T A I C H I    F U K U M U R A

C O N D U C T O R

E V E N T S

2020-2021

October 2, 2020

Northwestern University String Orchestra

Socially Distanced Reading Performance

Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings

Guest Conductor, Taichi Fukumura

October 4 and 17, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Paul Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

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 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 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.

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

November 7-8, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

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 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.

End of November, 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!

December 5-6, 2020

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.

January 9-10, 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)

For more information, visit their website

February 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!

March 6-7, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

April 3-4, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

End of April, 2021

Merit School of Music

Virtual Performance Projects

Merit String Orchestra

Merit Philharmonic

Video release date TBD

May 1-2, and 15, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

June 5-6, 2021

Chicago Sinfonietta Virtual Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

E V E N T S

2019-2020

October 5-8, 2019

Chicago Sinfonietta Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

October 12, 2019
7:30pm

Bartok Violin Concerto

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University

Accompanietta Orchestra

Kathleen Yuan, Violin

December 3, 2019

Northwestern Medical Orchestra

John Williams - Imperial March from Star Wars Suite

Sibelius - Alla Marcia from Karelia Suite

Dr. Aroop Kar - Stormy Seas Overture

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8

December 4, 2019

Northwestern Medical Orchestra

John Williams - Imperial March from Star Wars Suite

Sibelius - Alla Marcia from Karelia Suite

Dr. Aroop Kar - Stormy Seas Overture

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8

December 8, 2019

Chicago Philharmonic

Scott Speck, Music Director

Taichi Fukumura, Cover Conductor

Marcus Roberts Trio

December 14, 2019

Merit School of Music

Merit String Orchestra

Mendelssohn - Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major

Mascagni - Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

IVM Strad Orchestra

Merit Philharmonic

John Williams - Tuba Concerto

Prokofiev - Symphony No. 7

January 18-21, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

February 8, 2020
12:00pm

Merit Philharmonic

Live from Gottlieb Performance

Saint-Saens - La Muse et Le Poète

Desirée Ruhstrat, Violin

David Cunliffe, Cello

March 7-10, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

March 23-27, 2020

Ferit Tuzun International Conducting Competition

Çukurova State Symphony Orchestra

April 3, 2020
11:30am

SMILE Show Case Concert 1

Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University

Accompanietta Orchestra and Northwestern Opera Theatre

Fund Raising Concert for Lurie Children's Hospital

April 3, 2020
7:00pm

SMILE Show Case Concert 2

Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University

Accompanietta Orchestra and Northwestern Opera Theatre

Fund Raising Concert for Lurie Children's Hospital

April 4, 2020
2:00pm

SMILE Show Case Concert 3

Cahn Auditorium, Northwestern University

Accompanietta Orchestra and Northwestern Opera Theatre

Fund Raising Concert for Lurie Children's Hospital

April 24, 2020
7:00pm

Merit Philharmonic

Merit Philharmonic

Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem

Mark Heyes - Credo

April 25, 2020
6:00pm

Merit String Orchestra

Merit String Orchestra

Bartok Romanian Folk Dances

Mendelssohn Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major

May 5, 2020

Northwestern Medical Orchestra

John Williams - Jurassic Park Theme

Faure - Pavane

Gershwin/Whitney - American in Paris

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Brahms - Academic Festival Overture

J. Strauss - Voices of Spring Waltz

R. Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra Introduction

Holst - Jupiter from The Planets

May 8, 2020

Northwestern Medical Orchestra

John Williams - Jurassic Park Theme

Faure - Pavane

Gershwin/Whitney - American in Paris

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Brahms - Academic Festival Overture

J. Strauss - Voices of Spring Waltz

R. Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra Introduction

Holst - Jupiter from The Planets

May 9-12, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

June 6-7, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta Workshops

Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship for Conductors

June 29-July 5, 2020

Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition

Bamberg Symphony in Bamberg, Germany

Mahler Symphony No. 4

Mozart Symphony No. 26

Webern Variations for Orchestra Op. 30

Lachenmann Tableau

Lachenmann Marche Fatale

Miroslav Srnka Commission

Postponed
Due to COVID
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