Sapporo Symphony Orchestra


Concert & Ticket

3/19 19:00~

Subscription hitaru Concert Series No.20 2025.March.19(Wed)19:00~ Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater hitaru


conductor / Kentaro KAWASE

cello / Dai MIYATA

Song List

Yugo KANNO Cello Concerto IZAYOI
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3 Rhenish

【Ticket Sales】 starts from 10am on Wednesday, October 2, 2024 (Sakkyo members from 10am on Friday, Sept. 27)

2024 fiscal hitaru series aims to introduce Japanese composer’s work, in each concert. Enjoy our Pretalk starting from 18:45.
Our resident conductor, Kentaro Kawase, is to introduce two works by Japanese composers. “Triptyque” composed in 1953 by Yasushi Akutagawa has a long historical background. The other work is by Yugo Kanno, who is active in classical to television, drama and film music. This was composed as a request from Dai Miyata, an appearing soloist and was world premiered in 2021. The title “IZAYOI” is a noun in Japanese expressing a night after full moon. Japanese “IZAYOI” is commonly used to express season of autumn or hidden hesitation within.
『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.

川瀬 賢太郎<正指揮者> © Yoshinori Kurosawa

Kentaro KAWASE(conductor)

Born in Tokyo in 1984 and graduated with a degree in conducting from the Tokyo College of Music in 2007, having studied under Junichi Hirokami, Yasuhiko Shiozawa and others. Was awarded 2nd place (which was the highest level with no 1st place) at the Tokyo International Music Competition for Conducting in 2006, and since then KAWASE has received invitations to conduct Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyushu Symphony Orchestra, Sapporo Symphony Orchestra, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra among others. He was also the assistant conductor of Pacific Music Festival (2007~2009). Kawase is the Resident Conductor of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra from April 2022 and will be Artistic Director of the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra from April 2023. (as of December 2022) from our website

宮田 大 © 日本コロムビア

Dai MIYATA(cello)

Dai Miyata won the grand prix in the 9th Rostropovich Cello Competition, the very first Japanese competitor who won the grand prix in the world’s most prestigious competition. His outstanding performance is much supported by composers and co-starring artists, and has expanded internationally including high appraisal from Seiji Ozawa. He graduated from the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève in Switzerland and completed the Kronberg Academy in Germany. He has studied cello under Sumiko Kurata and Frans Helmerson; chamber music with Tokyo Quartet, Sadao Harada, Koichiro Harada, Tomoko Kato, Nobuko Imai, Richard Young and Gabor Takacs=Nagy. Miyata played concertos with major Japanese orchestras and orchestras abroad including Orchestre de Paris, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, and Slovak Philharmonic. And he is active in holding solo concerts, recital, and chamber music with world famous musicians; Lynn Harrell, Gidon Kremer, Yurii Bashmet, Maxim Vengerov, Augustin Dumay and Eliahu Inbal. His first CD “DAI FIRST – Chanting with Cello-” was released in December 2011 and his second CD “Miyata Dai / Cello Ichie-shu –Recontre-” in 2014, both from Universal. In 2012, He played in Suntory Hall with Mito Chamber Music Orchestra under the baton of Seiji Ozawa. The documentary of this concert was broadcast as a 120 minutes TV musical program in BS Asahi Broadcasting, and became the big center of attention. This Program was nominated for the Prize of the Art Festival of the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan.

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Ticket Information

Ticket Sale From Wednesday, October 2, 2024  Member Precedent Release : Friday, September 27, 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.】
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●The program may change.
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