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The 7th Regular Concert

  • Organization : Gendai Souzou Tokyo (Contemporary by Creatively Gendai Souzou Tokyo)
  • Section : Artistic and creative activity in Tokyo
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Music


Under the theme “Japanese and French composers: recital contest for wind and percussion ensemble,” Gendai Souzou Tokyo demonstrated a new direction in wind music, along with a collection of famous pieces for wind and percussion.

Performer: Gendai Souzou Tokyo
Conductor: Yasuaki Itakura

Bruno Mantovani / Fanfare pour Sapporo
Toshiro Mayuzumi / March “SOKOKU”
Toshiro Mayuzumi / March “REIMEI”
Oliver Messiaen / Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum
Kenji Sakai / ANTIPHONA IN BLUE pour 13 insruments à vent
Kenji Sakai / DETUNE for wind orchestra
Akira Nishimura / Higi Vlll “Chikyo Tenrai”


Gendai Souzou Tokyo (Contemporary by Creatively Gendai Souzou Tokyo)
An independent wind and percussion ensemble formed in 2016 by young musicians who share an awareness of the various challenges surrounding the practice of music in contemporary society. With Yasuaki Itakura as its Music Director, the ensemble engages in creative activities that revolve around works of contemporary music focusing on wind and percussion.
In addition to so far having performed a total of 21 series-based concerts at Nonaka Anna Hall six times a year, centering on six regular concerts, the ensemble has also appeared in broadcasts of NHK-FM “Contemporary Music,” and its current activities are attracting attention from various quarters as being representative of a new direction for wind instrument music.


Naoko Tsukada
Gendai Souzou Tokyo


Shibuya Cultural Center Owada Sakura-hall, Shibuya City, Tokyo