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


Date & time: May 12 (Sun.) 15:00 - 18:00
Place: B-Con Plaza (Intl. Conference Room), Beppu

Wind music performance:
Performed by: Brass Band from Oita Prefectural Beppu Shosei High School
Fanfare, High School March, Eine kleine Nacht Popo, Hanamizuki, Theme music for a year-long NHK drama "Idaten"

< Program >
R. Schumann: Widmung
J. Brahms: Wir wandelten
F. J. Haydn: Rezitativ und Arie des Simon "Die Jahreszeiten "
G. A. Rossini: Cavatina di "il barbiere di Siviglia "
Gun Takakura (baritone), Junpei Niimi (piano)

J. S. Bach / F. Busoni: Chaconne BWV 1004
Nanami Mutaguchi (piano)

S. Rachmaninoff: Etudes-tableaux op.39 No.2, 5, 9
Shino Kato (piano)

J. Brahms: 4 Stücke op.119
Kohei Taruya (piano)

J. Strauss II : Frühlingsstimmen
R. Strauss: Kornblumen
H. Wolf: Er ist's
Hideo Kobayashi: In A Nice Spring
Risako Ogura (soprano), Ayaka Endo (piano)

A. Scriabin: Sonata for Piano No.4 Fis-dur op.30
A. Ginastera: Danzas argentinas op.2
I. Danza del viejo boyero
II. Danza de la moza donosa
III. Danza del gaucho matrero
Soichiro Tsuruhara (piano)

W. A. Mozart: Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major K.191
Hiroshi Muranaka (bassoon), Sayako Hoki (piano)




Best of Best Series Vol.7 Orchestra Concert

Date & time: May 18 (Sat.) 18:30 - 20:45
Place: iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Grand Theater), Oita

[Artists]
Charles Dutoit (conductor), Martha Argerich (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello),
Tokyo College of Music Symphony Orchestra

[Program]
C. Debussy: Petite suite (orchestra version)
Charles Dutoit (conductor), Tokyo College of Music Symphony Orchestra

C. Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1 in a minor op.33
Charles Dutoit (conductor), Mischa Maisky (cello),
Tokyo College of Music Symphony Orchestra

M. Ravel: Suite 'Ma mère l'oye' (orchestra version)
Charles Dutoit (conductor), Tokyo College of Music Symphony Orchestra

F. Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat major
Charles Dutoit (conductor), Martha Argerich (piano),
Tokyo College of Music Symphony Orchestra

[Encores]
J.S. Bach: Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.1 BWV.1007 in G major Prelude
Mischa Maisky (cello)

F. Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise brillante in C major op.3
F. Chopin: Cello Sonata in g minor op.65 3rd movement
Martha Argerich (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello)




Future Project by Keiichiro Hirano - Music and Hope - About Beethoven

Date & time: May 19 (Sun.) 13:00 -14:30
Place: Shiiki presents Argerich' s Haus Salon, Beppu

"My favorite piece" :
L. v. Beethoven: String Quartet No.14 in C# minor op.131 1st movement




Nippon Life Insurance Company presents
Concert to support the Pinocchio Project - Argerich performs Beethoven
- Pinocchio Project 100th anniversary concert
Jointly produced by the Beppu Argerich Music Festival and the Mito Chamber Orchestra


Date & time: May 24 (Fri.) 19:00 - 21:00
Place: Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Tokyo

[Artists]
Martha Argerich (piano), Seiji Ozawa (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra

[Program]
F. J. Haydn: Symphony No.6 in D major Hob.I-6 'Le Matin'
Mito Chamber Orchestra

A. Werbern: Five movements for strings op.5
Mito Chamber Orchestra

L. v. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major op.19
Seiji Ozawa (conductor), Martha Argerich (piano), Mito Chamber Orchestra

< Encores >
R. Schuman: Kinderszenen op.15-1 Von fremden Ländern und Menschen
J. S. Bach: Englische Suiten Nr.3 g-moll BWV 808 5.Gavotte I
Martha Argerich (piano)




Film Concert 2nd MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point(R) in Beppu

Date & time: May 25 (Sat.)
<For general audience>13:00 - 13:40
<For contributors>15:00 - 15:40
Place: Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus Salon, Beppu

[Program]
F. Chopin: Piano Concerto in e minor op.11
Martha Argerich(piano), Chikara Iwamura(conductor), Toho Gakuen Orchestra




Musicians soaring on the international scene Vol.5
Fumiya Koido Piano Recital

Date & time: May 26 (Sun.) 15:00 - 17:00
Place: Shiiki presents Argerich' s Haus Salon, Beppu

[ Artist ]
Fumiya Koido (piano)

[Program]
M. Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
M. Ravel: Sonatine
L. v. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.31 in A-flat major op.110
J. Brahms: 4 Pieces op.119
A. Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.2 in g-sharp minor, Sonata Fantasia
A. Scriabin: Vers la flame op.72

[Encores]
A. Scriabin: Deux poemes op.32
L. v. Beethoven: 6 Bagatellen in G major op.126-5




Chamber Music Concert

Date & time: May 31 (Fri.) 19:00 - 21:30
Place: B-Con Plaza (Philharmonia Hall), Beppu

[ Artists ]
Martha Argerich (piano), Yu Kosuge (piano), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin),
Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Radek Baborák (horn), Lyda Chen Argerich (piano),
David Chen (piano)

[Program ]
F. J. Haydn: Divertimento in E-flat major Hob.IV:5
Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Radek Baborák (horn)

L. v. Beethoven: 7 Variations on Duet "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen" from Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte" in E-flat major WoO 46
Yu Kosuge (piano), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)

L. v. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.21 in C major "Waltstein" op.53
Yu Kosuge (piano)


< Special Family Program>
F. Chopin: Waltz No.6 in D-flat major, op.64 No.1 'Minute Waltz'
Vladimir Sverdlov Ashkenazy: Grand Maman
David Chen (piano)

S. Rachmaninov: Piano 6 hands, Waltz & Romance
Martha Argerich, Lyda Chen Argerich, David Chen (piano)


R. Schumann: Fantasiestücke (Fantasy Pieces) op.73
Martha Argerich (piano), Radek Baborák (horn)

F. Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in c minor op.66
Martha Argerich (piano), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)

< Encores >
F. Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in d-minor op.49 3rd movement
Martha Argerich (piano), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)

M. Ravel: Ma mère l'oye Piano 4 hands version III. Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes
Marth Argerich (piano), David Chen (piano)




Open Cello Master Class by Kaeko Mukoyama

Date & time: Jun 1 (Sat.) 14:00 - 16:10
Place: Shiiki presents Argerich' s Haus Salon, Beppu

[Lesson by]
Kaeko Mukoyama(cello)

[Lesson pieces]
C. Saint-Saëns: Concerto for Violoncello No.1 in a minor op.33, 1st movement
Azuha Yanagisawa (cello), Hideki Goto (piano)

R. Schumann: Adagio und Allegro As dur op.70
Hibiki Sato (cello), Rio Imai (piano)




Special Quartet - The attraction of string instruments

Day & Time: June 2nd (Sun.)@15:00 -17:00
Place: Heiwa Shimin Koen Noh Theater, Oita

[Artists]
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin),
Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Sadao Harada (cello)

[Program]
J.-M. Leclair: Sonata for two violins in e minor op.3-5
1. Allegro ma poco
2. Gavotte, Andante grazioso
3. Presto
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin)

J.S. Bach: 2-part Inventions BWV772 - 786 (excerpts)
Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

L. v. Beethoven: String trio No.3 in c minor op.9-3
1. Allegro con spirito
2. Adagio con espressione
3. Scherzo, Allegro molto e vivace
4. Finale, Presto
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Sadao Harada (cello)

F. Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in d minor D.810 eDer Tod und das Mädchen'
1. Allegro
2. Andante con moto
3. Scherzo, Allegro molto
4. Presto
Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola),
Sadao Harada (cello)




The101st Pinocchio Concert at the Embassy of Switzerland

Day & Time: June 3rd (Mon.)@19:00 - 21:00
Place: Official residence of the Swiss Ambassador to Japan at the Embassy of Switzerland

[Artists]
Martha Argerich, Kyoko Ito (piano, four-hands)

[Program]
W. A. Mozart: Andante mit 5 Variationen G-Dur K.501
M. Ravel: Ma mère l'oye
Martha Argerich, Kyoko Ito (piano, four-hands)




< Beppu Argerich Music Festival Related Concerts >

Korea-Japan Cultural Exchange Special Concert Vol.6
MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu


Date: May 7 (Tue.) 20:00 - 22:00
Place: Seoul Arts Center (Seoul, Korea)

[Artists]
Artists: Martha Argerich (piano), Dong-Hyek Lim (piano), Annie Dutoit (reciter), members from the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

[Program]
S. Rachmaninoff: Symphnic Dances op.45
C. Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux
F. J. Haydn: String Quartet No.67 in d major "The Lark" op.64-5 Hob.3-63

[Encore]
W. A. Mozart: Sonata for Two Pianos in D major K.448 3rd movement




Mischa Maisky Cello Recital

Date / time: May 19 (Sun.) 14:00 - 16:45
Place: Taketa City Cultural Hall "Glanz Taketa" Rentaro Hall (Taketa City)

[Artists]
Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

[Program]
J. Brahms: Cello Sonata No.2 in F major op.99
D. Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in d minor op.40
Marcello - J.S. Bach: Adagio BWV 974 Concerto for harpsichord in d minor BWV974 2nd movement
J. S. Bach: Largo (Arioso) Harpsichord Concerto No.5 in f minor BWV 1056 2nd movement
W. A. Mozart: Pamina's "Ach ich fuhl's, es ist entschwunden" (from Die Zauberflote)
P. I. Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, October: Autumn Song op.37
P. I. Tchaikovsky : 6 Morceaux "Valse sentimentale" op.51-6

[Encores]
Rentaro Taki: The Moon over the Ruined Castle (arranged by Rikuya Terashima)
C. Saint Saens: Aria: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix from the opera Samson et Dalila
C. Debussy: Préludes Livre 1. 12 Minstrels
F. Kreisler: Liebesleid
B. Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances
S. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise




Jointly produced by the Mito Chamber Orchestra and the Beppu Argerich Music Festival
Mito Chamber Orchestra the 103rd Regular Concert


Date & time: May 26 (Sun.) 19:00 - 21:00
Date & time: May 28 (Tue.) 19:00 - 21:00
Place: Concert Hall ATM, Art Tower Mito (Mito, Ibaraki)

[Artists]
Martha Argerich (piano), Seiji Ozawa (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra

[Program]
F. J. Haydn: Symphony No.6 in D major Hob.I-6 'Le Matin'
Mito Chamber Orchestra

A. Werbern: Five Movements for Strings op.5
Mito Chamber Orchestra

L. v. Beethoven : Piano Concerto No.2 in B-flat major op.19
Seiji Ozawa (conductor, only for May 28), Martha Argerich (piano), Mito Chamber Orchestra

[Encores]
26th:
Schumann/Liszt: Widmung (Dedication) from Schuman's "Myrthen" op.25-1
Schumann: Kinderszenen op.15-1 Von fremden Ländern und Menschen
Martha Argerich (piano)
28th:
Schumann: Fantasiestücke op.73
Martha Argerich (piano), Radek Baborák (horn)




Stéphanie Argerich Photo Exhibition

Dates: May 18 (Sat.) to June 2 (Sun.)
Place: Art Tower Mito Entrance Hall (Mito, Ibaraki)
(Artist's Talk: Sunday, May 26 18:10 - )



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