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OMF Chember Music Study Group -Brass Ensemble-

Date [Rehearsal]
Aug. 11 (Sat) – Aug. 16 (Thu)

[Concert] *Entrance Free
Aug. 17 (Fri) 15:00-
Place Okushiga Kogen Hotel Concert Hall

Ten brass students selected through the audition and taught by the members of Saito Kinen Orchestra will present the result of their study in a recital.

Parade / Joint Performance

2017 Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival Parade and Joint Performance.
Date Aug. 19, 2018 (Sun)
Parade 9:30-
Place Parade: From Isemachi M Wing to Honmachi to Daimyo Cho to Hakubutsukan Mae
Joint Performance: Matsumoto Castle Honmaru Garden National Treasure
In case of rain: Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan)

A parade and joint performance by local elementary and secondary school wind ensembles and other community musical groups.

Festival Photo Exhibition

Date Early August through early September
Place Kissei Bunka Hall (Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan),
Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre and other locations
* Jul. 20 (Fri) – Sep. 14 (Fri) Exhibition at The Hachijuni Bank Gallery

Exhibitions of photographs from the 2017 Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival taken by official photographer Michiharu Okubo and Takeshi Yamada.

Outdoor Screen Concert

Date Aug. 31, 2018 (Fri) 18:30-
Place Matsumoto City:Matsumoto Castle Park, Nakamachi Kurassic-Kan, Agetsuchi Piccadilly Hall
Nagano prefecture:Nagano city, Omachi city, Saku city (Details will be announced soon)
Other prefectures : Sapporo city, Fukuoka city, Toyonaka city, Fujisawa city, Himeji city (Details will be announced soon)

This year, the screen concert will feature the Orchestra Concert Program B with conductor Kazuyoshi Akiyama and Seiji Ozawa, held on Aug 31 (Fri). Free entry.
Please join us to enjoy the beautiful orchestra music.

Welcome Concert: “Harmony at the Castle”

Date Aug. 11, 2018 (Sat) 10:30-12:00
Place Former site of Matsumoto Castle Ninomaru Palace

The SK Matsumoto Chorus and SK Matsumoto Junior Chorus perform to welcome the festival in the front yard of Matsumoto Castle, a national treasure of Japan.

Welcome Street Live

Date Aug. 11 (Sat) , Aug. 18 (Sat), Aug. 25 (Sat), Sep. 2 (Sun)
Aug. 11 (Sat) : 16:00-
Other date: 10:00-
Place Mastumoto Station Plaza, etc.

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

Cozy & Special “Demae” Concerts

Date Throughout the Festival period
Place Various healthcare institutions and homes for elderly

Saito Kinen Orchestra Members, Seiji Ozawa Music Academy students and cover singers of the opera 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.