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Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara

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Home of classical music in Sapporo

The Sapporo Concert Hall, known as Kitara, has a lovely situation in Nakajima Park, close to the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful building in Nakajima park

Beautiful building with interesting architectural features in Nakajima park, it was built in 1997... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
Dallas, Texas
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1-15 Nakajima Koen, Chuo-ku, Chuo, Sapporo 064-8649, Hokkaido
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Sapporo Concert Hall, known as Kitara, has a lovely situation in Nakajima Park, close to the Susukino entertainment area. The concert hall is serviced by two subway stations. Kitara is a modern facility, but the music program tends to favor a classical repertoire. Kitara...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Beautiful building with interesting architectural features in Nakajima park, it was built in 1997. When we visited in August we only got to tour the outer part of the hall as there was a high school music competition going on. There were high school groups...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Attended Taiko performance on my last night in Japan.!!! The performance amazing. The Kitara Concert Hall a beautiful venue, very well attended and seemed to have an array of concerts/ performances of various styles. The eatery on site catered simple yet well appreciated food (eg...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

Kitara took Sapporo into the modern era as there was no real concert hall here until Kitara was built. I think the concert experience is top rate in both large and small halls, but I do have a musically knowledgable friend who does not like...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank bikeboardride
Reviewed September 13, 2013

One of the best concert hall in the world! Perfect acoustics. But Sapporo Symphony Orchestra wasn't so good as New York Philharmonic or Wiener Philharmoniker.

Date of experience: February 2013
4  Thank travelingman0721
Reviewed July 26, 2013

In my humble opinion the Kitara concert hall is the best hall in Japan, only to be shared with the suntory hall in Tokyo. The acoustics are really excellent. In case you might be able to visit a concert, please go there ! It is...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank JunM59
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Kitara concert hall is conveniently located in Nikojima koen (Nikojima park) that is accessible by subway. The concert hall has excellent acoustics and is very nicely made - comfortable for both musicians and visitors. We've been to Sapporo Symphonic Orchestra performance, the hall was full...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank edennnis
Reviewed March 6, 2013

The subperb acoustics and top-notch organ make this a great place for classical music. It's the centerpiece of the Pacific Music Festival, an international event held in July.

Date of experience: September 2012
3  Thank Nessie3
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