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The 19th Tokyo Music Competition 2021, Final Round: String 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!

* The curtain time has been changed as below from the initial announcement.

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 Fri, Aug 27, 2021 16:00 (Open 15:15) Estimated time: End of the performance 18:35/ Presentation of Awards 19:15
Venue

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Orchestra 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 Main 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 not available.


⁃ 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

https://www.t-bunka.jp/en/tmc/


Artists

Conductor: TSUNODA Kosuke


Orchestra: Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra


 


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


 


16:00-


1. NISHIDA Sho, Cello


A.DVOŘÁK: Cello Concerto in b minor, Op.104


 


16:45-


2. FUKUDA Asako, Violin


P.I.TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35


 


(Intermission 17:23-17:43)


 


17:43-


3. SHIMOKAWA Rou, Contrabass


S.KOUSSEVITZKY: Double Bass Concerto in f-sharp minor, Op.3


 


18:03-


4. KITSUWA Miyu, Violin


C.SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No.3 in b minor, Op.61


PhotoNISHIDA Sho, Cello
PhotoFUKUDA Asako, Violin
PhotoSHIMOKAWA Rou, Contrabass
PhotoKITSUWA Miyu, Violin
PhotoTSUNODA Kosuke, Conductor

Tickets

Prices (tax included)

Reserved Seats 2,200yen


Senior (Aged 65 and above/100 seats): 1,980yen Pre-sale sold out


Persons with disabilities: 1,760yen (The price applies to one companion)


Under-26s: 1,100yen


* The discount tickets are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office. Valid ID required.


 


[Day tickets]


Tickets go on sale at 15:00.


 


* 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 4th row.


* On the ticket sales starting date, the tickets will be on sale by keeping either left or right next to the booked seat unoccupied on the 1st floor area. There will be no additional tickets to be sold for the unoccupied seats on the 1st floor area; however, there may be additional tickets sales for 2nd-5th floor areas depending on the sales situation.


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


Seating Chart of Main Hall

View Seating Chart


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

* Some seating areas are blocked.
* The winners' announcement and the awards ceremony after the final round may be conducted without audience, depending on the COVID-19 situation.
* 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 20, 17:00.
* There is no elevator or escalator in the Main Hall of Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.

Inquiries

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

+81-3-3828-2111


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


Assisted by: TOKYO FM


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