SOYU RAKU RAKU NIGHT LIVE Vol.46 —Collaboration of Music and Rakugo—

Popular series of music and Japanese comedic storytelling collaboration at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan 

Event details

Date & Time

Fri, Feb 22, 2019 19:00-20:30 (Open 18:30)


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall



Rakugo(Traditional Japanese comedic storytelling): Takemaru Katsura
Daikagura performance (Traditional Japanese juggling): Michiyo Kagami
Clarinet: Eiji Hanaoka
Banjo: Ken Aoki
Vibraphone: Susumu Takeda
Double bass: Jin Kato


[First Part]
 Swing & Dixieland Jazz Concert
1.Walter Donaldson: My Blue Heaven
2.Stephen Foster: Foster Medley
3.Hoagy Carmichael: Stardust
4.Lew Pollack: That's a Plenty
5.Sidney Bechet: Si Tu Vois Ma Mère
6.Phil Boutelje: China Boy

[Second Part]
Collaboration of Music and Rakugo/Juggling
Rakugo: "Tanusatsu (A Raccoon dog who returned the favor)" (Japanese comedeic storytelling with illustrations and English subtitles) 
The first TBK production introducing Rakugo comedic style for a foreign audience! 


Prices (tax included)

General Admission 1,000yen Pre-sale sold out/Tickets at the door will be available
[Door tickets]
About 20 tickets will go on sale at 18:00.

On Sale Date

Fri (NH), Nov 23, 2018

Other Information

*The program is subject to last-minute changes.
*Pre-school children are not allowed to attend this performance.


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

Organizers & Supporters

Organizers: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), Rakugo Geijutsu Kyokai
Co-Organizer: Musicians Union of Japan / GEIDANKYO
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan The Year Partner: Ueno Seiyoken
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