Welcome Concert: “Harmony at the Castle”
|Date||Aug. 8 (Sun) 11:00-11:30|
|Place||Matsumoto Castle National Treasure Park（Cancelled in case of rain）|
Conductor: Masao Nakamura
Piano: Kaoru Watanabe
Chorus performance to welcome the festival in the front yard of Matsumoto Castle, a national treasure of Japan.
|Date||Aug. 22 (Sun) 9:30|
Notice of Cancellation of the Parade please see here.
A parade by local elementary and secondary school wind ensembles and other community musical groups. (*No joint performance scheduled this year.)
Welcome Street Live
Live street concerts by Musicians with ties to Matsumoto welcoming guests will be held at Matsumoto Station Plaza and other locations.
|Date||Sep. 3 (Fri) 18:30|
This year, the screen concert will feature the Orchestra Concert Program B held on Sep 3 (Fri). Free entry. Please join us to enjoy the beautiful orchestra music.
Festival Photo Exhibition
|Date||Jul. 16, (Fri) – Sep.12, (Sun)|
|Place||Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan), The Hachijuni Bank Gallery and other locations|
Exhibitions of photographs from the 2019 Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival taken by official photographer Michiharu Okubo and Takeshi Yamada.
Cozy & Special “Demae” Concerts
|Date||Throughout the festival period|
|Place||Various healthcare institutions and such|
Saito Kinen Orchestra Members and Seiji Ozawa Music Academy students perform in places such as hospitals, homes for elderly and institutions for disabled.“Demae” is the Japanese word for meal delivery – these concerts are designed to deliver the joy of the music to those music lovers who are otherwise unable to attend the concerts.