Mar 10, 2013

Conductor Inoue leads North Korea's biggest orchestra

North Korea’s largest orchestra performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 for the first time Friday, lead by celebrated Japanese conductor Michiyoshi Inoue despite heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The concert in Pyongyang by the State Symphony Orchestra was held amid North Korea’s threat to ...

Tango orchestra to tour country

Jan 17, 2013

Tango orchestra to tour country

by Eriko Arita

A renowned Argentine tango orchestra and dancers will bring their passion for the art to audiences in more than 30 cities across Japan through March. The tour, titled Dramatic Tango — Shin Ogonsedai no Kyoshotachi (Maestros of New Golden Era), is led by Nicolas ...