Opening of the Music Festival :
Concert by Young Musicians of Oita Prefecture


Date : Thursday, May 9 18:00 - 20:30
Place : B-Con Plaza (Intl. Conference Room), Beppu

*F. J. Haydn : Andante con variazioni f-moll Hob.XVII-6 op.83
*F. Liszt : Libestraume No.3
Mami Sato (piano)

*P. Sarasate : Fantaisie sur Carmen de Bizet op.25
Shiori Watanabe (violin), Mika Komachi (piano)

*C. Debussy : Nuit d' Etoiles
*E. Grieg : Ich liebe dich
*G. Verdi : "Rigoletto" 'Caro nome che il mio cor'
Fuyuko Saito (soprano), Shota Ezaki (piano)

*J. Balissat : Concertino pour percussion et orchestre I, III
Rise Uemura (percussion), Azumi Komatsu (piano)

*E. Lecuona : Ante El Escorial Suite espanol "Andalucia" Malaguena
Nana Fujisawa (piano)

*E. Chausson : Poeme
Mai Sato (violin), Shizuka Eto (piano)

*S. Donaudy : O del mio amato ben
*P. Cimara : Nostalgia
*T. Narita : Hamabe no uta
*G. Donizetti : "L'Elisir d' amore" 'Una furtive lagrima'
Hirotaka Kino (tenor), Erika Yamamoto (piano)




Best of Best Series 15th Anniversary Edition Vol.1
Argerich & Maisky Duo Concert


Date : Saturday, May 11 17:00 - 19:30
Place : B-Con Plaza (Philharmonia Hall), Beppu

Martha Argerich (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello)

I. Stravinsky : Suite Italienne for Violoncello and Piano
1. Introduzione
2. Serenata
3. Aria
4. Tarantella
5. Minuetto e Finale

L.v. Beethoven : Sonata No.2 in g minor for Violoncello and Piano op.5-2
1. Adagio Sostenuto e espressivo - Allegro molto piu tosto presto
2. Rondo Allegro

---Interval---

F. Schubert : Sonata for arpeggione and piano in a minor D.821
1. Allegro moderato
2. Adagio
3. Allegretto

F. Chopin : Introduction and Polonaise brillante ( for Violoncello and Piano) in C major, op.3
Introduction - Lento
Alla Polacca - Allegro con Spirito

<Encore>
R. Schumann : Fantasiestucke for Cello and Piano, op.73
F. Chopin : Sonata for Piano and Violoncello in g minor, op.65 - 3 Largo
D. Shostakovich : Sonata for Violoncello and Piano in d minor, op.40 - 2 Allegro




Special Lecture by Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara: "Healing through Music"

Date : Saturday, May 11 15:00 - 16:00
Place : B-Con Plaza (Intl. Conference Room), Beppu

[Lecturer] Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara (Chairman of Board of Trustees, St. Luke's International Medical Center, President, SmartSenior Association)

Piano: Akane Sakai
[Program]
M. Ravel, arranged by Akane Sakai: from Ma Mere l'Oye
1 Pavane de la belle au bois dormant
2 Petit Poucet
3 Laideronette, impe ratrice des pagodes
M. Ravel : La Valse




Open Brass Master Class by Sergei Nakariakov

Date : Thursday, May 16 19:00 - 21:30
Place : iichiko Culture Center (Space Be Rehearsal Room), Oita
Lecturer : Sergei Nakariakov

Participants : Haruka Kagotani (trumpet), Doremi Takahashi (piano)
*H. Tomasi Concerto pour Trompette et Orchestra

Exchange program
Sergei Nakariakov (Trumpet), Oita High School Brass Band
*F. J. Haydn : Concerto per il clarino Hob.VII e-1




Gala Concert - Sounds that weave together history

Date : Saturday, May 18 16:00 - 19:35
Place : iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Grand Theater), Oita

G. Cassado : Suite for Unaccompanied Violoncello (extract)
1.Preludio - Fantasia
2.Sardana (Danza)
Young Song (cello)

F. Mendelsshon : Violin Concerto in d minor (arranged for trumpet)
1.Allegro
2.Andante
3.Allegro
Sergeri Nakariakov (trumpet), Robert Lehrbaumer (conductor), MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu 15th Anniversary Special Ensemble

---Interval---

J. S. Bach : Chaconne from Partita for Unaccompanied Violin No.2 in d minor BWV1004
Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

A. Vivaldi : Violin Concertos "The Four Seasons" from "Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'invenzione"op.8
Robert Lehrbaumer (conductor/harpsichod), MUSIC FETIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu 15th Anniversary Special Ensemble (violin: Takashi Shimizu, Kyoko Une, Misato Taguchi, Koichi Yokomizo, Aya Kono, Ribon Aida, Shiori Terauchi, Ryota Kuratomi / viola: Yoshiko Kawamoto, Maiko Takiguchi /cello: Young Soung, Jing Zhao / contrabass: Tetsuro Ichikawa )

---Interval---

P. I. Tchaikovsky : Piano Trio in a minor op.50 " To the Memory of a Great Artist"
1. Pezzo elegiaco: Moderato assai - Allegro giusto - In tempo molto sostenuto -
Adagio con duole e ben sostenuto - Moderato assai - Allegro giusto
2. Tema con variazion: Andante con moto
Ver.I:
Ver.II: Piu mosso
Ver.III: Allegro moderato
Ver.IV: L'istesso tempo (Allegro moderato)
Ver.V: L'istesso tempo
Ver.VI: Tempo di Valse
Ver.VII: Allegro moderato
Ver.VIII: Fuga (Allegro moderato)
Ver.IX: Andante flebile, ma non tanto
Ver X: Tempo di Mazurka
Ver.XI: Moderato
Variazione finale e Coda : Allegretto risoluto e con fuoco
[Coda] Andante con moto - Lugubre
Martha Argerich (piano), Takashi Shimizu (violin), Jing Zhao (cello)

<Encore>
R. Schumann : Fantasiestrucke, Op.12 - 7. Traumes Wirren
Martha Argerich (piano)

"The Special Piano for Martha Argerich" presentation ceremony.




Pinocchio Concert(R) --- Concert for Children and Adults ---

Date : Sunday, May 19 13:00 - 14:00
Place : B-Con Plaza (Intl. Conference Room), Beppu
Young Song (cello), Kyoko Ito (piano/talk)

[Program]
W.A. Mozart: 12 Variations on "Ah vous dirais-je, Maman"
Toshiro Mayuzumi: BUNRAKU
G. Cassado: Requiebros
C. Saint-seans: The Swan
L. Harline: When You Wish Upon A Star




Open Chamber Music Master Class - "Performance is being woven" by Yoshiko Kawamoto

Date : Sunday, May 19 15:30 - 17:00
Place : B-Con Plaza (Intl. Conference Room), Beppu

J. M. Leclair : Second liver de Sonates a 2 violons sans basse op.12-1
Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Maiko Takimoto (viola)

Lecturer : Yoshiko Kawamoto
Participants : Reiko Sakamoto (first violin), Ryuko Kaida (second violin), Kaori Ikeda (first viola), Sumire Sakamoto (second viola), Ranichi Sato (cello), Takahiro Inoue (contrabass)
J. Brahms : Sextet No.1 B-dur op.18 (1,2 mov)




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Japan-Korea Cultural Exchange Concert
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MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point
(R) in Beppu
Mischa Maisky Unaccompanied Cello Recital

Date : Monday, May 6 20:00 - 22:00
Place : Seoul Arts Center (Seoul, Korea)
Mischa Maisky (cello)

[Program]
J.S. Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV 1007, No. 3 in C major BWV 1009, No.5 in c minor, BWV 1011
<Encore>
J.S. Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.2 BWV 1008 Prelude, Sarabande, Gigue




Beppu Argerich Music Festival Tie-up Concert
Mischa Maisky Unaccompanied Cello Recital

Date : Tuesday, May 7 19:00
Place : Arkas SASEBO (Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture)
Mischa Maisky

[ Program ]
J.S. Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.1 in G major, BWV.1007, No.4 in E-flat major BWV 1010, No.5 in c minor, BWV 1011
<Encore>
J.S. Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.3 BWV 1009 Bouree
J.S. Bach Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.2 BWV 1008 Prelude, Sarabande




Reception at Swiss Ambassador's Residence
To introduce MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu

Date: November 20 (Tue.), 2012 19:00
Venue : Swiss Ambassador's residence
Social Evening with Concert by Masako Deguchi (soprano) and Kyoko Ito (piano)

[ Program ]
G. Puccini: ' O mio babbino caro' from " Gianni Schicchi"
F. Cilea: ' Io son l'umile ancella del Genio creator' from " Adriana Lecouvreur "
L. Delibes: Chanson Espagnole
The Last Rose of Summer (Traditional Irish song)
M. Ponsce: Estrellita (Traditional Mexican song)
E. di Capua: O sole mio (Traditional Neapolitan song)




Workshop
Argerich Arts Foundation & The Cabin Company
Special Event for the 15th MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu
Present for Argerich - Let's make a key for the future to promote music!

Date: Saturday, April 27 13:00 - 15:00
Place: iichiko Culture Center Atrium Plaza
Participants: 50 people including 15 elementary school students (from the first to sixth graders) and their parents

In this workshop, children made a huge piano key to express their gratitude to Argerich who has continued activities to foster children's mind through music, wishing her to perform beautiful music with the piano presented by Mr. Shiiki.
The key made of cardboard and colored paper, only one in the world, was presented to Argerich from the children at the piano presentation ceremony in the Gala Concert.




MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeing Point in Beppu Outreach Program

*Beppu City Aoyama Elementary School
Date: Wednesday, May 15 13:30 -14:30
Place: Gymnasium of Aoyama Elementary School
Artists: Kyoko Ito (piano) Yoshiko Kawamot (viola)
Participants: Children, their parents, teachers of Aoyama Elementary School and local residents 475 people in total
Program:
F. Kreisler: Schon Rosmarin
S. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
J. S. Bach: Chaconne
L. Harline: When You Wish Upon A Star

*Beppu City Asahi Elementary School
Date: Monday, May 20 11:00 -12:00
Place: Gymnasium of Asahi Elementary School
Artists: Kyoko Ito (piano), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Maiko Takimot (viola)
Participants: Children, their parents, teachers of Asahi Elementary School and local residents 700 people in total
Program:
J. M. Leclair: Second Livre de Sonates, Op. 12-1
F. Kreisler: Scho'n Rosmarin
S. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
L. Harline: When You Wish Upon A Star


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