Saturday, 17 October 2009
SFT announces 2010 festival season
Friday, Spring Festival in Tokyo announced their programme 2010. From 14 March to 10 April, some 40 performances will be held in Ueno, mainly Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. The most interesting one is Parsifal in concert form on 2 and 4 April, which will be conducted by Ulf Schirmer and sung by Burkhard Fritz and Michaela Schster. The second one is a concert which Riccardo Muti conducts Carmina Burana with a special orchestra for the festival, Desiree Rancatore, Max Emanuel Cencic and Ludovic Tézier sing (9 and 10 April). Other interesting performances are a recital by Yuu Kosuge on 26 March and one by Ricarda Merbeth on 5 April. Ticket sale starts on 28 November.