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Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Channel

2020 Sep.07 (Mon)

Hoping that you enjoy our show while you stay home, we are now ready to offer video streams of previous productions presented by the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. The performances include an opera, concerts, and workshops; they are free for a limited time.

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Channel: Streaming Lineup

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Relaxed Performance—Orchestra for Everyone
 Relaxed performances, different from other regular stage performances, are designed for the audience to enjoy the program without requiring total silence or darkness. Full of friendly twists welcomed our audience to enjoy music with all kinds of people, including first-time classical music concert-goers, individuals with autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, and so on, who feel insecure at concerts in music halls. Enjoy the popular masterpieces guided by the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders. (Japanese sign language provided.)
Performed on Fri, Jul 24, 2020
Venue: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall
Performed by
Conductor: MITSUHASHI Keiko
Tenor: MURAKAMI Toshiaki *3rd prize of Voice Section at the 3rd Tokyo Music Competition
Orchestra: Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
MC: ISONO Emi, NOGUCHI Ayako (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)
Available to stream (TBD): Mon, Sep 7, 10:30– (JST/UTC+9)

Workshop Concert “Ta-Ta-Pa-Tu-Ela”
The Tokyo Bunka Kaikan has been delivering various workshops.
“Ta-Ta-Pa-Tu-Ela” is a fun workshop concert that adults and children can enjoy singing and dancing together. The members of Casa da Música, a music institution in Portugal, invite you to the land of music and rhythm.
Performed on Sun, Feb 8, 2015
Venue: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall
Created & Performed by: Jorge PRENDAS, Paulo NETO, Jorge QUEIJO, Bruno ESTIMA, Sofia LEANDRO
Available to stream (TBD): Wed, Aug 5, 14:00– (JST/UTC+9)

Music Program TOKYO Shining Series Vol.5
“The Four Seasons” from Teatro Comunale di Bologna String Quintet—with the Tokyo Music Competition prize winners

The Shining Series features young-spirited musicians who are actively performing both in Japan and overseas. The series marked the fifth concert in October 2019, making this inspiring ensemble a reality, featuring five string musicians from Teatro Comunale di Bologna in Italy and the Tokyo Music Competition prizewinners. Enjoy Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” performed in the second part of the program.
Performed on Wed, Oct 30, 2019
Venue: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall
Violin: Emanuele BENFENATI, Davide DONDI, YODA Masanobu, KISHIMOTO Honoka, SHINOHARA Yuna, TSUBOI Natsumi, ARAI Rio, MIHARA Hisao, KAGITOMI Gentaro
Cello: Francesco Maria PARAZZOLI, MIZUNO Yuya
Contrabass: Fabio QUARANTA
Harpsichord: KAWADA Kentaro
Available to stream (TBD): Fri, May 1, 14:00– (JST/UTC+9)