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Chamber Music Series<br />Harada Takashi Ondes Martenot: <em>Sorakara-no Hibiki</em>

Chamber Music Series
Harada Takashi Ondes Martenot: Sorakara-no Hibiki
Pre-school children may not enter 公演は終了しました

Saturday, July 2, 2022 Starts at 3:00 P.M.
Kitazawa Town Hall Access Map
Link to Google Maps

Address: 2-8-18 Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo

By train: Take the Odakyu Line or Keio Inokashira Line, and get off at ‘Shimokitazawa Stn.’ North gate and walk for 5 mins.

Note: Shimokitazawa Stn. is undergoing construction and you may be directed to exit from a different gate.

He was the first person in Japan to begin using the ondes Martenot as a solo instrument, a “musical wave” instrument created by the Frenchman, Maurice Martenot, between the two World Wars. Come and enjoy its world of fascinating sounds!

An “Ondes Martenot Talk Show” will also be held on the same day. Harada Takashi himself will give an explanation of the charms of the instrument. Special set tickets are available.


Harada Takashi (ondes Martenot) profile

Hisano Ishioka (piano) profile

Eru Gibson (vocals) profile


C. Debussy: Arabesque No. 1

A. Piazzolla: Ave Maria / Libertango

Kensaku Tanikawa: I. Aji-no Uta II. Uguisu-no Uta III. Kamakiri-no Uta IV. Neko-no Uta (poem by Saisei Muro)

O. Messiaen: L’eau (from Fête des belles eaux) (1936)

Shin-ichiro Ikebe: Thermal Conductivity, for Ondes Martenot Solo (1995)

Shin-ichiro Ikebe: Theme music for the NHK Taiga Drama, Dokuganryu Masamune

D. Milhaud: Suite, pour ondes Martenot et piano (1931)

Held on the same day
[Harada Takashi’s Ondes Martenot Talk Show]

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Saturday, July 2

The ondes Martenot is a rarely seen instrument. The concert will be a rare opportunity in which Harada Takashi will give an explanation of the charms of the instrument just before his performance.
Seats are limited to 50. Be quick to apply!

Admission fees

【Concert Tickets】 General: 4,000yen
Setagaya Arts Card and Setagaya Public Theatre Club members: 3,800yen (advance sales only)

【Talk Show Tickets】 General: 3,000yen
Setagaya Arts Card and Setagaya Public Theatre Club members: 2,800yen (advance sales only)

【Set Tickets for the Concert & Talk Show】 General: 6,000yen
Setagaya Arts Card and Setagaya Public Theatre Club members: 5,500yen (advance sales only)

*Reserved seats only / Includes consumption tax
*Pre-school children may not enter

*Reserved seats at the concert. Unreserved seats at the Talk Show
*Handling fees (220 yen) will be charged for the two Set Tickets.

*Wheelchair spaces available (limited / reservations required)
Fee: 10% discount with free admission for one escort
Call the Setagaya Public Theatre Ticket Centre (03-5432-1515) by 7:00 P.M. on the day before the performance.

*Tickets will only be sold by phone or online. Tickets will not be sold or issued through the Ticket Centre.
*Payments are to be made at 7-Eleven or online using a credit card.
*Tickets will only be issued through ticket terminals at 7-Eleven (handling fee of 110 yen will be charged per ticket).
*Be sure to read “A Request for Visitors to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19” before coming to the venue.

Start of sales

10:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 26, 2022


Harada Takashi (ondes Martenot)


Hisano Ishioka (piano)


Eru Gibson (vocals)


Musical supervision

Shinichiro Ikebe


Setagaya Arts Foundation Music Project Department


City of Setagaya
Setagaya City Board of Education


Matsumoto Memorial Music Guest House
Setagaya General Service Co., Ltd., Community Radio Station FM Setagaya
Taishidou Musical Instrument Store