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2019 Asia, November 7: Tokyo

November 10, 2019

Violinist Boris Balter gets ready for the rehearsal at NHK Hall. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Contrabassoonist Holly Blake warms up backstage. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The afternoon concert is part of the NHK Music Festival. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Cellist Ohad Bar-David warms up on stage. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Yannick and pianist Haochen Zhang during rehearsal. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

A view from the stage into the hall. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Violist David Nicastro dresses backstage. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

A string quartet of musicians (violinists Yayoi Numazawa and Daniel Han, violist David Nicastro, and Assistant Principal Cello Yumi Kendall) perform a pop-up concert in the lobby of NHK Hall in support of disaster relief efforts for those affected by the recent typhoons. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The concert opened with Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The concert was captured for delayed broadcast. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Bassoonist Angela Anderson Smith during Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Yannick and the Orchestra acknowledge the audience’s applause at the end of the Dvořák. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Yannick introduces the encore, Rachmaninoff’s Vocalise, translated by violinist Yayoi Numazawa. The encore was dedicated to victims of recent typhoons. Photo by Todd Rosenberg.

Photo by Todd Rosenberg