TOP ▶ ABOUT YOKOHAMA SINFONIETTA(PROFILE)

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

Violin
Hiromi ISODANaoko INOUE
Erina KATOMiho KAMIYA
Takashi KAWAGUCHITakuto TAKAGISHI
Gen TAKEUCHISayaka CHIBA
Yumi TOMIZAWAEtsuko HIRANO
Shiho HIROMISachiko HONGO
Satoshi MORIOKAMasanobu YODA
Violin/Viola
Shinya ABESatoki NAGAOKA
Viola
Ema AnboAi TAKAYAMA
Daisuke TOMITAGo TOMONO
Takashi YANAGISAWA
Cello
Gen ASABUKIYozo EBISAWA
Takashi KAKETAYuko SEKINE
Contrabass
Atsushi KURAMOCHINakako SANO
Kazumasa TERADA
Flute
Morio KITAGAWAMisaki HATORI
Ikue KOIKE
Oboe
Eriko ARAHokuto OKA
Atsumi TADA
Yokohama Sinfonietta Season Members