15:00 - 17:00 (Planned) Place : B-Con Plaza(Philharmonia Hall), Beppu

Opening of the Music Festival:
Concert by Young Musicians of Oita Prefecture Special Version
Free entrance ticket is necessary. All seats unreserved.
Free entrance tickets will be available from major ticket agencies in Beppu and Oita or from the Secretariat of Argerich Arts Foundation starting March 6th (Tue.).
[Artists] Keiichi Asaki(violin), Yasuo Asaki(baritone), Asuka Kosho(piano), Ko Goto(violin), Makiko Yoshime(soprano), Tomomichi Watanabe(piano), Koga Ishimoto (tenor)



19:00 -21:00 (Planned) Place : Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Tokyo

Nippon Life Insurance Company presents
Orchestra Concert - Argerich Meets Prokofiev
Reserved seats only.[GS:18,000 S:13,000 A:8,000 Youth:4,000](yen)(Youth seats apply to 1st graders to those aged 22.)
[ Artists ] Martha Argerich(piano), Myung-Whun Chung(conductor),Toho Gakuen Orchestra (Commemorating the 20th anniversary, graduates who are now active as professional musicians will also participate.)
[Program(planned)] S. Prokofiev: Concerto for piano and orchestra No.3 in C major, op.26 , J.Brahms: Symphony No.1 in c minor op.68
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19:00 -20:00 (Planned) Place : iichiko Culture Center (iichiko Oto-no-izumi Hall), Oita

Co-sponsored by Oita Prefecture Arts, Culture & Sports Promotion Foundation
Concert for Children by Children
All seats unreserved: Admission free (application needed)
[ Artists ] iichiko Grand Theater Junior Orchestra, Mayumi Kawase(conductor)
[ Lesson by] Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Sadao Harada (cello), Radek Babora´k (conductor)
[ Program(planned) ] W. A. Mozart: from Eine kleine Nachtmusik , W. A. Mozart: from Symphony No.40 in g minor, K.550



18:30 -19:00 (Planned) Place : Atrium of Oita Prefectural Art Museum, Oita

"An Evening of Western Music in the Era of Feudal Lord Sorin Otomo
- From Rome to Oita"
Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Beppu Argerich Music Festival and in connection with our concert in Rome to be held in December, we will hold a concert with period instruments in the atrium of Oita Prefectural Art Museum.
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19:30 -21:30 (Planned) Place : iichiko Culture Center(iichiko Grand Theater), Oita

Best of Best Series Vol.6
Chamber Orchestra Concert - Argerich Meets Shostakovich
Reserved seats only.[GS:16,000 S:13,000 A:10,000 B:7,000 Youth:3,000](yen)(Youth seats apply to 1st graders to those aged 22.)
[ Artists ] Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Radek Babora´k (conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra
[ Program ] Part 1
Radek Baborák(conductor), Mito Chamber Orchestra
A. Roussel: Petite suite op.39
C. Debussy: Pre´lude a` L'apre`s-midi d'un faune
D. Milhaud: Suite française op.248
Part 2
Martha Argerich (piano), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Mito Chamber Orchestra
D. Shostakovich:
Concerto for piano, trumpet, and string orchestra in c minor op.35(Piano Concerto No.1) without a conductor
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13:00 -13:40 (Planned) Place : Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

Film Concert
All seats unreserved : 1,000(yen)
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)
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14:00 - 16:00 (Planned) Place : Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

Open String Quartet Master Class
All seats unreserved: 1,500(yen)
[Lesson by] Sadao Harada(cello)
[Students] Grace Strings Quartet : Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra Mitsuyo Kawabata(violin), Masashi Takawa(violin), Keiko Nagai(viola), Haruna Someya(cello)
[Lesson piece] L.v. Beethoven: String quartet No.11 f minor, op.95 'serioso'
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19:00 - 21:00 (Planned) Place : B-Con Plaza(Philharmonia Hall), Beppu

Chamber Music Concert - Argerich Meets Friends
Reserved seats only.[GS:15,000 S:13,000 A:10,000 B:6,000 Youth:3,000](yen)(Youth seats apply to 1st graders to those aged 22.)
[ Artists ] Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yasushi Toyoshima (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Lyda Chen Argerich (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello)
[ Program (planned) ]
F. Mendelssohn : Piano Trio No.1 in d-minor, op.49
C. Debussy : Sonata d-moll for Cello and Piano
G.Enescu : Concert Piece for viola and pianoforte
W.A. Mozart : Duo for Violin and Viola No.1 G major K.423
G.F. Ha¨ndel - J. Halvorsen : Passacaglia
B. Martinů : Duo for Violin and Cello No.1, and others
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19:00 - 21:00 (Planned) Place : Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

Musicians soaring on the international scene Vol.4
Yuuki Yoshimi Piano Recital
All seats unreserved: 3,000(yen)
[ Artists ] Yuuki Yoshimi (Winner of the 86th Music Competition of Japan and Argerich Arts Foundation Prize)
[Program(planned)]
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"
J. Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Paganini, op.35
F. Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp major op.60
M. Ravel: La Valse
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16:00 -18:00 (Planned) Place : Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus, Beppu

"Shiiki presents Argerich's Haus" Special Concert Vol.4
Argerich Meets Liszt
All seats reserved: 50,000(yen)
[ Artists ] Martha Argerich (piano), Kyoko Takezawa (violin), Yoshiko Kawamoto (viola), Kaeko Mukoyama (cello), Annie Dutoit (reciter),
[ Program (planned)]
G.F. Händel - J. Halvorsen : Passacaglia
F. Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in d-minor, op.49
Annie Dutoit Project Vol.4
F. Liszt : Lenore (melodrama), for reciter and piano solo
I.Sharon : L'etranger, Enivrez-vous, for reciter and piano solo
A.Nante : Ora, for reciter and string trio
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"Promenade Photographique" produced by Ste´phanie Argerich
A photo exhibition by Stéphanie Argerich will be held in Beppu.
Details will be announced later.



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 (planned)
May 22 (Tue.) 19:00 - 21:00 (planned)
Place :
Concert Hall ATM, Art Tower Mito, (Mito, Ibaraki)
Admission: S 18,000, A 15,000, B 10,000 (yen)
Artists :
Martha Argerich (piano)
Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet)
Radek Baborák (conductor)
Mito Chamber Orchestra
[ Program ] (planned)
(Part 1)
Radek Babora´k (conductor)
Mito Chamber Orchestra
A. Roussel: Petite suite op.39
C. Debussy: Pre´lude a` L'apre`s-midi d'un faune
D. Milhaud: Suite francaise op.248
(Part 2)
Martha Argerich (piano)
Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet)
Mito Chamber Orchestra
D. Shostakovich: Concerto in c minor for piano, trumpet, and srting orchestra, op.35
Sponsored by : Mito Arts Foundation
(Information)
Art Tower Mito Ticket Reservation Center
Tel: 029-231-8000
Martha Argerich & Mischa Maisky
Special Concert
Date / time :
June 8 (Fri.) 19:00 - 21:00 (planned)
Place :
MOA Museum of Art, NOGAKUDO (Atami, Shizuoka)
Admission: 48,000 yen Reserved seats only
Artists :
Martha Argerich (piano)
Mischa Maisky (cello)
[ Program ] (planned)
L. v. Beethoven: Cello Sonata No 5 in D major, op.102-2
C. Debussy: Sonata d-moll for Cello and Piano
C. Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
Sponsored by: Mokichi Okada Art and Culture Foundation
(Information) MOA Museum of Art
Tel: 0557-84-2567
(*Neither concert is sponsored by Argerich Arts Foundation. We do not sell tickets for these concerts.)

Notes:

* Ticket fees include tax. (Unit : yen)

* The above-mentioned schedule, artists and programs are subject to change, but the admission fee will not be refunded except if the concert is cancelled.

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* Children not yet of elementary school age cannot attend the concerts.
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