Sapporo Symphony Orchestra


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8/1 19:00~

Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.18 2024.August. 1(Thu)19:00~ Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater hitaru

Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.18
Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.18
Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.18
Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.18
Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.18
Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.18


conductor / Tatsuya SHIMONO

Song List

HAYASAKA Preludes to the two anthems

【Ticket Sales】 starts from 10am on February 8, 2024 (Sakkyo members from 10am on Friday, February 2)

【Fumio Hayasaka~Celebration of his 110th Birth and Smetana ~Celebration of his 200th Birth】 2024 fiscal hitaru series aims to introduce Japanese composer’s work, in each concert. Enjoy the Pretalk starting from 18:45.
Mo. Tetsuya Shimono conducts this concert as the first concert after his inauguration, the Principal Guest Conductor. For this celebrative concert, he has chosen a work of Fumio Hayasaka, who has been deeply related to the land of Hokkaido and Smetana’s “Má Vlast,” the work that links Sakkyo’s love to the memory of Eliska, which is also the special work for Shimono himself. The program shows deep respect of maestro to the history of orchestra and regional culture.

『2024-2025 hitaru series a set of 4 tickets』 will be on sale starting Thursday, February 8 (for Sakkyo members from Feb. 2)
※A set of 4 Tickets:S 19,200 yen, A 16,000yen, B 11,200yen, U25(A,B) 4,800yen
※You can find a set ticket at:DOSHIN PLAYGUIDE(Japanese only)(Telephone, at the site and via web), Citizen Community Plaza Ticket Center (at the site), SEICOMART (ID D24042502), Kitara Ticket Center (Web and Japanese only)

『2024-2025 hitaru series a set of 4 Tickets』

You can enjoy the concerts at the same seat for all the year around (4 hitaru concerts).

※ON sale:from Feb. 8, 2024 to April 23 (for Sakkyo members, sale starts from Feb. 2)

※U25 for the fiscal 2024 is for those who are born on 1999 or younger.

※Single tickets are on sale from February.

下野 竜也<首席客演指揮者:2024年4月就任> © Nanako Ito

Tatsuya SHIMONO(conductor)

Born in Kagoshima in 1969, Tatsuya Shimono cemented his international reputation as a conductor by winning the First Prize at the 47th Besançon International Competition in 2001. Since then he has regular relationships with a number of international orchestras including Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz and Silicon Valley Symphony, alongside with major Japanese orchestras. In 2006 Shimono was appointed Resident Conductor of the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and served as their Principal Guest Conductor from 2013 through 2017. In April 2017 he became General Music Director of the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra. Shimono is currently also Music Director of the Hiroshima Wind Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his work with symphony orchestras Shimono’s opera conducting has included Die Zauberflöte, Hänsel und Gretel and The Merry Widow at Nikikai Opera, Medea, Lear (both composed by Aribert Reimann) and Hänsel und Gretel at the Nissay Theatre, La Forza del Destino at the Japan Metropolitan Opera and The Silence (Teizo Matsumura) at New National Theatre Tokyo. He has been invited to a plethora of music festivals, including the Affinis Music Festival, the Kirishima International Music Festival, the Miyazaki Music Festival, and the Beppu Argerich Music Festival. He was resident conductor at the 2010 Saito Kinen Festival that included conducting four concerts with the Saito Kinen Orchestra. Following on from this he made his North American debut with the orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Contemporary music forms an important part of Shimono’s career, conducting repertoire across the spectrum including Ades, Cage, Glass, Gruber HK, Adams, Takemitsu and Hosokawa. Tatsuya Shimono’s recordings include Strauss Ein Heldenleben with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Bruckner Symphony in D minor (No. 0) with the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra. Tatsuya Shimono received numerous awards such as the Idemitsu Music Award, the Akeo Watanabe Music Foundation Award, the Nippon Steel Music Award (New Artist Award), the 6th Hideo Saito Memorial Fund Award. He was invited to join the faculty of the Kyoto City University of Arts in April 2017. (from

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Ticket Information

Ticket Sale From Thursday, February 8, 2024  Member Precedent Release : Friday, February 2, 2024
Ticket (S)¥6,000 (A)¥5,000 (B)¥3,500 U25 (A・B)1,500 yen
※For fiscal 2024, U25 applies to those who born in 1999 or younger.
※Premium Seat 8,000 yen (limited sales with a present)/Premium seat is only available from Lawson Ticket
※Smile Seat (with poor view 2,000 yen/available only on the day of the concert)
※Preschoolers cannot attend this concert.
※Ticket Offices: Doshin Playguide, Citizen Community Plaza Ticket Center, Lawson Ticket, Ticket PIA and Seicomart
※Tickets for this concert are not available at Kitara Ticket Center.
※Seats can be selected at Lawson Ticket only from one day after, from the midnight of the ticket sale starting date.
※Sakkyo members can purchase S and A seats with 500 yen discount.
【Door opens 40 minutes before the start of each concert.】
●Babysit service (paid service with reservation) Call Sapporo Sitter Service 011-281-0511 ≪Babysit service during the concert≫ (Japanese only)
●The program may change.
●There will be no refund of ticket unless cancelled by force majeures.
●Kindly cooperate in orderly exit after the concert in order to avoid congestion at the escalator.
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