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”No more Hiroshima – No more Nagasaki" Charity Concert for IPPNW
(International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Awarded the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize)

Jul. 27, 2018

Same as the last year we are organizing a charity concert for IPPNW.
Free of charge,
but please make donation for IPPNW (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War)


When:
 August 9, 2018 (Thu), 8:00 p.m.


Where:
 Jesus Christus Kirche Berlin-Dahlem
 Hittorfstraße 23, 14195 Berlin
 U3 Freie Universität (Thielplatz), Bus M11, 110


Hosts:
 filia GmbH, IPPNW-Concerts, Protestant Congregation Berlin-Dahlem


Patronage:
 Embassy of Japan in Germany


Supporting:
 Geman-Japanese Society Berlin e.V. Japanese-German Center Berlin, Japanese Industry and Commerce Association Berlin e.V., Kizuna Berlin e.V., Japanese International School in Berlin e.V., Japanese Supplementary School in Berlin e.V., Central Supplementary School in Berlin e.V.


Leading in:
 Mr. Ulrich Eckhardt, Organ,
 - J.S. Bach: Canons from “The Art of Fugue” BWV 1080


Greeting:
 Ms. Katja Damaros, Chairman of Consistory, Jesus-Christus-Kirche
 Mr. Yasushi Misawa, Minister, Deputy Ambassador of Japan in Germany


Speech:
 Ms. Franca Brüggen, IPPNW
 “Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Memory of Mind-Bogglings“


Music:
 Mr. Kazuhito Yamane (Violin)
 Mr. Michiaki Ueno (Cello)
 Mr. Tomoki Kitamura (Piano)


Program:
 - F. Schubert: Notturno in E flat major, D 897
 - J. Brahmas: Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, op. 8 (First edition 1854)





"No more Hiroshima – No more Nagasaki" Charity Concert for IPPNW
(International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Awarded the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize)
 - Viola: Wakana Ono
 - Piano: Michèle Yuki Gurdal
 - Organ: Urlich Eckhardt

Aug. 9, 2017


Approximately 500 visitors came to our "No More Hiroshima – No more Nagasaki“ Charity Concert for IPPNW (International Physician for the Preventing of Nuclear War) on August 6, 2017 at the Jesus-Christus-Church in Berlin-Dahlem. The donation in total is;
Euro 3,957.90.

All of this amount will be handed over to IPPNW through our cosponsor, IPPNW-Concert.

we appreciate very much your supporting.
(Photo by Dr. Frank Brose)








”No more Hiroshima – No more Nagasaki"
Charity Concert for IPPNW (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Awarded the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize)

Jul. 23, 2017


Same as the last year we are organizing a charity concert for IPPNW.


Free of charge,
but please make donation for IPPNW (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War)


When:
 August 6, 2017 (Sun), 8:00 p.m.


Where:
 Jesus-Christus-Kirche Berlin-Dahlem
 Hittorfstraße 23, 14195 Berlin
 U3 Freie Universität (Thielplatz), Bus M11, 110


Hosts:
 filia GmbH, IPPNW-Concerts, Protestant Congregation Berlin-Dahlem


Patronage:
 Embassy of Japan in Germany


Supporting:
 Geman-Japanese Society Berlin e.V., Japanese-German Center Berlin,
 Japanese Industry and Commerce Association Berlin e.V., Kizuna Berlin e.V.


Leading in:
 Mr. Ulrich Eckhardt, Organ
 - J.S. Bach: Aria variata in A minor, BWV989


Greeting:
 Mr. Oliver Dekara, Minister, Jesus-Christus-Kirche
 Mr. Kiminori Iwama, Minister, Embassy of Japan


Speech:
 Dr. Peter Hauber, IPPNW
 “From Dahlem to Hiroshima and Nagasaki“


Music:
 Ms. Wakana Ono, Viola
 Ms. Michèle Yuki Gurdal, Piano


Program:
 - J.S. Bach: Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord No. 3 in G minor, BWV1029
 - J.S. Bach/Z. Kodály: Fantasia cromatica in D minor, BWV903
 - Z. Kodály: Adagio for Viola and Piano
 - J. Brahmas: Sonata for Viola and Piano in E flat major, op. 120-2





"No more Hiroshima" Charity Concert for IPPNW
(International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Awarded the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize) - Piano Solo: Umi Garrett

Aug. 15., 2016


More than 400 people came to our "No More Hiroshima“ Charity Concert for IPPNW (International Physician for the Preventing of Nuclear War) and made the donation in total,
Euro 2,525.84.

The high school students from Iwate, north Japan, the disaster stricken area of the earth quick and tsunami in 2011, who are visiting now Berlin as Tsubasa Project by "Kizuna Berlin" helped us to collect this donation.
All of this amount will be handed over to IPPNW through our cosponsor, IPPNW-Concert.
we appreciate very much your supporting. (Photo by Dr. Frank Brose)








"No more Hiroshima" Charity Concert for IPPNW
(International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Awarded the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize)

Jul. 15, 2016


August 6, 2016 (Sat), 8:00 p.m.
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche Berlin,
Breitscheidplatz, 10789 Berlin

Hosts:
Filia GmbH, IPPNW-Concerts, German-Japanese Society Berlin and Congregation of Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche Berlin

Patronage:
Embassy of Japan in Germany

Piano Solo:
Ms. Umi Garrett,

Program:
- Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor, BMV 826
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K. 457
- Frédéric Chopin: Étude Op. 10 No. 12 in C minor “Revolution-Étude”
- Franz Liszt; Hungarian Rhapsody Nr. 2 in C sharp minor

Free of charge, but please make donation for IPPNW.

Supporting:
C. Bechstein Pianofortefabrik Aktiengesellschaft, M+S Piano-Express GmbH, Kizuna Berlin e.V., Japanische Industrie- und Handelsvereinigung in Berlin e.V., Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin





The donation for Heisei College of Music counted in total € 3,537.-

21. 06. 2016


The donation collected at the charity concert on May 10, 2016 in the Auen Church Berlin as well as given to us until June 10, 2016 counted in total € 3,537.- .
On June 17, 2016 we visited Heisei College of Music and handed over this donation to Mr. Keizo Ideta, President, and Mr. Seiji Nakamura, Secretary General. All of your warm heart of Berlin has been transferred to Kumamoto.
Further donation, please direct to the fund account as follows!

http://www.heisei-music.ac.jp/sien.html





Activity of donation for the Heisei College of Music in Kumamoto runs further

May 25. 2016


After the successful completion of the charity concert "Music for Kumamoto" on 10th of May in Auenkirche Wilmersdorf, Berlin, so many people are asking us that they would like to make a donation for the Heisei College of Music in Kumamoto although they could not be at the charity concert.
Therefore we will continue our activity of donation as follows:

  1. If you would like to make your donation in cash, please contact us directly.
  2. For banking transfer please to the account of Filia GmbH:
    • Account of: Filia GmbH
    • Bank: Commerzbank
    • IBAN:DE31 1004 0000 0266 4860 00
    • BIC: COBADEFFXXX
    • BLZ:100 400 00
    • Account No.: 266 4860 00

    Please give a key word as "Kumamoto".
  3. Unfortunately Filia GmbH is not registered as charitable institution and we are not in a position to issue a "donation certificate." Please understand it.
    In spite of that we will give you our confirmation that we have received you donation certainly, if we can send you E-mail directly.
  4. This action for donation will be continued until June 10, 2016.
  5. Then we will make an official information regarding the total amount of donation.
  6. All of your donation will be handed over to the Heisei College of Music in Kumamoto directly by the end of June 2016.

Thanking you for your warm hearted donation in advance we remain.


Sincerely yours,
Filia GmbH



(Photo: Heisei College of Music)







Charity Concert, „Music for Kumamoto“

May 04, 2016


Please make your donation at the charity concert for the Heisei College of Music in Kumamoto, suffering the damages through the series of earhquake in Kumamoto and Oiata in Japan.


Date: May 10, 2016, Tuesday 7:00 p.m.
Place: Auenkirche Wilmersdorf
Wilhelmsaue 118a, 10715 Berlin
(U-Bahnhof Blissestrasse)
With: Sayako Kusaka (Violin, Konzerthaus Berlin), Chiharu Taki (Violin, Solist), Anna Kurasawa (Piano, Solisti), Ryoichi Masaka (Oboe, Komische Oper Berlin), Daniel Gatz (Clarinet, - dto -), Maria Jose Garcia Zamora (Basoon, - dto -), Johannes Lamotke (Horn, - dto -)
Program: J. Brahms Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in d minor, Op. 108
W.A. Mozart: Quintet for Wings and Piano in E flag major, KV 452
J.S. Bach: Chaconna (from Partita No. 2 in d minor for Violin solo, BWV 1004
 
Free of charge, please make donation,
   
Organizer: filia GmbH
Supported by: Japanische Industrie- und Handelsvereinigung in Berlin e.V.
Coorganizer: Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft Berlin e.V., Kizuna in Berlin e.V., Berlinnet789



The Primiere Concert of the „Concerto for Marimba”, with big success

Nov. 05, 2014

The premiere concert of the „Concerto for Marimba” originally composed by Mr. Ohad Ben-Ari under the contract with Filia GmbH and dedicated to Ms. Ria Ideta was held on September 21, 2014 at Suginami Koukaido in Tokyo with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Kazuki Yamada.
Ms. Ideta showed her elegant and powerful performance based on the certain technics playing the work by Mr. Ben-Ari characterized with motif full of variety and colorful tone. Standing ovation by the audience did not know its end.
As Maestro Yamada explained in his speech to the audience, both of these artists will be more famous in Japan as well as in the world.
Congratulations upon this big success!


Ms. Ria Ideta
(Marimba)

Mr. Ohad Ben-Ari
(Composer)

「Concerto for Marimba」




「Concerto for Marimba」

「Concerto for Marimba」 completed

Jul. 1, 2014

Under the contract with Filia GmbH, Mr. Ohad Ben-Ari, Pianist and composer in Berlin, completed his work of composing „Concerto for Marimba“.
This new original work is dedicated to Ms. Ria Ideta, Japanese Marimba player, and the premiere concert will be performed on Suday, September 21, 2014 at Suginami Koukaido in Tokyo with „the Japan Philharmonic Orchstra conducted by Maestro Kazuki Yamada. Concert will start at 3:00 pm. (Hall open at 2:30.)


Ms. Ria Ideta
(Marimba)

Mr. Ohad Ben-Ari
(Composer)



Piano Recital for Left Hand by Izumi Tateno

The piano recital by Mr. Izumi Tateno held on Wednesday, 25th of June 2014 in the Chamber Music Hall of Berliner Philharmonie was visited by over 700 guests and achieved a big success. After Mr. Tateno played as his second encore „Caccini’s Ave Maria“ arranged by Mr. Takashi Yoshimatsu for left hand pianist the whole audience gave him a standing ovation.
At the reception directly after the recital invited by the Japanese Ambassador, Mr. Takeshi Nakano, visited by also many guests, Mr. Ambassador named especially us, Filia GmbH, and expressed his thanks to us in his speech to toast. We thank you all, especially the staffs of the Japanese Embassy for helping and supporting us.


Commission of Composing a Concerto for Marimba and Symphonic Orchestra

Ms. Ria Ideta
(Marimba)

Filia GmbH officially concluded a commissioning agreement with Mr. Ohad Ben-Ari, a pianist and composer living in Berlin, for composing an original work.

Mr. Ohad Ben-Ari
(Composer)

This new work by Mr. Ben-Ari shall be a concerto for Marimba Solo and Symphonic Orchestra and dedicated to Ms. Ria Ideta, a Japanese Marimba player.
The premiere of this work is planned to be performed on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at Suginami Koukaidou in Tokyo with “the Japan Philharmonic Orchetra” to be conducted by Maestro Kazuki Yamada.

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