BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2700@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20101109T000000Z DTEND:20101109T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Sumi Jo\, established world-class diva praised as having the &l dquo\;greatest gift from Heaven&rdquo\; by the late Herbert von Karajan\ , showcases her stunning voice under the direction of <strong>Tomomi Nis himoto</strong> \, dynamic yet elegant conductor who brings a new world to the American audience.\n\n<strong>Date &amp\; Time:</strong> &nbsp\; No vember 9.&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; 8:00 p.m. \n <strong> Venue:</strong> &nbsp \;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; <a href= "http://www.carnegiehall.org/" target="_blank">Carnegie Hall </a>\n<strong >Orchestra:</strong> &nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; <a href="http://www.amer icansymphony.org/" target="_blank">American Symphony Orchestra</a>\n\nTick ets:&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\;&nbsp\; \n <a href="http://www.carnegiehall.org/a rticle/box_office/events/evt_15560.html?selecteddate=1109201" target="_bla nk">http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/box_office/events/evt_15560.html?s electeddate=1109201\n </a>\n<a href="http://www.ticketmaster.com/Royce-Hal l-UCLA-tickets-Los-Angeles/venue/90201" target="_blank"></a>\n\nFor more i nformation: \n <a href="http://www.samonpromotion.com/global/nishimoto-usa /" target="_blank">http://www.samonpromotion.com/global/nishimoto-usa/</a> \n<strong></strong>\n<strong>TOMOMI NISHIMOTO&nbsp\; (Conductor) \n </stro ng>\n\nAs a graduate of the Osaka College of Music\, where she received he r Bachelor of Music in Composition\, Tomomi Nishimoto is currently acting as the Principal Guest Conductor with the State Symphony Orchestra of R ussia (Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra). Upon graduation\, Nishimoto went ab road to the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory in Russia and pursued fur ther study in opera and symphony conducting. She is a recipient of numero us awards and scholarships\, including Agency for Cultural Affairs of Jap an&rsquo\;s Internship in Arts and Music scholarship and Idemitsu Music A ward.\n\nAs a talented conductor\, Nishimoto has held various appointments in her career. From 2004 to 2006\, she served as the Principal Guest Co nductor for the St. Petersburg Mussorgsky State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. She has also served as the Chief Conductor and Artistic Directo r for Russian Symphony Orchestra of the Tchaikovsky Foundation from 2004 to 2007. Other accomplishment of Nishimoto&rsquo\;s during her time in Ru ssia includes performance with the Moscow City Symphony Orchestra &ldquo\ ;Russian Philharmonic&rdquo\;. All these posts are seldom granted to those of non-Russian background.\n\nNishimoto has been invited to numerous mus ic festivals as well. These include: Split Summer Festival\, Dubrovnik Su mmer Festival\, Prague Proms\, and Vilnius Music Festival. \n In 2007\, N ishimoto set her foot into Europe with a successful performance at the Br uckner Orchestra Linz concert held at Brucknerhaus in Austria. Capitalizi ng on her newly gained notoriety in Europe\, she later performed with var ious European ensembles. These include: Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestr a\, Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra\, British Royal Philharmonic Orchestr a\, Romanian State Philharmonic Orchestra (George Enescu)\, Lithuanian Na tional Symphony Orchestra\, and Latvian National Symphony Orchestra.\n\nI n addition to her orchestral activities\, Nishimoto is also a renowned op era conductor. Her work includes successful collaborations with the Hunga rian State Opera House and the Prague State Opera.\n\nSince then\, she has also been working as a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum\ , which hosts annual meeting in Davos\, Switzerland. Through her endeavor s to serve as a leader\, she has attracted attention from around the worl d.\n\nLater this year\, she is scheduled to perform a concert with the Li thuanian National Symphony Orchestra\, Latvian National Symphony Orchestr a and with the Bruckner Orchestra Linz. On top of all these\, she will al so make a foray into the United States by working with the American Symph ony Orchestra. In Japan\, she is scheduled to be promoted to be the Execu tive Producer of the Tokyo-To Hachioji-Shi Civic Center. SUMMARY:CONCERT: Sumi Jo with Tomomi Nishimoto URL:/en/events/2010/11/09/concert-sumi-jo-with-tomomi-nishimoto/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR