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OMF Chamber Music Study Group – Liedduo -

Date Aug. 15, 2019(Thu) 15:00
Place Okushiga Kogen Hotel Concert Hall

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

Parade / Joint Performance

Date Aug. 25, 2019 (Sun) Parade 9:30 - / Joint Performance 11:00 -
Place Parade: Matsumoto City, Matsumoto Castle
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. 19 (Fri) – Sep. 13 (Fri) Exhibition at The Hachijuni Bank Gallery

Exhibitions of photographs from the 2018 Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival taken by official photographer Michiharu Okubo and Takeshi Yamada.

Screen Concert

Date Aug. 23, 2019(Fri) 18:30 -
Place Matsumoto City:
Matsumoto Castle Park
Agetsuchi Theater(formerly known as Piccadilly Hall)
Hanadokei Park
Nagano prefecture:
Tomi city (Tomi City Bunka Center Sun Terrace Hall)
Ina city (Ina Bunka Center)
Other prefectures :
Takayama city (Takayama City Bunka Center)
Fujisawa city (Shonandai Bunka Center)
Toyonaka city (Toyonaka City Rose Bunka Hall)
Fukutsu city (Fukutsu Sogo Bunka Center Camellia Hall)
Karatsu city (Sochi Koryu Bunka Center)
Kagoshima city (Kagoshima Shimin Hall)

This year, the screen concert will feature the Orchestra Concert Program A with conductor Kazuyoshi Akiyama and Seiji Ozawa, held on Aug 23 (Fri). Free entry.
Please join us to enjoy the beautiful orchestra music.

Welcome Concert: “Harmony at the Castle”

Date Aug. 10, 2019 (Sat) 10:30 -12:00
Place Matsumoto Castle National Treasure Park(Cancelled in case of rain)

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 ① Aug. 10, 2019 (Sat) ② Aug. 17, 2019 (Sat) ③ Aug. 31, 2019 (Sat) ④ Sep. 7, 2019 (Sat)
Place Matsumoto Station Plaza

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

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.