Since 1990, Toyota has promoted classical music to support charities across Asia through Toyota Classics.

Over the years, 203 concerts have been hosted. This year, the highly acclaimed Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment will take the stage at the 29th edition of Toyota Classics.

 

Charity Organisations 2017

Chulabhorn Research Institute (Thailand)

Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital (Cambodia)

Lao Fine Artists’ Association (Laos)

Lao Association of the Blind (Laos)

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

Anuur Harapan (Brunei)

SMARTER Brunei (Brunei)

Universiti Putra Malaysia (Malaysia)

Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia (Malaysia)

Toyota Scholarship for Students (Vietnam)

History of Toyota Classics

  • Years Artistes Cities
    1990 New York Symphonic Ensemble
    Mamoru Takahara, Conductor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Taipei
    1991 New York Symphonic Ensemble
    Mamoru Takahara, Conductor
    Jann Jaffe, Soprano
    Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Taipei
    1992 Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
    Syunsaku Tsutsumi, Conductor
    Akiko Tanaka, Violin
    Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Taipei
    1993 New York Symphonic Ensemble
    Mamoru Takahara, Conductor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Taipei
  • Years Artistes Cities
    1994 Sapporo Symphony Orchestra
    Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Conductor
    Tomoko Kato, Violin
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Taipei
    1995 Orchestre De Chambre National De Toulouse
    Alain Moglia, Conductor
    Anne Gastinel, Cello
    Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kaohsiung, Singapore
    1996 Century Orchestra Osaka
    Hikotaro Yazaki, Conductor
    Keiko Urushihara, Violin
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Taipei
    1997 Royal Swedish Chamber Orchestra
    Mats Liljefors, Conductor
    Anna Norberg, Flute
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Taipei
  • Years Artistes Cities
    1998 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore, Taipei
    1999 Vienna Volksoper Symphony Orchestra
    Richard Edlinger, Conductor
    Regina Renzova, Soprano; Josef Hopferwieser, Tenor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei
    2000 Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra
    Tetsuji Honna, Conductor
    Regina Renzova, Soprano
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei
    2001 London Festival Orchestra
    Ross Pople/Thomas Woods, Conductor
    Judith Howarth, Soprano
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei
  • Years Artistes Cities
    2002 Cadaqués Orchestra
    Philippe Entremont, Conductor
    Jose Maria Gallardo Del Rey, Guitar
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Tianjin
    2003 Northeast German Philharmonic Orchestra
    Koji Kawamoto, Conductor
    Susanna Henkel, Violin
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila
    2004 Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
    Leos Svarovsky, Conductor
    Johannes Moser, Cello
    Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei
    2005 Budapest Operetta Theatre Orchestra
    Istvan Sillo, Conductor
    Zuzsa Kalocsai, Monika Fischl; Sopranos
    Zoltan Nyari, Daniel Vadasz; Tenors
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Seoul, Taipei
  • Years Artistes Cities
    2006 Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra
    Tatsuya Shimono, Conductor
    Ayako Takagi, Flute
    Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei
    2007 Cadaqués Orchestra
    Pablo Gonzalez, Conductor
    Salvador Carbo, Tenor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei
    2008 Vienna Operetta Orchestra
    Siegfried Andraschek, Conductor
    Izabela Labuda, Soprano
    Michael Suttner, Tenor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Taipei
    2009 Prague Chamber Orchestra
    Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Conductor
    Marie Fajtová, Soprano
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Taipei
  • Years Artistes Cities
    2010 Orchestra Citta Di Firenze
    Lorenzo Castriota Skanderbeg, Conductor
    Leonardo Melani, Tenor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Taipei
    2011 Northeast German Philharmonic Orchestra
    Thomas Dorsch, Conductor
    Pamela and Vasko
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Taipei
    2012 Vienna Chamber Orchestra
    Joji Hattori, Conductor
    Soichi Muraji, Guitar
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Seoul
    2013 North Czech Philharmonic Teplice
    Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Conductor
    Manuel Blanco, Trumpet
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh
  • Years Artistes Cities
    2014 Covent Garden Soloists Orchestra
    Vasko Vassilev, Violin
    Pamela Tan-Nicholson, Piano/Composer/Arranger
    Miguel Angel Navarro, Conductor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, 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
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Phnom Penh, Vientiane
    2016 The Baltic Neopolis Orchestra
    Pamela Tan-Nicholson, Piano/Narrator
    Vasko Vassilev, Violin/Conductor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Phnom Penh, Singapore, Vientiane
    2017 Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
    David Juritz, Orchestra Lead/Violin Soloist
    Anthony Weeden, Conductor
    Bandar Seri Begawan, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh, Vientiane