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International Partnerships for Music Program TOKYO Workshop Workshop! Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Music Workshop: Workshop Concert "Barbara's Magic Potions" Discover a whole new world broadening with music across all ages—from infants to adults

You cannot miss fun and mysterious music to make magic potions!
How will the witch Barbara's new recipe turn out?

Upon attending the workshop, please visit this link to go through our precautionary measures to help prevent the COVID-19 spread and notice to visitors.
Please note that there might be additional changes in the performance depending on decisions and orders by the Japanese and Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other governmental authorities.

Date Sat, Sep 4, 2021 [1] 11:00-12:00 (Open 10:30) No intermission
Sat, Sep 4, 2021 [2] 14:30-15:30 (Open 14:00) No intermission

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Genre Workshop TBK productions Concert Barbara's Magic Potions
Admission Ages [1] 6 months-4 years with their families and caregivers
* Children under 6 months of age are not admitted. Adults can enter the venue only participating with admitted aged children.

[2] 3 years-6 years (preschool children) with their families and caregivers
* Children under 3 years of age are not admitted. Pre-school children must enter the venue accompanied by middle school students or older persons.
* Caregivers of the 4th grade or younger elementary school students must pick-up/drop-off their children at the venue.
* The program is for preschool children; however, elementary school students or older up to adults only themselves can be admitted as well.

Flyer (PDF)

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Bag Check

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

Notice to all workshop attendees

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

⁃ Our staff members conduct temperature screening for all those who are entering the venue. If you have a fever of 37.5°C/99.5°F or higher, we ask you not to attend the workshop.

⁃ Refrain from coming 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. If you attend with small children who have difficulty with wearing masks, please show consideration for others.

⁃ Wash and disinfect your hands frequently. Hand sanitizers are placed at the reception desk.

⁃ We will partially change the seating arrangement and stage direction to maintain social distancing.

⁃ We will not have photo shooting after the workshop for the time being.


Workshop Leaders: SAKURAI Shiori, SAWADA Tomoyo, NOGUCHI Ayako (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leaders)

Violin: HAYASHI Shuga

Percussion: FUJIWARA Ko

Voice: MORIYAMA Futoshi


Stage manager: HOZUMI Chihiro (The Stuff)

Costume design: TERADA Kazue (MOMA Workshop)

Set design: tamako☆

Lighting design: CHICHIHARA Kazuyoshi (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan)

Sound engineering: SUEHIRO Yuki (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan)

Acting instruction: INAYAMA Akiko

PhotoSAKURAI Shiori, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leader
PhotoSAWADA Tomoyo, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leader
PhotoNOGUCHI Ayako, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Workshop Leader
PhotoHAYASHI Shuga, Violin
PhotoFUJIWARA Ko, Percussion


Prices (tax included)

Reserved Seats (will call) 550yen Pre-sale sold out

* We may verify your children’s age when you purchase the tickets or at the venue on the day of the event.

* Please collect the ticket with your seat number assigned at the reception on the day of the performance. Participants cannot select the seat.

[Day tickets]

[1] Tickets not available.

[2] Tickets not available.

On Sale Date

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office (by telephone, in person, online)

Other Information

To caregivers

Each workshop is prepared only for the admission ages. Small children excluding the admission ages such as participants’ siblings are not allowed to attend the workshop. Your understanding would be highly appreciated.

On participating in workshops

⁃ This workshop is conducted only in Japanese.

⁃ Photography and video recording may occur during the workshop for our publicity materials.

* The admission ages are determined as of the actual date of the event.

* Nursing room is available. (only the class for 6 months-4 years)

* Please join with easy-to-move outfits.

* The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.

* 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 27, 17:00.


Tokyo Metropolitan Government/ Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture: the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, the Arts Council Tokyo