Lobby Concert 25

【Hotel Okura Tokyo Lobby Concert 25 Vol.374】
<Supervisor : Naoto Otomo>
The Lobby Concert 25 started as part of Mécénat activities in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Hotel Okura Tokyo in 1987. We provide our lobby space for free concerts on the 25th of every month to support musicians’ activities. The Lobby Concert has been supervised by Mr. Naoto Otomo, Music Director of the Gunma Symphony Orchestra, Honorary Guest Conductor of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Laureate of the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, and Music Director of the Ryukyu Symphony Orchestra, since the hotel’s 50th anniversary in 2012. We took the opportunity of the 55th anniversary to establish the Hotel Okura Tokyo Cultural Fund in the hope that exchanges through corporate patronage will create a prosperous future. Donation collected at the lobby concert venue will be donated to organizations that conduct activities specializing in "music".
Date January 25, 2018
Hours 18:00~18:30
Artist Kanami Araki©N.Ikegami■Kanami Araki(Oboe)
Kanami Araki won the 1st prize (Ohga Award) and Mayor of Karuizawa Award (Audience Award) at the INTERNATIONAL OBOE COMPETITION OF JAPAN 2015 in Karuizawa and the 27th Idemitsu Music Award. She was appointed principal oboist of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra when she was a senior of the Department of Oboe, the Tokyo University of the Arts. Araki is a young and talented oboist who was recognized by Heinz Holliger, one of the world's most celebrated oboists.
  1. Bach     
    : Flute Sonata in E Major, BWV1035
  2. Bozza     
    : Fantaisie Pastorale, Op.37
  3. Schumann   
    : 12 Klavierstucke, Op.85, No.12 Abendlied
  4. Saint-Sains  
    : Sonata for oboe and piano, Op.166
Venue Lobby(1F)
*Please note that the number of chairs in the lobby is limited.
Entry fee Free
Sponsored by Suntory Liquors Ltd.
Schedule of the Artists

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Ryo Shimizu
■Ryo Shimizu(Flute)
Ryo Shimizu is studying at Tokyo College of Music as a special scholarship student. He has won prizes at several competitions and performed with many renowned orchestras. Currently, he is a scholarship student of Yamaha Music Foundation.

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March 25, 2018

Mari Kumamoto©Shimokoshi Haruki■Mari Kumamoto(Piano)
Mari Kumamoto moved to Spain at the age of ten and studied in England. She is called "Passionate pianist" and her performance attracts the audience by instantly capturing the essence of music. Due to her activities, including collaborative events with actors, TV appearances and writing, she always receives widespread support from fans. Kumamoto released two albums, "Mari plays Gillock" and "Mari plays Satie" in 2017.
*Pieces to be performed are subject to change.

Hotel Okura Tokyo established the Hotel Okura Tokyo Cultural Fund to support the art and culture.

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