This July, the Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall will celebrate its 90th year. One of the programs for celebration is a classical concert similar to the ones that were often performed until 1955. The concert will use the latest in high-technology sound systems used in European outdoor concerts. The program will provide at an affordable price a rare opportunity to enjoy a casual outdoor classic concert in this modern city.
Born in Tokyo in 1946. A graduate of the Toho Gakuen School of Music. Served as lead guest conductor at the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, music director of the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, and conductor and music director of the Kyoto City Orchestra. Since 2007, has been music director of Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa and artistic advisor to the Ishikawa Prefectural Music Hall. In 1998 he received the French L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters), and in 2010 was recognized and awarded by Kyoto City for his distinguished performances. He works on many experimental projects, including La Folle Journee de Kanazawa.
Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall 90th Anniversary Celebration Committee
1-3 Hibiya Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0012
Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall in Hibiya Park (Chiyoda City, Tokyo)