Suntory Hall Christmas 2019
Suntory Hall, Suntory Foundation for the Arts Suntory Hall Christmas 2019 Blessed Collegium Japan Christmas Carol and Messiah Suntory Hall will hold two Christmas concerts on December 22 (Sun) and 23 (Mon), 2019. A Christmas carol performance featuring Bach Collegium Japan (BCJ), one of the world’s most popular and talented performers, and the entire Messiah performance. Look forward to two Christmas projects that offer a wide range of “Christmas with concerts” for both classic fans and those who are new to concerts. As a joint project with the neighboring The Okura Tokyo that opened on September 12th, S seats with lunch and sweets buffet (22 days) and light dinner (23 days) are available at a special price with a limited number of seats. The [Image
Sunday, December 22 16:00 performance Suntory Hall Christmas 2019 with Bach Collegium Japan ~ Suntory Hall BELCA Award & Architectural Institute of Japan Award Winning Commemoration ~ Carol’s organizer, Masato Suzuki’s organ and guest player Guy Ferbe’s trumpet, adds a touch to the masterpiece of the Christmas Carol performed by BCJ at the “Suntory Hall Christmas Organ Concert” held in 2013-2017. Christmas concert. This year, two awards that honor of the architectural world, in BELCA Award and Suntory Hall was double awarded the Architectural Institute of Japan Award, just before Christmas holiday, rich and sophisticated chorus of fine by one skilled in the hall of the face with the organ and the BCJ should be called You can enjoy the sound to your heart’s content. Monday, December 23 18:30 performance Suntory Hall Christmas Concert 2019 Bach Collegium Japan “Messiah” Concert of winter songs, “Messiah” all along with “Ninth”. A magnificent work that depicts the life of Christ’s birth, passion, and resurrection, and is performed all over the world during the Christmas season. Suntory Hall has been held every year since 2001 and is the 19th special event this year. Noteworthy in the “Messiah” of BCJ is, in that it appointed aggressively soloist that are active in the world, Olivia Fair Mullen of soprano Joan orchids and mezzo-soprano, overseas tour of BCJ As a soloist, he has a lot of trust, and this is the first appearance of “Messiah”. Tenor’s Sail Kim is the first co-star with BCJ, but he is widely active in Europe and Asia and has great expectations. And the bass Roderick Williams will be the only appearance for the second time, and it will appear for the first time in five years since 2014. It is the highest peak singer on behalf of Britain, such as receiving the British Empire Order. Suntory Hall Christmas 2019 with Bach Collegium Japan ~ Suntory Hall BELCA Award & Architectural Institute of Japan Award Winning Commemoration ~ Suntory Hall Christmas Concert 2019 with Bach Collegium Japan [Date and time] December 22, 2019 (Sunday) 16:00 performance (15:20 opening) [Venue] Suntory Hall Large Hall [Appearance] Organ: Masato Suzuki, Organ Trumpet: Guy Ferber, Trumpet Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki, Conductor Chorus: Bach Collegium Japan, Chorus See the details below for the performer profile. [Song] Verbum caro factum est / Kiyoshi no Koto Night Silent Night / Makibi to Sheep the First Noel / Ame no Sakae Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / God’s Son Is Tonight, O Come, All Ye Faithful / Morobito Kozori Joy to the World! / Carol Medley Carol Medley and others Dakan: From “New Noel Collection for Organs” Louis-Claude Daquin: Excerpts from Nouveau livre de noels pour l’ orgue J. S. Bach: Pastorale in F major BWV 590 Johann Sebastian Bach: Pastorale in F Major, BWV 590 Clark: Suite from D major Jeremiah Clarke: Excerpts from Suite in D Major Dandrieu: Noel for Maria’s love Jean-Fran. +. Ois Dandrieu: “Noel pour l’ Amour de Marie” Others [Tickets] S6,000 yen A4,000 yen S seat pair 11,000 yen (2 S seats / limited 40 pairs) * Please refer to the details below for details about The Okura Tokyo Lunch & Sweets Buffet S Seat ¥ 15,000 [tax and service charge included]. [Organizer] Suntory Hall [Sponsorship] Mori Building Co., Ltd. Yasui Architectural Design Office, Irie Miyake Design Office Co., Ltd., Nagata Acoustic Design Co., Ltd., Building Equipment Design Laboratory, Kashima Construction Co., Ltd., Sanki Kogyo Co., Ltd., Kinden Co., Ltd. ALSOK Building Service Co., Ltd. [Cooperation] The Okura Tokyo [Ticket sale] Suntory Hall Members Club pre-release: September 12 (Thursday), 10:00 to September 18 (Wednesday) General release: September 19, 2019 (Thursday) from 10:00 Suntory Hall Ticket Center 0570-55-0017 (10: 00-18: 00, excluding closed days) Suntory Hall Members Club WEB suntoryhall.pia.jp/ * Members and clubs must be registered in advance (membership fee is free; WEB members can join on the same day) Suntory Hall window (10: 00-18: 00, excluding closed days) * There will be no sales at the counter during the preceding period. Bach Collegium Japan Ticket Center 03-5301-0950 Ticket Pia 0570-02-9999 [P code: 161-360] Eplus eplus.jp Lawson Ticket 0570-000-407 [L code: 32413] Suntory Hall Christmas Concert 2019 Bach Collegium Japan “Messiah” Suntory Hall Christmas Concert 2019 Bach Collegium Japan “MESSIAH” Since 2001 [Date & Time] December 23, 2019 (Monday) 18:30 performance (17:50 opening) [Venue] Suntory Hall Large Hall [Appearance] Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki, Director Choral orchestra: Bach Collegium Japan, Chorus & Orchestra Soprano: Joanne Lunn, Soprano Alto (Mezzo-Soprano): Olivia Vermeulen, Alto (Mezzo-Soprano) Tenor: Seil Kim, Tenor Baritone: Roderick Williams, Bass (Baritone) See the details below for the performer profile. [Song] Handel: Oratorio “Messiah” HWV 56 George Frideric Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 [Tickets] S10,000 yen A8,500 yen B7,000 yen P4,500 yen Student 1,000 yen * Student seats are available only at the Suntory Hall Ticket Center (WEB, telephone, window). Students under 25 years old must present a student ID card when visiting. Up to 2 per person. * Please see below for details about The Okura Tokyo Light Dinner S Seat 22,000 yen [tax and service charge included]. [Organizer] Suntory Hall [Cooperation] The Okura Tokyo [Ticket sale] Suntory Hall Members Club pre-release: September 12 (Thursday), 10:00 to September 18 (Wednesday) General release: September 19, 2019 (Thursday) from 10:00 Suntory Hall Ticket Center 0570-55-0017 (10: 00-18: 00, excluding closed days) Suntory Hall Members Club WEB suntoryhall.pia.jp/ * Members and clubs must be registered in advance (membership fee is free; WEB members can join on the same day) Suntory Hall window (10: 00-18: 00, excluding closed days) * There will be no sales at the counter during the preceding period. Bach Collegium Japan Ticket Center 03-5301-0950 Ticket Pia 0570-02-9999 [P code: 161-362] Eplus eplus.jp Lawson Ticket 0570-000-407 [L code: 33861] Special collaboration between Suntory Hall and The Okura Tokyo Concert limited by Jun Chef Ikeda ≪Special Christmas Lunch & Sweets Buffet (December 22nd) ≫ ≪Christmas special light dinner course (December 23rd) ≫ ★ Suntory Hall Christmas 2019 with Bach Collegium Japan Special Christmas Lunch & Sweets Buffet [Concert Date] December 22, 2019 (Sunday) 16:00 performance (15:20 opening) [Buffet Date] December 22, 2019 (Sunday) 12:30-Reception Start / 13:00-15:00 Meal (Last entry 14:30) [Buffet venue] The Okura Tokyo “Samurai no Ma” (Okura Prestige Tower 1F) 【menu】 Florentine style omelette, salmon roasted sesame flavor, roast beef chef carving service, roasted chicken roasted partly baked herb fragrance, Okura special vegetable curry, chef patissier recommended dessert, vegetable roasted dim sum, pork shredded fried noodles A rich menu of over 30 types including 1 drink included [Tickets] The Okura Tokyo S Seat with Lunch & Sweets Buffet ¥ 15,000 [tax and service charge included] (limited number of seats) ★ Suntory Hall Christmas Concert 2019 Bach Collegium Japan “Messiah” Christmas special light dinner course [Concert Date] December 23rd (Monday), 2019 at 18:30 (17:50) [Dinner date and time] Monday, December 23, 2019 16:15 ~ Dinner reception start / 16:45 ~ 18:00 meal (last entry 17:00) [Dinner Venue] The Okura Tokyo “Sakuma no Ma” (Okura Prestige Tower 1F) 【menu】 Meatballs with foie gras before meal / Cannelloni two-part work of marinated and red meat marinade Caviar decoration Julienne Salad and Herb Bouquet Harmony with two colors / Potage of 10 kinds of vegetables Grilled beef fillet in Shiogama wrapping, Christmas garnished vegetables, traditional red wine sauce Two kinds of scent of strawberry, pistachio accent Coffee and small sweets 7 course menus [with drinks] [Tickets] The Okura Tokyo S seat with light dinner ¥ 22,000 [tax and service charge included] (limited number of seats) [Reservations / Inquiries (both plans)] The Okura Tokyo Event Reservation Section: 03-3224-7688 (Monday-Friday 10-17: 00, excluding public holidays) September 19 (Thursday) 10:00 Suntory Hall Ticket Center: 0570-55-0017 (10:00 to 18:00, excluding closed days) September 19 (Thursday) 10:00 reception start (phone * credit payment only, counter) * Special accommodation plan available Details and Inquiries: The Okura Tokyo Room Reservation Section 03-3224-6700 (Mon-Fri 9-19) * Deadline as soon as capacity is reached * Please note that the contents may change due to circumstances. The latest performance information will be announced on the website. 【profile】
■ Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki, Masaaki Suzuki, Conductor Music director of Bach Collegium Japan (BCJ). Since establishing BCJ in 1990, he has gained fame as a leading player in Bach performance. He led the group and appeared in many major European and American halls and music festivals. In recent years, he has actively performed with modern orchestras and performed various repertoires. In 2001, he received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Awarded the “Bach Medal” awarded to a global musician who contributed to Bach’s performance in 2012, and the Bach Award at the Royal Conservatory of London. Won the 45th (2013) Suntory Music Award with BCJ. In 15 years, he received the Gutenberg Education Award from the University of Mainz, Germany. Yale University Artist-in-Residence, Visiting Professor at Yong Shu Toh Conservatory, National University of Singapore, Visiting Professor at Kobe Shoin Women’s Gakuin University, Professor Emeritus at Tokyo University of the Arts, Honorary Doctorate at the Dutch Reformation Theological University.
■ Chorus (22nd) / Chorus / Orchestra (23rd): Bach Collegium Japan, Chorus & Orchestra It was formed in 1990 by Masaaki Suzuki, a world-famous Bach player, who is highly regarded as an organ harpsichordist, conductor, and music researcher. Aiming for an ideal performance of baroque music centered on Bach’s religious works, he has been active in Japan and abroad. “Bach: Church Cantata Series” has been working in chronological order since 1995, and “Bach: Secular Cantata Series” has been played and recorded in July 2005. He has received many awards including the 14th Echo Classic Award Editorial Achievement of the Year, the 45th Suntory Music Award in 2013, and the 17th Gramophone Award (“Mozart: Mass in C Minor”). [Choir scheduled to appear on December 22] Soprano: Eri Sawae, Kozu Shimizu, Minae Fujisaki, Aki Matsui, Maria Mochizuki Alto: Hiroya Aoki, Tamaki Suzuki, Chiharu Takahashi, Hiromi Nakamura, Naoko Fuse Tenor: Hiroto Ishikawa, Takayuki Kagami, Toshiya Numata, Hiroshi Mizukoshi Bus: Tomoyuki Urano, Hirotaka Kato, Daisuke Fujii, Yusuke Watanabe
■ Organ: Masato Suzuki, Masato Suzuki, Organ (22nd) Completed Tokyo University of the Arts and Graduate School. Completed the Royal Academy of Music in The Netherlands. Bach Collegium Japan Chief Conductor. As a keyboard player and conductor, he has appeared in many national and international performances, and will appear in the NHK Symphony Orchestra as a conductor in November this year. Regular appearance in NHK-FM’s “Pleasure of Early Music”. Chofu International Music Festival Executive Producer. There are no barriers to stage production, project production, composition and activities, and there are great expectations from various directions. Twitter: @eugenesuzuki Facebook: @masatosuzukimusic
■ Trumpet: Guy Ferber, Trumpet (22nd) Born in France. In 1989, she graduated from the Lyon National Conservatory of Music with the highest honor. Studied natural trumpets in Basel, Scola and Cantorum in Switzerland. He has performed with many conductors such as Suzuki Masaaki, J. Savar, P. Helevewe, W. Christie, and various baroque ensembles.
■ Soprano: Joanne Lunn, Soprano (23rd) Studied at Royal College of Music, graduating with a Tagor Gold Medal. Debuted as an English National Opera with Christopher’s “Poppair’s Crown” and played on stage such as Gardiner’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”. It is evaluated as “a shining voice that reverberates like a bell” (Scottsman’s paper in the UK) and is active in a wide repertoire from Monteverdi to Mahler. There are many recordings, and BCJ is “Cantata of Hunting” (Volume 2 of Secular Cantata), followed by “Marriage Cantata” (Volume 3), “University Professor Celebration Cantata” (Volume 4), “ Released “Birthday Celebration Cantata” (Volume 5), “Memorial Cantata Collection” (Volume 6), and “Song Battle of Pan and Fabes” (Volume 9).
■ Alto (Mezzo-Soprano): Olivia Vermeulen, Alto (Mezzo-Soprano) (23rd) After studying at Detmold and the Berlin University of the Arts, he joined Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Andreas Scholl master classes. In 2008, he won the international vocal music competition “La Voce” hosted by Bavarian Broadcasting. Participated in BCJ’s “W. A. Mozart: Mass in C minor” CD recording, which won the Gramophone Award. He also received high acclaim on the 18-year BCJ Europe Tour that performed the song. 16 years Berlin State Opera debut in theater, 19 January Jacobs led to Scarlatti: Oratorio “Cain” In addition to debut in the Paris Opera in Abel role, such as the ambitious challenge to the premiere of contemporary works, in recent years, International reputation as a versatile soloist is growing. www.oliviavermeulen.com/
■ Tenor: Seil Kim, Tenor (23rd) Studied at the Conservatoire de Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Conservatoire de Geneve and the University of the Arts in Zurich. He is active in Europe and Asia, such as the Concertgebouw, Vienna Musical Friendship Association, Seoul Arts Center and Lucerne Handel Festival. Monteverdi “Orpheo” title role, Charpentier “Orpheus descending to hell” Orpheus role, Bach “Matthe Passion” Evangelist role, Mozart “Don Giovanni” Don Ottavio role, modern and opera, religious songs , Has a wide repertoire such as songs. 8th J. S. G. international song contest second place (no first place), Maria Callas International Grand Prix second place, Verbier Festival Academy Best Singer Award, Hertogenbosch International Vocal Competition song Prize addition, winning a large number. Currently belongs to the Dutch National Opera Studio. Art Council Korea Future Artist. Associate professor of vocal music department at Gangwon University, Korea. Lives in Amsterdam.
■ Bus (Baritone): Roderick Williams, Roderick Williams, Bass (Baritone) (23rd) One of the best baritone in the UK. He has a repertoire from baroque to contemporary music, and is active in operas, concerts and recitals with intellectual singing. In 2016, he won the Best Singer Award of the Year by the Royal Philharmonic Society. In 17 years, he received the British Empire Order Officer. He has performed with various orchestras in Europe, including BBC orchestras, and has also performed at music festivals such as BBC Proms, Cheltenham and Old Barra. Rachel conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra’s Bach “John’s Passion” (cellar directed by Cellars, 15 years), which attracted a great deal of attention, was replayed in 1919. He is also active as a composer. His works are premiered at Wigmore Hall, Barbican Hall, Parcel Room, etc., and are broadcast live on the BBC.
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