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

Date Wed, Aug 4, 2021 14:00 (Open 13:00)
Sat, Aug 7, 2021 14:00 (Open 13:00)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Opera TBK productions

Flyer (PDF)

Bag check

Please allow enough time on arrival for the security check of your belongings at the entrance.

Official Website of the Opera Festival


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


Jens-Daniel HERZOG


Sachs: Thomas Johannes MAYER

Pogner: Bjarni Thor KRISTINSSON

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: Guido JENTJENS


Chorus: New National Theatre Chorus, Nikikai Chorus Group

Orchestra: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra


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
PhotoBjarni Thor KRISTINSSON
PhotoAdrian ERÖD
PhotoNorbert ERNST
PhotoMOCHIZUKI Tetsuya
PhotoHAYASHI Masako


Prices (tax included)

[Tickets Availability (as of Mar 26, 2021)]

The tickets will be on sale by holding seats at about half-capacity. We will not sell additional tickets at this moment.


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)


* Please read before purchasing the tickets:

Regarding this performance, the tickets will be on sale by holding seats with a capacity based on guidelines including “Roadmap to Overcoming COVID-19” set by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Please note that we may ask you to move from your reserved seat to another upon entering the venue, depending on governmental policies.

If the capacity limit is eased, we will sell additional tickets. In case the capacity restriction is tightened, the tickets additionally sold have to be refunded, and additional ticket holders will not be able to attend the performance.

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.


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

Organizers & Supporters

Produced by: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan/New National Theatre, Tokyo/Salzburg Easter Festival/Semperoper Dresden

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

Co-presented by: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

Collaborated by: Tokyo Nikikai Opera Foundation