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International Harp Festival

Special guests of the Festival Concert to be held on November 18 (Sat) will be a Brass Ensemble of members of the NHK Symphony Orchestra and their friends (Brass Dectet), and of the Final Concert to be held on November 19 (Sat) Ms. Kaori Muraji, classic guitarist.

Enjoy joint performances of harps and other musical instruments as well as of 20 grand harps, which characterizes the Harp Festival.

International Harp Festival

Inquiry

Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan (Soka City Culture Hall)
Tel.(048) 931-9325
FAX(048) 936-4690

Festival Concert

Date and time

November 18 (Sat), 7:00 p.m.

Place

Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan (Soka City Culture Hall)

Performers

Ms. Beatrice Guillermin (harp), Ms. Saika Ikeshiro (Harp) & Mr. Hideaki Fujiwara (Cello), Cafe de la Harp, Soka City Lever Harp Ensemble and Ms. Kiyoko Sagiya (Conductor)

Special guests
Brass Ensemble of members of the NHK Symphony Orchestra and their friends (Brass Dectet)

Brass Ensemble of members of the NHK Symphony Orchestra
Brass Ensemble of members of the NHK Symphony Orchestra

Final Concert

Date and time

November 19 (Sun), 1:30 p.m. ~

Place

Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan (Soka City Culture Hall)

Performers

Mr. Ieuan Jones (Harp), Ms. Kumiko Inoue (Harp) & Ms. Yoko Oowada (Flute), Grand Harp Ensemble by leading harpists from home and abroad, the 1st prize winner of the 29th Nippon Harp Competition and Mr. Joseph Mornar (Supervisor)

Special guest
Ms. Kaori Muraji, classic guitarist

Ms. Kaori Muraji
Ms. Kaori Muraji
Mr. Ieuan Jones
Mr. Ieuan Jones
Ms. Beatrice Guillermin
Ms. Beatrice Guillermin

Tickets of the Festival Concert and of the Final Concert

On sale at Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan (Soka City Culture Hall) and other ticket agencies.
All seats to be reserved.
For each day, 1,000 yen for an adult and 500 yen for a student.
No admission for pre-school children.
Child-care service available with fee (to be reserved).

The 29th Nippon Harp Competition

The examination of the Professional Division, age 35 or younger, will be open to public.
Come and listen to the performances of future harpists hoping to go into the world.

Date and time

1st Stage: November 15 (Wed), 10:00 a.m. ~
2nd Stage: November 16 (Thu), 10:00 a.m. ~
Final Stage: November 18 (Sat), 10:00 a.m. ~

Place

Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan (Soka City Culture Hall)

Spot Concerts

Prior to main concerts, concerts will be delivered for you to enjoy sound of harps.

Spot Concerts

Date and timePlacePerformers
October 26 (Thu), 14:00 ~ Soka Municipal Hospital Lever Harp Ensemble Arpeggio
November 17 (Fri), 16:00 ~ Dokkyodaigakumae Station Cafe de la Harp

Harp Concert for Kids and Babies

Enjoy a concert of two harps with kids and babies, who are not usually admitted to concerts.
Most of the pieces will sound familiar to kids.

Harp Concert for Kids and Babies

Date and time

November 13 (Mon), 10:30 a.m.

Place

Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan (Soka City Culture Hall)

Performers

Ms. Miyuki Ida and Ms. Junko Tanaka

Free tickets

Being distributed at Soka-shi Bunka Kaikan (Soka City Culture Hall)

Further Infomation

Section:Soka city
Adress:〒340-8550 1-1-1 Takasago Soka Saitama
TEL:048-922-0825
FAX:048-927-4955