London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra tour Japan with Vladimir Jurowski & Nobuyuki Tsujii

28 September 2017

This October, London Philharmonic Orchestra travel to Japan for a whirlwind nine-day tour with Principal Conductor Vladimir Jurowski and piano virtuoso Nobuyuki Tsujii, bringing masterpieces by Wagner, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov to some of Japan’s finest concert halls. The tour marks the Orchestra’s return to Japan after more than a decade and Jurowski’s debut in this country. 

The first concert takes place in Fukuoka Symphony Hall on 6 October. London Philharmonic Orchestra open the tour with Wagner’s Overture from Die Meistersinger, followed by Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 and Symphony No.6 Pathétique

The concerts in Osaka Festival Hall (7 October), Nagoya NTK Forest Hall (8 October), Niigata Ryutopia Hall (9 October) and Tokyo Suntory Hall (12 October) feature a second programme, with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.5 in the second half. 

On 11 October, the audience in Tokyo Bunka Kaikan will enjoy Nobuyuki Tsujii’s performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2, followed by Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.5. 

The last two concerts of the tour take place in ACT City Hamamatsu on 13 October and Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall on 14 October. The programme features Brahms’ Tragic Overture, Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No.2 and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.6 Pathétique.