The Yokohama Sinfonietta, formed around maestro Kazuki Yamada, was founded in 1998 by students and graduates of the prestigious Tokyo University of the Arts. The orchestra presented their official debut in 1999 at Tokyo and concerts followed. In 2005, the orchestra became a fully professional orchestra and was renamed the Yokohama Sinfonietta.
Maestro Kenichiro Kobayashi was appointed Music Advisor. In 2009, maestro Yamada won first prize at the 51st Besançon International Conducting Competition.
And that same month, they became the first Japanese Orchestra to be invited to “La Folle Journée de Nantes” in France, performing seven concerts to great success. They were awarded the Yokohama Cultural Prize of Culture and Arts Award.
2014, the Yokohama Sinfonietta was appeared in charity performances at Suntory Hall, attended by Her Majesty.
2015, invited to Tongyeong International Music Festival Korea.
2017, invited to Rostropovich Festival Moscow with National Philharmonic(U.S.A) and Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra(Russia).
Official Website www.yokohama-sinfonietta.com
|Hiromi ISODA||Naoko INOUE|
|Erina KATO||Miho KAMIYA|
|Takashi KAWAGUCHI||Takuto TAKAGISHI|
|Gen TAKEUCHI||Sayaka CHIBA|
|Yumi TOMIZAWA||Etsuko HIRANO|
|Shiho HIROMI||Sachiko HONGO|
|Satoshi MORIOKA||Masanobu YODA|
|Shinya ABE||Satoki NAGAOKA|
|Ema Anbo||Ai TAKAYAMA|
|Daisuke TOMITA||Go TOMONO|
|Gen ASABUKI||Yozo EBISAWA|
|Takashi KAKETA||Yuko SEKINE|
|Atsushi KURAMOCHI||Nakako SANO|
|Morio KITAGAWA||Misaki HATORI|
|Eriko ARA||Hokuto OKA|
|Chikako KONDO||Yusuke SAITO|
|Ayako KUROKI||Akinobu YODA|
|Kanae OTSUKI||Masami TOMODA|
|Kazuki ABE||Shutoku SATO|
|Yosuke NOMOTO||Kantaro MURAMOTO|