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PMF 2021 Digital Contents Enjoy a wide ranging video lineup!

About paid streaming

Enjoy the PMF musical experience from anywhere in the world with paid streaming concerts! Even if you cannot join us in Sapporo this summer, you can still support the festival and experience PMF remotely!
★Designated concerts will also make use of a real-time donation system.

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About free streaming

An array of content will be shared for free, including select scenes from concerts, performances by PMF alumni, music-educational content, and more, bringing a sense of the “international educational Pacific Music Festival” to the broadest possible audience.
Don’t forget to subscribe to the PMF YouTube channel!


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About live streaming

The rising anticipation as a concert is about to begin, the excitement of the performance, of witnessing the performers breathe together, the inspired post-concert elation... immerse yourself in the experience of a live concert, with live-streamed performances from Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara, the festival’s main concert venue, and the Sapporo Art Park, where PMF was born!
Enjoy these videos for 1 week after their release!

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About "on demand" streaming

Enjoy performances by musicians all around the world, anytime and as many times as you like, including on-demand performances by artists in Europe and the United States recorded just for PMF 2021!

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On demand

PMF Faculty Digital Concerts

Releases on 3 consecutive days,
starting on the opening day
of PMF 2021!
Watch as often as you like through Friday, August 6!

PMF faculty are sadly unable to share their mastery with us in Sapporo this summer, but they have instead recorded ensemble performances in their respective locations. Don’t miss these exclusive releases during the PMF 2021 festival period!

photo: PMF Faculty Digital Concerts
Streaming Date [PMF VIENNA Digital Concert]
 July 22 (Thu) 19:00 (JST) ~ August 6 (Fri) 23:59 (JST)
[PMF BERLIN Digital Concert]
 July 23 (Fri) 19:00 (JST) ~ August 6 (Fri) 23:59 (JST)
[PMF AMERICA Digital Concert]
 July 24 (Sat) 19:00 (JST) ~ August 6 (Fri) 23:59 (JST)
*Sales for each concert will end at 10:00pm Japan-time on the final sales day.
Artists [PMF VIENNA Digital Concert]
PMF VIENNA (members of the Wiener Philharmoniker)
 Rainer Küchl, violin I
 Daniel Froschauer, violin II
 Heinrich Koll, viola
 Stefan Gartmayer, cello

[PMF BERLIN Digital Concert]
PMF BERLIN (members of the Berliner Philharmoniker)
 Andreas Blau, flute
 Jonathan Kelly, oboe
 Alexander Bader, clarinet
 Stefan Schweigert, bassoon
 Sarah Willis, horn
 Tamás Velenczei, trumpet
 Jesper Busk Sørensen, trombone/euphonium

[PMF AMERICA Digital Concert]
PMF AMERICA (principal players of the major orchestras of the United States)
 David Chan, violin
 Daniel Foster, viola
 Rafael Figueroa, cello
 Alexander Hanna, double bass
 Denis Bouriakov, flute
 Eugene Izotov, oboe
 Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon
 William Caballero, horn
 Denson Paul Pollard, trombone
 Mariko Anraku, harp
and more
  • photo: players
  • photo: players
Program [PMF VIENNA Digital Concert]
String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 18 No. 6
String Quartet No. 1, "Kreutzer Sonata"
String Quartet No. 15 in e-flat minor, Op. 144

[PMF BERLIN Digital Concert]
◆Mozart (arr. Schäfer):
"Cosi fan Tutte" Overture, K. 588
Quintet for Woodwinds, Op. 79
◆Corelli (arr. J. Davis):
Sonate da chiesa in e minor, Op. 3 No. 7
◆Mozart (arr. J. Davis):
Horn Concerto No. 4 in E-flat major, K. 495 – Rondo
◆Debussy: Syrinx
◆Dinicu (arr. J. Schmeißer):
Hora Staccato

[PMF AMERICA Digital Concert]
Schwanengesang, D. 957 – IV. Ständchen
Queen of the Night aria from “The Magic Flute”
Gran duetto No. 3 – Andantino
Trombone Sonata “Vox Gabrieli”
Sonata No. 1 in G major, TWV 40:101
◆R. Kahn:
Serenade in f minor, Op. 73
‘Café 1930’ from “History of the Tango”
'Voi che sapete' from “Le nozze di Figaro,” K. 492
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 87
Streaming tickets
Yen, incl. tax
Sales on “Lawson Ticket LIVE STREAMING”
*Processing fees apply to each ticket.

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PMF 2021 Opening Concert

PMF 2021 opens
with an all-American program!

Enjoy a livestream of the concert at Kitara celebrating the opening of PMF 2021 featuring the PMF Orchestra JAPAN, made up of Japan-based musicians, performing a program of lively, jazz-infused music by American composers!

photo: PMF 2021 Opening Concert
Streaming Date [Live] July 23 (Fri) 15:00 (JST) ~
[On demand] July 26 (Mon) ~ July 31 (Sat) 23:59 (JST)
*Sales for the concert will end at 10:00pm Japan-time on the final sales day.
Venue Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara
Artists Keitaro Harada, conductor
Yuko Mifune, piano*
PMF Orchestra JAPAN
Sunao Goko, concertmaster
  • photo: Keitaro Harada

    © Claudia Hershmer
    Keitaro Harada

  • photo: Yuko Mifune

    © Akira Muto
    Yuko Mifune

Program ◆Bernstein:
Candide overture
Piano Concerto in F*
Rodeo – 4 Dance Episodes
◆Gershwin (arr. Bennett):
Porgy and Bess – A Symphonic Picture
Steraming tickets
Yen, incl. tax
*Bernstein's Candide overture will only be available in the live stream.
*Processing fees apply to each ticket.

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[Cancelled] Picnic Concert <Leonard Bernstein
Memorial Concert>

An outdoor concert
- a PMF specialty - online!

Enjoy an outdoor concert – a PMF specialty, with music resounding through the Sapporo Art Park – online! Featuring multi-angle video and bonus footage from backstage!

photo: Picnic Concert <Leonard Bernstein Memorial Concert>
Streaming Date [Live] July 31 (Sat) 14:00 (JST)~
Venue Sapporo Art Park Outdoor Stage
Artists Nodoka Okisawa, conductor
Fumiaki Miura, violin*
PMF Orchestra JAPAN
Takashi Nagamine, concertmaster
  • photo: Nodoka Okisawa

    © Felix Broede
    Nodoka Okisawa

  • photo: Fumiaki Miura

    © Yuji Hori
    Fumiaki Miura

Program ◆Y. Akutagawa:
Triptyque for string orchestra
Violin Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 63*
Petrushka (1947 version)
Streaming tickets
Yen, incl. tax
On sale in July

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[Cancelled] PMF Ensemble Concert

Masterworks performed by principals from Japanese orchestras
& members of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 3 – in fact his very first quartet – and Mozart’s timeless late Clarinet Quintet: these timeless masterworks have compelled listeners throughout the ages with their generous, warm melodic styles. Performed by top-class musicians gathered in Sapporo for the PMF Orchestra JAPAN, this concert is not to be missed!

photo: PMF Ensemble Concert
Streaming Date July 30 (Fri) 19:00 Japan Time
Live-streamed from Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara (Small Hall)
*Archive available through Friday, August 6 (23:59 Japan Time)
Artists Maximilian Quartet (members of the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra)*
  • Sayura Akama, violin I
  • Kanade Doi, violin II
  • Kenichi Mononobe, viola / PMF 1993 alumnus
  • Mei Takeda, cello / PMF 2004 alumna
Members of the PMF Orchestra JAPAN**
  • Alessandro Beverari, clarinet / PMF 2015 alumnus
  • Takashi Nagamine, violin / former principal player of the NHK Symphony Orchestra
  • Eriko Sasaki, violin / PMF 1997, 2004, 05 alumna
  • Kenichi Mononobe, viola / PMF 1993 alumnus
  • Ami Kaneko, oboe (Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Principal)
  • Wataru Mukai, cello / PMF 2000 Junior Fellow
Program ◆Beethoven:
String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 18 No. 3*
Oboe Quartet H. 315**
Quintet for clarinet and strings in A major K. 581***
Yen, incl. tax
*Processing fees apply to each ticket.

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FreeOn demand

PMF Connects (PMF alumni video gallery)

In the midst of a pandemic, what can PMF can do for the world?... with this in mind, we created a video-sharing project, featuring performances and messages from PMF alumni, faculty, and more. Browse freely through this quite substantial collection!

photo: PMF Connects
Streaming Date Regularly updated
Yen, incl. tax

Watch now!

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FreeOn demand

PMF Academy Online Masterclasses

Since the founding of the international educational Pacific Music Festival, it has been a guiding principle to ensure that the PMF Academy, selected from around the world through highly competitive auditions, receive intensive instruction from a world-class faculty. Thus a new project was created, with Academy receiving online lessons from faculty in their respective locations, and providing these lesson videos to the public. For instrumentalists or anyone curious about this rarely seen part of the music-making process, enjoy these PMF Academy Online Masterclasses!

photo: PMF Academy Online Masterclasses
Cost to view Free

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FreeOn demand


Enjoy video and audio of PMF concerts for free, as often as you like during the streaming period – an experience almost like being there!

photo: PMF 2021 Opening Concert
PMF 2021 Opening Concert
photo: PMF VIENNA Concert
photo: PMF BERLIN Concert
photo: PMF AMERICA Concert
Concert <Vol. 1>
PMF Faculty Digital Concerts
<2nd installment>
PMF 2021 Opening Concert
Streaming period September 30, 2021 ~ March 31, 2022
Cost to view Free

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FreeOn demand

PMF Open Masterclasses

In his final years, Bernstein dedicated his energies primarily to education. PMF Open Masterclasses are a music outreach program honoring that dedication. In addition to their work with the Academy, PMF faculty members also teach local university music majors, and these masterclasses are open to the public. Enjoy the 3 Open Masterclasses held at PMF 2021 along with those from 2 previous years!

photo: PMF Open Masterclasses
Cost to view Free

Watch videos here
< Brass masterclass list >
Watch videos here
< Woodwind masterclass list >
Watch videos here
< String-instrument
masterclass list >
Watch videos here
< Ensemble
masterclass list >

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