July 24-28 2008: The 34th YMF report(part1)
|July 24, 2008
The 34th YMF started.
|Ms. Shimizu came back to YMF after a long time. She was in charge of the reception.|
|As I had been involved in a kid meeting in Kumamoto prefecture, I dashed in Yufuin from afar. The site preparation was over and the guests will soon come in.|
|I took quick supper. The rice ball was very good. The meal during the festival is prepared by the food staff.|
|The young staffs were working hard in decorating the stage.|
|Flower pods were arranged beautifully on the front edge of the stage.|
|The eve started at last. Mr. Kumpei Mizoguchi, the
representative of YMF , made a few word in the beginning. As I was in charge
of the tea corner, I couldn't hear his greeting.
|Flutist Yumiko Sakuma and Tomomi Takahashi clarinetist played a duet.|
|This time YMF, Mr.Michio Kobayashi, a prominent harpsichordist and the general advisor of YMF, introduced the artists. (I could join the eve about this time.)|
|Divertimento by Mozart was played by the artists, from left, Takeshi Kiriyama(violin),Satoki Nagaoka(violin),Atsushi Yoshida(viola), and Ouko Nishizawa(cello.)|
|Ichiro Takagi played an unusual musical instrument arch lute.|
|Shigemi Takei introduced "Medieval music research study group" as the conductor.|
|Max Christian Friedrich Bach's op.83 was played by Takahasi(clarinet),Michio Kobayashi(piano), and Kazunori Kawasaki(viola.)|
|R.V.Williams's ascending lark was played by Mie Kobayashi|
|Doppler Varakia song op.10 played by Yumiko Sakuma(flute) and Michio Kobayashi(piano.)|
|J.S.Bach Suiten fur Violoncello solo #6 D major BWV1012 was played by Fumiaki Kouno(cello.)|
The last performance of the eve was Schumann's piano quartet #6 E flat major op.47.
From left, Mie Kobayashi(violin),Kiyotaka Noda(piano),Kazunori Kawasaki(viola), and Fumiaki Kouno(cello.)
|The eve was very full. The guests looked like satisfied very much.|
|After the performance, we could take a look at piano on the stage.|
|Sternway B type 1920 Tiffany model reprint.Big Shieda of Kokonoe town is the owner of the piano.|
|The sculpture was very beautiful. Tuning was made by Mr.Souji Shirasawa.|
|Mr. Kumpei Mizoguchi and Mr. Michio Kobayashi.|
|Souvenir comer attracted many audience.|
|Pleasant chatting with the artists is one of the
features of YMF.
From Left, Mr. and Mrs. Kato, Mie Kobayashi(violinist.)
|I have had a very good full day today.
|picture by Naganos||to be continued|