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


Date & time: Saturday, May 9 15:00 - 17:45
Place: B-Con Plaza (Intl. Conference Room), Beppu

Wind music performed by Oita Prefectural Beppu Tsurumigaoka High School Brass Band
Fanfare: Fanfare for Wind Orchestra
M. Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte
Yoko Kanno: Flowers will Bloom (Hana wa Saku)

P.Hindemith : Suite"1922"op.26
1.Marsch 2.Shimmy 3.Nachtstuck 4.Boston 5.Ragtime
Hikari Kamahara (Piano)

S. Donaudy : O del mio amato ben
G. F. Handel : Svegliatevi nel core
R. Schumann : Widmung
Katsuhiko Sato (Tenor), Natsuki Uruma (Piano)

E. Yzaye: Violin Sonata in d minor, op.27 No.3 Ballade
M. Ravel : Tzigane
Yu Nishida (Violin), Eiko Nagano (Piano)

R. Schumann : Fantasie C major op.17 1st movement
Aya Monoi (Piano)

G. Verdi/D. Lovreglio Fantasia da Concerto su motivi de "TRAVIATA"
Sayo Matsubayashi (Clarinet), Mami Sato (Piano)

P. I. Tchaikovsky : Sleeping Beauty 10. Adagio
Miku Suga (Piano)

R. Strauss : Standchen
G. Donizetti : "Linda di chamounix" O luce di quest'anima
Yuriko Honda (Soprano), Koji Shiratori (Piano)




Best of Best Series Vol.3 Argerich & Maisky Chamber Music Concert
Connecting generations - Soul inherited -
Father and son joint performance by Mischa and Sascha Maisky


Date & time: Wednesday, May 13 19:00 - 21:35
Place: B-Con Plaza (Philharmonia Hall, Beppu)
Performed by: Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Sascha Maisky (Violin)

Program :

J. S. Bach : Two-Part Inventions, BWV772-786 Duo for Violin and Cello
No.1 in C major, BWV 772
No.2 in C minor, BWV 773
No.4 in D minor, BWV 775
No.7 in E minor, BWV 778
No.8 in F major, BWV 779
No. 9 in F minor, BWV780
No.11 in G minor, BWV 782
No.13 in A minor, BWV 784
Mischa Maisky (Cello), Sascha Maisky (Violin)

D. Shostakovich: Sonata for Violoncello and Piano in d minor op.40
1. Allegro non troppo
2. Allegro
3. Largo
4. Allegro
Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello)

D. Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2 in e minor op.67
1. Andante-moderato
2. Allegro non troppo
3. Largo
4. Allegretto
Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Sascha Maisky (Violin)

< Encore >
L. v. Beethoven : Trio in B-flat major, op. 11, "Gassenhauer" 2nd movement Adagio.
Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Sascha Maisky (Violin)

F. Kreisler: Liebesleid
Martha Argerich (Piano), Sascha Maisky (Violin)

F. Chopin : Introduction and Polonaise brillante op.3
Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello)

F. Mendelssohn : Trio No.1 in D minor for Piano, Violin and Cello, op.49
2nd movement : Andante con moto, tranquillo
Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Sascha Maisky (Violin)




Chamber Orchestra Concert
Connected by music - Musicians encounter Argerich

Date & time : Saturday, May 16 15:30 - 17:30
Place : iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Grand Theater, Oita)
Performed by : Martha Argerich (piano), Ken Takaseki (conductor), Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo (chamber orchestra)

Program:
E. Elgar : Serenade for Strings in e minor op. 20
Ken Takaseki (Conductor), Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo (Chamber orchestra)

L. v. Beethoven : Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major op. 19
Martha Argerich (Piano), Ken Takaseki (Conductor),
Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo (Chamber orchestra)

W. A. Mozart : Symphony No. 40 in g minor K. 550
(the first version without clarinets)
Ken Takaseki (Conductor), Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo (Chamber orchestra)
Encore :
R. Schumann : Fantasiestrucke, op.12 - 7.Traumes Wirren




Concerts to nurture young musicians and children
-To create a better future for children -

Nippon Life Insurance Company presents
Charity Concert in Tokyo in support of Pinocchio Concert
What Argerich connects - Road to the Future

Date & time : Monday May 18 19:00 - 21:40
Place : Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall (Takemitsu Memorial, Shinjuku, Tokyo)
Performed by : Martha Argerich (Piano), Kyoko Ito (Piano), Takashi Shimizu (Violin), Rintaro Omiya (Violin),Tamaki Kawakubo (Violin),Yoshiko Kawamoto (Viola), Koichi Komine (Viola), Young Song (Cello), Mari Endo (Cello)

Program :
M. Ravel : Sonata for Violin and Cello 1st, 2nd and 4th movements
Tamaki Kawakubo (Violin), Mari Endo (Cello)

W. A. Mozart : Sonata for Two Pianos in d major K.448 (375a)
Martha Argerich (Piano), Kyoko Ito (Piano)

D. Shostakovich : Concertino for Two Pianos in a minor op.94
Martha Argerich (Piano), Kyoko Ito (Piano)

E. Ysaye : Sonata for Violin Solo No.2 in a minor op.27-2
Takashi Shimizu (Violin)

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

R. Schumann : Piano Quintet in E-flat major op.44
Martha Argerich (Piano), Takashi Shimizu (1st Violin), Rintaro Omiya (2nd Violin), Koichi Komine (Viola), Young Song (Cello)




Haus Completion Ceremony & Opening Concert by Argerich

Date & time : Friday, May 15
14:30 - 15:00 Completion Ceremony
15:25 - 15:55 Opening Concert by Argerich
Place : Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus (Salon, Beppu)
Performed by : Martha Argerich (Piano), Takashi Shimizu (1st Violin),
Rintaro Omiya (2nd Violin), Koichi Komine (Viola), Young Song (Cello)

Program :
R. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major op.44 1st movement
< Encore >
R. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major op.44 3rd movements




The Future Project

Date & time : Sunday, May 17 13:00 - 14:00
Place : Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus (Salon, Beppu)
Speaker : Keiichiro Hirano (novelist, recipient of the 120th Akutagawa Prize)
Theme : What is it to be true to oneself?




Salon Open House

The salon at "Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus" was opened to the public.
Dates: Thursday, May 28 to Wednesday, June 3
Open: 10:00 - 17:00



Open Chamber Music Master Class by Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

Date & time : Saturday, June 20 13:00 - 14:00
Place : Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus (Salon, Beppu)
Lecturer : Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

Participant : Shiori Watanabe (Violin)
W. A. Mozart : Duo for Violin and Viola No.1 K.423 From 1st movement
Participants : Aya Monoi (Piano), Asuka Kosho (Piano)
F. Schubert : Sonata for arpeggione and piano in a minor D.821




Pinocchio Concert(R)
- Concert nurturing adults and children at Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus -


Date & time: Sunday, June 21 13:00 - 14:00
Yoshiko Kawamoto (Viola), Kyoko Ito (Piano/Talk)

Program :
J. S. Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.3 in C major, BWV 1009 Bourree I & II
Yoshiko Kawamoto (Viola),

F. Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu op.66
F. Chopin: Nocturne No. 20 in c-sharp minor " posthumous "
Kyoko Ito (Piano)

R. Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A-flat major, op. 70

F. Chopin: Cello Sonata in g minor, op. 65 3rd movement Largo
Yoshiko Kawamoto (Viola), Kyoko Ito (Piano)

< Encore >
Leigh Harline: When you wish upon a star - from "Pinocchio"
Yoshiko Kawamoto (Viola), Kyoko Ito (Piano)




Argerich Special Exhibition
Argerich and Japan
-- From her first visit to the birth of the Music Festival --


Date & time: September 19 (Sat.) to 21 (Mon. holiday) 10:00-17:00




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