Last Sunday, I went to Dulcinea Quartet first concert of their 2015 Japan Tour! It was held next to the Tokyo JR Station, in Tokyo Tatemono Yaesu Hall, a place where I had never been to, and that was really beautiful! Actually, it was my first time listening to a quartet performance this close, and … More Dulcinea Quartet, what a great concert!
Remember this name? Yes! It’s the strings quartet formed in the U.K. which I presented to you last year! Their fundraising campaign was a success, and as a result, their 2015 Japan Tour has been scheduled! Here are the concert dates: Date Location March 29 Tokyo March 30 Tokyo April 5 Ibaraki April 7 Aomori … More Dulcinea Quartet – Back to Japan!
Today I’m introducing to you a really Great drama! I have previously reviewed here its anime version, so today I’m covering the drama version! Nodame Cantabile (のだめカンタービレ) has been adapted as a live-action television drama broadcasted in 11 one-hour-long episodes from October 16, to December 25, 2006. This was followed by a four-hour sequel television … More Japanese Drama: Nodame Cantabile (のだめカンタービレ)
Today I present you a very special one! Formed in 2008 at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and joined in 2011 by cellist Hannah Masson-Smyth, followed by violist Martin Wray in 2012, the Dulcinea Quartet has recently brought their music to Japan! With the goal of performing music from both Japan and the U.K in … More Dulcinea Quartet – School and Hospital concerts in Japan
I have always been a great fan of classical music. I mean, not always. I think I started to really love it since I started watching Nodame Cantabile. Noda Megumi (Nodame) is a gifted pianist who wants to be… a kindergarden teacher! But let’s look a bit to this anime plot. Chiaki Shinichi is a student at … More Anime: Nodame Cantabile (のだめカンタービレ)