Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

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Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
東京フィルハーモニー交響楽団
Orchestra
Founded 1911
Website www.tpo.or.jp

The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra(東京フィルハーモニー交響楽団,Tōkyō Firuhāmonī Kōkyō Gakudan) is recognized as the oldest classical orchestra in Japan [1] , having been founded in Nagoya in 1911. It moved to Tokyo in 1938 and has some 166 members as of 2005.

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The orchestra plays frequently at Tokyo Opera City, in Shinjuku, Orchard Hall, part of the Bunkamura (文化村) shopping and entertainment complex in Shibuya, and Suntory Hall, in Akasaka, Tokyo. [2]

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