On the evening of July 9, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan accompanied by Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan attended a concert held inside the Tōkagakudō Music Hall at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

Members of the Imperial Household Agency Music Department played “…four songs including Cello Concerto in B minor by Antonín Dvořák…” according to FNN News.