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A. Leblanc String Quartet [Tokyo]

A. Leblanc String Quartet [Tokyo]


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Quatuor Arthur-Leblanc

Venue : Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Small Hall

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

[All seats are unreserved] General ¥5,000 (¥5,500 on the day) High school students and younger ¥3,500

[Same-day tickets] Tickets will be sold at the venue reception from 13:30.


Quatuor Arthur-Lablanc

Organizer: Kyomeikai

Supported by Embassy of Canada, Japan Federation of Musicians

Management/Inquiries: Pro Arte Musique


Haydn: String Quartet op.77-1 Hob.�V:81
Bartok: String Quartet No.4 Sz.91
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 op.74 "Harp"

FJHaydn: String Quartet Op.77-1 Hob.III: 81
B. Bartok: String Quartet No. 4 Sz. 91
LvBeethovenString Quartet No.10 Op.74 'Harp'


Quatuor Arthur-Lablanc String Quartet
The Arthur Leblanc String Quartet is a widely recognized ensemble in Canada.
Founded in 1988 after the great Canadian violinist Arthur Leblanc with the cooperation of the Canadian Cultural Association, Radio Canada and the University of Moncton. Since 2005, while enrolled as a resident quartet at Lavard University in Quebec City, Quebec, he is in charge of the university's string and chamber music clubs as a visiting professor. As an artist, he continues to pursue performances both domestically and internationally, performing at major Canadian concert halls (Carnegie Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Hakuju Hall, etc.), and numerous festivals, such as the Ottawa Festival, Orford Festival, and Festival of Music. It has been warmly received at festivals such as The Sound, Domen Forge, Ravinia (USA) and Santander (Spain). Renowned artists include cellists Janos Starker and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, pianists Jörg Demus, Dang Thay Son, Anton Querti, Marc-André Hamelin, Stéphane Ramle, and clarinetists James Campbell and Shostakovich SQ. , Orford SQ, Kotian SQ, and other chamber music workshops and master classes. There are also many premiere performances requested from. Since its formation, the quartet has received rave reviews from the Canadian Cultural Association, CBC Radio, Jeunesse Musicals, and others, and has won the Jeunesse Musical Award, the Cecilmenard Pomelo Award, and the Opus Award. So far, they have released 4 CDs, a DVD of Ravel's string quartets, and in 2013 completed a set of 15 songs for the Shostakovich String Quartet, 6 discs. ing.

● Hibiki Kobayashi (violin)
Hibiki Kobayashi Profile
Started playing the violin at the age of two. At the age of 14, he went to Israel to study alone and spent a fulfilling five years there.
Studied under Tomoko Suzuki, Koji Toyoda, Haim Taub, Roland Fenivesh and others. First prize in the Louvin Music Competition, Noguchi Prize winner, and since 2005 a visiting professor at the University of Lavarre in Quebec City, Quebec. Since studying abroad, he has participated in music festivals around the world and performed with many famous musicians.
Debuted in 1985 at the age of 16 with his teacher Chaim Taub (Concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra)
1987 Mendelssohn / Violin Concerto (Conductor Joav Talmi) Israel Chamber Orchestra
1989 Sarasate/Zigeunerweisen (Conductor: Masahiko Enkoji) Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. 20-year-old performance at the insistence of a young man
1993 Darius Milhaud / Violin Concerto No. 2 Canadian premiere, (Conductor Agnes Grossmann) Symphony Nova Scotia
1994 Beethoven / Violin Concerto (Conductor Kazuo Fukuda) Cosmopolitan Orchestra
Mozart / Violin Concerto No. 4 (Conductor: Yoshiko Yamagishi) Philia Chamber Orchestra
1998 Mendelssohn / Violin Concerto (Conductor Marek Janowski) Orchester Philharmonic de Radio France
2001 Sibelius / Violin Concerto (Conductor Leif Segerstam) Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
2002 Mozart / Violin Concerto No. 5 Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
At the 2009 Helmut Schmidinger / Haydn Metamorphose Premiere (Suntory Hall) in Yamanashi,
Mozart / 2 pieces in one night with Violin Concerto No. 5 (Conductor Adam Fischer) Haydn Philharmonic
In addition, Hibiki Kobayashi has given many solo recitals, including a Beethoven complete recital in Canada (broadcast on CBC), and a Brahms complete recital in Japan in 2014. It appeals deeply to and leads to further evolution.