1875-1937)(arr. Pierre Boulez):
    "Frontispice"(1918/2007)
    Japanese Premiere
  • Philippe Hurel(1955- ): "Tour à Tour III"—Les rémanences—(2012)Japanese Premiere
  • Pierre Boulez(1925-2016): "Pli selon pli"—Portrait de Mallarmé—(1957-62/89)*
  • Conductor: Pierre-André Valade
  • Soprano: Rie Hamada*
  • Orchestra: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

Universal Edition/Eric Marinitsch

Pierre Boulez

Ticket

  • S ¥4,000 A ¥3,000 B ¥2,000 Student ¥1,000
  • Multiple Purchase Discount:
    3 Concerts ¥10,000 (50 Sets Available) *
    2 Concerts ¥5,000 (50 Sets Available) **

* "Exile" Opera (Aug 22 or 23)/«Retrospective Concerts of French Music I» (Aug 27) /«Retrospective Concerts of French Music II» (Sep 1) <Ticket Category: S>

**«Retrospective Concerts of French Music I» (Aug 27) /«Retrospective Concerts of French Music II» (Sep 1) <Ticket Category: S>

* Multiple Purchase Discount Tickets: To be purchased only at Suntory Hall Ticket Center (Box Office, Phone) and Tokyo Concerts, Inc. (Phone, WEB).

Composers

Thierry Martinot/Lebrecht Music & Arts

Tristan Murail
Raphaël Cendo

Philippe Stirnweiss

Philippe Manoury
Maurice Ravel

C. Daguet/Editions Henry Lemoine

Philippe Hurel

Universal Edition/Eric Marinitsch

Pierre Boulez

Performers

Johannes Grau

Piano duo
GrauSchumacher Piano Duo

Ayane Shindo

Cello
Kei Yamazawa
Piano
Tomoki Akiyama
Percussion
Takafumi Fujimoto

Kyosuke Irifune

Percussion
Sawako Yasue
Electronics
José Miguel Fernández
Electronics
Maxime Le Saux

Guy Vivien

Conductor
Pierre-André Valade
Soprano
Rie Hamada
Orchestra
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

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Theme Composer <Jörg Widmann>

Photo: Jörg Widmann

Chamber Music Works

15:00 Saturday, August 25

at Blue Rose (Small Hall)

* Post-concert Talk with Jörg Widmann & Toshio Hosokawa 17:00 at Blue Rose

  • Jörg Widmann(1973- ):
  • "Tränen der Musen"(1993/1996)*1
  • "Air"(2005)*2
  • "Drei Schattentänze"(2013)*3
  • String Quartet No. 3 “Jagdquartett” (2003)*4
  • "Études", Book I (Nos. I-III)(1995、2001、2002)*5
  • Quintet(2006)*6
  • Clarinet: Jörg Widmann*1 *3 *6
  • Violin: Carolin Widmann*1 *5
  • Piano: Yoshinao Kihara*1 *6
  • Horn: Nobuaki Fukukawa*2 *6
  • Oboe: Mizuho Yoshii*6
  • Bassoon: Rie Koyama*6
  • String Quartet: Yasutaka Henmi (Vn), Yoshu Kamei (Vn), Takahiro Yasuda (Va), Tomoki Tai (Vc)*4

Marco Borggreve

Ticket

  • All Seats Reserved ¥3,000 Student ¥1,000
  • Multiple Purchase Discount: 2 Concerts ¥5,000 (50 Sets Available) *

* Chamber Music Works (Aug 25)/ Orchestral Works (Aug 31) <Ticket Category: S>

* Multiple Purchase Discount Tickets: To be purchased only at Suntory Hall Ticket Center (Box Office, Phone) and Tokyo Concerts, Inc. (Phone, WEB).

Orchestral Works

19:00 Friday, August 31

at Main Hall

  • Jörg Widmann(1973- ): "Con brio" Concert Overture for Orchestra(2008)*1
  • Carl Maria von Weber(1786-1826):
    Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 73(1811)*2
  • Jörg Widmann: Fantasy for Clarinet Solo(1993/2011)*3
  • Jan Esra Kuhl(1988- ): "again"(2018)World Premiere
  • Jörg Widmann:
    Violin Concerto No. 2(2018)*5
    Commissioned by Suntory Hall, World Premiere
  • Conductor & Clarinet: Jörg Widmann*1 *2 *3 *4 *5
  • Violin: Carolin Widmann*5
  • Orchestra: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra*1 *2 *4 *5

Marco Borggreve

Ticket

  • S ¥4,000 A ¥3,000 B ¥2,000 Student ¥1,000
  • Multiple Purchase Discount: 2 Concerts ¥5,000 (50 Sets Available) *

Chamber Music Works (Aug 25)/ Orchestral Works (Aug 31) <Ticket Category: S>

* Multiple Purchase Discount Tickets: To be purchased only at Suntory Hall Ticket Center (Box Office, Phone) and Tokyo Concerts, Inc. (Phone, WEB).

Composers

Marco Borggreve

Jörg Widmann
Carl Maria von Weber
Jan Esra Kuhl

Performers

Marco Borggreve

Conductor & Clarinet
Jörg Widmann

Lennard Rühle

Violin
Carolin Widmann
Piano
Yoshinao Kihara

大津智之

Horn
Nobuaki Fukukawa

Satoko Imazu

Oboe
Mizuho Yoshii

Marco Borggreve

Bassoon
Rie Koyama
String Quartet (Violin)
Yasutaka Henmi
String Quartet (Violin)
Yoshu Kamei
String Quartet (Viola)
Takahiro Yasuda
String Quartet (Cello)
Tomoki Tai
Orchestra
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

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The 28th Competition of Akutagawa Award for Music Composition

Photo: Yasushi Akutagawa

15:00 Sunday, August 26

at Main Hall

Commissioned work of The 26th Competition of Akutagawa Award for Music Composition

  • Yukiko Watanabe(1983- ): "Morning Haze Junction"(2018)*1World Premiere

Finalists' works

  • Malika Kishino(1971- ): "Shades of ochre"(2017)*2
  • Tetsuo Kubo(1992- ): "Pipo-t-Chu" —Passage, Figure, Fanfare— (2017)*3
  • Naoki Sakata(1981- ): "Paysages Entrelacés"(2016-17)*4
  • Open Jury Meeting after the Concert (MC: Nobuhiro Ito)
  • Jury: Jummei Suzuki, Ichiro Nodaira, and Naoko Hishinuma
  • Conductor: Yoichi Sugiyama*1 *2 *3 *4
  • Violin: Yoshiki Yamamoto*3
  • Bass-Clarinet: Yoshie Sato*3
  • Tuba: Yuya Tamura*3
  • Piano: Shiomi Okumura*3
  • Orchestra: New Japan Philharmonic*1 *2 *3 *4
  • Cooperated with The Japan Federation of Composers, Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers and Japan Society for Contemporary Music

Ticket

  • All Seats Reserved ¥2,000 Student ¥1,000

Composers

Yukiko Watanabe

Alfred Jansen

Malika Kishino
Tetsuo Kubo
Naoki Sakata

Performers

山之上雅信

Conductor
Yoichi Sugiyama
Violin
Yoshiki Yamamoto
Bass clarinet
Yoshie Sato
Tuba
Yuya Tamura
Piano
Shiomi Okumura
Orchestra
New Japan Philharmonic

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