LFJ2005 Beethoven et ses amis
La Folle Jurnee or the “Day of Enthusiasm” Music Festival landed Tokyo for the first time. The unprecedented music festival aroused sensation in the classical music scene.
LFJ2006 Mozart et ses amis
A Mozart music festival of the world’s greatest class held in the 250th birth year of Mozart. The festival scored a greater success than the previous year and became a social phenomenon.
LFJ2007 l'harmonie des peuples
Focusing on 57 composers from 14 countries who were inspired by local traditional music, such as Tchaikovski, Dvorak and Sibelius, the best masterpieces of classical music were assembled in the festival. LFJ became a representative of classical music festival in Asia with total visitors of 1.06 million.
LFJ2008 Schubert à Vienne
Wiener Energy of the 19th century (the “Golden Age”) was brilliantly revived with select works of Schubert under the theme of Schubert in Vienna.
LFJ2009 Bach et L'Europe
Johann Sebastian Bach, “the father of modern music”, is the composer most requested in questionnaire survey of past visitors to the festival. LFJ2009 was organized in a way to give you a panoramic view of the huge world of European baroque based on Bach's huge collection of musical scores kept in his bookshelves, and became unprecedented scale of baroque music festival in Japan.
LFJ2010 l'univers de Chopin
In the memorial year of the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth, LFJ held the biggest Chopin festival in the world. LFJ guided you to “l'univers de Chopin” having at its center a “star” named Chopin surrounded by many “planets” of composers.
LFJ2011 Les Titans
The 2011 La Folle journée focussed on the trends of the Post-Romantic movement: the turning point in musical history which took place during the 100-year period from 1850 to 1950, encompassing the music of Brahms through to that of Richard Strauss and leading to the Second Viennese School.