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2019 Asia, November 8-9: Tokyo—Seoul—Incheon

November 10, 2019

Members of the Patron Tour line up outside the Orchestra’s hotel in Tokyo to wish them safe journey to Seoul. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The line at the gate to board the flight. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Artistic Administrator Makiko Freeman shows the tour party the way to the buses upon landing in Seoul. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Cellist Richard Harlow enjoys a backseat on the bus to the hotel. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Principal Horn Jennifer Montone and her family join some musicians for dinner. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Pianist Seong-Jin Cho and violist Marvin Moon meet up for dinner.

The tour party had a little free time to explore Seoul. Violinists Philip Kates (left) and Paul Arnold try to get their bearings. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

One thing universally loved across all cultures—ice cream. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The Orchestra’s performance was a debut for the ensemble in Incheon. A concertgoer gets her photo taken in front of a large poster for the concert. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Musicians enjoy a snack backstage. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

John Koen and other members of the cello and bass sections during the first half of the concert. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Seong-Jin Cho performed Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Seong-Jin, Yannick, and the Orchestra take a bow. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The Orchestra performed at the Arts Center Incheon. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Trumpeter Anthony Prisk warms up for the second half in a stairwell. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

The Orchestra performed Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”). Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

English horn player Elizabeth Masoudnia performs her famous solo in the second movement of the Dvořák. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Photo by Todd Rosenberg

Yannick shares a laugh while introducing the encore, with the help of South Korea-born Principal Viola Choong-Jin Chang. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

A mob gathered after the concert to get autographs from Yannick and Seong-Jin. Photo by Todd Rosenberg