Concerts & Subscriptions

Season Program

Subscription Concerts

Venue: Suntory Hall in Akasaka, Tokyo
Concerts from 7 p.m.

Annual Membership: ¥33,200 - ¥54,700

Semiannual Membership (May to September): ¥18,300 - ¥32,100

Popular Series

Venue: Suntory Hall in Akasaka, Tokyo
Concerts from 7 p.m.

Annual Membership: ¥33,200 - ¥54,700

Semiannual Membership (May to September) : ¥17,800 - ¥30,400

Saturday Matinée Series

Venue : Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in Ikebukuro, Tokyo
Concerts from 2 p.m.

Annual Membership: ¥33,200 - ¥54,700

Semiannual Membership (April to September) : ¥17,800 - ¥30,400

Sunday Matinée Series

Venue : Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in Ikebukuro, Tokyo
Concerts from 2 p.m.

Annual Membership: ¥33,200 - ¥54,700

Semiannual Membership (April to September) : ¥17,800 - ¥30,400

Kawasaki Matinée Series

Venue: MUZA KAWASAKI Symphony Hall in Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Concerts from 2 p.m.

Annual Membership: ¥16,000 - ¥18,400

YOMIKYO Ensemble Series

Venue: Toppan Hall in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Concerts from 7:30 p.m. *Only the 31st July Concert from 6 p.m.

Annual Membership: ¥16,000

Subscription Concerts in Osaka

Venue:Festival Hall in Osaka
Concerts from 7 p.m.

Annual Membership: ¥10,700 - ¥21,700

Subscription Concerts Popular Series Saturday Matinée Series Sunday Matinée Series Kawasaki Matinée Series
Apr. ─── ─── Saturday Matinée No. 246
4/23(Sat)14:00

Conductor= KEN-ICHIRO KOBAYASHI
Violin= RYOSUKE SUHO
Cello= MARI ENDO (YNSO Solo)
Piano= AYANO KOBAYASHI

BEETHOVEN: Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, op. 56
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, op. 14
Sunday Matinée No. 246
4/24(Sun)14:00

Conductor= KEN-ICHIRO KOBAYASHI
Violin= RYOSUKE SUHO
Cello= MARI ENDO (YNSO Solo)
Piano= AYANO KOBAYASHI

BEETHOVEN: Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, op. 56
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, op. 14
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May Subscription No. 617
5/24(Tue)19:00

Conductor= TOSHIYUKI KAMIOKA
Soprano= MARI MORIYA
Boy Soprano= TOKYO FM Boys Choir

WEBERN:6 Pieces for Orchestra, op. 6 (1928version)
BERG: 3 Bruchstücke aus "Wozzeck"
ZEMLINSKY: Die Seejungfrau
Popular No. 651
5/19(Thu)19:00

Conductor= TADAAKI OTAKA
Flute= HRISTO DOBRINOV (YNSO Principal)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
HISATADA OTAKA: Concertino pour Flûte et Orchestre, op.30a
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64
Saturday Matinée No. 247
5/28(Sat)14:00

Conductor= TOSHIYUKI KAMIOKA
Violin= LENA NEUDAUER

MENDELSSOHN: "Ruy Blas" Overture, op. 95
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor, op.
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathétique"
Sunday Matinée No. 247
5/29(Sun)14:00

Conductor= TOSHIYUKI KAMIOKA
Violin= LENA NEUDAUER

MENDELSSOHN: "Ruy Blas" Overture, op. 95
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor, op.
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathétique"
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June Subscription No. 618
6/21(Tue)19:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE

RUDI STEPHAN: Music for Orchestra
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 in E major, WAB107 (Nowak edition)
Popular No. 652
6/16(Thu)19:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Piano= KIT ARMSTRONG

DVOŘÁK: Symphonic Poem "The Noon Witch", op. 108
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8 in G major, op. 88
Saturday Matinée No. 248
6/25(Sat)14:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Bassoon= LOLA DESCOURS

WAGNER: "Der Fliegende Holländer" Overture
MOZART: Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92
Sunday Matinée No. 248
6/26(Sun)14:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Bassoon= LOLA DESCOURS

WAGNER: "Der Fliegende Holländer" Overture
MOZART: Bassoon Concerto in B flat major, K. 191
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92
Kawasaki Matinée No. 5
6/9(Thu)14:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Cello= DAI MIYATA

TCHAIKOVSKY: Ballet Suite "Nutcracker", op. 71a
TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme op. 33
MUSSORGSKY (arr. RAVEL): Suite "Pictures at an Exhibition"
July Subscription No. 619
7/22(Fri)19:00

Conductor= ALEJO PÉREZ
Violin= AKIKO SUWANAI
Piano= EVGENI BOZHANOV

EÖTVÖS: Sirens' Song (Japan Premiere)
MENDELSSOHN: Concerto for Violin and Piano in D minor (full orchestra version)
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 12 in D minor, op. 112 "The Year of 1917"
Popular No. 653
7/26(Tue)19:00

Conductor= ALEJO PÉREZ
Guitar= KAORI MURAJI

ROSSINI: "La gazza ladra" Overture
RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez
SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, op. 78 "Organ Symphony"
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Aug. Subscription No. 620
8/23(Tue)19:00

Conductor= JURAJ VALČUHA
Piano= ANNE QUEFFÉLEC

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major, K. 595
MAHLER: Symphony No. 9 in D major
Popular No. 654
8/18(Thu)19:00

Conductor= EMILIA HOVING
Violin= FUMIAKI MIURA

RAUTAVAARA: Isle of Bliss (Japan Premiere)
PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 63
SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, op. 82
Saturday Matinée No. 249
8/27(Sat)14:00

Conductor= JURAJ VALČUHA
Piano= HISAKO KAWAMURA

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, op. 15
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, op. 56 "Scottish"
Sunday Matinée No. 249
8/28(Sun)14:00

Conductor= JURAJ VALČUHA
Piano= HISAKO KAWAMURA

BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, op. 15
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 in A minor, op. 56 "Scottish"
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Sep. Subscription No. 621
9/20(Tue)19:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Soprano= TARA ERRAUGHT
Baritone= TAKAOKI ONISHI
Chorus= New National Theatre Chorus (Chorusmaster=KYOHEI TOMIHIRA)

DANIEL SCHNYDER: The Revelation of St. John (Japan Premiere)
BRAHMS: Ein Deutsches Requiem, op. 45
Popular No. 655
9/14(Wed)19:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Piano= NOBUYUKI TSUJII

REZNICEK: "Donna Diana" Overture
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37
R. STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben, op. 40
Saturday Matinée No. 250
9/24(Sat)14:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Piano= MARIAM BATSASHVILI

GLINKA: "Ruslan and Lyudmila" Overture
RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, op. 35
Sunday Matinée No. 250
9/25(Sun)14:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Piano= MARIAM BATSASHVILI

GLINKA: "Ruslan and Lyudmila" Overture
RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, op. 35
Kawasaki Matinée No. 6
9/28(Wed)14:00

Conductor= MASATO SUZUKI
Pian= ALEXANDRA DOVGAN

BACH (arr. WEBERN): Ricercar a 6 from "Musikalisches Opfer"
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67
Oct. Subscription No. 622
10/25(Tue)19:00

Conductor= SYLVAIN CAMBRELING
Violin= TATSUKI NARITA
Shamisen= HIDEJIRO HONJOH

DEBUSSY: Jeux
ICHIYANAGI: Double Concerto for Violin and Shamisen (World Premiere)
DEBUSSY: Iberia (from "Images pour orchestre")
VARÈSE: Arcana
Popular No. 656
10/19(Wed)19:00

Conductor= SYLVAIN CAMBRELING
Cello= ANDREI IONIŢĂ

BARTÓK: Dance Suite
BIZET: Symphony No. 1 in C major
DALBAVIE: Fantaisies pour violoncelle et orchestre de chambre (Japan Premiere)
SAINT-SAËNS: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, op. 33
LIGETI: Concerto Românesc
Saturday Matinée No. 251
10/29(Sat)14:00

Conductor= SYLVAIN CAMBRELING
Trumpet= SELINA OTT

BIZET: L'arlesienne Suite 1 and 2
JOLIVET: Trumpet Concerto No. 2
FLORENT SCHMITT: La tragedie de Salome, op. 50
Sunday Matinée No. 251
10/30(Sun)14:00

Conductor= SYLVAIN CAMBRELING
Trumpet= SELINA OTT

BIZET: L'arlesienne Suite 1 and 2
JOLIVET: Trumpet Concerto No. 2
FLORENT SCHMITT: La tragedie de Salome, op. 50
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Nov. ─── ─── Saturday Matinée No. 252
11/26(Sat)14:00

Conductor= TOMÁŠ NETOPIL
Violin= SEIJI OKAMOTO

MARTINŮ (arr. VOSTŘÁK) : "Julietta" Suite
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219 "Turkish"
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op. 95 "From the New World"
Sunday Matinée No. 252
11/27(Sun)14:00

Conductor= TOMÁŠ NETOPIL
Violin= SEIJI OKAMOTO

MARTINŮ (arr. VOSTŘÁK) : "Julietta" Suite
MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219 "Turkish"
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op. 95 "From the New World"
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Dec. Subscription No. 623
12/12(Mon)19:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Piano= KYOHEI SORITA

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, op. 44
TANEYEV: Symphony No. 4 in C minor, op. 12
Popular No. 657
12/2(Fri)19:00

Conductor= TOMÁŠ NETOPIL
Violin= VIKTORIA MULLOVA

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, op. 77
MOZART: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183
JANÁČEK: Rhapsody "Taras Bulba"
Popular No. 658
12/21(Wed)19:00

Conductor= MASATO SUZUKI
Soprano= CAROLINE SAMPSON
Mezzo Soprano= OLIVIA VERMEULEN
Tenor= MAKOTO SAKURADA
Bass= CHRISTIAN IMMLER
Chorus= New National Theatre Chorus (Chorusmaster=KYOHEI TOMIHIRA)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral"
Saturday Matinée No. 253
12/17(Sat)14:00

Conductor= MASATO SUZUKI
Soprano= CAROLINE SAMPSON
Mezzo Soprano= OLIVIA VERMEULEN
Tenor= MAKOTO SAKURADA
Bass= CHRISTIAN IMMLER
Chorus= New National Theatre Chorus (Chorusmaster=KYOHEI TOMIHIRA)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral"
Sunday Matinée No. 253
12/18(Sun)14:00

Conductor= MASATO SUZUKI
Soprano= CAROLINE SAMPSON
Mezzo Soprano= OLIVIA VERMEULEN
Tenor= MAKOTO SAKURADA
Bass= CHRISTIAN IMMLER
Chorus= New National Theatre Chorus (Chorusmaster=KYOHEI TOMIHIRA)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral"
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Jan. Subscription No. 624
1/19(Thu)19:00

Conductor= KAZUKI YAMADA

YASHIRO: Symphony
R. STRAUSS: Eine Alpensinfonie, op. 64
Popular No. 659
1/13(Fri)19:00

Conductor= KAZUKI YAMADA

MAYUZUMI: Mandara Symphony
MAHLER: Symphony No. 6 in D minor "Tragische"
Saturday Matinée No. 254
1/7(Sat)14:00

Conductor= KAZUKI YAMADA
Piano= IVO POGORELICH

TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz from "The Sleeping Beauty"
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26
TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Symphony in B minor, op. 58
Sunday Matinée No. 254
1/8(Sun)14:00

Conductor= KAZUKI YAMADA
Piano= IVO POGORELICH

TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz from "The Sleeping Beauty"
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26
TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Symphony in B minor, op. 58
Kawasaki Matinée No. 7
1/15(Sun)14:00

Conductor= KAZUKI YAMADA

MAYUZUMI: Mandara Symphony
MAHLER: Symphony No. 6 in D minor "Tragische"
Feb. Subscription No. 625
2/22(Wed)19:00

Conductor= ANNA RAKITINA
Violin= RENAUD CAPUÇON

ELENA LANGER: Opera "Figaro Gets a Divorce" Suite (Japan Premiere)
ESCAICH: Violin Concerto (Japan Premiere)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, op. 13, "Winter Daydreams"
Popular No. 660
2/17(Fri)19:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Violin= MAYUMI KANAGAWA

BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, op. 62
BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 77
SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C major, op. 61
Saturday Matinée No. 255
2/11(Sat)14:00

Conductor= ELIAS GRANDY
Mezzo Soprano= ANNA LUCIA RICHTER

MOZART: "Don Giovanni", Overture, "Vedrai, carino"
MOZART: "Le nozze di Figaro", "Non so più cosa son, cosa faccio", "Voi che sapete"
MOZART: "La clemenza di Tito", "Parto! Ma tu ben mio"
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, op. 68 etc.
Sunday Matinée No. 255
2/12(Sun)14:00

Conductor= ELIAS GRANDY
Mezzo Soprano= ANNA LUCIA RICHTER

MOZART: "Don Giovanni", Overture, "Vedrai, carino"
MOZART: "Le nozze di Figaro", "Non so più cosa son, cosa faccio", "Voi che sapete"
MOZART: "La clemenza di Tito", "Parto! Ma tu ben mio"
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, op. 68 etc.
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Mar. Subscription No. 626
3/9(Thu)19:00

Conductor= MASATO SUZUKI
Viola= ANTOINE TAMESTIT

MASATO SUZUKI: YNSO 60th Anniversary Commissioned Work (World Premiere)
WIDMANN: Viola Concerto (Japan Premiere)
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D485
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3/17(Fri)14:00

Conductor= KEN-ICHIRO KOBAYASHI
Piano= IKUYO NAKAMICHI

GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, op. 36
Ensemble Series Subscription Concerts in Osaka
Yomikyo Ensemble No. 34
7/31(Sun)18:00

Violin= SAYAKO KUSAKA (YNSO Special Guest Concertmaster)

JANÁČEK: Idyll for Strings  etc.  
Subscription in Osaka No. 32
6/1(Wed)19:00

Conductor= TOSHIYUKI KAMIOKA
Violin= LENA NEUDAUER

MENDELSSOHN: "Ruy Blas", Overture op. 95
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathétique"
Yomikyo Ensemble No. 35
10/20(Thu)19:30

Conductor, Producer= MASATO SUZUKI (Associate Conductor & Creative Partner>)

BOULEZ:Le marteau sans maître etc.
Subscription in Osaka No. 33
9/12(Mon)19:00

Conductor= SEBASTIAN WEIGLE
Piano= NOBUYUKI TSUJII

REZNICEK: "Donna Diana" Overture
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37
R. STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben, op. 40
Yomikyo Ensemble No. 36
12/7(Wed)19:30

Violin = KOTA NAGAHARA (YNSO Concertmaster)

TANEYEV:String Quintet No. 2 in C Major, op. 16
BORODIN:String Sextet in D Minor
GLIÈRE: String Octet in D major, op.5 etc.
Subscription in Osaka No. 34
12/22(Thu)19:00

Conductor= MASATO SUZUKI
Soprano= CAROLINE SAMPSON
Mezzo soprano= OLIVIA VERMEULEN
Tenor= MAKOTO SAKURADA
Bass= CHRISTIAN IMMLER
Chorus= New National Theatre Chorus (Chorusmaster=KYOHEI TOMIHIRA)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125 "Choral"
Yomikyo Ensemble No. 37
3/2(Thu)19:30

Violin = TAKUMI KOMORIYA (YNSO Concertmaster)

VIVALDI:Concerto for 4 Violins in B minor, RV 580
GRIEG: From Holberg's Time, op. 40
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