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2019 Asia, November 6: Tokyo

November 07, 2019

Today was a well-deserved free day in Tokyo and musicians fanned out across the city. Co-Principal Trombone Matt Vaughn joined some Orchestra and staff colleagues at the teamLab Borderless digital art museum. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The group at teamLab Borderless. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Piccolo player Erica Peel takes a ride on the Daikanransha ferris wheel. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

A view of Tokyo from the ferris wheel. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

A string quartet of musicians (violinists William Polk and Elina Kalendarova, cellist Kathryn Picht Read, and Assistant Principal Viola Kerri Ryan) performed at a Temple University, Japan campus, honorary degree conferral ceremony. Temple University is the Orchestra’s official Asia 2019 tour education partner. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Principal Bassoon Daniel Matsukawa gave a masterclass and a recital at Sumida Tryphony Hall on his free day. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Violinist Hirono Oka (seated, third from left) had a mini high school reunion, including her homeroom teacher.

Two groups of musicians and staff randomly meet on a crowded Tokyo street. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Matt Vaughn shows his impressive moves at karaoke. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Next up: Principal Tuba Carol Jantsch. Photo by Todd Rosenberg