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  • <IMPORTANT>CONCERT CANCELLATION &TICKET REFUND -The Spring Concert(April 12,2020)Wed, April 1, 2020

    <IMPORTANT>

    CONCERT CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT & TICKET REFUND

    <The Spring Concert >(April 12, 2020)

    Due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus,

    CKSO’s “Spring Concert” (scheduled for April 12,2020)has been cancelled.

    We would like to inform you of the ticket refund process as follows;

     

    [Refund period] Until  Fri, May 29, 2020.

    ※You need your ticket for the refund. Please do not discard your ticket.

    You will require your tickets during refund processing.

    ※Ticket refund is not available at the Box Office of Kyoto Concert Hall and ROHM Theatre Kyoto.

     

     [Refund subject] 

    Sun. April 12, 2020

    "The Spring Concert of the City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra"

     

    [Those who purchased on Ticket Pia]

    Please refer to the Playguide (after Thu. 9 April 2020) ;

    Ticket Pia ⇒   TEL 0570-02-9111 (10:00am – 6:00pm)

     

    [Those who purchased at the Box Office & Online Ticket Sales

    of the Kyoto Concert Hall or ROHM Theatre Kyoto]

    We will send a form for ticket refund to your registered address by post.

    Please fill out the required information of this form and send it back with your ticket to the City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra by the enclosed return-envelope within the refund period.

    After receiving your ticket and form, we will refund into your bank account.

    ※The return-envelope will be sent absolutely

      by Acceptance-recorded mail =Tokutei-Kiroku Yubin.

    ※Please contact us if you have not received our mail by May 20,2020.

    ※If you have our cancelled concerts tickets("Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4 -15 Mar 2020" or "643rd Subscription Concert -28 & 29 Mar 2020"), please send it back with ticket of the "Spring Concert" for the ticket refund.

     

     [Sending Address]

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra- Ticket Refund (The Spring Concert)

    c/o Kyoto Concert Hall, 1-26 Shimogamo-hangi-cho,

    Sakyo-ku, 606-0823 Kyoto-City

     

    [For inquiries]

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra (9:00–17:00) Tel.075-711-3110

    E mail: ticket_info@kyoto-symphony.jp

     

    We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to you

    who were looking forward to attending the concert,

    and hope that you will kindly understand the situation.

     

    As of April 1st, 2020

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra


  • CKSO kicks off New Season! & Office Relocation AnnouncementWed, April 1, 2020

    CKSO kicks off new season!

    & Office Relocation Announcement

    Welcome to CKSO's 2020-21 Season !

    With transition to the new administration, CKSO’s office will move to a new location (CKSO’s Rehearsal Studio) as of April 10, 2020.

    We are thrilled to perform for you and please stay tuned for CKSO's 2020-21 season !

     

    Junichi Hirokami, 13th Chief Conductor & Artistic Advisor

    Naoto Otomo, Conductor Laureate

    John Axelrod, Principal Guest Conductor

    Takashi Izuhara, Concertmaster

    Yasushi Toyoshima, Special Honorary Friendship Concertmaster

    Yasunao Ishida and Ribon Aida, Special Guest Concertmasters

    Mazumi Tanamura, Solo Principal Viola

    Noboru Kamimura, Solo Principal Cello

    Hiroyasu Yamamoto, Special Principal Cello

    Taira Ozaki, Assistant Concertmaster

    *CKSO has changed its English name from “Kyoto Symphony Orchestra” to “City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra” from April 2020.

     

    Our new address will be:

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

    86-1, Izumoji Tatemoto-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8134 JAPAN

    TEL 075-222-0347/FAX 075-222-0332

    Friends of CKSO TEL 075-744-0252

         


  • <CKSO Concert for Everybody 2020> Tickets go on sale from April 12, 2020 !Tue, March 31, 2020

    CKSO “Concert for Everybody 2020”

    tickets go on sale on April 12, 2020(from 10:00am) !

    Tickets will be available Online Ticket Sales,  each Halls, Ticket PIA and through at Box Office of the Kyoto Concert Hall (Tel. 075-711-3231 / Only Japanese available) or the ROHM Theatre Kyoto (Tel. 075-746-3201 / Only Japanese available) .

     

    Click and see “Concert Schedule” on the top page for details !

    Wed. July 29, 2020 (at Kita Cultural Hall/Conductor:Junichi Hirokami)      

    Thu. July 30, 2020 (at Nishi Cultural Hall/Conductor:Junichi Hirokami)  

     

    Sat. Aug.1, 2020 (at Kuretake Cultural Center/Conductor:Shurihito Matsumoto) 

    Sun. Aug.2, 2020 (at Tobu Cultural Hall/Conductor:Shurihito Matsumoto)   

     

    Sat. Aug.8, 2020 (at Ukyo Fureai Cultural Hall/Conductor:Keiko Mitsuhashi) 

    Sun. Aug.9, 2020 (at Kita Cultural Hall/Conductor:Keiko Mitsuhashi)


  • <IMPORTANT>CONCERT CANCELLATION &TICKET REFUND -The 643rd Subscrip.Concert(March 28 & 29,2020)Fri, March 20, 2020

    <IMPORTANT>

    CONCERT CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT & TICKET REFUND

    <The 643rd Subscription Concert >(March 28 & 29, 2020)

    Due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus,

    KSO’s “643rd Subscription Concert” (scheduled for March 28 & 29,2020)

    has been cancelled.

    We would like to inform you of the ticket refund process as follows;

     

    [Refund period] Until Thu, April 30, 2020.

    ※You need your ticket for the refund. Please do not discard your ticket.

    You will require your tickets during refund processing.

    ※Ticket refund is not available at the Box Office of Kyoto Concert Hall and ROHM Theatre Kyoto.

     

     [Refund subject] 

    March 28 & March 29, 2020 (both days)

    "The 643rd Subscription Concert of the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra"

     

    [Those who purchased on Ticket Pia and Lawson Ticket]

    Please refer to the Playguides (after March 26,2020) ;

    Ticket Pia ⇒   TEL 0570-02-9111 (10:00am – 6:00pm)

    Lawson Ticket ⇒   TEL 0570-000-777 (10:00am – 6:00pm)

     

    [Those who purchased at the Box Office & Online Ticket Sales

    of the Kyoto Concert Hall or ROHM Theatre Kyoto]

    We will send a form for ticket refund to your registered address by post.

    Please fill out the required information of this form and send it back with your ticket to the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra by the enclosed return-envelope within the refund period.

    After receiving your ticket and form, we will refund into your bank account.

    ※The return-envelope will be sent absolutely

      by Acceptance-recorded mail =Tokutei-Kiroku Yubin.

     ※Please contact us if you have not received our mail by April 20,2020.

     

    [Members of KSO Friends]

    We will pay the ticket fee for this concert.

    We will send a form for ticket refund to your registered address by post.

    Please fill out the required information of this form and send it back with your ticket to the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra by the enclosed return-envelope within the refund period.

    After receiving your ticket and form, we will refund into your bank account.

    ※The return-envelope will be sent absolutely

      by Acceptance-recorded mail =Tokutei-Kiroku Yubin.

     

     [Sending Address]

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra- Ticket Refund (The 643rd Subscription Concert)

    c/o Kyoto Concert Hall, 1-26 Shimogamo-hangi-cho,

    Sakyo-ku, 606-0823 Kyoto-City

     

    [For inquiries]

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra (9:00–17:00) Tel.075-711-3110

    E mail: ticket_info@kyoto-symphony.jp

     

    We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to you

    who were looking forward to attending the concert,

    and hope that you will kindly understand the situation.

     

    As of March 20, 2020

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra


  • <IMPORTANT>TICKET REFUND-Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4 (March 15, 2020)Tue, March 3, 2020

    <IMPORTANT>TICKET REFUND

    Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4 (March 15, 2020)

    As announced on February 28, KSO’s “Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4”

    (scheduled for March 15,2020) has been cancelled

    due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.

    We would like to inform you of the ticket refund process as follows;

    [Refund period] Wed, March 4, 2020 - Fri, April 17, 2020.

              (Your form and ticket must be arrived at the KSO office by April 17, 2020)

    [Refund subject] 

    ●Those who purchased<Set-Tickets for 4 Concerts>

      ⇒We will pay the ticket fee for the Concert Vol.4(Adult¥2,250 / Child¥1,250),

               return postage, etc.

    ●Those who purchased<Single-Ticket>

         ⇒We will pay the ticket fee, return postage, etc.

      

    <Those who registered his/her address

    We will send you a form for ticket refund by post.

       Please fill out the required information of this form and send it back with your ticket

     to the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra by the enclosed return-envelope within the refund period.

    [Sending Address]

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra- Ticket Refund(Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4)

    c/o Kyoto Concert Hall, 1-26 Shimogamo-hangi-cho,

    Sakyo-ku, 606-0823 Kyoto-City

     

    After receiving your ticket and form, we will refund into your bank account

     within two weeks.

    ※The return-envelope will be sent absolutely

     by Acceptance-recorded mail =Tokutei-Kiroku Yubin.

    ※Ticket refund is not available at the Kyoto Concert Hall Box Office.

     

    <Those who did not register his/her address>

    We will call you and ask your address.

    We will send you a form for ticket refund by post. Then, please follow the procedure above.

     

    ※Please contact us if you have not received our mail by March 20,2020.

    [For inquiries] Kyoto Symphony Orchestra (9:00–17:00) Tel.075-711-3110

     

    We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to you in this regard,

    and hope that you will kindly understand the situation.

     

    As of March 3, 2020

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra


  • CONCERT CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT<Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4>(March 15, 2020)Fri, February 28, 2020

    【CONCERT CANCELLATION ANNOUNCEMENT】

    KSO's "Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4" (scheduled for March 15, 2020)

    has been cancelled due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.

    The ticket refund process will be announced later.

    Please do not discard your ticket (you will need to present it).

    We appologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, and

    thank you for your understanding.

    As of February 28, 2020

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

     

    Orchestra Discovery 2019 Vol.4 ⇒

     


  • Audition Announcement : OboeWed, February 12, 2020

    The Kyoto Symphony Orchestra is pleased to 

    announce the following auditions; 

    ■Section: Oboe (one position)

    ■Application deadline: By Fri. June 19, 2020

    ■Audition schedule: 1st round - Thu.Aug.6,2020

                                 2nd round - Fri.Aug.7,2020

    Click and see "Audition" for details !

    KSO【Audition】→


  • 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 →


  • 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