Classical Music for Young Children

Enjoy listening and watching!

Event details

Date & Time

Sat, Nov 10, 2018 14:00-15:00 (Open 13:30)


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall


Piano: Mitsutaka Shiraishi
Flute: Yoshie Ueno  *First prize of Woodwind section at the 2nd Tokyo Music Competition


Satie: Piccadilly (Piano solo)
Bizet: Menuet from "L'arlésienne"
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Flight of the Bumblebee
Toshio Hosokawa: Sen I (Flute solo)
Debussy: Children's Corner- No.1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (Piano Solo)
Claude Bolling: Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano- No.5 Irlandaise
Pryor: The Whistler And His Dog
Chaminade: Concertino

*There will be a workshop of making a sound with the flute during the performance. The participants are requested to bring an empty plastic bottle.


Prices (tax included)

General Admission 500yen Pre-sale sold out
[Door tickets] 
Not available


Pre-school children (3-6 years old) with their companions and families
*Only adults or children at the age of 3 or younger are not allowed to attend this concert.

On Sale Date

Sat, Jun 30, 2018



Mitsutaka Shiraishi, Piano
After completing the graduate school at Tokyo University of the Arts, Shiraishi studied at the Juilliard School. He won Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition in 1990, and the Concerto Competion at Juilliard in 1991 which led him to his New York debut with the Juilliard Orchestra at Lincoln Center. In 1994 he won Kinoshita Prize at the Japan Music Competition as an accompanist of vocal section. He has an excellent reputation for various performances such as solo, chamber music, and concertos earning high trust from his co-performers all over the world. He has appeared in many broadcast medias such as NHK-BS and NHK-FM. Currently he teaches at Tokyo University of the Arts and Ochanomizu University. Recordings: "Mussorgsky-'Pictures at an Exhibition'" and more.

Yoshie Ueno, Flute
Ueno graduated from the undergraduate school with highest honors and Acanthus Award, and completed the graduate school at Tokyo University of the Arts. She achieved the first prize and the audience award of major music competitions such as Japan Music Competition, Tokyo Music Competition, and Japan Woodwind Competition. In addition to her numerous recitals, she performed with various orchestras around the world. She has also released 9 CDs from major labels such as Octavia Records. Moving to the United States in 2016, she gave performances including one at the Carnegie Hall in New York. Since autumn in 2017, she is based in Paris for further activities. In 2018 she won S&R Washington Award.

*The program is subject to last-minute changes.
*Child care service is available. (Please note: reservation and fee required, capacity and deadline are set). 
 Event Child Care Service: Mothers 0120-788-222 
 Reservation must be made by 17:00 on Friday, November 2.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Production Section +81-3-3828-2111

Organizers & Supporters

Organizers: Tokyo Metropolitan Government / Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Supported by: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

5-45, Uenokoen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8716, Japan
TEL:03-3828-2111 Ticket Service:03-5685-0650