Father’s Day Gift Idea 父の日のギフト

Today was BBQ day. I enjoy  BBQ these days. For tell you the truth, I did not enjoy BBQ for a long time, the biggest reason was : Responsibility of cooking the food correctly. Figuring out the grill takes time and where the hot spots are, so I won’t burn the food. The grill IContinue reading “Father’s Day Gift Idea 父の日のギフト”

June – July 2019

June 8 (Sat) @1:30pm: Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams Street, Tucson. tucsonrepertoryorchestra.org June 8 (Sat) @3pm: Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams Street, Tucson: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5, Reiko Shimokawa, Piano, Dvorak: Symphony No.9 tucsonrepertoryorchestra.org June 9 (Sun) @7pm: Tucson Pops Orchestra, Guest Conductor: Reid Park Outdoor Performance Center.  https://www.tucsonpops.org/june-9—mariachi-aztlaacuten-de-pueblo-high-school-with-guest-conductor-toru-tagawa.htmlContinue reading “June – July 2019”

January – April 2019

January 12, 2019 Space Exploration Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra Wagner/Sheffer: Ride of the Valkyries Horner/Moss: Apollo 13 Liszt: Les Preludes Anderson: Bugler’s Holiday Giacchino/Custer: Star Trek: Through the Years Holst: Mars and Jupiter from the Planets Williams/Smith: Star Wars, Epic 2 The Program   February 15-16, 2019 AMEA All Regional Orchestra, South East Region atContinue reading “January – April 2019”

September 2018-December 2018

October 27, 2018 Teacher and Apprentice Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No.3. Kai Skaggs, Violin Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain. Wittry: Leaves Bizet: Carmen Suite No.2 The CODA December Honor Orchestras, November 30-December 1, 2018; University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA CODA Honors String Orchestra, Toru Tagawa, Conductor Academic Festival Overture byContinue reading “September 2018-December 2018”

January 2018-April 2018

January 12,13, Sierra Vista Symphony, Children’s Concerts and Movie and Music Concert. January 19, 21, Performing Violin in the Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra. (Beethoven, Fidelio, Mahler Symphony No.10, Bernstein: Symphony No.3, Kaddish) January 27, 28(Tucson), February 3,4,5(Phoenix), Performing Violin in the Arizona Opera Orchestra, Bernstein’s Candide. February 16, 17, Conducting: the AMEA Southwest Regional OrchestraContinue reading “January 2018-April 2018”

October-December 2017

October 7@7pm (Sat), Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra Concert, Buena Performing Arts Center, Sierra Vista, AZ. (Pre-Concert Talk at 6pm).  Beethoven: Leonore No.3, Mozart: Oboe Concerto, Sara Fraker, Oboe, Mendelssoh: Symphony No.5 “Reformation”, Handel: Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah. Tickets starting at $25.  http://sierravistasymphony.org/concerts/fall-concert/ October 9@7pm (Mon), Canyon del Oro High School Orchestra Concert, Canyon del Oro HighContinue reading “October-December 2017”

July in Japan

July 9 (Sunday), In Nagoya from 5pm.  Violin: Toru and Laura Tagawa, Piano: Shiho Takeda. 親和楽器 (名古屋市千種区茶屋ヶ坂1-21-27 地下鉄茶屋が坂駅1番出口出てすぐ。)http://www.m-shinwa.co.jp/ July 12(Wednesday), In Hiroshima from 7pm.  Aster Plaza, Dai Ongakushitu. (Need RSVP as seating is limited) With Musicians from Hiroshima with Toru and Laura Tagawa.  Special Guest: Martin Stanzeleit, Cello, Principal Cellist: Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra. (Haydn: Cello ConcertoContinue reading “July in Japan”

April, May and June

Toru made his Carnegie Hall debut on March 20,2017.  https://cdoorchestra.wordpress.com/ April 22@7pm at Buena Performing Arts Center, Sierra Vista, AZ: Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra Performance.  Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture, Bizet: L’Arlessiene Suite No.2, Tchaikovsky No.5.  Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-concert-tickets-31257634426 May 15@7pm at Canyon del Oro High School, Auditorium 25 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley. June 3@3pm atContinue reading “April, May and June”

February/March 2017

February 9-12, Toru will be a conducting fellow with Allentown Symphony, PA, Music Director Diane Wittry. http://www.millersymphonyhall.org/symphony/about/conducting-fellows/ February 17-18, Toru is conducting AMEA All-Region Orchestra, West Region at Corona del Sol High School.  Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture, Bernstein/Mason: West Side Story, Marquez: Danzon No.2. March 4, Toru will be a celebrity chef at Men Who CookContinue reading “February/March 2017”