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  • <The 644th Subscrip.Concert>(April 24,2020) Tickets go on sale from Jan.18 !Tue, January 14, 2020

    Tickets go on sale from Jan.18, 2020 (from 10:00am) !

    The 644th Subscription Concert

    Date: Fri. April 24, 2020 / 7:00pm / Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

    Conductor : Naoto Otomo (Conductor Laureate)

    Soloist : Rio Arai (Violin)

    Program : 

    Bruch : Concerto for violin and Orchestra No.1 op.26

    Elgar : Symphony No.2 in E-flat major op.63

     

    【Concert Details】

    ♪The 644th Subscription Concert →

     


  • <The Spring Concert>(April 12,2020) Tickets go on sale from Jan.17 !Tue, January 14, 2020

    Tickets go on sale from Jan.17, 2020 (from 10:00am) !

    The Spring Concert

    Date: Sun. April 12, 2020 / 2:00pm / Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

    Conductor : Junichi Hirokami (Chief Conductor & Artistic Advisor)

    Narrator : Kanji Ishimaru

    Soloists : Reina Suzuki (Soprano), Yurie Takano (Mezzosoprano)

    Chorus : Kyoto Symphony Chorus

    Program : 

    Bizet: “L'Arlésienne” suite selection
    Mendelssohn: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” incidental music(with narration)

     

    ♪"The Spring Concert"  Concert Details →

     


  • <The 11th Concert in Nagoya>(July 5,2020) Tickets go on sale from Jan.18 !Mon, January 13, 2020

    Tickets go on sale from Jan.18, 2020 (from 10:00am) !

    The 11th Concert in Nagoya

    Date: Sun. July 5, 2020 / 2:30pm / Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater Concert Hall

    Conductor : Junichi Hirokami (Chief Conductor & Artistic Advisor)

    Soloist : Camille Thomas (Cello)

    Program : 

    Elgar:Concerto for cello and orchestra in E minor op.85
    Sibelius:Symphony No.2 in D major op.43

     

    【Concert Details】

    ♪The 11th Concert in Nagoya →


  • SOLD OUT ! "Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4" (March 15, 2020)Mon, January 13, 2020

    All tickets for the “Orchestra Discovery 2020 Vol.4” (March 15, 2020/Conductor:Junichi Hirokami) have sold out !  No tickets available at the door !

    ■Concert details →


  • <The 643rd Subscrip.Concert>(March 28&29,2020) Tickets go on sale from Dec.27 !Tue, December 24, 2019

    Tickets go on sale from Dec.27, 2019 (from 10:00am) !

    The 643rd Subscription Concert

    Date: Sat. March 28, 2020 / 2:30pm / Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

             Sun. March 29, 2020 / 2:30pm / Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

    Conductor : Junichi Hirokami (Chief Conductor & Music Advisor)

    Soloist : Mari Moriya (Soprano)

    Program : 

    Schubert : Symphony No.5

    Mahler : Symphony No.4

     

    【Concert Details】

    ■Sat. March 28, 2020→

    ■Sun. March 29, 2020→


  • SOLD OUT ! Special Concert "The 9th Symphony of Beethoven" (Dec.27 & 28, 2019)Fri, December 13, 2019

    All tickets for the The Special Concert

    "The 9th Symphony of Beethoven"(Sat. Dec.27 & 28,2019)

    have SOLD OUT ! (No tickets available at the door !)

     

    ♪Concert details(Fri. Dec.27) SOLD OUT !
    ♪Concert details(Sat. Dec.28)
    SOLD OUT !

     


  • NEW! KSO announces 2020-21 Season and Conductors & Concertmasters from April 2020 !Thu, November 28, 2019

    NEW!  KSO announces 2020-2021 Season and

    Conductors & Concertmasters from April 2020 !

    Junichi Hirokami, 13th Chief Conductor & Artistic Advisor (from April 2020)

    Naoto Otomo, Conductor Laureate

    John Axelrod, Principal Guest Conductor(from April 2020)

    Takashi Izuhara, Concertmaster

    Yasushi Toyoshima, Special Honorary Friendship Concertmaster(from April 2020)

    Yasunao Ishida and Ribon Aida, Special Guest Concertmasters(from April 2020)

    *KSO will change its English name from “Kyoto Symphony Orchestra”

      to “City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra” from April 2020.

     

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra(KSO) proudly presents the schedule for its 2020-2021 season(April 2020 – March 2021) and Conductors & Concertmasters from April 2020 !

    KSO is thrilled to announce that Junichi Hirokami (current 12th Chief Conductor & Music Advisor) has been named as 13th Chief Conductor & Artistic Advisor, and world-renowned American conductor John Axelrod has been named as new Principal Guest Conductor, starting from April 2020.

    KSO has also announced appointments of Yasushi Toyoshima as its Special Honorary Friendship Concertmaster and Yasunao Ishida & Ribon Aida as its Special Guest Concertmasters, who will take up position at the start of the orchestra’s 2020 concert season.

    KSO wishes to make the positive development under its conductors & concertmasters and please stay tuned for KSO's 2020-21 season !

     

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

    As of November 2019

     

    ◇For more details for the concert 2020-2021, click and see "Concert Schedule" on the top page  !

    ☆List (PDF) of the Subscription Concerts & Special Concerts ⇒

    ☆List (PDF) of the Other Concerts, Orchestra Discovery and Concert for Everybody ⇒

     

       

     Junichi Hirokami         John Axelrod    


  • On Sale from Nov.16 ! The 642nd Subscription Concert (Feb.14,2020) Tue, November 12, 2019

    Tickets go on sale from November 16, 2019 (from 10:00am) !

    The 642nd Subscription Concert

    Date: Fri. February 14, 2020 / 7:00pm / Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

    Conductor : Lio Kuokman

    Soloist : Alexandra Conunova(Violin) <Soloist Changed !>

    The scheduled violin soloist, Svetlin Roussev has been replaced by Alexandra Conunova.

    Program : 

    Lalo : Symphonie espagnole in D minor op.21
    Prokofiev : Symphony No.5 in B-flat major op.100

     

    ■Concert Details →


  • Sold Out ! "Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.3" (Nov.4, 2019)Sat, October 19, 2019

    All tickets for the “Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.3” (November 4, 2019/Conductor & Piano : Akira Miyagawa) have sold out !  No tickets available at the door !

    ■Concert details →


  • Change of Soloist of the 642nd Subscrip.Concert (Feb.14,2020)Fri, October 11, 2019

    Change of Soloist of the 642nd Subscription Concert (Feb.14,2020)

    The scheduled violin soloist for the 642nd Subscription Concert,

    Svetlin Roussev has been replaced by Alexandra Conunova.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

      

    ■The 642nd Subscription Concert

    Date : 7:00pm, Friday, February 14,2020

              at the Kyoto Concert Hall (Main Hall)

    Conductor : Lio Kuokman

    Soloist : Alexandra Conunova (Violin) Soloist changed !

    Program : Lalo : Symphonie espagnole in D minor op.21

                     Prokofiev : Symphony No.5 in B-flat major op.100

     

    Concert details :The 642nd Subscription Concert→

     

     Alexandra Conunova (Violin)