Category Archives: Blog

  • Summer Musings (About September!)

    Posted on August 30, 2012 by Robert Rÿker in Blog.

    September is virtually here. Friends and fans are already returning to the city for the beginning of the fall season. The workplace beckons, but that’s not all. The arts and entertainment which make life truly rewarding and worthwhile will now again offer their delectations to entice your mind, refresh your spirit, and enrich your soul. […]

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  • Summer Musings (mid-August)

    Posted on August 24, 2012 by Robert Rÿker in Blog.

    The Tokyo Sinfonia has just come through a packed period which included not only the Austrian Serenade at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, but also a Fireworks Serenade, a special event at the Pacifico Convention Center sponsored by the Yokohama Grand InterContinental. Fireworks Serenade We opened the music for the Fireworks Serenade with Music for the Royal […]

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  • Summer Musings (mid-August)

    Posted on August 10, 2011 by Robert Rÿker in Blog.

    To a few musical friends: Our Spanish Serenade is now in the archives, and the Tokyo Sinfonia and I are savouring our successes and preparing for a flurry of special events. I thought this a good opportunity to share with you some relatively random tidbits which don’t properly fit into the bimonthly announcements and reminders […]

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  • Spring Musings (mid-May)

    Posted on May 10, 2011 by Robert Rÿker in Blog.

    To a few musical friends: Golden Week is a normally a welcome reprieve from the rigours of life and work in Japan. For victims of the still recent disaster however, the holiday period only exacerbates the stress of those who have seen family members, homes, livelihood and hope all swept away. With this in mind, […]

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