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OMF Chamber Music Study Group – Brass Ensemble

Date Aug. 6 (Sun) – Aug. 11 (Fri)
Concert: Aug. 12 (Sat) 15:00
Place Okushiga Kogen Hotel Concert Hall

Members of Saito Kinen Orchestra will be teaching students selected through audition in Okushiga Kogen.
TEL: 0269-34-2034

Parade / Joint Performance

Date Aug. 20 (Sun)
Parade 9:30-, Joint Performance 11:00- (Time: tentative)
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.

Welcome Concert: “Harmony at the Castle”

Date Aug. 11 (Fri) 10:30 – 12:00 (Cancelled in case of rain)
Place Matsumoto Castle National Treasure Park

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 Throughout the festival period
Place Mastumoto Station Plaza and more

Live street concerts by amateur musicians welcoming guests will be held at Matsumoto Station Plaza and more.

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. 22 (Sat) – Sep. 16 (Sat) Exhibition at The Hachijuni Bank Gallery

Exhibitions of photographs from the 2016 Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival taken by official photographers Michiharu Okubo and Takeshi Yamada.

Cozy & Special “Demae” Concerts

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

OMF members and other musicians 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 music to those music lovers who are otherwise unable to attend the concerts.