The real feeling of summer will touch Yufuin July 24-27, 1997, when the Twenty-third Yufuin Music Festival returns to this cultured and scenic Japanese town.
Thursday, July 24, 19:00 Yufuin Central Community Center. Free. No tickets necessary. Opening Week Celebration Demonstrations and lectures designed for the family, introducing the program and artists of the Twenty-third Yufuin Music Festival. Music a la carte. Informal performances and discussions with the participating artists. Friday, July 25,13:30 Yufuin Kowa Park Hotel The History of Western Music in Japan. Shigemi Takei (conductor and narrator), Oita Medieval Music Society (chorus), Kazuyoshi Mera(counter-tenor), Yoshinobu Iwanaga (guitar) Friday, July 25, 20:00 Yufuin Tokyu golf club J. S. Bach Recital. Michio Kobayashi (cembalo), Yoshinobu Iwanaga(guitar) Toccata in D major (BWV 912) Solo Cello Suite in D minor (BWV 1008) Partita in C minor (BWV 997) Suite No.5, "English," (BWV 1008) Saturday, July 26, 13:30 Yufuin Central Community Center Lotus String Quartet. Sachiko Kobayashi (violin), Maki Mogitachi(violin), Tomoko Yamasaki (viola), Chihiro Saito (cello) W. A. Mozart: String Quartet No.14 in G major (K.387) L. v. Beethoven: String Quartet No.10 in E-flat major, Op. 74, "The Harp" C. A. Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op.10 Saturday, July 26, 20:00 Yufuin Central Community Center An Evening of Lieder. Chieko Teratani (soprano), Michio Kobayashi(piano), Yoshinobu Iwanaga (guitar) Lieder by F. Schubert Lieder by J. Brahms: Two Songs (Op. 91), and others M. de Falla: Seven Folk Songs A. Dvorak: Gypsy Songs, and others Sunday, July 27, 13:30 Yufuin Central Community Center Festival Finale I Yufuin Summer Ensemble. Kyoko Shikata (violin), Hiroko Ando (viola), Fumiaki Kono (cello), Misako Kono (piano), and others F. Schubert: String Trio No. 2 in B-flat major E. v. Dohnanyi: String Trio "Serenade," Op. 10 F. Mendelssohn: Sextet, Op. 10 Afternoon intermission for tea and mixer Festival Finale II Michio Kobayashi (piano), Yoshinobu Iwanaga (guitar), Iwahisa Kuroki (contrabass), Lotus String Quartet, and others O. Resphigi: "Sunset" F. Schubert: Quintet in A major, "Trout" (D.667), and email@example.com
Series A: (25th and 26th) 7,000 yen (Advance tikcet price 6,000 yen) or Inidividual ticket 3,500 yen (Advance 3,000 yen) School students 2,000yen（Advance 1,500yen） Series B:（27th refreshment included） 4,500yen（Advance 4,000yen） School students 2,500yen（Advance 2,000yen） The Complete Series: 13,000yen School students 7,000yen Please reserve tickets by e-mail, below. Tickets will be held in your name at the reception desk of the hall. Cash in Japanese Yen only accepted.
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