Schedule

2018
December
Dec.11
Christmas Concert in Bar Cafe the S
- Evening to enjoy Xmas Carols & Sakaya Uta -
Tues., December 11, 2018 Door opens at 6:30pm. Show starts at 7pm.
Sumiko Sato: Piano, Ippei Ito: Contrabass
Masao Otashiro:Conducting, Voice, Members of The Choir 'M'
Admission: 3000 yen for Adult, 2000 yen for Student, Plus 500 yen at Door.(No drink included.)
Info: TEL 019-662-5678 / 090-2278-8083(Takeda), Bar Cafe the S TEL 019-625-2440

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October
Oct.25
Hanamaki Chamber of Commerce and Industry Convention
Thurs., 4 pm-, October 25, 2018
☆Nanbu Sakaya Uta (Sake-brewers Worksongs will be performed in its entirety.
@Ishidoriya International Exchange Center
Members of the 'Choir M', Vocals
Masao Otashiro, Conducting
Aya Kimizuka, Flute
Masami Baba, Violin
Ippei Ito, Contrabass
Taiji Kikuchi, Drums/Percussion
Sumiko Sato, Piano/Composition
Oct.14
Recital: Autumn Sketches
Sun., 14 pm-, October 14, 2018
Sumiko Sato, Piano/Composition
supporting member: Taiji Kikuchi, Drums/Percussion
@Iwate Bank Red Brick Museum Hall Tel. 019-622-1236
Admission: 2000 yen
Info: Takeda Tel. 090-1068-8083

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September
Sep.30
The 3rd Ihatov Totteoki no Music Festival in Morioka
Sun., 10am-10:25am, September 30, 2018
   @Iwate Bank Red Brick Museum Hall Tel. 019-622-1236
Sumiko Sato, Piano/Composition
Taiji Kikuchi, Drums/Percussion

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Sep.29
Rotary International District 2520 Alumini Associtaion Meeting
6:30 pm -
@ Hotel Metropolitan Morioka
Website: https://ri-d2520.com/
☆Sumiko will play solo on piano.
Sep.21
Kenji Sai
(Kenji Miyazawa Memorial Festival)
4 pm - 8:30 pm
@Kenji Shihi Monument, 4-Chome Sakura-machi Hanamaki, Iwate
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/2016xianzhiji/Information
https://www.kanko-hanamaki.ne.jp/event/event_detail.php?id=50
Info: Kenji Miyazawa Kinen-kai, Tel.0198-31-2117

☆Sumiko will accompany the choirs.

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April
Apr.30
Men’s Choir “M” 40th Memorial Concert
Conductor/Musical Director: Masao Otahiro

Special Performance
Anthem for Sake - Legacy of Nanbu Toji (Chief Brewer of Sake from Nanbu district) - “Nanbu Sakaya Uta” produced by Sumiko Sato
Masao Otashiro (Conductor), Aya Kimizuka (Flute), Masami Baba (Violin), Junichi Tsukano (Cello),
Takatomo Fujii (Bass), Taiji Kikuchi (Drums/Percussion), Sumiko Sato (Piano)

The Sakaya Uta for sextet will be performed with the Men’s Choir “M” and three other men’s chorus groups. The choirs will sing standing around giant wooden barrels on stage, as brewers did in the old time. Do not miss this opportunity!

Also on program:
“Silver Boy’s Love Songs”, composed by Masao Otashiro
“Welcome to My Fellow Singers”
Accompanied by Hajime Inao (piano)

Co-starring:
Cantare a memoria
Lobby Wide
Amphis Chor

3 pm Monday, April 30, 2018
@ Morioka Civic Culture Center (Malios) Dai-Hall
All tickets: 900 yen (free of charge for minors)

Organized by: Men’s Choir “M”
Supported by: Iwate Chorus Federation
Info: 090-2846-5455 (Ito)
Choir “M” website: http://chor-m.jimdo.com/

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2017
October
Oct.22
Nanbu Sakaya Uta (Nanbu Sake brewing Work Songs) Concert
October 22, 2017, Sunday 2pm
NAHAN Plaza
(1-2-21 Odori Hanamaki Iwate)
Tel. 0198-22-4412

Performers:
Masao Otashiro, Conducting
Aya Kimizuka, Flute
Masami Baba, Violin
Hiroshi Ishihara, Cello
Takatomo Fujii, Bass
Taiji Kikuchi, Drums/Percussion
Sumiko Sato, Piano/Composition

Admission:
\2,000 for Adult (\2,500 at door)
\1,000 for Student (\1,500 at door)

Ticket Information (Tel.):
NAHAN Plaza 0198-22-4412
Rinpoosha 0198-22-7010
Sunataya 0198-45-3601, 019-639-7888
Keyaki Lounge 0198-42-3205
Bon Dir 0198-48-3144
Ogal 019-672-2918
Sakura Hall 0197-61-3300
Iwate Prefectural Hall 019-624-1171

Supported by Public Interest Incorporated Association: Asahi Shimbun Foundation

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August
Aug.6
Ihatov Music Festival
@NAHAN Plaza COMZ Hall Tel. 0198-22-4412
Sumiko Sato TRIO + Reiko Takahashi (Vo.)
Takatomo Fujii: Bass
Taiji Kikuchi: Drums
Sumiko Sato: Piano

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July
Jul.29
The Sakagura Festival
6 pm - 7pm @Ishidoriya Sakagura (Sake Brewery) Koryukan Tel. 0198-46-1210
Sakaya Uta CD Release Mini Concert
Violin: Masami Baba, Bass: Takatomo Fujii, Drums: Taiji Kikuchi, Piano: Sumiko Sato

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January
Jan.21
Sumiko Sato: Sakaya Uta
Sumiko Sato, piano; Paul Taub, flute; Tari Nelson-Zagar, violin; Kevin Krentz, cello; Dennis Staskowski, contrabass; Paul Kikuchi, percussion.
Saturday, January 21, 2017 |8:00 PM| $5 - $15 donation at the door
Chapel Performance Space (the fourth floor of the Good Shepherd Center)
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.
Seattle WA, 98103
(SW corner of 50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford, Nearest Metro stops: 16, 44, 26)

Email: gscchapel@gmail.com
Link: http://www.waywardmusic.org/?p=2967

Jan.14
Yasutaka Shibata
2017 New Year Concert
Yasutaka Shibata: vocal Sumiko Sato: piano

6pm- Saturday, January 14th, 2017
at Hotel Metropolitan Morioka New Wing
admission: 10,000 yen
sponsored by Hyoemon Inc., M&K Production
Information:
Tel: 0195-62-2307
Fax: 0195-62-4618

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2016
December
Dec.2 / Dec.9 / Dec.16
Lectures on music
"Evening of Music Appreciation---Another Approach to enjoy" (3-part series)
Date: Fridays, December 2, 9, 16
Time: 6:30-8pm
Place: Rehearsal Room, Ueda Kominkan Community Center
Fee: 500 yen
Lecturer: Sumiko Sato
Information: Ueda Kominkan Community Center
4-1-1 Ueda Morioka Iwate
tel. 019-654-2333

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November
Nov.26
2016 Night Museum Concert
"Music for Deep Autumn --- Violin, Piano Duo"
Saturday, November 26 6:30 - 7:30pm
at the Grand Gallery, Iwate Art Museum

Modern Muse Duo
Masami Baba: Violin
Sumiko Sato: Piano

Program:
Brahms Sonata, Faure Sonata, Souvenirs, Sato piece, etc.

Free Admission

IAM and restaurant 'Patio' opens till 8:30 pm on November 26.

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October
Oct.29
Lobby Concert
1:30pm-1:50pm

Modern Muse Duo
Masami Baba: Violin
Sumiko Sato: Piano

Program:
☆Souvenir (Drdla) ☆Perpetuum mobile (Novacek)
☆Humoresque (Dvorak)
☆Omoi (Sato)

at Denen Hall
tel:019-697-5585

September
Sep.16 Sep.21
The 120th Anniversary of the birth of Kenji Miyazawa(Poet/Author)
I. Evening for Music and Theater
Friday, September 16, 2016 5:20pm-8:30pm
Hanamaki Bunka Kaikan Hall
* Sumiko's premiering her composition on deer dance.

II. The Kenji Festival --- in tribute and gratitude
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:30pm-9pm
Kenji Shihi Monument Plaza
Nanjo Elementary School

July
Jul.16
Hanamaki Unesco pe cercle
The 50th Anniversary Concert
July 16, 2016 Sat. 2pm (Door opens at 1:30 pm)
Hanamaki Bunka Kaikan Hall
Admission: 800 yen
Ticket office: NAHAN Plaza
Info: 0198-23-5216

June
Jun.7
Hanamaki Rotary Club The 3000th Anniversary Convention & Kiku no Kai The 40th Anniversary Convention
June 7, 2016 at Kashoen, Hanamaki Onsen
6pm Mini Concert by Sumiko Sato

March
Mar.24
Piano Projects at Jack Straw March 24th!
Thursday, March 24th, starting at 7pm

Jack Straw Cultural Center is presenting an evening with Rachel Matthews, Sumiko Sato and William Chapman Nyaho

Rachel Matthews, Sumiko Sato and William Chapman Nyaho are playing piano (Steinway) and talking about Jack Straw residency projects.
Refreshments served.

January
Jan.9
2016 New Year Concert in Ogal
13:30-

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