Concert - The Kioi Sinfonietta

  • 01 May 2012
  • 7:30 PM
  • Sanders Theater, Cambridge




The Kioi Sinfonietta


Tuesday, May 1
7:30 pm
Sanders Theater, Cambridge

Celebrate the Japan-United States Cherry Blossom Centennial, May 1, 2012 in Sanders Theatre, with a concert by Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo (KST), one of Japan’s foremost chamber orchestras.

Tickets: $20 general admission;
$5 student with ID at the Harvard Box Office
For group sales inquiries please email the Reischauer Institute at:
rijs@fas.harvard.edu

Proceeds will be donated to support music activities in the area affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami

Founded in 1995, the orchestra is making its inaugural tour of the United States in honor of Japan’s 1912 gift of cherry trees to the United States with Harvard as one of the venues for its four-city tour.

The program, led by Swiss conductor Thierry Fischer and featuring renowned pianist Yu Kosuge, will include Mozart’s Overture from Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major “Eroica.”

Artists
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Soloist: Yu Kosuge, piano

Program
Mozart: Overture from Le Nozze di Figaro, KV492
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat major, KV482
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 “Eroica”

Nippon Steel Arts Foundation performance co-sponsored by the Japan Society of Boston and the Reischauer Institute


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