Welcome Concert: “Harmony at the Castle”
|Date||Aug. 5 (Sat) 10:30-12:00|
|Venue||Former site of Matsumoto Castle National Treasure Park|
Chorus performance to welcome the festival in the front yard of Matsumoto Castle, a national treasure of Japan.
Liedduo Recital in Okushiga
|Date||Aug.17 (Thu) 15:30〜17:00|
|Venue||Mori no Ongakudo in Okushiga Kogen|
We are happy to announce that the festival welcomes Ms. Mitsuko Shirai as a teacher again and has Liedduo Masterclass at Okushiga Kogen as OMF Chamber Music Study Group. We will have concert to show their growth.
Parade / Joint Performance
|Date||Aug. 20 (Sun) Parade 9:30- / Joint Performance 11:00-|
A parade by local elementary and secondary school wind ensembles and other community musical groups. Entrance fee required to enter Matsumoto Castle.
Welcome Street Live
|Dates||During Festival Period|
|Venue||Matsumoto Station Plaza etc.|
Live street concerts by Musicians with ties to Matsumoto welcoming guests will be held at Matsumoto Station Plaza and other locations.
|Date||Aug. 25 (Fri) 18:30-|
This year, the screen concert will feature the Orchestra Concert held on Aug. 25 (Fri). Free entry. Please join us to enjoy the beautiful orchestra music.
Festival Photo Exhibition
|Date||July 14 (Fri) – Sep. 8 (Fri)|
|Venue||The Hachijuni Bank Gallery, Kissei Bunka Hall and other locations|
Exhibitions of photographs from the Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival 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.