Application Guidelines

(Registration)

The 16th Tokyo Music Competition 2018

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture), The Yomiuri Shimbun, Kao Corporation, and Tokyo Metropolitan Government present the Tokyo Music Competition to discover, encourage and support the young gifted artists.

Application Period

April 16th (Monday) - April 25th (Wednesday), 2018 (Japan time)

Application must be made either online or by post.

April 23:System Maintenance Notification

Due to system maintenance, the system will be stopped
during the period specified below.

[System Maintenance Period]
20:00 - 21:00 Monday, April 23, 2018 [GMT+9:00] Japan Standard Time
You cannot access our system during above mentioned time.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your
kind understanding and cooperation in advance.

CORRECTION NOTICE

Please note that the final round repertoire for Trumpet, the Brass Section, was not correct in the previous version of the Application Guideline. The current version has the correct repertoire:
A.Desenclos : Incantation, thrène et danse

String Section

Violin, Viola, Cello,
Contrabass
Eligibility 15-30 years old
Quota approx.120
First Round
Recital Hall, closed to the public
July 1st (Sun)
July 2nd (Mon)
July 3rd (Tue)
Second Round
Recital Hall, open to the public
August 22nd (Wed)
Final Round
Main Hall, open to the public
August 29th (Wed)
Ooi Takeshi (Cond), Japan Philharmonic Orchestra

Brass Section

Horn, Trumpet,
Trombone, Tuba
Eligibility 16-30 years old
Quota approx.180
First Round
Recital Hall, closed to the public
July 4th (Wed)
July 5th (Thu)
July 6th (Fri)
Second Round
Recital Hall, open to the public
August 24th (Fri)
Final Round
Main Hall, open to the
public
August 31th (Fri)
Umeda Toshiaki (Cond), New Japan Philharmonic

Vocal Section

Soprano, Mezzo, Alto, Countertenor, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
Eligibility 20-35 years old
Quota approx.80
First Round
Recital Hall, closed to the public
June 28th (Thu)
June 29th (Fri)
 
Second Round
Recital Hall, open to the public
August 20th (Mon)
Final Round
Main Hall, open to the
public
August 27th (Mon)
Genda Shigeo (Cond), Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

Open to applicants of all nationalities
Age on May 31st, 2018
We will accept the application on the first-come, first-served basis due to the quota of applicants. (we cannot response to any inquiry about this issue)

Organizers

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan(Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)/The Yomiuri Shimbun/Kao Corporation/Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Sponsors

Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd./Arima Grand Hotel/Concert Service/Suntory Holdings Ltd./Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd./Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd./Morihei Butai Kiko Co., Ltd.

Financial Support

The Ezoe Memorial Foundation

Production Assistance

Japan Music Foundation JESC

Suppoted by

TOKYO FM (Final round only)

Cooperation

New Japan Philharmonic/Tokyo Symphony Orchestra/Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra/Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra/Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra/Japan Philharmonic Orchestra/Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra/Tokyo Orchestra Business Cooperative

東京音楽コンクール

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

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

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