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 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
Lately it’s been awesome days! After what they say it was the heaviest snowfall in 45 years in Tokyo, a record of 27 cm was measured! Here are some pictures I took from my whereabouts! And in the middle of all this frozen environment, took place the hottest performance ever! After last year’s Popular Concert, … More THE HOTTEST AND COLDEST WEEKEND UNTIL NOW!
Ever heard of Hatsune Miku (初音ミク)? It is basically a singing synthesizer application with a female voice, developed by Crypton Future Media. Saying it just like that makes it sound kinda professional, but actually it is a really strong and wide marketing icon. I thought it was quite interesting when I made a quick search … More Video of the Week: Hatsune Miku (初音ミク)
After two long and tiring but awesome days of practice and performance, our role in the Wind Orchestra Contest came to an end. Following the previous phase of the contest, where there were 44 orchestras playing, this time only the 12 best performed. As I said last time, our orchestra received a gold prize, being 5th … More GOLD PRIZE in Tokyo Wind Orchestra Contest!
Today was a really full day! I woke up at 5:30 to go to Hachiouji (八王子), a city a little away from the center of Tokyo, where I had a rehearsal with the orchestra in Ichou Hall!Playing in this kind of halls is something quite special 🙂 Have a look at it: (Inside of the … More Full day rehearsal in Hachiouji!