Liedduo Recital in Okushiga
|Date||Aug.11 (Thu/Holiday) 15:00|
|Venue||Mori no Ongakudo in Okushiga Kogen|
We are happy to announce that the festival welcomes Ms. Mitsuko Shirai as a teacher again since 2009 and has Liedduo Masterclass at Okushiga Kogen as OMF Chamber Music Study Group. We will have concert to show their growth.
Welcome Concert: “Harmony at the Castle”
|Date||Aug. 6 (Sat) 10:30-12:00|
|Venue||Former site of Matsumoto Castle National Treasure Park(Cancelled in case of rain)|
|Artists||SK Matsumoto Chorus et al.|
Chorus performance to welcome the festival in the front yard of Matsumoto Castle, a national treasure of Japan.
Parade / Joint Performance
|Date||Aug. 21 (Sun) Parade 9:30- / Joint Performance 11:00- (Time TBA)|
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||Aug. 26 (Fri) 18:30-|
|Date||Aug. 28 (Sun) 7:30 PM in Taiwan time|
2022OMF Screen Concert will feature the Orchestra Concert in several cities in Japan. On the occasion of 30th Anniversary, the OMF Screen Concert will be also organized at two locations in Taiwan. Please join us to enjoy the beautiful sound of Saito Kinen Orchestra live from the concert hall in Matsumoto.
Festival Photo Exhibition
|Date||July 15 (Fri) – Sep. 9 (Sat)|
|Venue||The Hachijuni Bank Gallery, Kissei Bunka Hall and other locations|
Exhibitions of photographs from SKF/OMF taken by official photographer Michiharu Okubo and Takeshi Yamada.
Cozy & Special “Demae” Concerts
|Date||Throughout the festival period|
|Venue||Various healthcare institutions and homes for elder|
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.