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Orchestras in Japan

Lists well-known orchestras in Japan.

New Japan Philharmonic
New Japan Philharmonic was established in 1972 with Seiji Ozawa, the laureate conductor.

NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Symphony Orchestra began from the New Symphony Orchestra, which was Japan's first professional orchestra.

Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
The orchestra was originally established in Nagoya in 1911 and has moved its base to Tokyo in 1938 . It has 166 members and gives concerts and performs for opera and ballet.

Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra was established in 1946 and has been giving various performances internationally. The orchestra has about over 100 members, including 8 foreign players. It also invites renowned artists from aroud the world.

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