Since 1990, Toyota has promoted classical music to support charities across Asia, hosting 191 concerts through the years. Toyota is proud to present the 27th edition of the Toyota Classics charity concert in Asia, with the highly acclaimed pianist Pamela and violin soloist Vasko with the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra. This year, enjoy a modern twist on classical opera. Hear your favourite classic songs from Operas like Turandot, La Traviata and Madame Butterfly with all proceeds going to charity. Be part of a performance that truly touches lives far beyond the stage.

CHARITY ORGANIZATIONS 2015

Kantha Bopha Children Hospital (Cambodia)

PLAN International Inc (Philippines)

Gawad Kalinga (Philippines)

Philippine Red Cross (Philippines)

International Care Ministries Foundation (Philippines)

Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam (Brunei)

Annur Harapan (Brunei)

Smarter Brunei (Brunei)

Borneo Conservation Trust (Malaysia)

Malaysian Nature Society (Malaysia)

World Wide fund for Nature (Malaysia)

H.R.H. Princess Sirindhorn Charity Foundation (Thailand)

Excellent students in Toyota Scholarship for Vietnamese young music talents (Vietnam)

Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos)

HISTORY OF TOYOTA CLASSICS TOUR

  • YEARS ARTISTS CITIES
    1990 NEW YORK SYMPHONIC ENSEMBLE
    Mamoru Takahara, conductor
    Hong Kong, Manila, K. Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Jakarta, Taipei, B.S. Begawan (Brunei)
    1991 NEW YORK SYMPHONIC ENSEMBLE
    Mamoru Takahara, conductor
    Taipei, Bangkok, K. Lumpur, Singapore, Jakarta
    1992 SAPPORO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    Mamoru Takahara, conductor
    Taipei, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Singapore, K. Lumpur, Manila
    1993 NEW YORK SYMPHONIC ENSEMBLE
    Mamoru Takahara, conductor
    Bangkok, K. Lumpur, B.S. Begawan (Brunei), Singapore, Jakarta, Taipei, Manila, Hong Kong
  • YEARS ARTISTS CITIES
    1994 SAPPORO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    Kazuyoshi Akiyama, conductor
    Tomoko Kato, violin
    Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, B.S. Begawan (Brunei), Manila, Taipei
    1995 ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE NATIONAL DE TOULOUSE
    Alain Moglia, conductor
    Anne Gastinel, cello
    Kaohsiung (Taiwan), Singapore, Jakarta, Hong Kong
    1996 CENTURY ORCHESTRA OSAKA
    Hikotaro Yazaki, conductor
    Keiko Urushihara, violin
    Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, B.S. Begawan (Brunei), Jakarta, Taipei
    1997 ROYAL SWEDISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    Mats Liljefors, conductor
    Anna Norberg, flute
    Taipei, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Jakarta, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Hanoi
  • YEARS ARTISTS CITIES
    1998 ORPHEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Bangkok, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Singapore, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Taipei, Hong Kong
    1999 VIENNA VOLKSOPER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
    Richard Edlinger, conductor
    Regina Renzova, soprano; Josef Hopferwieser, tenor
    Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Jakarta
    2000 NAGOYA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
    Tetsuji Honna, conductor
    Regina Renzova, soprano
    B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Singapore, Manila, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, Bangkok, Taipei
    2001 LONDON FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
    Ross Pople/Thomas Woods, conductor
    Judith Howarth, soprano
    Jakarta, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City
  • YEARS ARTISTS CITIES
    2002 ADAQUES ORCHESTRA
    Philippe Entremont, conductor
    Jose Maria Gallardo Del Rey, guitar
    Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Bangkok, Manila, Hanoi, Tianjin
    2003 NORTHEAST GERMAN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
    Koji Kawamoto, conductor
    Susanna Henkel, violin
    Kuala Lumpur, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Manila, Jakarta, Hanoi, Bangkok
    2004 BRNO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
    Leos Svarovsky, conductor
    Johannes Moser, cello
    Singapore, Taipei, Ho Chi Minh, Seoul, Hong Kong, Manila
    2005 BUDAPEST OPERETTA THEATRE ORCHESTRA
    Istvan Sillo, conductor
    Zuzsa Kalocsai, Monika Fischl; sopranos
    Zoltan Nyari, Daniel Vadasz; tenors
    Manila, Bangkok, Jakarta, Seoul, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Taipei
  • YEARS ARTISTS CITIES
    2006 NAGOYA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
    Tatsuya Shimono, conductor
    Ayako Takagi, flute
    Singapore, Manila, Taipei, Seoul, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur
    2007 CADAQUES ORCHESTRA
    Pablo Gonzalez, conductor
    Salvador Carbo, tenor
    Singapore, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Seoul, Taipei, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok
    2008 VIENNA OPERETTA ORCHESTRA
    Siegfried Andraschek, conductor
    Izabela Labuda, soprano; Michael Suttner, tenor
    Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Taipei, Hanoi, Seoul, Mumbai
    2009 PRAGUE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Conductor
    Marie Fajtová, soprano
    Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Taipei, Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul
  • YEARS ARTISTS CITIES
    2010 ORCHESTRA CITTA DI FIRENZE
    of Lorenzo Castriota Skanderbeg, Conductor
    Leonardo Melani, tenor
    Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Bangkok, Seoul, Taipei, Manila, Mumbai
    2011 NORTHEAST GERMAN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
    of Thomas Dorsch, Conductor
    Pamela and Vasko
    B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Ho Chi Minh City, Seoul, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur
    2012 VIENNA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
    of Joji Hattori, Conductor
    Soichi Muraji, guitar
    Hanoi, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, B.S.Begawan (Brunei), Manila
    2013 NORTH CZECH PHILHARMONIC TEPLICE
    Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Conductor
    Pamela and Vasko
    Hanoi, Phnom Penh, Kuala Lumpur, B.S.Begawan (Brunei)
  • YEARS ARTISTS CITIES
    2014 COVENT GARDEN SOLOISTS ORCHESTRA
    Vasko Vassilev, violin
    Pamela Tan-Nicholson, piano/composer/arranger
    Miguel Angel Navarro, Conductor
    B.S. Begawan (Brunei), Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Phnom Penh, Singapore
    2015 BUDAPEST OPERETTA AND MUSICAL THEATRE
    László Makláry, conductor
    Anita Lukács, Szilvi Szendy, Zsolt Vadász, Dávid Szabó,
    Mónica Fischl, Gergely Boncsér, solo singers
    B.S Begawan (Brunei), Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Phnom Penh, Vientiane