Christmas Present Concert 2011
December 23 (Fri.), 2011
[All seats reserved]A￥3,000 B￥2,000
start 5:00 p.m. / open 4:30 p.m.
An annual concert presented in cooperation with musicians active in Ibaraki Prefecture, with a program featuring traditional Christmas carols as well as others celebrating the holy night. Benjamin Britten's "A Ceremony of Carols" is scheduled to be sung this year, to be performed by the Mito Dai-ni High School Chorus.
Planning, MC: Ryosuke Hatanaka
New "Davidsbuendler" The 2nd Hekinan Concert
December 18 (Sun.), 2011
[All seats reserved]
Program: Same as the December 17 concert above.
New "Davidsbuendler" The 2nd Concert
December 17 (Sat.), 2011
[All seats reserved]A￥5,000 B￥4,000
start 4：00 p.m. / open 3:30 p.m.
Violin:Sayaka Shoji ,Shunsuke Satoh
Viola: Tomoko Akasaka(guest)
Violoncello: Danjuro Ishizuka
Piano: Yu Kosuge
Schubert:Trio in E-flat major Op.148, D897"Notturno"
Mozart:Piano Quartet No.2 in E-flat major K.493
Schonberg(arr.by Webern): Chamber Symphony Op.9(Piano Quintet Version)
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34
“Resound through the Streets of Mito!”
300 Singers Perform Beethoven's 9th Symphony 2011
December 11 (Sun.), 2011
start 12:00 p.m./1:30 p.m.
At the end of each year, it has become a seasonal tradition for a giant chorus of 300 singers to perform Beethoven's 9th Symphony outdoors in the Art Tower Mito (ATM) Plaza. The chorus, mainly Mito citizens, starts rehearsing in October, with their voices resounding throughout the city of Mito in the ATM Plaza under the symbolic Art Tower that gives ATM its name. The concert, the initial planning for which began in 1999, will be held this year for the 11th time.
General director: Ryosuke Hatanaka
Conductor: Yoshitomo Suzuki
Tour of Pipe Organ Restoration
December 10 (Sat.), 2011, to December 24 (Sat.), 2011
Art Tower Mito Starlight Fantasy
Concert by Mito School Children 2011
December 3 (Sat.), 2011
Part1 start 10:00 a.m. / open 9:45 a.m.
Part2 start 2:20 p.m. / open 2:05 p.m.
Hitomi Ogawa Piano Recital
November 27 (Sun.), 2011
start 3:00 p.m. / open 2:30 p.m.
Hitomi Ogawa, Piano
Mozart: Fantasia in D Minor, K. 397
Liszt: Annees de pelerinage, supplement aux Annees de pelerinage
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58