National Symphony Orchestra Visiting Japan

September 9, 2005

THE National Symphony Orchestra is in Japan for the next week, giving four concerts, including works by Costa Rican composers Benjamín Gutiérrez and Eddie Mora. Accompanying the orchestra are renowned pianist Jacques Sagot and soprano Ivette Rojas.Concerts are being given in several Japanese cities, including Kanazawa, Fukui and Aichi, culminating Sept. 12 in a performance at the Kobe International House.The visit is being sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, several Costa Rican companies and the Japanese government.

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