Sapporo Symphony Orchestra has had to change the appearing artists joining from abroad, and the concert programs due to COVID-19.
Subscription Concerts and Masterpiece Concerts scheduled for September and October are revised per below.
We thank you for your kind understandings.
●September 12 Masterpiece Concert “Music Sketch”
Kentaro Kawase, conductor
Program: Dvorak/Carnival Overture, Respighi/ Antiche danze ed arie per liuto III.Suite, Berlioz/ Roman Carnival Overture, Tchaikovsky/ Swan Lake- Scene, Waltz, Dance of the Little Swans, Czardas , Smetana/ The Moldau
Hubert Soudant, conductor
There is no revision in program.
※Announced on August 4 https://www.sso.or.jp/2020/08/912/e/
●September 25&26 630th Subscription Concert
Junichi Hirokami, conductor, Kei Itoh, piano
Program: Schubert/ Rosamunde Overture, Beethoven/ Piano Concerto No. 2, Stravinsky/ Symphonies for the Wind Instruments, Schubert/ Symphony No. 5
Matthias Bamert, conductor, Eri Nakamura, soprano, Eijiro Kai, baritone, Sakkyo Chorus (Isao Osanai, chorusmaster)
Program : Toru Takemitsu/ Spiritual Garden, Brahms/ German Requiem
※Announced on August 14 https://www.sso.or.jp/2020/08/92526-630-1/e/
●September 30, Masterpiece Concert «Waltz, Waltz, Waltz » (Original date June 20)
Wednesday, September 30 at 2pm
Ken Takaseki, conductor, Miyako Seki, oboe, and Maki Tsuruta, trumpet
Program: Mozart/ Marriage of Figaro Overture, Mozart/ Oboe Concerto, Haydn/ Trumpet Concerto, J. Strauss II/ Der Zigeunerbaron Overture, J. Strauss II/ Rosen aus dem Süden, J. Strauss II/ Kaiser-Walzer
Saturday, June 20 2pm
Matthias Bamert, conductor
Program: Dvorak/ Prague Waltzes, Tchaikovsky/ Waltz of the Flowers, Waldteufel/ The Skater's Waltz, Sibelius/ Valse triste, R. Strauss/ Der Rosenkavalier Waltzes, Berlioz/ Symphonie fantastique Un Bal (Valse), Gounod/ Faust Waltz, Ravel/ La valse
※Announced on August 14https://www.sso.or.jp/2020/08/930/e/
●October 10 Masterpiece Concert "Beethoven 250th anniversary of his birth"
Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor, 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”
Max Pommer, conductor, Michie Koyama, piano
Program: Handel/ 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”
※Announced on September 3https://www.sso.or.jp/2020/09/1010/e/
●October 23&24 631st Subscription Concert
Taijiro Iimori, conductor, Naoka Aoki, violin
Program: Weber/ Oberon Overture, Bruch/ Scottish Fantasy op.46, Beethoven/ Symphony No. 6 in F major op. 68 “Pastoral”
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor & violin
Program: J. S. Bach/ Goldberg Variations (transcription for strings by Sitkovetsky), Prokofiev/ Cinderella Suite (excerpt)
※Announced on September 3 https://www.sso.or.jp/2020/09/102324-631/e/