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[Notice of Cancellation ] Rafal Blechacz Piano Recital (February 5 at Suntory Hall)

We regret to inform you that the pianist Rafal Blechacz has to cancel his recital on February 5 at Suntory Hall due to influenza.

On Sunday, January 27, we received the first report from Mr. Blechacz himself that he was diagnosed with influenza. The following contacts with him and his family confirmed us that he still had a high fever at the time of Monday, January 28. Since it is still uncertain when he will recover, we have decided to cancel the first 4 recitals of his Japan tour as below;

Friday, February 1 at Musashino Shimin Bunka Kaikan
Saturday, February 2 at Saino-kuni Saitama Arts Theater
Sunday, February 3 at The Symphony Hall, Osaka
Tuesday, February 5 at Suntory Hall

We would like to extend our sincere apologies to all of you who have bought tickets and were looking forward to these recitals. We will be grateful for your understanding of these circumstances.
With regard to the last 3 recitals of the tour, we will inform you on this Japan Arts website in keeping with his recovery;

Friday, February 8 at Aoyama Ongaku Kinendo (Baroque Saal), Kyoto
Sunday, February 10 at Yokohama Minato Mirai Hall
Monday, February 11 at Aichi Arts Theater, Nagoya

We will refund on the tickets in the following ways.
Friday, February 1 - Thursday, February 28


① Those who purchased tickets at Japan Arts Pia and Ticket Pia (by phone, website, and at stores)
(1)Those who ticketed at stores (7-Eleven, Circle K Sunks, Ticket Pia)
* You will get refund in cash.
* Please bring your ticket to the store where the ticket was issued by 23:30 on Thursday, February 28.
* The name of the ticketing store is printed at the left bottom of the ticket.
* At 7-Eleven, the issued ticket can be refunded 24 hours from 10:00a.m. of the next day of ticketing. (Refund on the day of ticketing is not possible.)
* At Circle K Sunks, refund time is 7:00-23:30 (Ticket Pia service time.)
* Opening time of Ticket Pia depends on the store. Please check at http://t.pia.co.jp/shoplist/

(2)Those who paid but have not issued tickets yet;

Please log in My Page and make a refund arrangement to your purchase record between Friday, February 1 and Thursday, February 28. You will need your ID and password to make this arrangement.

② Those who purchased tickets at the other ticket agencies than the above
Those who purchased tickets at Suntory Hall Ticket Center, e-plus, Lawson Ticket, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Ticket Service, the refund will be made at the each agency.
◎Please see details at the website of each agency.

③ Regarding the other concerts, please contact the each presenter below;
Friday, February 1 Musashino Shimin Bunka Kaikan tel:0422-54-2011
Saturday, February 2 at Saino-kuni Saitama Arts Theater tel:048-858-5507
Sunday, February 3 at The Symphony Hall, Osaka tel: 06-6453-6000

Once again, we are sorry for this trouble.

Japan Arts