Image: Aiko Goto with Toho Gakuen students. Photo courtesy ACO.
ArtsPeople are specialist consultants to the Australia Chamber Orchestra on their ACO Japan Market Development Strategy. The ACO’s third major international touring market, Japan is home to some of the world’s greatest concert halls and dedicated classical music fans.
We work with the ACO to secure concerts at prestigious Tokyo concert halls, grow their local audience, and deepen ACO’s engagement with the Japanese community through education and outreach programs.
ArtsPeople Director Kathryn Hunyor and translator / koto player Shoko Ono recently interviewed ACO violinist Aiko Goto to learn more about her involvement with some of Japan’s most important classical music institutions.
Click here to read Aiko’s story about the esteemed Toho Gakuen Music School and Saito Kinen Orchestra. A rare opportunity to understand some of the history of classical western music education in Japan.