INAMORI Music Day 2023 to Be Held in October-November

The Inamori Foundation will conduct “INAMORI Music Day 2023” in October-November, 2023 in Kyoto. Inviting a conductor Kenshiro Sakairi and a cellist Haruma Sato with the City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, we will hold a concert at Kyoto Concert Hall as well as concerts and lessons at Kyoto Prefectural Nishimaizuru High School. We will also offer performances of ensembles at Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art. Through this series of events, we will provide opportunities for many people to encounter music.

Leaflet (PDF)


This year’s program is as follows:


“INAMORI Music Day 2023” Concert in Kyoto Concert Hall


Two up-and-coming musicians will play with the City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra. We aim to create a place where feelings and stories will resonate between musicians and audience.


Day and time
November 3, 2023 (Fri. holiday) 2:00 pm
Kyoto Concert Hall (Main hall)
JPY 2,000
*About 300 junior high school and high school students to be invited for free of charge. (Application Form)

Kenshiro Sakairi (Conductor), Haruma Sato (Cellist), and City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra
Hikaru Hayashi: : Carnival, the Wind-borne Premonition
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor op.33
Ravel: Alborada del gracioso
Ravel: Menuet antique
Ravel: Boléro

How to apply
Please refer to the front of the  leaflet (PDF).
*Tickets go on sale on August 26 (Sat.), 2023.



“INAMORI Music Day 2023” Mini Concert at Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art


By offering performances of ensembles at the museum as a communication center of culture and arts, we will create opportunities for visitors to enjoy both music and art.
Day and time
October 15, (Sun.), 17(Tue.), 24(Tue.), 2023 11:00 am and 1:00 pm
(30 minutes for each performance)
Central Hall in Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art
Free of charge
City of Kyoto Symphony Orchestra
Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art

This year, the museum marks the 90th anniversary since its inception. These three days provide exceptional experiences that wonderful classical music will be conducted at a beautiful space where contemporary renovations were given onto the historical architecture. It is our great pleasure if visitors will enjoy unexpected encounters with a fusion of music and Japanese/Contemporary Art exhibitions. (from Kyoto City KYOCERA Museum of Art)


“INAMORI Music Day 2023” School Concert & Lesson


We aim to create opportunities for high school students to be inspired for their future by performances and words of young performers attracting public attention now. This year, a conductor, Kenshiro Sakairi and a cellist, Haruma Sato will visit Kyoto Prefectural Nishimaizuru High School and hold concerts for the whole school as well as give lessons to the brass band club.

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