NEWS

  • TV 21.03.05

    "Hakuju Hall 156th Reclining Concert LEO Koto Recital" will be broadcast at NHK-BS Premium "Classical Club" from 5am on 3/17 (Wed.).

  • TV 21.02.24

    March 9th (Tuesday) 13: 00-13: 30 LEO will appear on TV Asahi's "Tetsuko's Room".
    * Broadcast dates may change due to circumstances.

  • MEDIA 21.02.05

    The second part of the portrait & interview was published in "Current Location of Koto Artist LEO" in Premium Japan.

  • MEDIA 21.01.22

    New album "In A Landscape" will be released on 3/24!
    Click here for details>>

  • MEDIA 21.01.13

    Appear on BS Fuji "Tokyo 03 in UNDERDOGS". ■ January 17 (Sun): # 16: 24: 30-25: 00 ■ January 31 (Sun): # 16 repeat: 24: 00-24: 30
    Click here for details>>

  • MEDIA 21.01.13

    January 23, 2021 Appeared on TV Asahi's "Untitled Concert". "A concert to challenge the Beatles with Japanese musical instruments"
    Click here for details>>

  • MEDIA 21.01.13

    7 MEN Samurai and LEO are collaborating on "MUSIC STATION x Johnny's Jr. Special LIVE" (DVD). DVD is a completely made-to-order product that can only be purchased by those who have made a reservation in advance. Please check the official program website for details.

  • MEDIA 21.01.06

    "Koto Artist LEO: Guided by the sound of the koto that signaled the beginning of life" was published in Premium Japan.

  • LIVE 20.11.27

    《Notice of "Postponement" of re-release of transfer performance tickets》
    We will postpone the re-release of tickets for the transfer performance scheduled for November 30th (Monday) due to the situation of the new coronavirus infection. The new release schedule will be announced on the official website as soon as it is decided. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your understanding.

  • LIVE 20.11.27

    Hakuju Hall Reclining Concert 156th LEO Koto Recital General Release !!

  • LIVE 20.11.25

    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra Special Concert New Year's Concert Tickets Now on Sale !!

  • LIVE 20.10.10

    ARK Hills Music Week 2020
    LEO with Autumn Flower Installation MAKIKO AIZAWA

  • LIVE 20.09.08

    September 22nd (Tuesday/holiday) Yokohama Cultural Program 2020 will appear!

  • LIVE 20.08.21

    Sunday, August 30th, 2020 LEO will appear at "Music Hall Summer FES.", the first 24-hour non-spectator music festival in classical history!

  • LIVE 20.07.22

    LEO will be at Muza Kawasaki on Tuesday, September 8! The show will be presented twice a day, day and night.
    The lunchtime concert will be held at the Concert Hall for about 40 minutes, and the evening performance at the MUSIC BAR will be held in the hall foyer for about 1.5 hours. The evening performance in the MUSIC BAR will be about 1.5 hours in the hall foyer, and will be accompanied by Yuya Kanda, the principal flutist of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.
    Tickets are on sale now.

  • YOUTUBE 20.07.15

    A collaboration video with pianist Cateen is now available!

  • A collaboration video with pianist Cateen is now available!

    Cateen×LEO「Japanesque Spain」(Piano × Koto)
    Koto: LEO
    Piano: Cateen

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUujy6KZUss

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  • MEDIA 20.07.15

    On Saturday, July 25, he appeared on TV's "Untitled Concert"!
    TV Asahi: "Appearing in a concert without a title!
    'A harp holiday with a lot of things I didn't know.'
    The popular project entitled "Holiday Series!
    The harp, an instrument with an image of splendor and grace!
    We're going to find out what everyone knows, but there's actually a lot you don't know about the harp with a top-notch harpist!
    Click here to visit the program website.≫

  • LIVE 20.06.10

    The dream collaboration will be streamed live.
    LEO will appear in LIVING ROOM CONCERT on Friday, July 10th.

  • MEDIA 20.06.10

    LEO appears on "Jounetsu Tairiku Youtube Channel"!

  • LEO appears on "Jounetsu Tairiku Youtube Channel"!

    Jonetsu Tairiku" YouTube channel
    LEO is now on the "Passionate Tairiku" YouTube channel!
    We'll bring you a message from stay home and a performance of "Sakura Kaede 5-dan".
    And even your cooking skills...? Please check it out.

    ■The graceful melody of "Sakura" by a 22-year-old koto player! Reio Konno is also a top-notch cook! [StayHome]
    https://youtu.be/nTAhypeMQ84

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  • LIVE 20.06.10

    "Yamanami Family Concert" on May 31 has been canceled. The postponement performance will be decided on Saturday, January 30,2021.

  • MEDIA 20.06.10

    June 27 (Sat.), 10:00am~ TV Asahi "Daimeino nai Concert"!
    Click here for the details ≫

  • MEDIA 20.06.10

    "Columbian artist Youtube channel"
    LEO appears in "Canon" remote ensemble!

  • INFO 20.05.13

    Due to the spread of the new coronavirus, the performance of Tetsuko's Room Classic "Bunkamura Orchard Hall" on Wednesday, June 17, has been postponed.

  • INFO 20.04.30

    The Yamanami Family Concert vol.117 LEO Koto Concert, which was scheduled to be held on May 30, 2020, has been cancelled.
    We sincerely apologize to all our customers and guests who were scheduled to come to the event.
    We will inform you of the rescheduled performances on our website as soon as they are confirmed.

  • TV 20.04.03

    LEO is participating in the new theme song of NHK ETV's "Nippon no Geijo" composed by Dai Fujikura!
    Click here for the program homepage≫

  • TV 20.04.03

    On 4/4(Sat), I appeared on TV Asahi's "Untitled Concert"!
    Click here for the program homepage≫

  • LIVE/EVENT 20.03.21

    6/17 (Wed). Appearance decision “「Tetsuko's room」Classic 2020”!!
    Click here for the program homepage≫

  • LIVE/EVENT 20.03.21

    6/12(Fri). Appearance decision “Music supplement VOI.14”!!
    Click here for the program homepage≫

  • LIVE/EVENT 20.03.21

    5/30(Sat). Appearance decision “2020 Yamanami Family Concert”!!
    Click here for the program homepage≫

  • RADIO 20.02.05

    2020/02/07 (Fri), 18:00-@ Live appearance on NHK Yokohama Broadcasting Station "Hama ☆ Kira!" Yokohama 81.9MHz / Odawara 83.5MHz.
    Click here for the program homepage≫

  • LIVE 20.01.23

    February 21,2020(Fri) Appeared at Ladies Concert at Fukuho Club !!
    Click here for details >>

  • NEWS 19.12.25

    December 27 (Fri) 12: 00-11 hours special
    LEO will perform live on MUSIC STATION Ultra SUPERLIVE 2019.

    First collaboration with Music Station Super Live 2019 and the “Daimei no nai ongakukai” for the 55th anniversary of the broadcast! SP performance with Kentaro Kawase as conductor and Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra as orchestra. Hitoto Yo × Kanji Ishimaru × Koto Artist LEO "Morai naki", "Hanamizuki" (Performance scheduled around 14:30)

  • NEWS 19.11.16

    2020/1/9(Thu)、Appeared in "Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra Special Concert 14th Fresh Concert" !!Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra Special Concert

  • NEWS 19.11.16

    219/11/24(Sun)Hase Yukisei School Hundred Years Traditional Japanese Music Exhibition Vol.5-Performed at the Kumamoto National Music Competition Best Prize Winner Concert.

  • NEWS 19.11.16

    2019/11/24(sun)・12/01(sun)、5:30~6:00 Guest appearance in Fm yokohama “THE SOUND OF JAPAN”.

  • NEWS 19.11.16

    2019/11/19(Tue)・20(wed)、26:00~26:30 Guest appearance in Fm yokohama “THE SOUND OF JAPAN”.

  • LIVE 19.11.08

    2019/11/10(sun) Appears in “Kyoto LIVE”, a business related to the Japanese traditional music exhibition.

  • NEWS 19.11.01

    Appear on TV Asahi “55th Anniversary Reunion Special Concert”

  • AWARD 19.10.25

    Received the Kanagawa Culture Award Future Award

  • LIVE 19.10.15

    November 8 (Friday) Perform at 2019 Kitakyushu International Music Festival!details is here.

  • LIVE 19.10.08

    October 9 (Wednesday), 10th (Thursday), 11th (Friday), 3 days,Appear in 3 concerts in Mie!

  • LIVE 19.10.02

    Sunday, October 6 15:30-, Appear on the street live at MARK IS Minato Mirai! details here.

  • TV 19.09.18

    10/5 10:00~(rebroadcast)10/6 8:00~(plan) Appear in TV Asahi"Untitled concert"「The 55th anniversary of the untitled concert!REIWA Special Concert」

  • TV 19.09.18

    9/28 10:00~(rebroadcast)9/29 8:00~(plan) Appear in TV Asahi"Untitled concert"「29th Idemitsu Music Award Winners Gala Concert」,Gala concert by 3 winners will be broadcast.

  • TV 19.08.16

    8/16 23:00~(rebroadcast) 8/19 12:00~ NHK-ETV "Nippon no Geino" Solo live Performance broadcasting.

  • LIVE 19.06.20

    8/8 (Thursday), LEO "LEO RE BORN" CD Release Commemorative Live @ Yoyogiuehara · MUSICASA will be held! Buy tickets here

  • NEWS 19.06.05

    The first cover album "LEO RE BORN" released today! In addition to Ryuichi Sakamoto "1,000 knives", all five songs including Chick Korea "Spain" are recorded. It is an album that covers a famous song that I have heard at one time.

  • MAGAZINE 19.05.23

    LEO was published in the Gravure Feature of the May 30 issue of Syukan Bunshun.

  • TABLOID 19.05.23

    LEO was published in May 22nd Yomiuri Shimbun "Miho Nakai fell in love at first sight".

  • NEWS 19.05.17

    The release date, contents and jacket photo of LEO's new album "RE BORN" has been released. Please check on the Columbia official site.

  • NEWS 19.03.08

    LEO received "Idemitsu Music Award".
    "Idemitsu Music Award" is a music award sponsored by Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. From the viewpoint of fostering promising youngsters, we honor emerging musicians with emphasis on motivation, quality, future prospects, etc. It was enacted in 1990. We look forward to your attention to the activities of LEO in the future.

  • LIVE 19.03.06

    3/24 (Sun)、"LEO Live Meeting" A decision to hold!Mail magazine members early purchase acceptance!!

  • LIVE 19.01.14

    Mizuho Financial Group "The 30th Anniversary Concert" Suntory Hall.Part 1 casting!!

  • INFO 19.01.08

    Publish promotional video of "One Summer's Day". from 2nd Album "LEO Encounters:邂逅".

  • LIVE 18.01.04

    Leo will appear on "Seimei no kai vol.1" at "Minatogawajinja sinnouden".

  • TV 18.12.26

    1/1(New Year's Day)12:00~13:00, Leo will appear on NHK ETV "Shinsyun Ganpuku".

  • RADIO 18.12.26

    1/1(New Year's Day)8:35~, Leo will appear on"J-WAVE「TOKYO MORNING RADIO」".

  • INFO 18.12.26

    1/3(Tue)、Leo will appear on stage "J-Culture Fest" at Tokyo International Forum.
    1st stage13:30~ 2nd stage16:00~

  • RADIO 18.12.26

    1/3(Tue)16:00~、Leo will appear live on "NHK-FM J-Culture Fest".

  • RADIO 18.11.30

    12/3(Mon)21:30~、Leo will appear in Radio TOKYOFM Ooya Shizuka's ENKATSU.

  • INFO 18.11.29

    DVD「LEO LIVE:二十歳の邂逅(Hatachi no Kaiko)」(Now on sale)Published jacket photos · recorded tracks · PV (Live Version) released!! Purchase · Details here>>>

  • TV 18.10.27

    12/15 (Sat) 10: 00 ~ Leo will appear in TV Asahi "Untitled Concert"!

  • LIVE 18.10.05

    November 14, 2018(Wednesday) LEO will appear on“TENDAISHOMYO NO YUBE” Click here for details>>>

  • TV 18.09.21

    9/24(Monday)〜30(Sunday)、Over 30 countries nationwide On the net "MUSIC B.B." As a Pick Up artist On Air!!Click here for details >>>

  • INFO 18.08.30

    DVD「LEO LIVE:Hatachi no Kaiko(Temporary)」、11/28 Release decision!!
    Decided to release the DVD containing the『LEO Encounters:邂逅』 release live performance touches on August 30, 2018. ★Details of the contents are here>>>

  • MAGAZINE 18.08.29

    Cover & Volume top interview published in the monthly Japanese music information magazine "Japanese music journal"!!
    ※Cover&Volume top interview posted!★Homepage is here>>>

  • TABLOID 18.08.24

    8/24 (Friday),Posted on Tokyo Newspaper Morning Paper Culture and Entertainment!!
    ※Posted on cultural entertainment "Enjoy traditional performing arts"!! ★You can see the article from here.

  • RADIO 18.08.10

    8/14 (Tuesday),LEO will appear live on the J-WAVE "TOKYO MORNING RADIO".LEO's appearance is from 8:35 am.Do not miss listening!

  • RADIO 18.08.04

    8/4 (Saturday),LEO will appear live on the J-WAVE "RINREI CLASSY LIVING".J-WAVE "RINREI CLASSY LIVING" is broadcasting every Saturday from 8:00 pm to 8:54 pm.Do not miss listening!

  • RADIO 18.07.18

    7/22 (Sunday),LEO will appear live on the J-WAVE "ACROSS THE SKY". J-WAVE "ACROSS THE SKY" is broadcasting every Sunday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. LEO's appearance is from 10: 05 to 10: 25 LEXUS TOKYO TREASURE corner.Do not miss listening!

  • MUSIC 18.07.10

    2nd Album『LEO Encounters:邂逅』(8/1sale) Publish jacket photos and recorded songs!! From July 18 (Wednesday) 2 songs recorded before will be delivered in Recochoku!!

  • LIVE 18.07.10

    8/30 (thursday),『LEO Encounters:邂逅』CD release launch live held decision! Ticket sales started!!

  • LIVE 18.06.13

    9/2 (Sunday), LEO will perform in 「Flowing water, Dynamic flames-On the ground of Kumamoto-」!!

  • LIVE 18.05.18

    7/23 (Monday), LEO will perform in "Yoshioka Takayoshi" Composition Solo Exhibition!!

  • RELEASE 18.04.15

    2nd album『LEO Encounters:邂逅』Release decision on August 1!

  • TV 18.03.30

    4/15 (Sunday), MBS Production Rights / TBS Nationwide Network "Jōnetsu tairiku" LEO will appear in" 20th anniversary memorial 4 weekly consecutive series 20 years old passion "!
    "Jōnetsu tairiku" 4/15 (Sunday) 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

  • MUSIC 18.04.13

    The live movie of "Sanka" · "Sha-ei" from the 1st album "LEO 1st" is released.

  • TV 17.09.29

    The live performance is scheduled to be rebroadcast on NHK ETV's "Nippon no Geino" " 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm. Rebroadcast 2017/09/30 (Saturday) at 0 pm.
    ※ The LEO's live will be broadcast at "Portrait of the performer · Kazue Sawai"!!

  • RADIO 17.09.28

    Friday, September 29, 2017 NHK-FM "Japanese music jockey" 11: 00 ~ 11: 50
    September 30, 2017 (Saturday) NHK-FM "Japanese music jockey" 5: 00-5: 50(re)
    Guest appeared on "Now Japanese music live LEO (Konno Leo) koto performer". They will also broadcast his koto performance!

  • TABLOID 17.08.27

    Please check out the series article dedicated to Leo featured in the "Hanagata deban desu" column of the Sankei Shimbun's Sunday edition on August 27.

  • TABLOID 17.08.21

    Please check out the series article dedicated to Leo featured in the "Hanagata deban desu" column of the Sankei Shimbun's Sunday edition on August 21.

  • INFO 17.08.17

    Live concert to commemorate the release of "Leo 1st" in Tokyo
    Completely sold out.
    The live concert held on August 17 finished successfully with a full house. We'd like to thank everyone who came out to see the performance. Please keep your eye out for the announcement for the next live concert!

  • TABLOID 17.08.11

    Please check out the large section dedicated to Leo featured in the "pop style" column of The Japan news (Yomiuri english).

  • TABLOID 17.08.06

    Please check out the series article dedicated to Leo featured in the "Hanagata deban desu" column of the Sankei Shimbun's Sunday edition on August 6, 20, 27.

  • TABLOID 17.08.02

    Please check out the large section dedicated to Leo featured in the "imakana" column of the Kanagawa Shimbun's morning edition.

  • TABLOID 17.06.14

    Please check out the large section dedicated to Leo featured in the "popstyle" column of the Yomiuri Shimbun's evening edition.

  • TV 17.05.26

    The live performance is scheduled to be broadcast on NHK ETV's "Nippon no Geino" on Friday, May 26!
    NHK ETV's "Nippon no Geino" from 11 pm to 11:55 pm.
    ※Leo's live performance is scheduled to be broadcast on "Kazue Sawai's Portrait of a Performing Musician"!

  • WEB 17.04.10

    Leo was interviewed by Music Voice, a news media outlet delivering a wide range of information regarding the music scene. Please check out the interview titled, "Japanese-American koto player goes beyond the confines of music to share his insights on the charms of the koto." This article can also be viewed on Yahoo Japan News.

  • WEB 17.04.07

    Leo was interviewed by "CD Journal," a comprehensive music and video website that contributes to developing, deepening and utilizing a wide breadth of music.

  • INFO 17.03.31

    Live concert to commemorate the release of "Leo 1st"
    Completely sold out
    The live concert held on March 31 finished successfully with a full house. We'd like to thank everyone who came out to see the performance. Please keep your eye out for the announcement for the next live concert!

  • RELEASE 17.03.01

    Release of 1st album, "Leo 1st"!
    1st album, "Leo 1st"
    Release date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
    Product No.: COCJ-39898 STEREO
    Released by: Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd.