いしかわ・金沢 風と緑の楽都音楽祭

Concerts featuring performers at the global forefront of their disciplines,
collaborations with traditional performing arts,
and large-scale participation-style concerts.
The Hokuriku region will be brimming with music during Golden Week!

Premium Classical Authentic classical concerts featuring world-renowned composers and more

Symphony Masterpiece Series

Symphony No.31 "Paris" in D Major, K.297,
Symphony No.35 "Haffner" in D Major, K.385,
Symphony No.36 "Linz" in C Major, K.425,
Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K.504 (Prague),
Symphony No.39 in E♭ Major, K.543,
Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550,
Symphony No.41 "Jupiter" in C Major, K.551.
Enjoy Mozart’s latter period masterpieces performed by a first-class orchestra.

Concerto Masterpiece Series

Flute Concerto, Piano Concerto, Clarinet Concerto, Violin Concerto, Flute and Harp Concerto etc. A number of famous songs.

A Selection of Opera Masterpieces

The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute etc.

Beautiful Chamber Music Collection

Violin Sonata, String Quartet, Piano Quartet etc.

Complete Piano Sonatas Performance (1~18)

All compositions will be tackled again this year! Focused on Mozart’s rich variety of musical themes, provided with characteristic style!

  • Orchestra Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg
  • Orchestra Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of Polish Radio
  • Orchestra Kioi Hall Chamber Orchestra
  • Orchestra Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa
  • [Conductor] Vladimir Ashkenazy
  • [Conductor] Riccardo Minasi
  • [Conductor] Agnieszka Duczmal
  • [Conductor] Henrik Schaefer
  • [Conductor] Junichi Hirokami
  • [Conductor] Yuuko Amanuma
  • [Conductor] Orie Suzuki
  • [Violin] Rainer Küchl
  • [Violin] Zia Hyunsu Shin
  • [Violin] Atsuko Temma
  • [Harp] Naoko Yoshino
  • [Guitar] Shin-ichi Fukuda
  • [Flute] Ayako Takagi
  • [Clarinet] Wenzel Fuchs
  • [Piano] Nobuyuki Tsujii
  • [Piano] Peter Roesel
  • [Piano] Mona Asuka
  • [Piano] Yukio Yokoyama
  • [Piano] Yoko Kikuchi
  • [Piano] Yurie Miura
  • [Piano] Kaori Kimura
  • [Singer] Maria Savastano
  • [Singer] Maki Mori
  • [Singer] Yayoi Toriki
  • [Singer] Kaoru Takebe
  • [Singer] Hiroyuki Yoshida
  • [Singer] Kei Takayanagi
  • [Singer] Masashi Mori
  • [Singer] Hirohisa Sannohe
  • [Composer] Shinichiro Ikebe
  • [Composer] Hiroshi Aoshima
  • [Composer] Tokuhide Niimi
  • [Composer] Takashi Niigaki

A New Age of Traditional Japanese Music Discover a new fascination in Japan’s world-class traditional performing arts

Junnosuke Watanabe (Noh actor)

A dancing performance of Mozart’s last opera “La clemenza di Tito”.

Ishikawa Prefecture’s Beloved World of Traditional Japanese Music

A performance featuring a koto, flute and cello unit!

  • [Noh] Junnosuke Watanabe

Classical à la carte Enjoy yourself while becoming familiar with classical music in this lighthearted concert

World-famous dancer Min Tanaka dances to Mozart!

Dancer Min Tanaka will finally appear in the music festival.

“Whisperings of Mozart” (Japanese)

A story prepared and delivered by Masahiko Nishimura!

Rakugo storyteller Yonedanji Katsura’s “The Marriage of Figaro” (Gargantua Version)

A collaboration of Mozart and Japanese painter Yoko Furusawa’s paintings

  • [Dancer] Min Tanaka
  • [Rakugo] Yonedanji Katsura
  • [Actor] Masahiko Nishimura

Hokuriku / Ishikawa’s Rising Stars Young musicians produced by Hokuriku / Ishikawa, performing together

Concerts by superb young musicians from the Ishikawa Music Academy (IMA), prizewinners from the Hokuriku New Faces Concert, and more.

  • Piano audition
  • Ishikawa Music Academy String Ensemble

Come! See! Enjoy Classical Music! Enjoy a participation-style program together with local musicians and children

Performances from local amateur musicians

・Wind instrument fair
・Piano festival
・Citizen orchestra fair

Performances from Hokuriku Junior Orchestras and Combined Children’s Choirs

A program aimed at children

・Concerts that children also can enjoy
・Including a hands-on musical instrument corner, and more

There’s Also Heaps of Participation-Style Programs!

Gargantua Ninth Choir

April 29 (Sun) 19:00 ~ 20:00
Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall

Last time, Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 was hugely popular. Now, a chance to savor that deep emotion on stage! Auditionless applications for choir members! Let’s create an exciting and moving performance involving a 200-member choir and a first-class soloist!


  • [Singer] Maki Mori

Closing of the Music Festival by the Requiem Choir

May 5 (Sat) 19:00 ~ 20:00
Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall

Let’s sing Mozart’s final masterpiece! Choir members will be recruited broadly from around the Hokuriku region, with the only the best selected to decorate the music festival finale.

Citizen Orchestra Fair

April 28 (Sat) 14:00 ~ 16:00
Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall

A gathering of citizen orchestras from around the Hokuriku region!

Wind Instrument Fair

April 28 (Sat) 10:00 ~ 16:00
Shiinoki Cultural Complex, Ishi-no-Hiroba

Wind instrument associations from around Hokuriku will unite!

Everyone Assemble! Boys and Girls Choir Festival

May 3 (Thu) 14:00 ~ 16:00
Ishikawa Ongakudo Koryu Hall

A massing of choirs from within and outside of Ishikawa Prefecture, including a joint choir.

Piano Festival

April 30 (Mon) 14:00~17:00
Ishikawa Ongakudo Koryu Hall

Piano concerts will be held featuring successful auditionees.

Hokuriku Junior Orchestra Festival

May 4 (Fri) 13:30~15:00
Ishikawa Ongakudo Koryu Hall

Joint concerts performed by Hokuriku region junior orchestras.