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The year-end of Nippon is "No. 9"! (With concert information in Kanagawa Prefecture)

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File.4 Beethoven Symphony No. 9
(Mitsuro Morimitsu / Music writer)

Speaking of the end of the year is "ninth".
The 4th movement "The Song of Joy". A moment when a choir of about 100 people who was waiting behind the stage rises together all at once! Even though I experience it many times, I get soaked.

Even so, it is very popular.
As professional orchestras perform several times, plus civic orchestras as well, perhaps more than 100 concerts are held throughout the country, and tens of thousands of people will get drunk with "the song of delight". Today it is a trademark sculpture.

Because it is said that it was to be played frequently several years after the defeat, the Japanese seems to have a lot of seasons like "ninth" likes.
It is said that the choir team also adds a large number of performers, so it is said that it will become the earnings earnings by mobilizing all their relatives, but the most important factor of the "ninth" popularity is " It is probably because the wonderful melody of the song of delight "exactly matched the sensitivity of the Japanese.
* Image offer: Yokosuka Arts Theater

Beethoven composer, Symphony No. 9.
Premiere is 1824 years, three years before his death at 56 years old. The last symphony completed. It is a story about 200 years ago from now.

By the way, that "ninth". Do you know where the premiere in Japan was done?
How, the POW camp in Tokushima Prefecture!
When it was Taisho 7 (1918).
After the First World WarIt is surprising to say that German soldiers who were captured by the Japanese army in China played. This is the event 100 years ago.
* "Orchestra group photo in auditorium" Image provided by: Naruto German pavilion

Although there is a prestigious orchestra playing on New Year's Eve in Germany, it seems that there is no image of "the end of the year = ninth".
But for Germans and Europeans there seems to be "ninth" as being more special, very fruitful.

When the Vienna State Opera that was destroyed during the war was rebuilt.
The year-end of 1989 when the Berlin Wall collapsed.
When the reunification of East and West Germans the following year.
And above all, the "song of delight" is adopted as a song of the European Union (EU).
The fact that the content of the lyrics of the poet Schiller used in "Song of Joy" is human praise and strongly appeals solidarity of people is a proof that it is a source of hope for the people of Europe.
And the music of Beethoven!
From the late twenties, he suffered from a hearing disorder which is also called a musician's life, he said that he sent letters that he wrote to his acquaintance.
Willingness to create amazingly always seeking newness and suffering accompanying it.
It seems that nearly 40 years old, both ears were almost inaudible. In other words, "ninth" is composition in such a situation.
Physical disorder due to hearing loss. A sullly stubborn person.
Anecdote that we are not good at cleaning up the room but like cleanliness, and have moved 60 times.
In other words, Beethoven is the one who sent a terrible life.
That is why idealistic messages such as peace, liberty and solidarity will reach the hearts of people all around the world as a "raw light of hope" that is raw and more fulfilling, without finishing with every beauty.

Introduction of the first movement reminiscent of the beginning of the universe
Is the second movement a dance of joy and anguish?
Beautiful Third Movement to Heaven
And it begins …
To me, to you, to the world
Sounding, "Song of joy" !!

【Kanagawa Prefecture 'ninth' concert information】

"Kanagawa Prefectural Hall"
Music Concert for Young People Yokohama Symphony Orchestra No. 691 Regular Concert
Date and time: Sunday, December 16 (Sun) 14: 00 opening (opening 13:00)
Conductor: Yuushi Funaga
Soprano Takaki Ayano / Alto Liang Ri / Tenor Shohei Shimoda / Baritone Toshiki Takeuchi
Orchestral music: Yokohama Symphony Orchestra
Chorus: Yokonuko and singing ninth, Yokoniko Choir
Price: 2,000 yen for all seats

■ Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra Performance Concert "Ninth"
Date and time: December 21st (Friday) 19: 00 opening (opening at 18: 20)
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(c) Greg Sailor

Conductor: Junichi Hirokami
Soprano Takahashi Eri / Alto Hirayama Rina / Tenor Yoshida Hiroyuki / Baritone Takahito Asai
Orchestral: Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus: Kanagawa Phil Choir
Price: S seat 7,000 yen, A seat 5,500 yen, B seat 4,000 yen
Youth (25 years old and under) On each day only seats of 1,000 yen
Senior (over 70 years old) 10% discount for each seat type

"Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall"
■ Japan Philharmonic Orchestra Ninth Special Concert 2018

Date and time: Saturday, December 15th 18: 00 opening (17: 10 opening)
Conductor: Michi Inoue
Soprano Kan Eriko / Alto Fukuhara Toshimi / Tenor Nishikori Ken / Baritone Takashi Aikawa
Orchestra: Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus: Tokyo College of Music
Fees: S seat 9,000 yen, A seat 7,500 yen, B seat 7,000 yen, C seat 6,000, P seat end
Ys (25 years or younger) ¥ 3,500 * Remaining few

Date and time: Saturday, December 22, 18: 00 opening (17: 20 opening)
Conductor: Kenichiro Kobayashi
A Plano Arumo Fumiko / Alto Yamashita Makiko / Tenor Nishikori Ken / Baritone Aoto Knowledge
Orchestra: Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus: Tokyo College of Music
Fees: S seat 9,000 yen, seat A 7,500 yen, seat B 7,000 yen, seat C 6,000
Gs (65 years old and over) 6,000 yen, Ys (25 years old or younger) 3,500 yen * Remaining few

"Yokosuka Arts Theater"
■ Yokosuka Arts Theater Choir Regular Concert vol.45
Date and time: Sunday, December 9th (Sun) 15: 00 opening (14: 30 opening)

Conductor: Keita Harada
Soprano Keiko Yoshihara / Alto Narita Iumi / Tenor Sawasezaki Ichiba / Baritone Takasuko Takashi
Orchestra: Yokosuka Symphony Orchestra
Chorus: Yokosuka Arts Theater Choir
Price: S seat end, A seat 1,600 yen, B seat 1,100 yen

"Kamakura Art Gallery"
■ Kamakura Art Gallery "Ninth" 2018
Date and time: Sunday, December 23 (Sun) 15: 00 opening (14: 15 opening)
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From 2017
performance stage (c) Yosuke Miyamori

Conductor: Eri Suzuki
Soprano Okuma Chikako / Alto Tokunaga Momoko / Tenor Masataka Sonoyama / Baritone Naoyuki
Orchestral: Kamakura Symphony Orchestra
Chorus: Kamakura Museum of Art "Ninth" 2018 Choir
Price: 2,000 yen for all seats, student (4 to 24 years old or younger) 1,000 yen

"Ebina City Cultural Center"
■ Ebina Beethoven Concert Concerto & Ninth 2018
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major / No. 9

Date and time: December 15 (Saturday) 16: 00 opening (15: 20 opening) * From 15: 30 Foyer concert by high school choir party
Conductor: Kentaro Kuro
Soprano Rika Kobayashi / Alto Yokose Mari / Tenor Otake Tone / Baritone Naoki Kawada
Orchestra: Tokyo New City Orchestra
Chorus: Choir singing "ninth" with Ebina, Kanagawa prefecture Ebina high school choir club, Kanagawa prefectural Ikuta senior high school Glee club
Price: 4,000 yen for seat A, 3,500 yen for seat A, 3,000 yen for seat B
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"Ayase City Owens Cultural Center"
■ Ayase · Promenade · Concert "Ninth"
Date and time: Sunday, December 16 (Sun) 15: 00 opening (opening at 14:30)
Conductor: Yukio Kitahara
Soprano Satomi Ogawa / Meso / Soprano Mayumi Makino / Satoshi Tenor Midoruka / Baritone Naoki
Orchestral: Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra
Chorus: Ayase Promenade Concert Choir
Price: 1,000 yen for all seats