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Beethoven by Michio Kobayashi and Naoki Tsurusaki [Performance in Sapporo]

Beethoven by Michio Kobayashi and Naoki Tsurusaki [Performance in Sapporo]


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Beethoven by Michio Kobayashi and Naoki Tsurusaki

[Date and time]

October 27, 2020 (Tuesday) 19:00 start (18:30 open)


Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara Small Hall

[Ticket price]

All non-reserved seats

<Advance> General: 3,500 yen, U22: 1,700 yen

<On the day> General: 4,000 yen, U22: 2,000 yen

U22 = Under 22 years old (ID required)


Naoki Tsurusaki (cello)

Michio Kobayashi (piano)


Sapporo City/Sapporo City Board of Education

Hokkaido Shimbun

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Lv Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven:
12 Variations in G major on the theme of ``Behold the hero returns'' from Handel's Judas Maccabaeus Variations WoO.45
12 variationen ber das Thema "See the conqu'ring hero comes" aus Handels Oratorium "Judas Maccabaeus" G-Dur WoO.45

Cello Sonata No. 1 in F major, Op.5-1
Sonate fr Klavier und Violoncello F-Dur Op.5-1

Cello Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op.5-2
Sonate fr Klavier und Violoncello g-moll Op.5-2

Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op.69
Sonate fr Klavier und Violoncello A-Dur Op.69


Naoki Tsurusaki, violoncello (cello)
Born in 1953. While studying at Tokyo University of the Arts, studied at the Paris National Conservatoire as a French government scholarship student and graduated at the top of the class. Studied under Maurice Gendron, Reine Frachaud, Paul Tortelier, Noriyuki Miki and others. In 2011, he left the Lyon National Opera, where he had been enrolled for over 30 years, to concentrate on his solo and composition activities. In the same year, she held six recitals at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan and other venues, co-starring Katsumi Ueda, Kenji Watanabe, Ichiro Nodaira, Akiko Ebi, and others. In addition to the above four artists, Michio Kobayashi, Kazushi Ono, J. Gilbert (concert master of the Orchester National de Lyon), JM Bertelli, Ph. Bernold, etc. have collaborated with Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Aix-en-Provence Music Festival, Berlioz Music Festival, Lyon Song. Co-starred in theater chamber music series. In the Lyon Opera Chamber Music Series, Ichiro Nodaira's "Two Images" was performed for the world premiere. In 2004, he held a live recording concert of Bach's unaccompanied cello suites in Hokkaido, and the CD released by Live Notes was selected as a semi-special selection in the May 2005 issue of Record Geijutsu. 《When you listen to it, you will be tempted by an emotion that transcends reason. […] and the passage from the abyss of No. 5 to the exaltation of No. 6 is also particularly memorable. It is a great pleasure to know this extraordinary cellist in such a happy way. 》(Jiro Hamada "Record Geijutsu May 2005")
In composition, he composed for the Lyon Opera chamber music series, "Memory of a Scenery" for piano and clarinet, "Impromptu II" for multiple instruments, "Impromptu I" for four cellos, and cello. and "Ephemer" for piano (premiered in Tokyo in 2013 with Kazue Nakamura, premiered in Paris last year).

Michio Kobayashi (piano) Michio Kobayashi, piano
Graduated from the Faculty of Music, Tokyo University of the Arts. After studying abroad at the Detmold College of Music in Germany, he studied extensively.After returning to Japan, he has been active in various fields such as harpsichord, piano, and chamber music conducting.In particular, his interpretation and performance of Bach, Mozart, and Schubert have been highly evaluated. Having performed with many world-famous musicians, he can be said to be one of the most experienced musicians. In 1956, he received the Mainichi Music Award Newcomer Encouragement Award, the 1970 Torii Music Award (currently the Suntory Music Award), the Salzburg International Foundation Mozarteum Memorial Medal in 1972, and the 1979 Mobil Music Award.
Professor at Mukogawa Gakuin Women's College, Professor at Kunitachi College of Music Graduate School, Professor at Osaka University of Arts Graduate School, Visiting Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts, and currently Professor at Oita Prefectural College of Arts and Culture.