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The 14th Ekiden concert for the Nikikai study groups

Date Sat, Jul 27, 2019 15:30 (Open 15:00)
Venue

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Genre Concert


Program & Artists

15:30-


The Opening


 


J.Strauss II: Champagne Chorus from the operetta “Die Fledermaus”


Artists: Volunteer members


Program & Artists

15:35-


Operetta Study Group—Let’s celebrate!! The Vienna operettas were born from here


Offenbach: “Ah, Je Savais Bien”, “Can-Can” from the operetta “Orphée aux Enfers”


Suppe:


“Leise bebt” from the operetta “Die schöne Galathée”


“Wonnevolle Kunde, neu belebend” from the operetta “Boccaccio”


and more


Production: Shinya Kuroda


Choreography: Kiyohiko Kawanishi


Artists: Mai Akazawa, Harumi Kobayashi, Sachie Kondo, Aya Saito, Hitomi Shiiya, Maiko Souda, Sahori Chinda, Makiko Matsumoto, Mayumi Mogi, Yumico Moriyama, Shinya Kuroda


Piano: Satoko Yamanaka


Program & Artists

15:55-


Russian and Eastern European Opera Study Group


Celebration arias from Russian and Eastern European Operas


 


Rimsky-Korsakov: Aria of the Swan-Princess from the opera “The Tale of Tsar Saltan Swan Aria”


Prokoviev: Kutuzov’s Aria from the opera “War and Peace”


Glinka: Vanja’s aria from the opera “Ivan Susanin”


Tchaikovsky: Gremin’s aria from the opera “Eugene Onegin”


Tchaikovsky: Interlude duet of Prilepa and Milovzor from the opera “The queen of spades”


Artists: Maiko Makino, Yuki Sakai, Mayumi Ishii, Tomoya Watanabe


Piano: Sadamune Ogasawara


Program & Artists

16:15-


Italian Songs Study Group


Celebrating Respighi’s 140th birthsday


 


Respighi:


Invito alla danza


“I fauni”, “Musica in horto” from “Deità Silvane”


“Quando nasceste voi” from “Quattro rispetti toscani”


and more


MC: Taro Kamogawa


Artists: Yuriko Ishihara, Kazuko Omachi, Teruko Satomura, Yoko Suzuki, Yukiko Murata, Saeko Nakno (guest), Oribe Muramatsu, Eiko Muroi (guest), Taro Kamogawa, Takashi Sakai (guest)


Piano: Taro Sue


Program & Artists

16:50-


German Lied Study Group


Invitation to the late Romanticism songs


 


R.Strauss: “Zueignung” (song for celebration)


R.Strauss: “Kornblumen”, “Wasserrose” and more


Marx: “Nocturne”, “Hat Dich die Liebe beruhrt” and more


Artists: Yuko Ito, Etsuko Kondo


Piano: Mari Nakayama


Program & Artists

17:10-


French Songs Study Group


Festive music—the lineage of melodies in France


 


Rameau: “Aux langueurs d’Apollon” from the opera “Platée”


Poulenc: “Sanglots” from “Banalités”


Beydts: “L’oiseau bleu” from “Chansons pour les oiseaux”


Messiaen: “Resurrection” from “Chants de terre et de ciel” and more


Artists: Emi Arai, Akiko Okamura, Michiko Mikami, Satomi Miyaji


Piano: Taro Sue


Program & Artists

17:45-


Japanese Songs Study Group


Songs written in the Heisei period


 


Makiko Asaoka: “Kitto Haru wa Kuru” from Suite “Haru ni Akogare”


Makiko Kinoshita: “Gekko (Moonlight)” from “Kofu na Tsuki (Archaic Moons)”


Takatomi Nobunaga: “Fukei” from “Toki ni Hito ga Toru”


Yoshinao Nakada: “Uta wo kudasai (Take a song)” and more


Artists: Kyoko Saito, Kyoko Niwa, Fumi Yamamoto, Kuniko Shimizu


Piano: Yuka Takagi


Program & Artists

18:05-


Russian Songs Study Group


Selection of the Russian songs for celebration


 


Rimsky-Korsakov:


The Lark Sings Louder, Op.43-1


The Octave, Op.45-3


Tchaikovsky:


The Sun Has Set, Op.73-4


Nature and Love (Trio)


I Bless You, Forests Op.47-5


Artists: Kimiko Fukunari, Chikako Shimizu, Satoko Kakehi, Chikara Kishimoto


Piano: Sadamune Ogasawara


Program & Artists

18:40-


Bach Baroque Study Group


Pleasure of Baroque music


 


Vivaldi: I”Gloria” from “Gloria”


J.S.Bach:


Excerpts from Wedding Cantata, BWV202


Cantata, BWV78-No.2


Cantata, BWV140-No.6


Cantata, BWV147-No.10 and more


Artists: Rie Iuchi, Mikiko Ohkawara, Mimi Ota, Kazuki Ohara, Reiko Takakusagi, Akiko Tajima, Yumi Nozaki, Mieko Matsudo, Yukari Mizuno, Mariko Hashizume, Miki Maeda, Michio Tatara, and more


Piano: Mariko Suzuki


Program & Artists

19:00-


Italian Opera Study Group


The world of fascinating Italian Operas


 


Mascagni: “Tu qui, Santuzza”, “Viva il vino spumeggiante” from the opera “Cavalleria Rusticana”


Puccini:


Flower duet from the opera “Madama Butterfly”


“Vissi d’arte” from the opera “Tosca”


Artists: Minako Goto, Yoshiko Ishibashi, Jun Ito


Piano: Miki Onodera


Program & Artists

19:20-


The closing part


 


Verdi: “Libiam ne’lieti calici” from the opera “La Traviata”


Artists: Volunteer members


Tickets

Prices (tax included)

General Admission 4,000yen Students 2,000yen


Other Information

Inquiries

Nikikai Ticket Center