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E V E N T S
2021-2022
 

May 16, 2022
7:30pm

Chicago Sinfonietta Concert
'Limitless Horizon'

Chicago Symphony Center

  • Arturo MÁRQUEZ Conga del Fuego Nuevo (Conga of the New Fire)

    • Special Guests: Clinard Dance

  • Derrick SKYE To be a Horizon

    • Special Guests: Clinard Dance

  • Michelle ISAAC Moshe’s Dream (World Premiere)

    • Featuring Guest Conductor Taichi Fukumura

  • Frédéric CHOPIN, arr. STRAVINSKY Grand Valse Brillante in E-flat, No. 1, Op. 18

  • CHEN Gang / HE Zhanhao Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto

    • Special Guest: Melissa White, violin

  • Antonín DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 No. 8

 

Music Director Mei-Ann Chen

Guest Conductor Taichi Fukumura

Assistant Conductor Kyle Dickson

Special Guests: Melissa White, violin and Clinard Dance

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May 14, 2022
8:00pm

Chicago Sinfonietta Concert
'Limitless Horizon'
Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville IL

  • Arturo MÁRQUEZ Conga del Fuego Nuevo (Conga of the New Fire)

    • Special Guests: Clinard Dance

  • Derrick SKYE To be a Horizon

    • Special Guests: Clinard Dance

  • Michelle ISAAC Moshe’s Dream (World Premiere)

    • Featuring Guest Conductor Taichi Fukumura

  • Frédéric CHOPIN, arr. STRAVINSKY Grand Valse Brillante in E-flat, No. 1, Op. 18

  • CHEN Gang / HE Zhanhao Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto

    • Special Guest: Melissa White, violin

  • Antonín DVOŘÁK Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 No. 8

 

Music Director Mei-Ann Chen

Guest Conductor Taichi Fukumura

Assistant Conductor Kyle Dickson

Special Guests: Melissa White, violin and Clinard Dance

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April, 2022

Ferit Tuzun International Conducting Competition
Adana, Turkey

Çukurova State Symphony Orchestra

Taichi Fukumura has been selected as a candidate in the competition

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October 29-31, 2021
 

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Tchaikovsky's Fiery 'Little Russian'

Heinz Hall

  • Igor STRAVINSKY Suite from Pulcinella

  • Joseph HAYDN Trumpet Concerto

  • Anthony PLOG Scherzo for Trumpet

  • Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 2 in C Major 'Little Russian'

 

Guest Conductor, Kirill Karabits

Trumpet, Micah Wilkinson

Guest Cover Conductor, Taichi Fukumura

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October 22-24, 2021

Berlin Philharmonic
Siemens Conductors Scholarship Competition

Berlin Philharmonie Kammermusiksaal

Karajan Academy Orchestra

Taichi Fukumura has been selected as a candidate in the competition

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More updates on the 2021-2022 Season coming soon!

E V E N T S

2020-2021

June 5-6, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

June 4, 2021

Northwestern University String Orchestra

Taichi Fukumura, Conductor

Akira Miyoshi - Etoiles a Cordes for Violin and Strings

Azusa Tashiro, Violin Solo

Toru Takemitsu - Requiem for Strings

Yasushi Akutaga - Triptyque for String Orchestra

May 22, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Concert Taping

Taichi Fukumura, Rehearsal and Video Assistant

Click here for more information on the streamed event, premiering June 5th

May 18, 2021

National Association of Medical Orchestras Virtual Conference

 

Taichi Fukumura, Guest Panel Speaker

'Programming Repertoire for Medical Orchestras'

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May 1-2, and 15, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

April 30, 2021

Northwestern Medical Orchestra Virtual Chamber Concert

Showcase concert of 15+ Chamber Groups from members of NMO

Coached by Taichi Fukumura

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April 3-4, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

March 6-7, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

February 16-19, 2021

Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Recording Workshop with Orchestre Promethee in Paris

Orchestre Promethee

Watch the performance here!

February 6-7, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

January 11-15, 2021

Ferit Tuzun International Conducting Competition

Çukurova State Symphony Orchestra

(Postponed due to COVID-19 to Fall of 2021)

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January 9-10, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

December 8, 2020

Webinar - Northwestern Medical Orchestra

The History of the Symphony: The American Heritage Revisited

This webinar series hosted by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Taichi Fukumura is one of several new initiatives in NMO’s 2020-21 Season:

‘Hope for Healers during COVID-19’. The webinar is bi-weekly and intended for members as well as supporters of the orchestra.

December 5-6, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

December 4, 2020

National Virtual Medical Orchestra

Guest Condcutor, Taichi Fukumura

Joe Hisaishi, Symphonic Variations Merry Go Round from Ghibli film, Howl's Moving Castle

Watch the performance here!

November 24, 2020

Webinar - Northwestern Medical Orchestra

The History of the Symphony: Introduction to the 20th Century Symphony

This webinar series hosted by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Taichi Fukumura is one of several new initiatives in NMO’s 2020-21 Season:

‘Hope for Healers during COVID-19’. The webinar is bi-weekly and intended for members as well as supporters of the orchestra.

November 10, 2020

Webinar - Northwestern Medical Orchestra

The History of the Symphony: Nationalism in the 19th Century Symphony

 

This webinar series hosted by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Taichi Fukumura is one of several new initiatives in NMO’s 2020-21 Season:

‘Hope for Healers during COVID-19’. The webinar is bi-weekly and intended for members as well as supporters of the orchestra.

November 7-8, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

November 6, 2020
7:00pm

Northwestern Medical Orchestra

Fall Chamber Music Concert

 

15 Chamber groups perform a virtual chamber music concert

Coached by Taichi Fukumura and Michael Wang

October 27, 2020

Webinar - Northwestern Medical Orchestra

The History of the Symphony: So What Happened After Beethoven?

 

This webinar series hosted by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Taichi Fukumura is one of several new initiatives in NMO’s 2020-21 Season:

‘Hope for Healers during COVID-19’. The webinar is bi-weekly and intended for members as well as supporters of the orchestra.

October 24, 2020
7:30pm

Northwestern University String Orchestra

Virtual Concert

Roger Zare - La Zebu Forte Overture

Robert G Hasty, Conductor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Noveletten No. 1 and No. 2

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Noveletten No. 3

Taichi Fukumura, Conductor

Tchaikovsky - Souvenir de Florence

Robert G Hasty, Conductor

October 13, 2020

Webinar - Northwestern Medical Orchestra

The History of the Symphony: Development of both the Ensemble and the Genre

 

This webinar series hosted by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Taichi Fukumura is one of several new initiatives in NMO’s 2020-21 Season:

‘Hope for Healers during COVID-19’. The webinar is bi-weekly and intended for members as well as supporters of the orchestra.

October 4 and 17, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Paul Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

October 2, 2020

Northwestern University String Orchestra

Socially Distanced Reading Performance

Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

Taichi Fukumura, Conductor

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