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  • Audition Announcement : ViolaMon, May 23, 2022

    CKSO is pleased to announce the following auditions;
    ■Section: Viola
    ■Application deadline: By Fri. July 15, 2022
    ■Audition schedule: 1st round - Tue. August 30, 2022 (Back-up date: Mon. August 29, 2022)
    2nd round – Wed. August 31, 2022

    Click and see "Audition" for details !
    CKSO【Audition】→ https://www.kyoto-symphony.jp/en/audition/


  • Free Live Stream on May 20 <The 667th Subscription Concert>!Tue, May 17, 2022

    Click the link below ↓ to access the live stream. Don’t miss it !

    ★Free Live stream niconico Live 

    Starts : Fri. May 20, 2022 at 7:00PM(JST)

     

    <The 667th Subscription Concert>

    Conductor:Jan Willem de Vriend

    Soloist:Hiroaki Ueno (Principal Flutist of the CKSO)
    Eri Matsumura (Harpist of the CKSO)

     

    Mozart: Serenade No.12 in C minor K.388(384a)
    Mozart: Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra in C major K.299
    (Cadenza by Heinz Holliger)


  • Change of Soloist of The 664th Subscription Concert Sat, February 5, 2022

    Change of Soloist of The 664th Subscription Concert (February 18,2022)

     

    The scheduled soloist, Kenji Miura(Pf) have been replaced by Kaito Kobayashi(Pf).

     Thank you for your understanding. (We are unable to refund tickets.)

     

    City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra


  • NEW! CKSO announces 2022-23 Season and Conductors & Concertmasters from April 2022 !Fri, November 26, 2021

    NEW! CKSO announces 2022-23 Season!

    Welcome to CKSO's 2022-23 Season ! (from April 2022 to March 2023)

    We are thrilled to perform for you and please stay tuned for CKSO's 2022-23 season !


    2022-23 SEASON 

    <Subscription Concert・The Special Concert>

    (Venue:Kyoto Concert Hall (Main Hall))

    Ticket

     S ¥5,500 / A ¥5,000 / B ¥4,000 / C ¥3,000 / P ¥2,000

    ★Fri SP S ¥4,000 / A ¥3,500 / B ¥3,000 / C ¥2,000 / P ¥1,500

    ※Podium seats are not for sale at the "671st Subscription Concert and"The Special Concert -The 9th Symphony of Beethoven”

     

    ■The 666th Subscription Concert
    Fri, April 22, 2022 / 19:00
    Conductor : Michał Nesterowicz
    Soloist : Sunao Goko (Violin)
    Kilar : Orawa, for chamber string orchestra
    Mendelssohn : Violin Concerto in E minor op.64
    Brahms : Symphony No.1 in C minor op.68

     

    ■The 667th Subscription Concert
    Fri, May 20, 2022 / 19:30  
    Sat, May 21, 2022 / 14:30
    Conductor : Jan Willem de Vriend
    Soloists : Hiroaki Ueno (Principal Flutist of the CKSO)
                  Eri Matsumura (Harpist of the CKSO)

    May 20
    Mozart : Serenade No.12 in C minor K.388(384a)
    Mozart : Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra in C major K.299
    (Cadenza by Heinz Holliger)

    May 21 
    Mozart : Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra in C major K.299
    (Cadenza by Kenji Sakai / Commissioned work /World Premiere)
    Schubert : Symphony No.8 in C major D.944 “Die Große” 

     

    ■The 668th Subscription Concert
    Fri, June 24, 2022 / 19:00
    Conductor : Ryusuke Numajiri
    Soloist : Camille Thomas (Cello)
    Akira Miyoshi : RHEOS pour orchestre
    Saint-Saëns : Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor op.33
    Franck : Symphony in D minor

     

    ■The 669th Subscription Concert
    Sat, July 16, 2022 / 14:30   
    Sun, July 17, 2022 / 14:30
    Conductor : Naoto Otomo (Conductor Laureate)
    Sibelius : Symphony No.6 in D minor op.104
    Vaughan-Williams : Symphony No.2 “A London symphony”

     

    ■The 670th Subscription Concert
    Fri, August 26, 2022 / 19:00
    Conductor : Jun Märkl
    Saint-Saëns : Danse macabre, sym. poem op.40
    Fauré : Pelléas et Mélisande, suite for orch. op.80
    Berlioz : Symphonie fantastique op.14

     

    ■The 671st Subscription Concert
    Sat, September 24, 2022 / 14:30
    Sun, September 25, 2022 / 14:30
    Conductor : John Axelrod (Principal Guest Conductor)
    Soloists : Teodora Gheorghiu (Soprano)
                  Makiko Yamashita (Mezzo Soprano)
    Chorus : Kyoto Symphony Chorus
    Mahler : Symphony No.2 in C minor “Auferstehung”

     

    ■The 672nd Subscription Concert
    Fri, October 14, 2022 / 19:00
    Conductor : Yukari Saito
    Soloist : Naoko Kotaniguchi (Principal Clarinetist of the CKSO)
    Wagner : “Rienzi”, opera - Overture
    Weber : Clarinet Concerto No.1 in F minor op.73
    Mendelssohn : Symphony No.3 in A minor op. 56 “Schottische”

     

    ■The 673rd Subscription Concert
    Fri, November 18, 2022 / 19:30 
    Sat, November 19, 2022 / 14:30
    Conductor & Piano : Lio Kuokman

    Nov.18 
    Gershwin : Rhapsody in blue
    R.Strauss : “Der Rosenkavalier”, opera - suite
    Ravel : La valse, ballet

    Nov.19
    R.Strauss : “Der Rosenkavalier”, opera - suite
    Ravel : La valse, ballet
    Puccini : “Manon Lescaut”, opera - Intermezzo to Act 3
    Respighi : Pini di Roma, sym. poem

     

    ■The 674th Subscription Concert
    Sat, January 21, 2023 / 14:30
    Sun, January 22, 2023 / 14:30
    Conductor : Masato Suzuki
    Prokofiev : Symphonie classique op.25
    Stravinsky : Concerto in D for string orchestra
    Rakhmaninov : Symphony No.2 in E minor op.27

     

    ■The 675th Subscription Concert
    Fri, February 17, 2023 / 19:00
    Conductor & Cello : Nicolas Altstaedt
    Schumann : Cello Concerto in A minor op.129
    Killmayer : Jugendzeit,
    Schumann : Symphony No.3 in E-flat major op.97 “Rheinische Symphonie”

     

    ■The 676th Subscription Concert
    Fri, March 10, 2023 / 19:30 
    Sat, March 11, 2023 / 14:30
    Conductor : John Axelrod (Principal Guest Conductor)
    Soloist : Fumiaki Miura (Violin)

    March 10 
    Stravinsky : Le sacre du printemps, ballet in 2 parts etc

    March 11
    Gershwin : An American in Paris
    Korngold : Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op.35
    Stravinsky : Le sacre du printemps, ballet in 2 parts

     

    ■The Special Concert “The 9th Symphony of Beethoven”
    Tue, December 27, 2022 / 19:00
    Wed, December 28, 2022 / 19:00
    Conductor : Dennis Russell Davies
    Soloists : Yoko Yasui (Soprano), Ikuko Nakajima (Mezzo Soprano)
                  Tetsuya Mochizuki (Tenor), Koji Yamashita (Bass Baritone)
    Chorus : Kyoto Symphony Chorus
    Beethoven : Symphony No.9 in D minor op.125 “Choral”

     

    ■The Special Concert “New Year Concert”
    Sun, January 8, 2023 / 14:30
    Conductor : Junichi Hirokami

    Naoki Sato : “Seiten o Tsuke” - NHK Taiga Drama Main Theme
    Johann Strauss II : “Der Zigeunerbaron”, operetta - Einzugsmarsch
    John Graham : “Kirin ga Kuru” - NHK Taiga Drama Main Theme
    Johann Strauss II : Rosen aus dem Süden,waltz op.388
    Takayuki Hattori : “Sanada Maru” - NHK Taiga Drama Main Theme
    Hikaru Hayashi : “Kunitori Monogatari” - NHK Taiga Drama Main Theme
    Johann Strauss II : Eljen a Magyar, polka op.332
    Ryo Yoshimata: “Atsuhime” - NHK Taiga Drama Main Theme
    Beethoven : Symphony No.8 in F major op.93


  • The Special Concert "The 9th Symphony of Beethoven" is Sold Out !Sat, November 20, 2021

    The Special Concert "The 9th Symphony of Beethoven"

    Dates Sunday, December 26, 2021
    Opening time 2:30pm
    Location Kyoto Concert Hall (Main Hall)

    Tickets for the concert were sold out.

    Thank You!


  • Audition Announcement : ViolinMon, May 31, 2021

    CKSO is pleased to announce the following auditions;
    ■Section: Violin
    ■Application deadline: By Fri. July 30, 2021
    ■Audition schedule: 1st round - Thu. September 30, 2021 (Back-up date: Wed. September 29, 2021)
    2nd round – Fri. October 1, 2021

    Click and see "Audition" for details !
    CKSO【Audition】→ https://www.kyoto-symphony.jp/en/audition/


  • New Date of ticket saleMon, May 31, 2021

    New Date of ticket sale

     

    On sale from June 5, 2021

    The 657th Subscription Concert

    Concert for Everybody 2021 

     

    On sale from June 12, 2021
    The 658th Subscription Concert【CKSO friendship members】

    (Club members: On sale from June 19, 2021)

    (General: On sale from June 26, 2021)

    Orchestra Discovery 2021 1st(7/4)

     

    On sale from June 26, 2021

    Junichi Hirokami × Kyoto Symphony Chorus(8/9 ROHM Theatre Kyoto)

     

     


  • Free Live Stream without an audience on May 15 <The 656th Subscription Concert>!Tue, May 11, 2021

    Click the link below ↓ to access the live stream. Don’t miss it !

    ★Free Live stream niconico Live ⇒ 

    Starts : Sat. May 15, 2021 at 2:30PM(JST)

     

    <The 656th Subscription Concert>

    Conductor & Harpsichord:Masato Suzuki

    Soloist:Ayano Kamimura(Cello)

     

    Händel : “Il pastor fido”, opera - Overture

    Rameau(Masato Suzuki) : “Les Indes galantes”, opera - Suite

    Vivaldi : Cello Concerto in G major RV414

    Beethoven : Symphony No.7 in A major op.92


  • Free Live Stream without an audience on May 15 <The 656th Subscription Concert>!Mon, May 10, 2021

    【Free Live Stream without an audience on May 15 !

    <The 656th Subscription Concert>

    Due to concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus,

    CKSO has decided to perform the"656th Subscription Concert(scheduled for May15, 2021)"

     without an audience on Saturday, May 15.

    It will be broadcast live on the internet from the Kyoto Concert Hall

    and can be watched worldwide free of charge.

    Details will be announced at a later date.

     

    <The 656th Subscription Concert>

    【The 656th Subscription Concert / Sat. May 15, 2021】⇒

    Conductor:Masato Suzuki

    Soloist:Ayano Kamimura(Cello)

     

    Händel : “Il pastor fido”, opera - Overture

    Rameau(Masato Suzuki) : “Les Indes galantes”, opera - Suite

    Vivaldi : Cello Concerto in G major RV414

    Beethoven : Symphony No.7 in A major op.92


  • SOLD OUT ! <The Spring Concert>(April 11,2021) Mon, March 15, 2021

    All tickets for the “The Spring Concert” (April 11, 2021/Conductor:Junichi Hirokami Piano:Makoto Ozone) have sold out !  No tickets available at the door !

    ■Concert details →