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The 19th Tokyo Music Competition 2021, Second Round: Voice Section

The Tokyo Music Competition aims to discover, foster, and support the young gifted performers who will become the forefront of the music world. Stay with us to see the emerging artists flap to the world from the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan with their vigorous performances!

Upon attending the performance, please visit this link to go through our precautionary measures to help prevent the COVID-19 spread and notice to visitors.
Please note that the performance is subject to change depending on decisions, orders, etc. by the Japanese and Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other governmental authorities.

Date Sun, Aug 22, 2021 11:00 (Open 10:20) Estimated time: End of the performance 14:40/Result Announcement 15:45 (The result will be posted only on our website.)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Genre TBK productions Competition

Flyer (PDF)

Movie contentsYouTube

Movie contents


Bag Check

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

Notice to our patrons who are attending this performance

Please follow the below measures to help prevent the COVID-19 spread. Your understanding and cooperation are much appreciated.

⁃ We ask you not to come to the venue if you seem to have symptoms such as a fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat, or simply not feeling well.

⁃ Wear a face mask to cover your nose and mouth. Please show consideration for fellow audience members.

⁃ Strictly follow the precautions against infectious diseases such as the cough etiquette and washing and disinfecting your hands frequently.

⁃ Our staff members conduct temperature screening with thermal imaging cameras for all those who are entering the venue. If you have a fever of 37.5°C/99.5°F or higher, you are not allowed to enter the venue.

⁃ No beverage is sold in the Recital Hall area.

⁃ Show your ticket to the usher. Then tear off the stub by yourself and put it in the box.

⁃ We do not hand out program leaflets and such printed materials. Please pick them up by yourself from specific areas.

⁃ The cloakroom is closed except for large luggage.

⁃ We do not accept flowers and gifts for the artists. Nor can you give them directly to the artists.

⁃ Allow enough time to get into the venue.

Tokyo Music Competition

Artists & Program

*The estimated starting time of each performance is subject to change.



1. KAWADA Oka, Soprano

C.DEBUSSY: Apparition

Y.NAKADA: “Hanayagu asa” from Sakana to orange

V.BELLINI: “Come per me sereno” from La sonnambula

(Piano: SATO Fumio)



2. NAKASU Miki, Soprano

S.RACHMANINOFF: 12 Songs, Op.21; 7. Zdes’ khorosho

V.BELLINI: “Oh! Quante volte” from I Capuleti e i Montecchi

V.BELLINI: “Ah! non credea mirarti” from La sonnambula

(Piano: NIIRO Kana)



3. HANAFUSA Eriko, Mezzo-soprano

O.RESPIGHI: 4 Lyrics, P125; 4. Sopra un’aria antica

G.ROSSINI: “Nacqui all’affanno e al pianto” from La Cenerentola

R.STRAUSS: “Sein wir wieder gut” from Ariadne auf Naxos

(Piano: KINOSHITA Shizuko)



4. TAI Yuuka, Soprano

S.RACHMANINOFF: 6 Songs, Op.38; 3. Margaritki

C.DEBUSSY: La romance d’Ariel

G.CHARPENTIER: “Depuis le jour” from Louise

(Piano: ONUKI Mizuki)



5. TERUYA Atsuki, Tenor

B.BRITTEN: 7 Sonnets of Michelangelo, Op.22; 1. Sonetto XVI

R.SCHUMANN: 12 Poems, Op.35; 10. Stille Tränen

R.STRAUSS: 4 Songs, Op.27; 3. Heimliche Aufforderung

J.MASSENET: “Pourquoi me réveiller” from Werther

(Piano: KOYASU Yukari)


(Break 12:21-13:21)



6. KAJITA Mami, Soprano

A.DVOŘÁK: “Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém” from Rusalka

P.I.TCHAIKOVSKY: 6 Romances, Op.38; 3. Sred shumnogo bala

G.VERDI: “Pace, pace mio Dio!” from La Forza del Destino

(Piano: SEKINE Hisayo)



7. OKUAKI Daiki, Bass

F.POULENC: Banalités, FP107; 4. Voyage à Paris

F.POULENC: Mazurka, FP145

G.ROSSINI: “Là del ciel nell’arcano profondo” from La Cenerentola

(Piano: WATANABE Takuya)



8. NANASAWA Yui, Soprano

G.ROSSINI: “En proie à la tristesse” from Le Comte Ory

C.DEBUSSY: Apparition

F.POULENC: 2 poèmes de Louis Aragon, FP122; 2. Fêtes galantes

(Piano: ONUKI Mizuki)



9. KIWADA Ayaka, Soprano

F.P.TOSTI: 4 canzoni d’Amaranta

1. Lasciami! Lascia ch’io respiri

3. In van preghi

R.LEONCAVALLO: Bird Song “Qual fiamma avea nel guardo… Stridono lassù” from Pagliacci

(Piano: KOTOUDA Miyuki)



10. BANDO Tatsuya, Tenor

Y.NAKADA: Hatobue no uta

H.WOLF: “Der Feuerreiter” from Gedichte von Eduard Mörike

J.MASSENET: “Pourquoi me réveiller” from Werther

(Piano: FUJIMOTO Saeko)


15:45 Result Announcement (The result will be posted only on our website.)


Prices (tax included)

Reserved Seats 1,100yen


[Day tickets]

Tickets go on sale at 10:00.


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

* The frontmost row is the row B.

* On the ticket sales starting date, the tickets will be on sale by keeping either left or right next to the booked seat unoccupied. There may be additional tickets to be sold for the unoccupied seats at a later date.

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

Seating Chart of Recital Hall

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On Sale Date

Thu, May 20, 2021

* The ticket sales starting date has been changed as above from the initial announcement. (as of Apr 27, 2021)

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Other Information

* The performance may be stopped in the middle by the judge.
* Some seating areas are blocked.
* The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
* Pre-school children are not allowed to observe this competition.
* 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 Fri, Aug 13, 17:00.


The Tokyo Music Competition Secretariat, Production Section, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan


Organizers & Supporters

Organizers: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture/The Yomiuri Shimbun/Kao Corporation/Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Sponsors: Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd./Concert Service/Suntory Holdings Ltd./Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd./Morihei Butai Kiko Co., Ltd.

Production Assistance: Japan Music Foundation JESC

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

Sponsors & Grantors

Supported by: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Official Platinum Partner: Ueno Seiyoken