Art & Design

Charity Concerts by London-based professional musicians for the Japanese Tsunami Appeal (Special guest: Actor Togo Igawa)

03 & 06 Apr 2011, London

London-based professional musicians come together for two Japanese Tsunami Appeal Charity Concerts on 3 & 6 April (please note the different times and venues).


There will be flute & piano, violin & piano duos, wind & piano trios, a chamber orchestra, and a wind and piano sextet ensemble with the prize-winning London Myriad Ensemble. Other performers include Saori Oda, currently performing in the hit West End musical "Wicked", and a special guest appearance from Togo Igawa, a UK-based Hollywood actor whose credits include “Memoirs of a Geisha”. He is currently working on “47 Ronin” with Keanu Reeves, and awaiting the release of “Johnny English Reborn” with Rowan Atkinson in October.


Edward Elgar Salut d’amour 
Toru Takemitsu Distance de Fèe 
Japanese folk tunes “Hamabe no Uta”Aka tonbo”
Ciprian Porumbescu Balada


Haruko Motohashi - violin Masachi Nishiyama - piano


Francis Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Wind
Allegro vivace - Divertissement - Finale


The London Myriad Ensemble
Julie Groves - flute Jenni Britton - oboe
John Slack - clarinet Susana Dias - bassoon
Paul Cott - horn Yuki Negishi - piano


Johann Pachelbel  Kanon
Maurice Ravel  Pavane pour une infante défunte
Gustav Holst St.Paul's Suite


The Hokusai Chamber Orchestra (concertmaster: Ayako Yamazaki)
Akiko Ohtomo - conductor


Special guest: Actor- Togo Igawa ("Memoirs of a Geisha". Currently awaiting the release of "Johnny English Reborn" with Rowan Atkinson.) 


Tickets: 20 pounds

03 April 2011 at 6:00pm (5:00 pm-Open Bar Charity Champagne Reception)

06 April 2011 at 7:30 pm(6:30 pm-Open Bar Charity Champagne Reception)

3 April: Pioneer Hall, Wetherby Preparatory School
48 Bryanston Square. W1H 2EA, London, UK
6 April: The Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovinal, 5-7 Lexham Gardens, London W8 5JJ

Tickets available (cash only) from Mrs Nakako Watanabe:


Marylebone Champagne Society