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Christmas Illuminations" in Yamagata, Japan

Pearl music by trumpet, saxophone & piano virtuosos

2022/11/25(Fr.) 18:30 Starting

Yamagata Prefecture Folk Museum "Bunshokan" Council HallYamagata


Trumpet, saxophone, and piano specialists in Yamagata!

As principal trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, one of the world's three great orchestras, Omar Tomasoni captivates audiences with his bright and gorgeous tone and overwhelming power of expression.
Saxophonist Femke Aylestra, who is sought after throughout Europe for his refined, crystal-clear tone and sublime playing. He is also a late member of the Aurelia Saxophone Quartet, famous among saxophonists and fans alike, and this is his memorable first visit to Japan!
A young chorepetitore at the Amsterdam Conservatory, Aideen Copeland is a specialist in chamber music and accompaniment. He is a pianist from Ireland.
The concert will be a one-night-only collaboration of talented players who have been active at various performance venues.

The concert will be a true illumination of sound, with masterpieces such as "Rhapsody in Blue," "Take Five," "Merry Christmas at the Battlefield," "New Cinema Paradise," and "Prayer" performed in their gem-like tones!
This is also a rare chance to enjoy "On the Sunny Side of the Street," which drew attention in this year's NHK morning drama, performed live by one of the world's best trumpeters.
Please come and enjoy this "romantic concert" with your family, friends, lovers, musical friends, and your loved ones...with a popular program that can be enjoyed by all kinds of people.
Performers: Omar Tomaso
Omar Tomasoni (Trumpet)
Femke Aylestra (Saxophone)
Aideen Copeland (Piano)
Performers: ・Moe Ito (trumpet)
Moe Ito (Trumpet) Pro Wind 023, Ensemble daccha, trumpian
Ayako Nagai (trumpet) Pro Wind 023
Toshiya Sato, trumpet, freelance
Takashi Shinagawa, bass trumpet

Let's listen to their wonderful sound and a few tunes♪


Rhapsody in Blue (G. Gershwin)
Suite "Scaramouche" (D. Milhaud)
Album Leaf (A. Glasnoff/M. Goltstein)
Merry Christmas on the Battlefield (Ryuichi Sakamoto)
On the Sunny Side of the Street "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (L. Armstrong)
Take Five (P. Desmond)
From the movie "New Cinema Paradise" (E. Morricone)
O Glorious Angel - from the oratorio "Samson" (G.F.Handel) and others

Please note that the program is subject to change without notice.


  • Omar Tomasoni


  • Femke Aylestra.


  • Aideen Copeland.


  • Moe Ito


  • Ayako Nagai


  • Toshiya Sato


  • Takashi Shinagawa

    bass trumpet


Admission and ticket purchase

  • Admission fee

    Admission fee (500 yen for each day of the show): (Admission fee for each day of the show + 500 yen)
    Yamagata Performance All seats unreserved
    Pair 6,300 yen / General Admission 3,500 yen / Students & under 26 3,000 yen / Junior High & High School Students 2,000 yen / Elementary School Students 1,000 yen

  • How to buy

    Tickets :
    Pair discount, group discount, early bird discount
    ◆Tickets are also available at Ticket Pia, E-plus, Lawson Ticket, and music stores and playguides in the performance area.
    *For more information, please visit


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