Nippon Music Foundation organizes numerous concerts worldwide to provide opportunities for as many people as possible to enjoy the superb sound of these stringed instruments, played by our loan recipients.
The Foundation organizes "Encounter with Stradivari" concerts worldwide featuring more than 10 Stradivarius instruments and their players. These concerts offer a unique opportunity to enjoy music played by world-renowned musicians on these world cultural heritages. The Foundation also organizes lecture concerts for young students, as well as charity concerts in aid of local nonprofit organizations supporting the community.
Nippon Music Foundation provides grants to musical projects with a public interest purpose to enhance musical culture. These projects are determined based on the selection of the Grant Project Committee.
Through close communications with global music institutions and conservatories, Nippon Music Foundation aims to further develop international networks of music. The Foundation hopes to utilize such networks to support the making of new stringed instruments, to promote technical exchanges for the repair and conservation of stringed instruments, to hold symposia, and to support international music events and competitions.
Nippon Music Foundation conducts basic surveys and studies to foster public interest in music. The Foundation collects materials related to music including books, printed matter and recordings for the future establishment of a music information library.