Oct 23, 2004:Yufuin Music Festival (Autumn)
|The 30th anniversary of YFM autumnal concert was opened. We headed before noon for the preparation together with Mr. Andrew who stayed in my home.
At Kotokoto-Ya tearoom, Mr. Fuchino asked Mr. Andrew to check his English poster.
|Today's site was Artegio in "Fantasy Forest." The young staff built up a beautiful signboard like this.|
|The chairs have arrived. People carried them into the hall.|
|Many items were set up at the stage.|
|Three reflector plates were set on the stage.|
|As the stage position was fixed, people arranged many chairs.|
|A heavy grand piano was set in position as well. It needed so much attention.|
|Mr. Andrew, tall man, helped the staff in hoisting a logo mark on the top of the reflector.|
|Mt. Yufu stood still in the evening red by changing its color constantly.|
|Tokyo members arrived, from left Ms.Fujise, Mr. Watanabe (a music writer), and his wife Mrs. Minokuchi.
Mr. Watanabe's explanation on YMF is always good attracting many fans.
|The staff took dinner of package box.|
|The artists started the tuning.|
The performance was really good. They were a perfect trio.(Picture by Mr.Yawara Watanabe)
The hall was designed to harmonize art and music. (Picture by Mr.Yawara Watanabe)
|Some friends of mine joined the concert.|
|The hall was filled with the audience. The wonderful concert was over in success. The stage was quickly removed.|
|After the concert, the artists and staff had a short rest at Shouya room of Kamenoi Besso hotel.
Mr. Andrew was looked like interested in the Irori (Japanese traditional fireplace.)
The fruitful autumnal concert was over like this.
|Picture by Mr.Yawara Watanabe and Mie Nagano
report by:Nagano Mie
The 30th anniversary of YMF winter concert
|December 30(Th) Harpsichord recital by Michio Kobayashi, from 8:00 p.m. at Artegio