Tickets on sale in June 2022 【Subscription hitaru Concert Series No. 10 on August 4】 General Sale (single tickets)：from 10am on Wednesday, June 8（Sakkyo Members- from 10 am on Wednesday, June 1） Date and Time：Thursday, August 4 from 7pm Venue：Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater hitaru with Mo. Matthias Bamert, Chief Conductor and Ms. Ribon Aida, concertmaster (from April 2022) presenting Ryohei HIROSE／Northing (1981 Sakkyo 20th Anniv. commissioned), DVORAK ／Violin Concerto, and BRAHMS／Symphony No. 1 ※Subscription hitaru Concert Series No. 10：Concert details 【"Ma-ru, the Ghost, and Happy Orchestra" Sakkyo Storytelling Concert on August 11】 General Sale (single tickets)：from 10am on Friday, June 17 Date and Time：Thursday (National Holiday), August 11, 2022 from 11am and from 3pm ※Door opens 1 hour before the start of each concert. 2 concerts a day. Venue：Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara with Mo. Matthias Bamert and Mr. Hiroyuki Morisaki, special guest, presenting Weber (arr. Berlioz) ／Aufforderung zum Tanz, Bizet／Petite Suite, Mozart／Marriage of Figaro Overture, Tchiakovsky／Waltz from “Sleeping Beauty” and many others ※"Ma-ru, the Ghost, and Happy Orchestra" Sakkyo Storytelling Concert：Concert details 【Tokachi Shimizu Concert on July 9】 General Sale (single tickets)：from 9am on Wednesday, June 1 Date and Time：Saturday, July 9 from 3pm Venue：Shimizu Bunka Center with Mo. Gen Ohta, presenting Rossini／William Tell Overture, Grieg／Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Sibelius／Karelia Suite, Mozart／Symphony No. 41 Jupiter ※Sakkyo Tokachi Shimizu Concert：Concert Details 【Sakkyo Sunagawa Concert on August 7】 General Sale (single tickets)：Sunday, June 5 from 10am Date and Time：Sunday, August 7 from 3pm Venue：Sunagawa Chiiki Koryu Center You with Mo. Matthias Bamert, presenting Mozart／Magic Flute Overture, Schubert／Symphony "Incomplete," and Beethoven／Symphony No. 5 ※Sakkyo Sunagawa Concert：Concert Details ※Appearing artists and program may change due to COVID-19 status. ※There will be no refund of tickets unless the cancellation of the concert by force majeure. Please consider your body condition before purchasing. 【Ticket Sales】●Kitaraチケットセンターでは、hitaruで開催の「hitaruシリーズ定期演奏会」のチケットの取り扱いはございません。 /---> ＜Concerts within City of Sapporo＞●You cannot select your seat on the first day of the ticket sales. You can select the seat from the next day, midnight. ●There is no discount nor presale for Sakkyo members at Ticket PIA. (Please visit Kitara Ticket Center, Doshin Playguide, Citizen’s Community Plaza Ticket Center or Lawson, if you are the member and wish to purchase in advance/discount. ) ●Kitara Ticket Center do not handle hitaru series. ●Kitaraチケットセンターは、札響会員先行販売期間中は店頭窓口での直接購入をご利用いただけません。電話もしくはWeb予約をご利用ください。一般発売日以降は店頭窓口での直接購入が可能となります。 /---> ＜Concerts outside Sapporo＞●Kindly visit each concert for ticket information. ≪Your cooperation is appreciated. ≫ ●Please wear your face mask and cooperate in body temperature measurements and sanitizing your fingers and hands. ●If your body temperature is above 37.5 Celsius, you cannot enter the hall. Please rip off one half of your ticket upon entering the hall and place it into a box. ●Refrain from talking loud in the venue. ●You will be asked to register your name and contacting information when purchasing your ticket at the Ticket Box (for the concerts within Sapporo). Your information may be handed over to health authority if needed. You may be asked to write in your name and contacting information on the back of your ticket (for the concerts outside Sapporo). ●Seats are all normal seating, without spaces between each seat. ●Please follow staff instructions when exiting the hall in order to avoid congestion. Kindly refrain from preparing presents to the artists or waiting at the artist’s entrance hall. ※Our further actions against COVID-19 is here.
Saturday, May 28 from 5pm and Sunday, May 29 from 1pm 645th Subscription Concert at Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara will present with Mo. Matthias Bamert, Chief Conductor and Ms. Anne QUEFFÉLEC, HANDEL／Water Music Suite No. 2, MOZART／Piano Concerto No. 27, Schumann／Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish" 【Ticket Information】 ■On the day of the concert（at Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara Box Office） From 4pm on Saturday, May 28 ／ from 12 noon Sunday, May 29 SS 7,000 yen, S 6,000 yen, A 5,000 yen, B 4,500 yen, C 3,500 yen, U25(B,C)1,500 yen, Smile Seat 2,000 yen Total of 100 tickets each day ※U25 is for those who were born on 1997 or after. Needs to show the birth certificate. ※Smile Seat：Smile area in P Block only; reserved seating and cannot select the seat. ※Only cash is accepted.Please write in your name and contacting information on a sheet of paper set on the desk next to the Box Office. ※No reservation is accepted on the day of concert. ※Seats are to be assigned as normal seating, that is without spacing between each guest. ※There are other discounts: Thank you for coming back= Sunday concert only if you attended Saturday concert of the same program= 1,000 yen discount, and Happy Late Discount= if you are entering from the latter half of the concert, your ticket will be 50% discount. ≪Tickets before the day of the concert≫ ※Lawson Tickets will be handling tickets until 6pm at Loppi terminal (except for Smile seats). •Kitara Ticket Center, Doshin Playguide and Citizen’s Community Plaza Ticket Center handle tickets until 21st (Thursday) Open Hours. •Each Ticket office handles seats in the different areas, thus some may be sold out before Thursday. 【Online Pretalk】 We will present orchestra members pretalk for our subscription concerts. There will be no Lobby Concert in the concert hall. ●Sakkyo YouTube (Japanese only)→ here 【CD and Stationeries】 CD with Mo. Bamert 『The Waltz』（Special Price 3,000 yen, inclu. Tax）Eliska Blu-ray（Special Price 6,500 yen）、and CD of the soloist and stationeries are to be on sale at foyer. 【Prevention Measures】 This concert will take place following guidelines in prevention of COVID-19. Please confirm the following link before coming to the venue. ≪Prevention measures taken by SSO≫：https://www.sso.or.jp/2020/07/71-1/e/ ※Please cooperate in body temperature measurements, wearing face masks and refrain from talking loud in the hall. ※Your name and contacting information may be handed over the health authorities in case the incident occurs. ※No eating is allowedinside the hall, including lobby and foyer. Drinking is allowed in foyer only. ※Cloak Service is not available. ※Kindly refrain from preparing presents to the artists or waiting at the artist’s entrance hall. ※We may request to retire from the hall if you refuse to follow staff instructions. Sapporo Symphony Orchestra and the theater will not take any responsibility against accidents or any other unforeseen actions taken by the guests not following staff instructions. ≪Precautions≫
Mo. Matthias Bamert, Chief Conductor of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra ha arrived. Matthias and the orchestra look forward in seeing you at the concert halls. 【645th Subscription Concert】 Date and Time：Saturday, May 28 from 5pm and Sunday, May 29 from 1pm Venue：Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara With Mo. Matthias Bamert, Chief Conductor, and Ms. Anne Queffélec, piano, the orchestra presents HANDEL／Water Music Suite No. 2, MOZART／Piano Concerto No. 27, Schumann／Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish" ♪Concert details：https://www.sso.or.jp/concerts/2022/05/-645/e/ 【Sakkyo Ebetsu Concert 2022】 Date and Time：Sunday, May 22 from 2pm Venue：Ebetsu Shimin KaikanWith Mo. Matthias Bamert, Chief Conductor presenting Mozart／Marriage of Figaro, Overture, Mozart／Serenade No. 13, Sibelius／ Symphony No. 2sponsored by NPO Ebetsu Gakuyu Kyokai ♪Concert details：https://www.sso.or.jp/concerts/2022/05/ebetsu2022/e/
Encore of May 14 Masterpiece Concert “Welcome Maestro Kawase!” were ●Horn Solo by Mr. Radovan VLATKOVIĆ Messiaen／Des Canyons aux étoiles, pour piano solo, cor, xylorimba, glockenspiel et orchestre ●Orchestra Bizet／"Carmen" Suite No.1 "Le Toreadors"
Originally founded as the Sapporo Citizen Symphony on July 1, 1961, it was renamed the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra in 1962. The orchestra is affectionately known as "Sakkyo" and the Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara, acclaimed for its splendid acoustics, has been the base and center of the orchestra's activities since 1997.