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[CANCELED]Summer Festival Opera 2019-20 Japan↔Tokyo↔World "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"

We regret to inform you that this performance has been canceled. As a consequence of the COVID-19 case confirmed among the people involved in the production and the preparation not being completed without enough stage rehearsals, we have decided to cancel the show.

Please go through the below steps for ticket refunds (Tickets cannot be exchanged for a different date or performance.).

Date Wed, Aug 4, 2021 14:00 (Open 13:00) [CANCELED]
Sat, Aug 7, 2021 14:00 (Open 13:00) [CANCELED]
Venue

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Opera TBK productions

ニュルンベルクのマイスタージンガー
Flyer (PDF)

Ticket Refund Procedure

Regarding your purchased tickets, a refund is available.


 


The procedure of ticket refunds depends on


⁃ where you bought the tickets


⁃ how you received the tickets


⁃ whether you have received the tickets.


Please follow the below steps corresponding to your case.


You can also donate your tickets (See the below step 2.).


 


1. Those who purchased tickets at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office (by telephone, in person, online)


1-1. Those who received the tickets at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office on-site or by post (excluding those who received the tickets by post through booking online with credit card payment)


 


Period for accepting refund requests:


Until Thursday, September 30, 2021


(The request submission must be postmarked by the deadline.)


 


How to request a refund (By post only)


Please send your tickets and a sheet of paper filled out with the following information to the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office.


 


Required information:


Your name (Japanese phonetics included)


Your telephone number


The total number of your purchased tickets


Your bank account information (Please leave a note if you do not have your bank account in Japan.)—bank name, branch name, account holder (Japanese phonetics included), account type (checking or savings), account number


 


Postal Address:


Attn: Ticket Refund Team


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office


5-45 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716


* Please note that your tickets will not be reimbursed in case the mail is not delivered to the Box Office by misdelivery and so on.


 


Costs you get refunded


⁃  Ticket Cost


⁃  Service fees


* All expenses presented by the box office on purchasing tickets.


* If you have purchased with tickets for other events, only the system service charge and ticket issuing fee will be refunded.


⁃  Postage fee for sending back tickets (up to 414yen)


* Please note that your tickets will not be reimbursed in case the mail is not delivered to the Box Office by misdelivery and so on.


 


Refund Period


You will receive a refund in about three months at the latest after the box office receives your tickets.


 


1-2. Those who collected the tickets issued at 7-Eleven stores


 


Period for accepting refund requests:


Sunday, August 8, 10:00–Thursday, September 30, 23:59, 2021 (JST/UTC+9)


 


How to get a refund:


You will get reimbursed for the below cost at specific 7-Eleven stores.

Please bring your tickets to the 7-Eleven store where you had the tickets issued during the designated period.


The store name where your tickets were issued is written on the bottom left of your ticket.


 


Costs you get refunded


⁃  Ticket Cost


⁃  Service fees


* All expenses presented by the box office on purchasing tickets.


 


If you are not able to get a refund at the store where your tickets were issued, please follow the above step 1-1: “Those who received the tickets at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office on-site or by post” to request a refund.


 


1-3. Those who meet either of cases below:


⁃  You have not had the tickets issued at 7-Eleven stores yet


⁃  You purchased the tickets through online service in English


⁃  You received the tickets by post through booking online with credit card payment


 


There is no need for action taken from your end.


You will get a refund through credit card companies. Please check your credit card billing statement issued by your credit card company for the details.


 


Costs you get refunded


⁃  Ticket Cost


⁃  Service fees


* All expenses presented by the box office on purchasing tickets.


 


2. Those who wish to convert the ticket purchase into donation


 


If you would like to donate the cost of the ticket instead of requesting a refund, please fill out the below form and send it along with the original ticket of the corresponding performance to the following address by Thursday, September 30.


 


Attn: Ticket Donation Team


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office


5-45 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716


 


View the webpage Support Us (only in Japanese)


Ticket Donation Request Form (PDF/Word *The form is only in Japanese.)


Form Sample (PDF *only in Japanese)


Official Website of the Opera Festival

https://opera-festival.com/en


Program

WAGNER: “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” (Opera in 3 acts. Sung in German with Japanese and English surtitles. [New Production])


Approximate Running Time

5 hours 30 minutes including 2 intermissions


General Producer/Conductor

ONO Kazushi


Production

Jens-Daniel HERZOG


Cast

Sachs: Thomas Johannes MAYER


Pogner: Guido JENTJENS*


Beckmesser: Adrian ERÖD


Walther: Norbert ERNST


David: MOCHIZUKI Tetsuya


Eva: HAYASHI Masako


Vogelgesang: MURAKAMI Kota


Nachtigall: KONDO Kei


Kothner: AOYAMA Takashi


Zorn: AKITANI Naoyuki


Eisslinger: SUZUKI Jun


Moser: ITO Tatsundo


Ortel: TOMOKIYO Takashi


Schwarz: HASEGAWA Akira


Foltz: TSUMAYA Hidekazu


Magdalene: KOBAYASHI Yuka


Ein Nachtwächter: GOTO Kazuma*


 


Chorus: New National Theatre Chorus, Nikikai Chorus Group


Orchestra: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra


 


* The performance will be held by changing the roles as stated above, replacing Bjarni Thor KRISTINSSON, who was initially scheduled to sing Pogner and has withdrawn for personal reasons.


Creators

Set Design: Mathis NEIDHARDT


Costume Design: Sibylle GÄDEKE


Lighting Design: Fabio ANTOCI


Choreography: Ramses SIGL


Associate Director: Heiko HENTSCHEL


PhotoONO Kazushi, General Producer/Conductor
PhotoJens-Daniel HERZOG, Production
PhotoThomas Johannes MAYER
PhotoGuido JENTJENS
PhotoAdrian ERÖD
PhotoNorbert ERNST
PhotoMOCHIZUKI Tetsuya
PhotoHAYASHI Masako

Tickets

Prices (tax included)

S29,700yen A23,100yen B18,700yen C14,300yen D9,900yen E5,500yen F3,300yen Under-26s 3,300yen


* Persons with disabilities: S26,730yen A20,790yen (The prices apply to one companion)


* Tickets for Under-26s (a limited number of Seat A, B) and persons with disabilities are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office (by telephone, in person). Valid ID required upon entrance.



* Please contact the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office for booking the following tickets:



Wheelchair-accessible seats (Seat A only)/Group Sales (a limited number of Seat S, A/Groups of 10 or more)


 


* The tickets are on sale by following the guidelines and other regulations set by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Please note that the ticket sales are subject to suspension depending on the restriction of the seating capacity and the sales situation.


* The frontmost row is the 4th row.


[Update on Jul 9] * In accordance with the tightening of capacity restrictions due to the declaration of a state of emergency, ticket sales will end at 12pm midnight JST on Sunday, July 11. There will be no day ticket sales.


Please note that all customers who have already purchased tickets can attend the performances.


(The information has been changed as above from the announcement on the flyer.)


Seating Chart

Seating Chart (PDF)


On Sale Date

Sat, Apr 3, 2021


BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office


Other Information

* The stage direction may be partially changed, following the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan COVID-19 Precautionary Guidelines and other protocols.
* The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
* There are partial view seats which have obstructed sightlines and surtitles.
* Pre-school children are not allowed to attend this performance.
* Child care service is available. (Reservation and fee required. A limited number of children is accepted.)
Event Child Care Service: Mother's 0120-788-222
Reservation must be made by Wed, Jul 28, 17:00.
* There is no elevator or escalator in the Main Hall of the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.

Organizers 

Tokyo Metropolitan Government/ Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture