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Pasona Charity Concert Tomomi Nishimoto "Wishing for Happiness" Vol.1

April 5, 2006
Suntory Hall (Tokyo in Japan)
http://www.suntory.com/culture-sports/suntoryhall/facilities/index.html

Conductor: Tomomi Nishimoto
http://www.tomomi-n.com/index.html
New Japan Philharmonic
http://www.njp.or.jp/njp/english/triphony.html

Barber: Adagio for Strings Op.11
Poulenc: Deux Marches et un Intermede
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance No.1
Rimsky-Korsakov: Shéhérazade
Khachatryan: Walts ~Masquerade (encore)

I think "Barber: Adagio for Strings Op.11" was very suit for Tomomi. In her music, strings tone is always so beautiful. She is still young (middle of 30's at this concert), but this tune was so deep and had a subtle charm.

I feel Poulenc's pieces are also suit for her. I would like to listen his works much by Tomomi's conduct in the future.

"Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance No.1" is also suit for and express her, I think. Harp was so effective. During conducting this piece, confidence and dignity were shown on her back. I would like to have the recording of this performance.

"Khachatryan: Walts ~Masquerade" is found in the Tomomi's CD; "BORERO". You can listen ardent, impassioned, and warm music from her heart in this CD.
[English screen of AMAZON.co.jp]
http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3%83%A9%E3%83%B4%E3%82%A7%E3%83%AB-%E3%83%9C%E3%83%AC%E3%83%AD/dp/B0000ABB9K/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=music&qid=1218700541&sr=1-2

*The related Japanese aritcle:
http://34402263.at.webry.info/200604/article_2.html

Comments

Maggie said…
Hello Iceskate,
I am Maggie from England.

I enjoy reading your comments very much, especially the ones about Tomomi Nishimoto.
I discovered her on Youtube 2 months ago and now I am a big fan.

Is there any chance that you could e-mail me, I would like to chat to you about something.

mgglawrence2000@yahoo.co.uk

I really hope to hear from you one day!
Best wishes,
Maggie
iceskate said…
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iceskate said…
Hello Maggie.
Thank you very much for reading my blog and leaving your nice comment. It is the first comment in this blog!
Maestro Tomomi Nishimoto will conduct the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of your country in this fall. I am really looking forward to hearing this sound in Japan.
http://www.rpo.co.uk/event_list.php?lf=2
I will send you an e-mail soon.

All the best,
iceskate
Anonymous said…
Iceskate,
Thanks very much for your reply. I wanted to find out about the Royal Philharmonic and Nishimoto and you answered before I asked! Many thanks.

Can I ask you if we could exchange a private e-mail to eachother? Do you have a private e-mail address that I could use?
(you don't have to post all of this message on Blogger! (I am still mgglawrence2000@yahoo.co.uk).
Many thanks in advance,
Maggie

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