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Nakamura Masatoshi Symphonic Live 4-City Tour, Live Report Released on First Day in Nagoya ~ Impressive Stage with Full Orchestra! Continue to Tokyo, Nishinomiya and Fukuoka
Masatoshi Nakamura’s symphonic live [billboard classics Masatoshi Nakamura Symphonic Live 2022 ~HARVEST~] was held on November 10th (Thursday) at the Great Hall of the Aichi Prefectural Art Theater on the first day of a four-city tour.
In addition to the 1974 debut song “Fureai” (insert song for the drama “We are the youth!”), which became a million hit, “Our trip” and “Koibito mo wet street corner” A total of 16 songs including “Dedicated to my father” with the feelings of. Under the supervision of Kosuke Yamashita, who has worked on many orchestral arrangements, including Koji Tamaki, the gems of masterpieces have been reborn as new works with the magnificent sound of the orchestra.
Masatoshi Nakamura has run through the front lines as a singer and actor, and has held more than 1,500 concerts so far. Continuing from last year, this full orchestra performance is a new challenge, and of course, the outstanding combination of Shuji Otsuka, who has been supporting him for a long time, is led by maestro Masahiko Enkoji, who is co-starring for the second year. I want to convey each song one by one so that it stays in the hearts of each and every one of them.” -A report on the first day of Nagoya is now available on billboard Japan.com- https://www.billboard-japan.com/d_news/detail/118708
(Interview and text: Emiko Fukami, photo: Kazuhisa Niizawa)
Following Nagoya on the first day, this tour will be held in four cities nationwide: Tokyo, Nishinomiya, and Fukuoka.
Please enjoy Masatoshi Nakamura’s charming stage, which has reached the season of deepening harvest (HARVEST).
*Tickets are now on sale. Details such as date and time are as follows. billboard classics Masatoshi Nakamura Symphonic Live 2022 ~HARVEST~ [Nagoya] November 10 (Thursday) Open 16:30 Start 17:30 Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater Large Hall * End
[Tokyo] November 17 (Thursday) Open 16:30 Start 17:30 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Large Hall
[Nishinomiya] November 26 (Sat) Open 16:00 Start 17:00 Hyogo Performing Arts Center KOBELCO Large Hall
[Fukuoka] December 13 (Tue) Open 16:30 Start 17:30 Fukuoka Sunpalace Hotel & Hall
Starring: Masatoshi Nakamura
Conductor: Masahiko Enkoji
Support musician: Shuji Otsuka
Arrangement supervision: Kosuke Yamashita
[Nagoya] Central Aichi Symphony Orchestra
[Tokyo] Tokyo Phil Billboard Classics Orchestra
[Nishinomiya/Fukuoka] Osaka Symphony Orchestra
Ticket: 9,800 yen (all seats reserved, tax included, special program included) * Preschoolers are not allowed to enter
Ticket handling play guide
・ Lawson Ticket https://l-tike.com/masatoshi2022/
・Ticket Pia https://w.pia.jp/t/masatoshi2022/
・CN play guide https://www.cnplayguide.com (Only available in Nishinomiya) ・Kyodo Tokyo
https://www.kyodotokyo.com/ (available only in Tokyo)
0570-550-799 (Weekdays 11:00-18:00/Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 10:00-18:00) Performance official website:
*When purchasing tickets, please be sure to check the precautions posted on the official website before purchasing tickets.
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Inquiries about performances
[Nagoya] Sunday Folk Promotion 052-320-9100 (12:00-18:00 all day) [Tokyo] Kyodo Tokyo 0570-550-799 (Weekdays 11:00-18:00 / Weekends and holidays 10:00-18:00)
[Nishinomiya] Sound Creator 06-6357-4400 (Weekdays 12:00-15:00 / Closed on weekends and holidays)
[Fukuoka] Kyodo West Japan 0570-09-2424 (Weekdays 11:00-17:00 / Closed on Sundays and holidays)
An orchestra concert in which a talented vocalist from the rock and pop world collaborates with an orchestra conducted by a maestro from the classical music world. It started in February 2012 and celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, and has held more than 300
performances so far at music halls nationwide.
Official site https://billboard-cc.com/classics
Born in 1951 in Onagawa-cho, Oshika-gun, Miyagi Prefecture.
In 1973, while still a student at Keio University, joined the Bungakuza Theater Research Institute.
In 1974, he was selected as the main character of NTV’s “Were Youth!” and made his debut.
Debuted as a singer with the insert song “Fureai”, and sales exceeded 1 million copies.
To date, he has starred in more than 100 works, including 34 serial dramas. As a singer, he constantly releases songs, and currently has released 55 singles and 41 albums. Since their debut, they have held more than 1,500 nationwide concerts every year.
Masahiko Enkoji (Conductor)
Graduated from Toho Gakuen University conducting department. He studied conducting under Mr. Hideo Saito and Mr. Otmar Suitner in Vienna.
Conductor of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Permanent Conductor of the Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, Resident Conductor of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra, and Resident Conductor of the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed with most of the domestic orchestras, including the NHK Symphony Orchestra, the Yomikyo Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra. He continues to be active in a wide range of fields, including appearances on television programs.
Shuji Otsuka (support musician)
Composer Arranger Music Producer Keyboards Guitar Voice
Started band activities in his teens and performed concert activities. After that, he started to support and record various artists as a studio musician, and met Masatoshi Nakamura at the age of 25. Since then, he has continued to support Masatoshi Nakamura, providing music, arranging recordings, and working as a music producer on all arrangements for concerts held throughout the year.
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