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  • SOLD OUT ! Special Concert "The 9th Symphony of Beethoven" (Dec. 28, 2019)Wed, December 4, 2019

    All tickets for the The Special Concert

    "The 9th Symphony of Beethoven"(Sat. Dec.28)

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

    Tickets for the Concert (Fri.Dec.27) are still available!

     

    ♪Concert details(Fri. Dec.27) →
    ♪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)


  • <The 641st Subscrip.Concert>(2020.Jan.18&19) Tickets go on sale from Oct.11 !Tue, October 8, 2019

    Tickets go on sale from October 11, 2019 (from 10:00am) !

    <The 641st Subscription Concert>

    Date: Sat. January 18, 2020 / 2:30pm / Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

             Sun. January 19, 2020 / 2:30pm / Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

    Conductor : John Axelrod

    Soloist : Andreas Blau (Flute)

    Program : 

    Beethoven : Overture from "The Ruins of Athens" op.113
    Bernstein : Halil-Nocturne for solo flute, string orchestra and percussion
    Shostakovich : Symphony No.7 in C major "Leningrad" op.60

     

    【Concert Details】

    ■Sat. Jan.18, 2020→

    ■Sun. Jan.19, 2020 →


  • <New Year Concert>(2020.Jan.12) Tickets go on sale from Oct.11 !Tue, October 8, 2019

    Tickets go on sale from October 11, 2019 (from 10:00am) !

    <The Special Concert - New Year Concert>

    Date: Sun. January 12, 2020 / 2:30pm

        at the Kyoto Concert Hall, Main Hall

    Conductor : Clemens Schuldt

    Soloist : Kana Okada, Piano

    Program :

    Schumann:Overture from Opera “Genoveva” op.81

    Schumann:Concerto for piano and orchestra in A minor op.54

    Schumann:Symphony No.3 in E-flat major “Rhenish” op.97

     

    【Concert Details】→


  • KSO Premium / Life~Towa no MujinTue, September 3, 2019

    KSO Premium<Life~TOWA no MUJIN~>

     

    Dec.1st,2019/ at Kyoto Concert Hall /15:15Open /16:00Start

    Dec.3,2019/ Omiya Sonic City Main Hall, Saitama/18:15Open /19:00Start

    Dec.4,2019/ at Omiya Sonic City Main Hall,Saitama /18:15Open /19:00Start

     

    ■Composer, Arranger & Pianist:Kohsuke Oshima

    ■Kyoto Symphony Orchestra(Conductor:Chikara Iwamura)

    ■Guest Vocal : Takanori Nishikawa, Beverly

    ■¥8,000  ※Pre-School children are not allowed in the hall.

    ■On Sale(General Sale) from November 2, 2019

     

    Concert in Kyoto=Kyodo Information0570-200-888(10:00~18:00)

    Concert in Saitama:Disk Garage 050-5533-0888

     

    【Concert Details (in Japanese)↓】

    ★Takanori Nishikawa Official Website→

    ★Beverly Offcial HP→


  • Change of Soloists of the 10th Concert in Nagoya (Nov.24,2019)Sun, August 25, 2019

    Change of Soloists of the 10th Concert in Nagoya (November 24,2019)

    The scheduled soloists, Sylvia Schwartz(S) and Bethan Langford(Ms) have been replaced by Kate Royal(S) and Alyona Abramova(Ms). Thank you for your understanding. (We are unable to refund tickets.)

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

      

    ■The 10th Concert in Naogoya

    Date : 4:00pm, Sunday, November 24,2019 /

              at the Aich Prefectural Arts Theater Concert Hall

    Conductor : Junichi Hirokami, Chief Conductor & Music Advisor

    Soloists : Kate Royal (Soprano)Soloist changed !

         Alyona Abramova (Mezzosoprano)Soloist changed !

                    Oliver Johnston (Tenor) 

                    Milan Siljanov (Baritone)

    Chorus : Swedish Radio Choir

    Program : Fauré : Requiem in D minor op.48

                     Mozart : Requiem in D minor K.626

    Concert details :The 10th Concert in Nagoya→


  • SOLD OUT ! <Concert for Everybody 2019 /Aug.11 /at Ukyo Fureai Cultural Hall>Sat, August 10, 2019

    All tickets for the "Concert for Everybody 2019 - Exciting! Dance and Orchestra"​(August 11 / at Ukyo Fureai Cultural Hall) have sold out ! (No tickets available at the door !)

     

    Concert for Everybody 2019 - Exciting! Dance and Orchestra

    Sun. August 11, 2019 / at Ukyo Fureai Cultural Hall ⇒SOLD OUT !