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  • Welcome to the CKSO's YouTube Channel !Mon, April 27, 2020

    Welcome to the CKSO's YouTube Channel!      

    Please subscribe to our channel and enjoy our concert videos on YouTube !

    ♪City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra YouTube Channel ⇒

     

    <Posted on Mon. 27 April 2020>

    ■Messages from Maestro Junichi Hirokami & Maestro John Axelrod !


  • CKSO temporarily stops and postpones ticket sales Sat, April 18, 2020

    CKSO temporarily stops and postpones Ticket Sales 

    CKSO will temporarily stop selling tickets(including Online Ticket Sales) after 20 April 2020 and postpone the sales of tickets for upcoming concerts due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus.

    Reopening date of Box Office and new ticket release date will be announced later on the CKSO’s website etc.

    Ticket Sales Stopped;

    -Orchestra Discovery 2020(Set-Tickets for 4 concerts)

    -Concert for Everybody 2020

    -The Special Concert in Osaka

    Ticket Sales Postponed;

    -Orchestra Discovery 2020(SIngle-Ticket)

    -All Subscription Concerts after the "647th Subscription Concert"

     

    ※"The 11th Concert in Nagoya" 's ticket sale is available only at Classic Nagoya Online Ticket.

     

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

    and hope that you will kindly understand the situation.

     

    As of April 18, 2020

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra


  • <CONCERT CANCELLATION &TICKET REFUND> The 645th Subscrip.Concert(May 16&17,2020)Thu, April 16, 2020

    CONCERT CANCELLATION &TICKET REFUND

    The 645th Subscription Concert (May 16 & 17, 2020)

    Due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus,

    CKSO’s “645th Subscription Concerts” (scheduled for 16&17 May 2020)

    have been cancelled.

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

    ■Ticket Refund <The 645th Subscription Concert>⇒

     

    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 16, 2020

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra


  • Friends of CKSO Office will be open for shorter hoursSat, April 11, 2020

    Due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus, Friends of CKSO Office will reduce operating hours from Mon.13 April 2020 for the time being.

    ◆Friends of CKSO Office will be open from 10:00am - 5:00pm (from April 13)

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, and thank you for your understanding.


  • <CONCERT CANCELLATION &TICKET REFUND> The 644th Subscrip.Concert(April 24,2020)Thu, April 9, 2020

    CONCERT CANCELLATION &TICKET REFUND

    The 644th Subscription Concert (April 24, 2020)

    Due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus,

    CKSO’s “644th Subscription Concert” (scheduled for April 24,2020)

    has been cancelled.

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

    ■Ticket Refund <The 644th Subscription Concert>⇒

     

    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 9, 2020

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra


  • <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;

    ■Ticket Refund <Spring Concert>⇒

     

    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

         


  • 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 !