2017OMF Tickets Window Sales at Ginza NAGANO on July 15 & 16! Special Screening of Past OMF Concerts!


We are happy to announce that tickets of 2017OMF selected programs will be out on sale on July 15 (Sat) & 16 (Sun) during the OMF Special Event held at Ginza NAGANO, Tokyo. The tickets of concerts such as Orchestra Concert Program B and Chamber Concert I that have sold out on internet, will be also available for purchase. This will be the first window tickets sales in Tokyo this year.

【2017OMF Ticket Sales】
Date: July 15 (Sat) & 16 (Sun) 10:30~17:00
Ginza NAGANO 2F 

Available programs:
■ Orchestra Concert Program A
Aug 18 (Fri) Seat: S・A・C
Aug 20 (Sun) Seat: S・A・C

■ Orchestra Concert Program B
Aug 25 (Fri) Seat: S・A・C
Aug 27 (Sun) Seat: S・A・C

■ OMF Opera by Seiji Ozawa Music Academy Orchestra Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges
Sep 3 (Sun) Seat: S

■ Mitsuko Uchida Recital
Sep 4 (Mon) Seat: S・A・C

■ Chamber Concert I
Aug 19 (Sat) All seats reserved

 Chamber Concert II
Aug 26 (Sat) All seats reserved

■ Chamber Concert III
Sep 2 (Sat) All seats reserved

■ OMF Chamber Music Study Group - Brass Ensemble
Aug 13 (Sun) All seats free

※Purchases closed once tickets are sold out. ※Tickets on photo are examples.

Special Screening of OMF Past Concerts
In between the talk shows and saloon concerts, the Special Screeing of OMF past concerts will be available for everyone free of charge. On July 15 (Sat) we will screen the full orchestra concerts with Fabio Luisi and Saito Kinen Orchestra held in 2015 and 2016, and on July 16 (Sun) we will screen the digest footage from all the performances held at OMF in 2015 and 2016. The screenings will be held from 12:00-15:00 on both days. Entry free!

Date: July 15 (Sat) 12:00-15:00
Fabio Luisi x Saito Kinen Orchestra 2015OMF & 2016OMF Mahler Concerts on Screen!

・2016OMF Mahler : Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"
・2015OMF Mahler : Symphony No. 5

Saito Kinen Orchestra
Conductor: Fabio Luisi

July 16 (Sun) 12:00 - 15:00
2015OMF&2016OMF All-program Digest Screening!

The special screening of the concerts and performances held in 2015 and 2016 directed by Seiji Ozawa, Fabio Luisi, Nathalie Stutzman, Derrick Inoye, including the variety of Chamber Concerts and Educational Programs. Please don't miss out this opportunity to find out more about the charms of Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival.

Entry free. We look forward to seeing you all at Ginza NAGANO!

Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival Special exhibition at TOKYO SKYTREE !


From June 9 (Fri) to 22 (Thu), 2017OMF special exhibition will take place at TOKYO SKYTREE 5F Beautiful NIPPON corner. At the exhibition, all who visit us will be able to enjoy the videos and photos of previous OMF concerts including the Grammy Trophy which was awarded at the 58th Grammy Awards to the director Seiji Ozawa, Saito Kinen Orchestra and Saito Kinen Chorus in the category for “Best Opera Recording”*. This will be its first exhibition in Tokyo!

Along with the Grammy trophy, the award certificates for the chorus and orchestra will be also displayed. From June 9(Fri) to 15(Thu), we will be also accepting ticket reservations for the 2017OMF season.

Date: June 9 (Fri) - 22 (Thu) 10:00-18:00 (*June 9 (Fri) 15:00-18:00, June 15(Thu) 10:00-17:00)
Place: TOKYO SKYTREE 5F Beautiful NIPPON (For access see here)
Entrance: Free

*Grammy trophy and the award certificates will be displayed only in period from 9 (Fri) - 15 (Thu).
Should you be around SKYTREE area, please stop by to see us!

OMF Opera Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges cast change announcement

Due to personal reasons, Kiera Duffy has withdrawn from OMF Opera Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilèges.
Anna Christy will sing the role of Fire, Princess, Nightingale in her place.

“Mrs” (June issue) features 2017OMF!

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“Mrs” (June issue) features 2017OMF!

This year’s OMF has been featured over 10 pages in Japan’s leading women magazine “Mrs”. Focus is placed on outstanding conductor Fabio Luisi who will be performing in Matsumoto for the fourth time in row this year. Find out about his passion for Matsumoto, charms and hobbies and moreover, learn about his magnificent performances with Saito Kinen Orchestra – that deeply impress the director Seiji Ozawa! (Feature available in Japanese only).