7/21 Midsummer Concert ~A bird's-eye view of songs composed in the past 100 years~

The soprano, erhu and piano trio concert organized by Creative Garden "Core" has also become an annual event.
This year, the tour concert will be held in Mishima City, Shizuoka Prefecture!
On July 21, 2023, the concert will be held at Yu Yu Hall (small hall) in Mishima City. This year, from the long history of music, we've focused on the last 100 years. We will mainly deliver songs from Japan, Taiwan, and China!

Trailer of this concert #1

The general outline of the performance

Date: 21st of July, 2023
Opening 18:30, curtain 19:00
Venue: Yu Yu Hall (Mishima Civic Cultural Center) small hall(【Yu Yu Hall】Open with a new window)
Eriko Iida(Sop), Takushi Teraoka(Erhu), Yunosuke Takahashi(Pf.)
Staff: Taiki Sakoda(Photograph)
Ticket: ¥3,000 (¥1,500 / High school students and younger)
Venue address: Ichibancho 20-5, Mishima city, Shizuoka prefecture
(4 minute walk from JR Mishima Station. Mishima Station is about 50 minutes from Tokyo terminal station on the Tokaido Shinkansen.)


Part 1

Les soirs illuminés par l'ardeur du charbon(posthumous work) / Claude Debbusy
Jupiter(I vow to thee, my country) / Gustav Holst
Gondra no Uta (ゴンドラの唄) / Shinpei Nakayama
1920's Japanese popular song medley(Kono-Michi/Tsuki no Sabaku/Amefuri Otsukisan/Hamachidori)
Oka wo koete (丘を越えて) / Masao Koga
He ri jun zai lai (何日君再来) / Liu Xiu-an
The world fair on a summer evening is plaintive, isn’t it? (夏の夜の博覧会はかなしからずや) / Yunosuke Takahashi

Part 2

Yubei Ballad (豫北叙事曲) / Liu Wen Jin
The Torment of a Flower and Spring Wind (雨夜花・望春風) / Ten Yu-Hsien
In that place wholly faraway (草原情歌) / Xinjiang kazakh folk song
Tao Hua Hong Xing Hua Bai (桃花紅・杏花白) / Shanxi folk song
Sayon's song (サヨンの歌) / Masao Koga
1930's Japanese popular song medley (Farewell Bruce/Amapola/My Blue Heaven/Tokyo Rhapsody)
Cinema Paradiso (Se) / Ennio Morricone
Time to say goodbye / Francesco Sartori

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    Performers' profiles

    Eriko Iida (Soprano singer)

    Graduated from the department of vocal music, Tokyo College of Music.
    Finished the course of Nikikai Opera Training Institute.
    Studied under Yoko Oshima and Yoji Kawakami.

    Performed as a child in ‘The Magic Flute’, Barbarina in ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, Despina in ‘Cosi fan tutte’, Norina in ‘Don Paspuale’, Miss Pinkerton in ‘The Old Maid and the Thief’, etc.

    Concerts in schools, community halls, hospitals and nursing homes are popular for their programs incorporating a variety of genres like classical music, musicals, popular songs, songs for school music classes, anime songs and film music.

    Her activities are extending to performances in sales-campain songs, radio CM and Reading of British and American dramas along with the training of the younger generation.

    Takushi Teraoka (Erhu player)

    Fascinated by the tone of the erhu player Jiapengfang, started learning erhu in2000.
    After that, started playing mainly as a duo with acoustic guitar.

    Since 2009, has participated in “HALE to KE”, a unit with piano, erhu, Tsugaru shamisen, and rhythm tap dance.
    Focusing on live performances at Minami Aoyama Mandala, has also performed at hall performances, various events, and art appreciation events at elementary and junior high schools.
    Has produced three albums so far.

    Since 2015, he has presided over his own Erhu classroom.

    Yunosuke Takahashi (Pf. & Composer)

    Studied in the department of music theory, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
    Continuing to have an intense interest in creative productions by the interactive relationship of text and music. Having been active in composing, arranging and stage performances.

    Chief Gardenner of Creative Garden "Core" since May 2021.

    Last year's concert (digest)