Mo. Max Pommer who were to appear in Masterpiece Concert scheduled on Saturday, October 10 "Beethoven 250th anniversary of his birth” is unable to visit Japan due to immigration restriction.
Mo. Kazuyoshi Akiyama will be appearing in this concert.
HANDEL’s Water Music Suite (excerpt) will be changed to arranged edition by H. Harty.
There will be no change on the date or time of the concert.
We thank you for your understandings.
【Masterpiece Concert Beethoven 250th anniversary of his birth】
Saturday, October 10, 2020 Door opens at 1pm, Concert starts at 2pm.
Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor and Michie Koyama, piano
Program: Handel (arr. Harty)/ Water Music Suite Allegro, Air, Hornpipe
Mendelssohn/ A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture, Scherzo, Intermezzo, Nocturne and Wedding March／
Beethoven/ Piano Concerto. No. 5 “Emperor”
Kazuyoshi AKIYAMA, conductorBorn in 1941, Kazuyoshi Akiyama studied conducting under Hideo Saito at the Toho Gakuen School of Music. Akiyama has held prestigious posts such as Music Director of the American Symphony Orchestra (1973-1978) and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (1972-1985). During this time, Akiyama’s reputation spread to Europe and throughout North America, where he has been invited to conduct the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the NDR Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and many others. He is the recipient of numerous highly prestigious honors in Japan including the Person of Cultural Merit (2014) for his outstanding cultural contributions. Akiyama currently holds the title of Conductor Laureate of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the Kyushu Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra; Honorary Conductor for Life of the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra,