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Suntory Hall The 30th Anniversary Commission

We commissioned Mark-Anthony Turnage, the leading British composer, a new work to commemorate our 30th Anniversary in 2016. "Hibiki" was world premiered on November 12 in our main hall, and European premiered at the BBC Proms in the next year.

World Premiere

©Philip Gatward

Suntory Hall The 30th Anniversary Commissioned Work
Mark-Anthony Turnage (1960- ):  Hibiki

November 12, 2016 Suntory Hall Main Hall

Kazushi Ono, conductor
Masato Suzuki, organ
Michaela Kaune, soprano
Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
The Little Singers of Tokyo,  children's choir
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Yasushi Akutagawa: SOUNDS for organ and orchestra [commissioned by Suntory Hall for its opening]
Mark-Anthony Turnage: Hibiki [commissioned by Suntory Hall for its 30th Anniversary, World premiere]

European Premiere


Prom 39: Debussy, Ravel and Mark-Anthony Turnage

August 14, 2017 Royal Albert Hall (London)

©BBC/Chris Christodoulou
Kazushi Ono, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano
Sally Matthews, soprano
Mihoko Fujimura, mezzo-soprano
Finchley Childrens Music Group/ New London Children's Choir
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Claude Debussy:Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Maurice Ravel:Piano Concerto in G major
Mark-Anthony Turnage:Hibiki [European premiere]
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