On the evening of November 18, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived at the Suntory Hall in Minato, Tokyo to attend a classical music concert performed by the Berlin Philharmonic with Sir Simon Rattle conducting.

Their Imperial Majesties and guests listened to works by the late Robert Schumann, Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Prokofiev.