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


Date & time: May 6 (Sun.) 15:00 - 18:10
Place: B-Con Plaza (Philharmonia Hall), Beppu

Fanfare: Brass band performance by Oita Prefectural Beppu Shosei High School & Oita Prefectural Beppu Tsurumigaoka High School joint Brass Band
March the Nine
March Wonderful Voyage (Set piece for the 2018 Band Competition), Romanesque,
NHK year-long drama "Sego Don" Theme music

F. Tosti
Quattro Canzoni d'Amaranta
1. Lasciami! Lascia ch'io respiri, lascia
2. L'alba sepàra dalla luce l'ombra
3. In van preghi
4. Che dici, o parola del Saggio
Koga Ishimoto (tenor), Risa Ishimoto (piano)

C. Saint-Saëns
Sonata for violin and piano No.1 in d minor, op.75
Asuka Kosho (piano), Maisa Nakazato (violin)

G. Rossini
Come un'ape nei giorni d'aprile
Yasuo Asaki (baritone), Masafumi Nakatani (piano)

Rentaro Taki
Kojo no Tsuki
Irish Folk Song
Londonderry Air
Yasuo Asaki (baritone), Keiichi Asaki (violin), Masafumi Nakatani (piano)

P. Sarasate
Carmen Fantasy, op.25
F. Schubert
Sonata for violin and piano in A major, op.162,
D.574, 1st movement
Ko Goto (violin), Kohei Taruya (piano)

J. S. Bach
English Suite No.2 in a minor, BWV 807
Tomomichi Watanabe (piano)

M. Ravel
Tzigane
Keiichi Asaki (violin), Masafumi Nakatani (piano)

G. Puccini
GIANNI SCHICCHI O mio babbino caro
J. S. Bach / C. Gounod
Ave Maria
G. F. Händel
RINALDO Lascia ch'io pianga
C. Gounod
FAUST Air des bijoux
Makiko Yoshime (soprano), Keiko Takata (piano)




Nippon Life Insurance Company presents
Orchestra Concert - Argerich Meets Prokofiev


Date & time: May 16 (Wed.) 19:00 - 21:00
Place: Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Tokyo
[Artists] Martha Argerich (piano), Myung-Whun Chung (conductor), Toho Gakuen Orchestra (Commemorating the 20th anniversary, graduates who are now active as professional musicians also participated.)

[Program]
J. Brahms: Symphony No.1 in c minor op.68
Myung-Whun Chung (conductor), Toho Gakuen Orchestra

S. Prokofiev: Concerto for piano and orchestra No.3 in C major, op.26
Martha Argerich (piano), Myung-Whun Chung (conductor), Toho Gakuen Orchestra

< Encores >
R. Schumann/F. Liszt: Widmung S.566 R.253 Myrthen op.25
Masami Yamamoto (arranged by Kazuma Miura): The Lullaby of the Sleeping Tree
Martha Argerich (piano)




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


Date & time:
May 23 (Wed.) Lesson: Closed
May 24 (Thu.) Lesson: Closed
19:00 - 20:30
Place: iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Oto-no-izumi Hall), Oita
Artists: iichiko Grand Theater Junior Orchestra
Mayumi Kawase (conductor)
Lesson by: Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Sadao Harada (cello), Radek Baborák (conductor, horn)
Talk: Kyoko Ito

[Program]
W. A. Mozart: from Eine kleine Nachtmusik
W. A. Mozart: from Symphony No.40 in g minor, KV550 1st movement
iichiko Grand Theater Junior Orchestra,
Mayumi Kawase (conductor)

*Hands-on experience of instruments with the Junior Orchestra members after the concert.




Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Beppu Argerich Music Festival
"An Evening of Western Music in the Era of Feudal Lord Sorin Otomo - From Rome to Oita"

Date & time : May 25 (Fri.) 18:30 - 19:00
Place: Oita Prefectural Art Museum(OPAM) 1F Atrium, Oita
Artists : MUSICA ANTIGUA BUNGO
Isaku Ogawa (vihuela, viola da gamba), Machiyo Takahashi (recorder), Kuniko Watanabe (harpsichord)

Program:
(Spanish pieces)
Narváez: La Canción del Emperador, Ortiz: Recercada tercera, Cabezón: Diferencias sobre el canto de La Dama le demanda.

(Italian pieces)
Frescobaldi: Canzona quarta, Vivaldi Sonata in g minor (Il Pastor Fido)




Jointly produced by the Beppu Argerich Music Festival and the Mito Chamber Orchestra
Best of Best Series Vol.6
Chamber Orchestra Concert - Argerich Meets Shostakovich


Date & time: May 25 (Fri.) 19:30 - 21:30
Place : iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Grand Theater), Oita
[Artists]
Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Radek Baborák(conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra

[Program]

A. Roussel: Petite suite op.39
I. Aubade
II. Pastorale
III. Mascarade
Radek Baborák (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra

C. Debussy: Prélude à L'après-midi d'un faune
Radek Baborák (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra

D. Milhaud: Suite francaise op.248
I. Normandie
II. Bretagne
III. Île de France
IV. Alsace-Lorraine
V. Provence
Radek Baborák (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra

D. Shostakovich: Concerto for piano, trumpet, and string orchestra in c minor op.35 (Piano Concerto No.1) without a conductor
I. Allegro moderato
II. Lento
III. Moderato
IV. Allegro con brio
Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Mito Chamber Orchestra

[Encores]
R. Schumann: Fantasiestücke op.73
Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (fluegelhorn)

[Surprise performances]
Celebrating the Music Festival's 20th anniversary and the birthday of General Director Ms. Martha Argerich
F. Poulenc: Sonata for horn, trumpet and trombone, FP 33
Radek Baborák (horn), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Mikio Nitta (trombone)
P. Heidrich: Happy Birthday Variation XIII tango
Mito Chamber Orchestra
                        




Film Concert 2nd & 3rd MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu

Date & time: May 26 (Sat.)
<For general audience>13:00 - 13:40
<For contributors>15:00 - 15:45
Place: Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

[Program]
F. Schubert: Rondo in A major, op.107, D.951
Martha Argerich, Fou Ts'ong (piano)

F. Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in d minor, op.49
Martha Argerich (piano), Takashi Shimizu (violin), Jian Wang (cello)




Promenade Photographique in Kannawa by Stéphanie Argerich

May 27 (Sun.) to June 4 (Mon.), 2018
Place: Kannawa hot spring district, Beppu City, Oita Prefecture
(Venues: Alteneue/Fujiya Gallery hanayamomo/Musubino)




Open String Quartet Master Class

Date & time: May 27 (Sun.) 14:00 - 16:40
Place: Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

[Lesson by] Sadao Harada (cello)
[Participants] Grace String Quartet: Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra
Mitsuyo Kawahata (violin), Masashi Takawa (violin), Keiko Nagai (viola), Haruna Someya (cello)
[Lesson piece] L. v. Beethoven: String Quartet No.11 f minor, op.95 'serioso'




Chamber Music Concert - Argerich Meets Friends

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

[ Artists ] Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Kazuma Miura (bandoneon)

[Program ]
G.F. Händel - J. Halvorsen: Passacaglia
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

R. Schumann: Marchenbilder op.113
I. Nicht schnell
II. Lebhaft
III. Rasch
IV. Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck
Martha Argerich (piano), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola)

B. Martinů: Duo for violin and cello No.1 H.157
I. Praeludium: Andante moderato
II. Rondo: Allegro con brio
Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)

C. Debussy: Sonata for cello and piano in d minor
I. Prologue
II. Sérénade
III. Finale
Martha Argerich (piano), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

A. Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango (arranged by Kazuma Miura)
Kazuma Miura (bandoneon), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)

W.A. Mozart: Duo for violin and viola No.1 G major K.423
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Rondeau: Allegro
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

F. Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in d-minor, op.49
I. Molto allegro ed agitato
II. Andante con moto tranquillo
III. Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
IV. Finale: Allegro assai appassionato
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)




Musicians soaring on the international scene Vol.4
Yuuki Yoshimi Piano Recital


Date & time: May 31 (Thu.) 19:00 - 21:00
Place : Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

[ Artist ] Yuuki Yoshimi (piano)

[Program]
J. S. Bach: Well Tempered Clavier Book1 24 Prelude and Fugue No.22 b-flat minor
L. v. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.23 in f minor, op.57 "APPASSIONATA"
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro ma non troppo - Presto
J. Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Paganini, op.35
F. Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp major op.60
M. Ravel: La Valse

[Encores]
M. Ravel: Miroirs 1 "Noctuelles"
F. Chopin: 12 Etudes op.25 No.11 in a minor "Winter Wind"




"Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus" Special Concert Vol.4
Argerich Meets Liszt


Date & time: June 3 (Sun.) 16:00 - 18:20
Place : Salon, Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

[Artists] Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Annie Dutoit (reciter), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Daniel Zuker (piano)

[Program]
G. F. Händel - J. Halvorsen: Passacaglia
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola)

A. Nante: Ora, for reciter and string trio
Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Annie Dutoit (reciter)

F. Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in d-minor, op.49
Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)

I. Sharon: Le Miroir
Annie Dutoit (reciter), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Daniel Zuker (piano)

C. Debussy: Estampes No.2 La soiree dans Grenade
Martha Argerich (piano)

F. Liszt : Lenore (melodrama) S.346
Martha Argerich (piano), Annie Dutoit (reciter)

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




<Beppu Argerich Music Festival Related Concerts>

Jointly produced by the Mito Chamber Orchestra and the Beppu Argerich Music Festival
Mito Chamber Orchestra the 101st Regular Concert


Date & time: May 20 (Sun.) 15:00 - 17:00
Date & time: May 22 (Tue.) 19:00 - 21:00

Place: Concert Hall ATM, Art Tower Mito, (Mito, Ibaraki)
[Artists] Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Radek Baborák (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra

[Program]

A. Roussel: Petite suite op.39
C. Debussy: Prélude à L'après-midi d'un faune
D. Milhaud: Suite francaise op.248
Radek Baborák (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra
D. Shostakovich: Concerto in c minor for piano, trumpet, and string orchestra, op.35
Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Mito Chamber Orchestra

[Encores]
May 20 Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No.1 op.35 from 4th movement
Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Mito Chamber Orchestra
May 22 Schumann: Fantasiestücke op.73
Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (fluegelhorn)




Martha Argerich & Mischa Maisky Special Concert

Date & time : June 8 (Fri.) 19:00 - 21:00
Place : MOA Museum of Art, NOGAKUDO (Atami, Shizuoka)
[Artists] Martha Argerich (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello)

[Program]

L. v. Beethoven: Sonata No.2 in g minor for cello and piano, op.5-2
I. Adagio sostenuto e espressivo - Allegro molto piu tosto prest
II. Rondo: Allegro
C. Debussy: Sonata d-moll for cello and piano
I. Prologue
II. Sérénade
III. Finale
C. Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
I. Allegrett ben moderato
II. Allegro
III. Recitativo-Fantasia
IV. Allegretto poco mosso

[Encores]
Rimsky-Lorsakov (arranged by Yoshihiro Koseki) : Scheherazade The Young Prince and the Young Princess for violin and piano
R. Schumann: Fantasiestücke op.73
F. Chopin: Cello Sonata 3rd movement Largo




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