DOUBLE BILL: Exhibition Concert & Winners’ Concert

This winter, the 10th KIFC’s prizewinners will appear in the exhibition concert and winners’ concert at the Kobe Bunka Hall.
Due to the COVID-19, the 10th edition of the competition was held not in Kobe, but online. But finally, its prizewinners selected out of a record number of 483 applicants will gather in Kobe.
Let's discover the charm of the music, which can only be conveyed by live performances, and celebrate together the opening of their new career stage!
Dates & Times
2023/02/23 (Thu/hol)
Stage1. Exhibition Concert @ 14:00
Stage2. Winners' Concert @ 19:00
Kobe Bunka Hall Medium Hall
Stage 1

Exhibition Concert ~ A Musical Feast with Prizewinners in the Global Spotlight

Rafael ADOBAS BAYOG, 1st prize
Mario BRUNO, 1st prize
ISHII Kie, 3rd prize
Marianna Julia ŻOŁNACZ, 3rd prize
Joidy Scarlet BLANCO LEWIS, 6th prize

ISHIBASHI Naoko, piano

*Anna Komarova will not participate in the concert due to scheduling conflict.

H.Dutilleux: Sonatine (Adobas Bayog)
M.Pintscher: beyond (a system of passing) for flute solo (Bruno)
Martin: Balade (Ishii)
S.Karg-Elert: Sonate B-dur Op.121 (Żołnacz)
M.Meyer-Olbersleben: Fantasie-Sonate Op.17 (Blanco Lweis)

Management Committee of KIFC, Kobe City Government, Kobe Cultural Foundation, Japan Federation of Musicians, Japan Flutists Association

[Special Sponsor] Kobe Bunka Mother Port Club

Stage 2

Winners’ Concert ~ Rafael Adobas Bayog X Mario Bruno

Rafael ADOBAS BAYOG, 1st prize
Mario BRUNO, 1st prize
SUZUKI Kaeko, piano

Kobe City Chamber Orchestra: NISHIO Keiko, INOUE Ryuhei, violins / KAMEI Hiroko, viola / DENDA Masanori, cello

Schulhoff: Sonata for Flute and Piano (Adobas Bayog)
Excerpts from “Music is Life” (Adobas Bayog)
Mozart: Quartet in D Major K28 (Adobas Bayog)
Jarrel: 3 Miniatures pour Flûte seule (Bruno)
Desbriere: 5 pièces étranges (Bruno)
Françaix: Quintette pour flûte à bec (ou flûte), 2 violons, violoncelle et clavecin (Bruno)
Bach, W. F.: Duet for 2 Flutes in e minor F.54 (Adobas Bayo & Bruno)
Doppler: Chant Pastoral Hongrois (Adobas Bayo & Bruno)

[Organizer] Kobe Bunka Hall (Designated administrator: the Kobe Cultural Foundation)
[Grants] Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan in the fiscal year 2022
[Supporters] Japan Federation of Musicians, Japan Flutists Association


Tickets go on sale on November 17, 2022

Stage 1.
Exhibition Concert
JPY 3,500
[U25] 1,500円
Set of Stage 1 & 2
JPY 5,000
(advance tickets only)
Stage 2.
Winners’ Concert
JPY 3,500円
[U25] JPY 1,500円

※reserved seating / tax included / Admission not allowed to pre-school children
※U25 tickets are available for people at the age of 25 or younger on the day of the concert (age verification may be required).

Ticket Services

Tickets are available at:

Kobe Bunka Hall Play Guide    TEL: 078-351-3349
Business Hour 10:00-17:00 / closed on Mondays (or the following weekday if Monday is a national holiday)

Online Ticket Sales
[Kobe Bunka Hall Online Ticket]
*Information is available in Japanese only

Youth Seats

-— KIFC invites young people who lead the future of Kobe —

Students from elementary school to high school (or people under 18).
lementary school children must be accompanied by an adult.
*Special ticket priced at JPY3,000 for up to 2 accompanying adults per child is available at the time of booking.

To book <Youth Seat>, please apply via online form by February 9, 2023, via online.

*Please note that due to a limited seating, reservation may be closed early if it reaches capacity.

Childcare Services

Experienced and reliable staff with knowledge of childcare will take care of your children (toddlers and preschoolers) in a playroom located in the concert hall. Please relax and enjoy the performance.

※Reservation required. Please contact us via Contact From for details before February 9, 2023.


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