Hidden from small

2019 Asia, November 4: Osaka—Tokyo

November 05, 2019

Principal Percussion Christopher Deviney and other musicians arrive at the Shin-Osaka Train Station for the trip to Tokyo. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Violinist Julia Li does a little shopping before boarding the train. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Cellist Gloria dePasquale boards the train. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Violist Judy Geist eyes horn player Jeffry Kirschen’s meal. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

A few musicians use the train ride to write thank-you notes to various donors. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Principal Viola Choong-Jin Chang walks to the buses that will take the musicians to their hotel. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Principal Bass Harold Robinson warms up on stage at Suntory Hall. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Patrons enter Suntory Hall for the 4:00 PM concert. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Suntory Hall. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Assistant Concertmaster Marc Rovetti, violinist Barbara Govatos, and violinist Paul Arnold. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Violinist Lisa Batiashvili performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Yannick expresses his admiration for Lisa’s performance. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Yannick and the Orchestra perform Mahler’s Fifth Symphony in the second half of the concert. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

(L to r): Paul Demers, Samuel Caviezel, and Ricardo Morales. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Principal Percussion Christopher Deviney and percussionist Angela Zator Nelson. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Principal Horn Jennifer Montone takes a solo bow following the performance of the Mahler. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Yannick asks the Orchestra to stand to acknowledge to audience’s rousing response. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Stagehand James Barnes wastes no time in clearing the stage so everything can be transported to the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Concert Hall, the site of Tuesday’s concert. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

A long line of fans waits to greet Yannick and Lisa after the concert. 

Yannick signed a fan’s instrument case. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

At a celebratory dinner after the concert, Orchestra Board Chairman Richard B. Worley was acknowledged for his 10-year term. He steps down at the end of December. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales, piccolo player Erica Peel, horn player Ernesto Tovar Torres, and violinist Amy Oshiro-Morales take a selfie at the dinner. Photo by Todd Rosenberg