2017Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival - the Line-up Announcement

Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival Executive Committee is happy to announce the 2017 Season Opening Dates & its Line-up.

For details, please see the link below.

■2017 Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival - the Line-up Annonucement

Saito Kinen Orchestra Brass Ensemble - The Latest on Tickets Sales

Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival -Special Concert- Saito Kinen Orchestra Brass Ensemble tickets for Tokyo performance (Jan 18 (Wed)), Hiroshima performance (Jan 21 (Sat)) and Mito performance (Jan 22 (Sun)) are sold out.

Matsumoto performance tickets are still available for purchase.
For more information, please see here .

Saito Kinen Orchestra Brass Ensemble - Tickets Sales Information

Ticket windows for Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival - Special Concert - Saito Kinen Orchestra Brass Ensemble Tokyo and Matsumoto performance will close during the year-end and New Year holidays. Please see below for further information.

【Tokyo Performance/Close】
●Kioi Hall Ticket Center: Dec 29 (Thu) - Jan 3 (Tue) , Sundays and holidays

【Matsumoto Performance/Window Close】
〇Kissei Bunka Hall : Dec 27 (Tue) - Jan 3 (Tue), Jan 10 (Tue) - 12 (Thu), Jan 17 (Tue)
〇Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre: Dec 29 (Thu) - Jan 3 (Tue), Jan 10 (Tue)
〇The Harmony Hall:Dec 26 (Mon), Dec 28 (Wed) - Jan 3 (Tue), Jan 10 (Tue), Jan 16 (Mon)

Ticket sales are avaialbe on internet.

Lawson Ticket(Tickts for Tokyo performance are sold out)
【Tel】0570-000-407 (Operator 10:00~20:00)
【Shop】Loppi (Lawson & Ministop)
L Code:39310

Ticket Pia
【Tel】0570-02-9999 (24 hours)
P Code:314-042

Kioi Hall Web Ticket (Tokyo performance only)

2011SKF Opera Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle CD won the 54th Record Academy Awards!

The 54th Record Academy Awards founded by music magazine publishing company Ongaku No Tomo Sha Corp. has selected the CD recording of 2011SKF Opera Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle for its Best Record Award. The CD features the recording of two opera performances which were conducted by Seiji Ozawa in summer of 2011. Mattias Goerne, internationally acclaimed baritone who lastly visited us in Matsumoto in 2015, plays the main role Bluebeard.

The Record Academy Awards was founded in 1963, to recognize the most siginificant CDs for its achievement and honor record companies amoung various categories. For more on the Record Academy Awards, please refer to "Record Geijutsu" January, 2017 Issue (on sale Dec 20 (Tue)). For further information on the awarded CD recording, please visit the UNIVERSAL MUSIC official website.


2016OMF Newsletter Vol.15

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OMF Special Concert: SKO Brass Ensemble Japan Tour Ticket go on sale!

The Brass Ensemble at the Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival (OMF) Chamber Concert in 2015 received great accolades for its majestic and glorious sound; the audience was captivated and insisted on multiple curtain calls with unceasing thunderous applause. Now we are happy to announce that SKO Brass Ensemble Japan Tour ticket will go on sale on from Nov 19 (Sat). For more information, please see SKO Brass Ensemble program page.We are so much look forward to seeing you.

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Fabio interivew on Weekly Economist & AERA STYLE MAGAZINE

Exclusive interview on 2016OMF guest conductor Fabio Luisi has just been out in Weekly Economist (Nov 22, 2016 Issue) and as of next week will be out also in AERA STYLE MAGAZINE. Weekly Economist is now on sale at bookstores. AERA STYLE MAGAZINE will be on sale on Nov 24 (Thu). To purchase Weekly Economist, please visit magazine official website (Japanese only). To purchase AERA STYLE MAGAZINE, please visit amazon.


2016OMF featured in Taiwanese Classical Music Magazine MUZIK

2016OMF was greatly featured in the leading classical music magazine in Taiwan, MUZIK. The issue offers an exclusive feature of number of OMF programs including the information on best places to visit while in Matsumoto.
To find more about the issue, please visit here (Chinese only).


Seiji Ozawa next to perform with MCO!

Seiji Ozawa will perform with Mito Chamber Orchestra (MCO) in January, 2017. The performances will take place on Jan 13 (Fri), 15 (Sun), and 17 (Tue). The first two performances will be held at Art Tower Mito Concert Hall ATM whereas the final performance will take place at Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall. MCO director Seiji Ozawa will perform Mozart and Beethoven with guest artists, who are also the SKO members, Kyoko Takezawa (violin) and Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola) along with MCO. For further information on concert performances, please see Art Tower Mito official website.

OMF Newsletter Contact

Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival Executive Committee
3-18-13 Ote Matsumoto-shi Nagano 390-0874 JAPAN

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