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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.
Admission Free
Tel: 0269-34-2034

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)
  • Parade: Matsumoto City, Matsumoto Castle
  • Joint Performance: Matsumoto Castle National Treasure
* In case of rain: Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan)

A parade by local elementary and secondary school wind ensembles and other community musical groups. (*No joint performance scheduled this year.)

Welcome Street Live

  • 2022 Aug 14 (Sun) 16:00 - 18:00
    Aeon Mall Matsumoto Hareniwa1F Kirameki Coat
  • 2022 Aug 20 (Sun) 10:00-12:00
    Matsumoto Station Plaza

Live street concerts by Musicians with ties to Matsumoto welcoming guests will be held at Matsumoto Station Plaza and other locations.

Screen Concert


Date Aug. 26 (Fri) 18:30-
  • Matsumoto City: Matsumoto Castle Park, Agetsuchi Theater, Matsumoto Station Oshiroguchi Plaza
  • Nagano prefecture: Omachi City (Echo Hall), Nagano City (Hokuto Bunka Hall)
  • Other prefectures: Fujisawa city (Shonandai Bunka Center), Himeji city (Caspa Hall), Takayama city (Takayama City Culture Hall), Inuyama city (Inuyama City Culture Hall)


Date Aug. 28 (Sun) 7:30 PM in Taiwan time
  • Taipei: Clapper Theater
  • Takao: National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts, Headphone Cinema

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OMF screen concert in Taiwan

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.