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Classical music and other great deal of western culture were brought into Oita by Francisco de Xavier along with Christianity 460 years ago. Based on this history and thanks to the connection with Maestro Antonio Pappano, who is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Beppu Argerich Music Festival and the music director of L'Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, we held the 20th anniversary event of our Music Festival in Rome in December 2018. Taking this opportunity, we have concluded an agreement to promote exchanges of people and art through music between Argerich Arts Foundation and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.

1 Objectives of the agreement
Continued human & art exchanges with Rome to connect the history of exchanges 460 years ago to the future
Improvement of the level of music in Japan and sending out our culture
Introduction of art & culture: Promotion of PR activities to spread information of Santa Cecilia and our Music Festival in the respective country
Promotion of mutual understanding between Italy and Japan through classical music
Contribution to building a peaceful society

2 Invitation to the Beppu Argerich Music Festival
We will invite a member of L'Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia who is recommended by Maestro Antonio Pappano, Advisory Committee of our Music Festival. The selected member will take part in a chamber music/orchestra concert.
The invited member will serve as the concertmaster for the music college student orchestra that we invite as part of our educational program.
The musician from Santa Cecilia will give a master class.
The musician will also give instructions to a Japanese professional orchestra.
We will dispatch to Rome promising musicians we found during the course of these exchange. We will also hold concerts at milestones of our Music Festival.

3 Specific plans based on the Agreement
A musician from L'Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia who wasrecommended by Maestro Antonio Pappano will participate in the 22nd MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Beppu. The musician will instruct the student orchestra, and give a master class too.

MUSIC FESTIVAL Argerich's Meeting Point in Rome 2018
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Special Cooperation
Oita Bank
Cooperation
Nippon Life Insurance Company
JR Kyushu
Kawano Neurosugical Hospital
Canon
Konpiragu
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