|Date||November 25, 2017|
|Artist||©Keibun Miyamoto■Gohei Kohashi（Tenor）
Gohei Kohashi won the 3rd prize in the final at the International Francesco Paolo Tosti Singing Competition in Italy in 2008. This was the first time for a Japanese artist to win the prize. He has fascinated the audience with his dynamic but soft and tender voice at various concerts.
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|Sponsored by||Suntory Liquors Ltd.|
|Schedule of the Artists||
【Lobby Concert 25 Vol.373】
■St.Paul’s University Glee Club “Christmas Carol”
The St. Paul’s University Glee Club, which has a history of more than 90 years and close relationship with Hotel Okura Tokyo, has participated in many events of the hotel since its opening. The club has performed beautiful carols as a mixed chorus on Christmas Eve at the hotel since 1990.
【Lobby Concert 25 Vol.374】
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.
【Lobby Concert 25 Vol.375】
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.
【Lobby Concert 25 Vol.376】
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.