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


Date & time: May 6 (Sat.) 15:00 - 17:30
Place: B-Con Plaza (Intl.Conference Room), Beppu

Wind music performance
Performed by: Brass Band from Oita Prefectural Beppu Tsurumigaoka High School
Fanfare: March the Nine
Piece performed: Alvamar Overture

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Souvenir d'un lieu cher op.42
1. Meditation 2. Scherzo 3. Melodie
Yumiko Yumiba (violin), Tomomichi Watanabe (piano)

M. Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Tetsuya Kishimoto (piano)

P. Taffanel: Grande Fantaisie from "Mignon" by Thomas
Kaoru Ueo (flute), Midori Ueo (piano)

Kiyoshi Nobutoki: TANZAWA
G. Verdi: Deh, pietoso, oh Addolorata
G. Verdi: Pieta, rispetto, amore
Toshinori Matsumoto (baritone), Yusaku Higashi (piano)

M. Ravel: Tzigane Rapsodie de concert
Kako Nakatsuru (violin), Wako Iwamoto (piano)

Hisatada Otaka: Concerto for Flute op.30b
Kaoru Miyagi (flute), Chie Koga (piano)




"Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus" Special Concert Vol.3
Mischa Maisky Cello Recital


Date & time: May 8 (Mon.) 19:00 - 21:40
Place: Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu
Artists: Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

Program:

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

A. Babadjanian: Elegy
Lily Maisky (piano)

J. Brahms: Sonata for Cello and piano No.1 in e minor op.38
Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

M.d. Falla: Suite populaire espagnole (from Siete Canciones populares espanolas)
El pano moruno ; Asturiana ; Jota ; Nana ; Cancion ; Polo
Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

I. Albeniz: Tango (Espana op.165-2)
Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

G. Cassado: Requiebros
Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

A. Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango
Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

< Encores >
J. Massenet: Meditation de "Thais"
C. Debussy: Preludes Book 1 No. 12. Minstrels
C. Saint-Saens: Samson et Dalila - Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix
P. I. Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Autumn
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Sentimental Waltz
Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)




Co-sponsored by Oita Prefecture Arts, Culture & Sports Promotion Foundation
Concert for Children by Children


Date & time:
May 15 (Mon.) Lesson: Closed
May 16 (Tue.) Lesson: Closed
19:00 - 20:30
Place: iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Oto-no-izumi Hall), Oita
Artists: iichiko Grand Theater Junior Orchestra String Ensemble
Mayumi Kawase (conductor)
Lesson by: Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Sadao Harada (cello)
Talk: Kyoko Ito
Piano accompaniment: Misa Murao (piano)

Program:

P.I. Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major op.48
iichiko Grand Theater Junior Orchestra String Ensemble, Mayumi Kawase (conductor)

A. Dvorak: 4 Romanticke kusy op.75, B150
Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Misa Murao (piano)

*Hands-on experience of playing the violin and the cello after the concert




Jointly produced by the Beppu Argerich Music Festival and the Mito Chamber Orchestra
Best of Best Series Vol.5
Chamber Orchestra Concert


Date & time: May 17 (Wed.) 19:00 - 21:30
Place: iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Grand Theater), Oita
Artists:
Martha Argerich (piano)ASeiji Ozawa (conductor)AMito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

Program:

E. Grieg: Holberg Suite, op.40
1. Preludio (Allegro vivace)
2. Sarabande (Andante)
3. Gavotta (Allegretto)
4. Aria (Andante religioso)
5. Rigaudon (Allegro con brio)
Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

C. Gounod: Petite Symphonie pour 9 instruments a vent
1. Adagio - Allegretto
2. Andante cantabile
3. Scherzo
4. Finale
Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

L.v. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, op.15
1. Allegro con brio
2. Largo
3. Rondo. Allegro scherzando
Martha Argerich (piano), Seiji Ozawa (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

Award Ceremony of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon for Ms. Martha Argerich, President of Argerich Arts Foundation
<Performance to celebrate Ms. Argerich receiving the honor>
W. A. Mozart: Divertimento K.136 1st movement
Seiji Ozawa (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

< Encores >
D. Scarlatti: Sonata in d minor, K.141=L.422
Martha Argerich (piano)




Open Violin Master Class by Ivry Gitlis

Date & time: May 18 (Thu.) 19:00 - 21:40
Place: Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu
Taught by Ivry Gitlis (violin)

E. Ysaye: Sonata for solo violin No.6 E major op.27-6
Yoko Ishikura (violin)

E. Ysaye: Sonata for solo violin No.4 e minor op.27-4
Ayana Tsuji (violin)




Chamber Music Marathon Concert
- The Little Prince presented by Martha Argerich

Date & time: May 20 (Sat.) 15:00 - 20:00
Place: B-Con Plaza (Philharmonia Hall), Beppu
Artists: Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Ito (piano), Ivry Gitlis (violin), Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Quartet Amabile [Yuna Shinohara (violin), Chihiro Kitada (violin), Meguna Naka (viola), Tatsuki Sasanuma (cello)], Annie Dutoit (reciter), Stephanie Argerich (film director), Dorian Rossel (director)

Program :

S. Barber: Adagio for Strings
Quartet Amabile (string quartet)

F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: String Octet in E-flat major op.20
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Yuna Shinohara (violin), Chihiro Kitada (violin), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Meguna Naka (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Tatsuki Sasanuma (cello)

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Production by Annie Dutoit: The Little Prince
Annie Dutoit (reciter), Ivry Gitlis (violin/improvisation), Mariano Nante (images)

C. Debussy/J. Heifetz: Golliwogg's Cakewalk from Children's Corner
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Martha Argerich (piano)

M. Ravel: Ma Mere l'Oye
I. Pavane de la belle au bois dormant
V. Le jardin feerique
Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Ito (piano)

C. Debussy: Dr. Gradus ad Parnassum from Children's Corner
Martha Argerich (piano)
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F. Kreisler: Liebesleid
Ivry Gitlis (violin), Martha Argerich (piano)

F. Kreisler: Schon Rosmarin
Ivry Gitlis (violin), Martha Argerich (piano)

R. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major op.44 1st & 2nd movements
Martha Argerich (piano), Ivry Gitlis (violin), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)
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Schumann Argerich Family Project
Production by Lyda Chen Argerich, Annie Dutoit, and Stephanie Argerich
Martha Argerich, Lyda Chen Argerich, Annie Dutoit, Stephanie Argerich (reciters) (French subtitles edited by Michihiro Nagata)

R. Schumann: Marchenbilder op.113
1st movement Nicht schnell, 2nd movement Lebhaft
Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Martha Argerich (piano)

R. Schumann: Fantasie in C major op.17 1st movement
Marth Argerich (piano)

R. Schumann: "Vogel als Prophet" Waldszenen op.82
Marth Argerich (piano)

R. Schumann/F. Liszt: Widmung S.566 R.253 Myrthen op.25
Marth Argerich (piano)

C. Schumann: Drei Romanzen op.22
Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Martha Argerich (piano)

R. Schumann: Marchenbilder op.113
4th movement Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck
Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Martha Argerich (piano)





Film Concert 1st & 2nd MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich' s Meeting Point(R) in Beppu

Date & time: May 21 (Sun.)
<For general audience>13:00 - 13:45
<For contributors>15:00 - 15:50
Place: Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

Program :

M. Ravel: Ma Mere l'Oye
Martha Argerich (piano), Myung-Whun Chung (piano)

F. Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat major
Martha Argerich (piano), Chikara Iwamura (conductor), Toho Gakuen Orchestra, and others




Musicians soaring on the international scene Vol.3
Ichiro Higuchi Piano Recital


Date & time: May 26 (Fri.) 19:00 - 20:30
Place: Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu
Artist: Ichiro Higuchi (piano)

Program :

F. Chopin: Impromptu No.3 in G-flat major op.51

F. Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 in b-flat minor op.35
1. Grave. Doppio movimento
2. Scherzo
3. Marche funebre: Lento
4. Presto

F. Chopin: Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante in E- flat major op.22

F. Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodie No.10 in E major 'Preludio' S.244 R.106

C.F. Gounod/F. Liszt: Valse de l'Opera Faust S.407 R.166

< Encores >
F. Chopin: Polonaise No.6 in A-flat major 'Heroique' op.53
Kabalevsky: A short story op.27-20




<Beppu Argerich Music Festival Related Concert>
Jointly produced by the Mito Chamber Orchestra and the Beppu Argerich Music Festival
Mito Chamber Orchestra the 99th Regular Concert


Date & time: May 12 (Fri.) 19:00 - 21:00
Date & time: May 14 (Sun.) 15:00 - 17:00
Place: Concert Hall ATM, Art Tower Mito, Mito Ibaraki
Artists: Martha Argerich (piano),Seiji Ozawa (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

Program :

E. Grieg: Holberg Suite, op.40
1. Preludio (Allegro vivace)
2. Sarabande (Andante)
3. Gavotta (Allegretto)
4. Aria (Andante religioso)
5. Rigaudon (Allegro con brio)
Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

C. Gounod: Petite Symphonie pour 9 instruments a vent
1. Adagio - Allegretto
2. Andante cantabile
3. Scherzo
4. Finale
Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

L.v. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, op.15
1. Allegro con brio
2. Largo
3. Rondo. Allegro scherzando
Martha Argerich (piano), Seiji Ozawa (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra (chamber orchestra)

< Encores May 12 (Fri.) 2017 >
R. Schumann/F. Liszt: Widmung S.566 R.253 Myrthen op.25
Marth Argerich (piano)

< Encores May 14 (Sun.) 2017 >
D. Scarlatti: Sonata in d minor, K.141=L.422
Martha Argerich (piano)




<Beppu Argerich Music Festival Related Concert>
Martha Argerich & Kyoko Ito Special Concert at NOGAKUDO


Date & time: May 24 (Wed.) 18:30 - 21:00
Place: MOA Museum of Art Noh Theater, Atami Shizuoka
Artists: Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Ito (piano), Quartet Amabile (string quartet)

Program :

W.A. Mozart: Andante mit 5 Variation K.501 G-dur
Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Ito (piano)

F. Chopin: Variations sur un air national de Moore in D major
Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Ito (piano)

M. Ravel: Ma Mere l'Oye
I. Pavane de la belle au bois dormant
II. Petit Poucet
III. Laideronnette, imperatrice des pagodes
IV. Les entretiens de la belle et de la bete
V. Le jardin feerique
Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Ito (piano)

R. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major op.44
1. Allegro brillante
2. In Modo d'una Marcia. Un poco largamente
3. Scherzo. Molto vivace
4. Allegro, ma non troppo
Martha Argerich (piano), Quartet Amabile (string quartet)

< Encores >
R. Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major op.44 3rd movement
Martha Argerich (piano), Quartet Amabile (string quartet)




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