Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Concert is dubbed “Daiku” by music enthusiasts in Japan. L.A. Daiku was formed in 2009 and annual New Year’s Daiku concert has been held since 2012.
The 2016 New Year’s Daiku Concert will be held on Sunday, January 10 at 4:00 pm at Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo. The program will include Beethoven 9th symphony and Fukushima Requiem. Joining from Japan, 100 singers will perform with a full orchestra.
Fukushima Requiem / Bernstein
Symphony No.9 / Beethoven
Soprano: Elissa Johnston
Mezzo-Soprano: Tracy Van Fleet
Tenor: Robert MacNeil
Baritone: Dean Elzinga
Conductor: Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein
Orchestra: L.A. Daiku Orchestra
Chorus: L.A. Daiku, Pasadena Master Chorale, Members of All Japan Daiku Singers, Local Singers
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Doors open at 3:30pm, Concert starts at 4:00pm
Aratani Theatre, Little Tokyo
244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cultural News will offer five pairs of complimentary tickets for the 2016 New Year’s Daiku Concert. Please send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, Dec. 31 at 5:00 pm
The winner will be notified by an email from Cultural News editor on Jan. 1. Tickets will be available for pick-up at WILL CALL at Aratani Theatre on Jan. 10. Doors open at 3:30 pm.