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1984 The Memorial Concert on the 10th anniversary of Hideo Saito's death

The Memorial Concert on the 10th anniversary of Hideo Saito's deathSept.17: Osaka
Sept.18: Tokyo

[Program]

W.A.Mozart: Divertimento in D major K.136
R.Schumann: Symphony No.3 E-flat major Op.97 "Rhenish"
Conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama
R.Strauss: "Don Quixote" Op.35
(Viola: Nobuko Imai,Cello: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi)
J.S.Bach / Hideo Saito: Chaconne
N.Paganini: perpetuum mobile Op.11
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1987 The First European Tour

Sept.5-7: rehearsal (Vienna)
Sept.8: Vienna
Sept.9: London
Sept.11: Berlin
Sept.12: Paris
Sept.13: Frankfurt

[Program]

R.Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's lustige Streiche
Conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama
W.A.Mozart: Divertimento in D major K.136
J.Brahms: Symphony No.1 C miner Op.68
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1989 Second European tour

Sept.11: Vienna
Sept.12: Frankfurt
Sept.13: Munich
Sept.14: Berlin
Sept.15-16: recording (Berlin)
Sept.17: Brussels

[Program]

F.Schubert: Symphony No.5 B major D.485
Conductor: Kazuyoshi Akiyama
T.Takemitsu: November Steps
J.Brahms: Symphony No.4 e minor Op.98
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1990 the Salzburg Festival

Aug.7: Salzburg (A)
Aug.8: Kiel (B)
Aug.9: Hamburg (C)
Aug.10: London (D)
Aug.12: Edinburgh (C)
Aug.13: Berlin (C)
Aug.14-15: recording (Berlin)

[Program]

A: W.A.Mozart: Divertimento in D major K.136
T.Takemitsu: "A String Around Autumn" (Viola: Nobuko Imai)
J.Brahms: Symphony No.1, c minor Op.68
B: T.Takemitsu: "A String Around Autumn" (Viola: Nobuko Imai)
F.J.Haydn: Concerto for Cello (Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich)
J.Brahms: Symphony No.1,c minor Op.68
C: A.Dvorak: Concerto for Cello C majo r (Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich)
J.Brahms: Symphony No.1,c minor Op.68
D: W.A.Mozart: Divertimento in D major K.136
F.J.Haydn: Concerto for Cello (Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich)
J.Brahms: Symphony No.1,c minor Op.68
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1991 European and American Tour

Sept.16: London (A)
Sept.17: Dusseldorf (B)
Sept.18-20: recording (Holland)
Sept.20: Amsterdam (B)
Sept.24: New York (C)

[Program]

A: T.Takemitsu: Requiem
J.Brahms: Symphony No.3, F major Op.90
J.Brahms: Symphony No.2, D major Op.73
B: J.Brahms: Symphony No.3, F major Op.90
J.Brahms: Symphony No.2, D major Op.73
C: W.A.Mozart: Divertimento in D major K.136
B.Bartok: Concerto for Violin No.1 (Violin: Issac Stern)
J.Brahms: Symphony No.2, D major Op.73
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1992 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1992Sept.5, 13: Orchestra (A)
Sept.6, 12: Orchestra (B)
Sept.14: Members from Saito Kinen Orchestra & Casals Hall Quartet
Sept.15: Jessye Norman Soprano Recital

[Program]

A: T.Takemitsu: Ceremonial (Sho: Mayumi Miyata)
P.I.Tchaikovsky: Serenade for String Orchestra in C major Op.48
J.Brahms: Symphony No.1 in c minor Op.68
B: W.A.Mozart: Divertimento in D major K.136
J.S.Bach / Hideo Saito: Chaconne
I.Stravinsky: "Oedipus Rex", opera in 2 acts
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1993 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1993Sept.4, 9, 12: Orchestra Concert (A)
Sept.5, 7: Opera (B)
Sept.8: Julliard String Quartet
Sept.10: "Words and Music"

Sept.11: Wind and Brass Ensemble of Saito Kinen Orchestra

[Program]

A: A.Schonberg: Verklarte Nacht Op.4
F.Schubert: Symphony No.8 in b minor D.759 "Unfinished"
L.V.Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A major Op.92
B: A.Honegger / P.Claudel: "Jeanne d'Arc au bucher"
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1994 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1994Aug.24: Athens The Herod Articus Odeon (A)
Aug.25: Koln Kolner Philharmonie Hall (A)
Aug.28: Salzburg Felsenreitschule (A)
Sept.3, 9: Orchestra (A)
Sept.4, 6, 8: Orchestra (B)
Sept.7: Benjamin Luxon Baritone Recital
Sept.10: Mito Quartet
Sept.11: "Words and Music"

[Program]

A: I.Stravinsky: "Apollon Musagete"
P.I.Tchaikovsky / I.Stravinsky: Pas-de-deux "Bluebird"
P.I.Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 in f minor Op.36
B: G.Verdi: Messa di Requiem
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1995 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1995Sept.3: Saito Kinen Orchestra Chamber Players
Sept.7, 9: Orchestra (A)
Sept.6, 8, 10: Opera (B)
Sept.7, 9, 11: "Words and Music"
Sept.8: Mstislav Rostropovich Cello Recital

[Program]

A: T.Takemitsu: Family Tree - Musical Verses for Young People -
P.I.Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 "Pathetique" in b minor Op.74
B: I.Stravinsky: "Rake's Progress", opera in 3 acts in English
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1996 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1996Aug.31, Sept.7, 8: Orchestra (A)
Sept.1, 3, 5: Opera (B)
Sept.6: Saito Kinen Orchestra Chamber Players
Sept.1: "TORU TAKEMITSU"Memorial Concert
Sept.4: Micherl Beroff Piano Recital
Sept.7, 8: "Words and Music"

[Program]

A: L.v.Beethoven: Overture "Egmont" Op.84
T.Takemitsu: My Way of Life
F.Schubert: Symphony No.8 (9) C major "The Great"
B: B.Bartok: Divertimento for strings
F.Poulenc: "Les Mamelles de Tiresias"
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1997 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1997Apr.22: Florence Teatro Comale (D)
Apr.23: Apr.Paris Teatro des Champ-Elysees (D)
Apr.24: Berlin Philharmonie Hall (D)
Apr.26: London Royal Festival Hall (D)
Apr.27: Vienna Musikverein (D)
Aug.30, Sept.7: Orchestra (A)
Aug.31, Sept.8: Orchestra (B)
Sep.5, 6: Orchestra (C)
Sep.1, 3: Chamber Players
Sep.4: TORU TAKEMITSU Memorial Concert II
Sep.7: WOLFGANG HOLZMAIR Baritone Recital
Sep.6, 7: Special Jazz Concert MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO
Sep.8, 9: FUREAI Concert

[Program]

A: J.S.Bach: St.Matthew-Passion BWV.244
B: Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-frat major Op.55 "Eroica"
Dvorak:Serenade for Strings in E major Op.22
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
C: Mendelssohn: Symphony No.5 in d minor Op.107 "Reformation"
Toru Takemitsu: Tree Line
Shostakovich / R.Bardhai: Chamber Symphony in c minor Op.110a
Conductor: Kent Nagano
D: Schonberg: Verklarte Nacht
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-flat major Op.55 "Eroica"
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1998 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1998Sep.9, 11, 12: Orchestra (A)
Sep.3, 5, 7: Opera (B)
Sep.10: TORU TAKEMITSU Memorial Concert III
Aug.25: FUREAI Concert 1
Aug.27: FUREAI Concert 2
Aug.29: FUREAI Concert 3
Sep.6: FUREAI Concert 4
Sep.8: FUREAI Concert 5

[Program]

A: Beethoven: Overture "Leonore"III in C-major Op.72b
Barner: Knoxvill - Summer of 1915 Op.24
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F major Op.68 "Pastoral"
B: Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmelites
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1999 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

1999Sep.10, 11, 12: Orchestra (A)
Sep.1, 3, 6, 8: Opera (B)
Sep.5: JOSE VAN DAM Baritone Recital
Sep.7: MITSUKO UCHIDA Piano Recital
Aug.31, Sept.2: Words and Music
Sep.4: SAITO KINEN FESTIVAL in Matsumoto Castle (B)
Sep.4: TORU TAKEMITSU Memorial Concert IV
Aug.29: FUREAI Concert 1
Aug.30: FUREAI Concert 2
Sep.5: FUREAI Concert 3

[Program]

A: Beethoven: Overture "Leonore"II in C major Op.72a
Beethoven: Overture "Leonore"I in C major Op.138
Beethoven: Piano Concert No.3 in c minor Op.37
Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C major Op.21
B: Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


1999-2000 Winter Special Concert

Winter Special ConcertDec.31.1999: Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan
Jan.2, 3, 5.2000: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

[Program]

Mahler: Symphony No.2 in c minor "Resurrection"
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa



2000 Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto

2000Sep.27, 29, 30: Orchestra (A)
Sep.7, 8, 10: Orchestra (B)
Sep.5: Saito Kinen Orchestra in Perfomance with 1000 Voices
Sep.6: BARBARA BONNEY Soprano Recital
Sep.3: TORU TAKEMITSU Memorial Concert V
Aug.26: FUREAI Concert 1
Aug.28: FUREAI Concert 2
Sep.2: FUREAI Concert 3

[Program]

A: J.S.Bach: Mass in b minor BWV.232
B: Beethoven: Overture "Fidelio" Op.72b
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D major Op.36
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in c minor Op.67
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa


2000-2001 Winter Special Concert

Winter Special ConcertDec.31.2000: Nagano-ken Matsumoto Bunka Kaikan
Jan.2, 3, 4.2001: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

[Program]

Mahler: Symphony No.9 in D major
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa



2001 US Tour 2001

US Tour 2001Jan.7: San Francisco Davies Symphony Hall
Jan.8: Cerritos Cerritos Center
Jan.10: Chicago Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hall
Jan.11: New York Carnegie Hall

[Program]

Mahler: Symphony No.9 in D major
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa