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Tokyo Sinfonietta Subscription Concert 2019 (45th and 46th)

  • Organization : Tokyo Sinfonietta
  • Section : Artistic and creative activity in Tokyo
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Music


The 45th outing of this regular concert series featured recent works by four composers currently working in Israel. All the pieces were being performed in Japan for the first time. Three of the composers boosted professional exchange by coming to Japan for the concert.

Ruben Seroussi: Re-sonances (Japan premiere)
Yair Klartag: There’s no lack of void (Japan premiere)
Josef Bardanashvili: Verdiba… (Japan premiere)
Dan Yuhas: Repercussions (Japan premiere)

Conductor: Yasuaki Itakura
Horn: Sumiharu Arima
Ensemble: Tokyo Sinfonietta

The 46th concert included not only the Japan premiere of Berlin-based Marisol Jiménez’s Irino Prize-winning work, but also the latest works by three Japanese composers currently active at international level (Tokuhide Niimi, Yasutaki Inamori and Shoichi Yabuta).

Marisol Jiménez: XLIII MEMORIAM VIVERE (Japan premiere)
Shoichi Yabuta: Billow (Tokyo premiere)
Yasutaki Inamori: Sinister Thoughts for large ensemble (Stage premiere)
Tokuhide Niimi: Concerto for Chamber Orchestra I – Aqua (Revised edition/premier of all pieces)

Conductor: Yasuaki Itakura
Ensemble: Tokyo Sinfonietta


Tokyo Sinfonietta
Tokyo Sinfonietta was founded in 1994 with the aim of directly engaging with the creation of currently active composers and introducing contemporary music through excellent performance. Since then, this group has held Subscription concerts in Tokyo and has appeared in various music festivals. Starting with the 1996 France and Germany performances, this group has also appeared at major contemporary music festivals in the world. Through these activities, this group selected works by more than 140 contemporary composers, delegating new work to 16 different composers of different generations, performing world premiere and Japan.


Koji Kujime
Tokyo Sinfonietta
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Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall, Taito City, Tokyo
Toppan Hall, Bunkyo City, Tokyo