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Music Program TOKYO Platinum Series Vol.2 Gonzalo RUBALCABA
Cuban jazz piano titan returns

Have a gorgeous time with celebrated artists surrounded by "amazing acoustics" at the Recital Hall.

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

Date Fri, Nov 4, 2022 19:00 (Open 18:30)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Genre TBK productions Concert

Flyer (PDF)

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.


Piano: Gonzalo RUBALCABA


◇View artists profiles in flyer (PDF only in Japanese)


Rolando BUENO: Sueño de Muñecas

Gonzalo RUBALCABA: Improvisation

Charlie HADEN: Sandino

Enrique UBIETA: Son XXI

Horace SILVER: Peace

Charlie HADEN: La Pasionaria

Charlie HADEN: First Song

Moises SIMONS: El Manisero

John LENNON: Imagine



Miguel MATAMOROS: Lágrimas Negras

Billy STRAYHORN: Chelsea Bridge

Consuelo VELÁZQUEZ: Bésame Mucho

Jacobo RUBALCABA: El Cadete Constitucional

PhotoGonzalo RUBALCABA, Piano


Prices (tax included)

[Day tickets]

S and Under-26s seats tickets go on sale at 18:00. (update on Nov 4)


S5,500yen A4,400yen B2,750yen Under-26s 1,100yen (The price applies to all seat categories. Valid ID required.) *A, B Sold Out

* Seat B and Under-26s are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office.


Event Discount: S4,400yen A3,520yen Under-26s 880yen (The price applies to all seat categories. Valid ID required.)

* View details of Event Discount Campaign



* The tickets will be 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 row A.

* On the ticket sales starting date, the tickets will be on sale at full seating capacity.

Seating Chart

Seating Chart (PDF)

On Sale Date

Sat, Aug 6, 2022

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Other Information

* The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
* 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 17:00 on Fri, Oct 28
COVID-19 Safe Event Checklist (PDF *only in Japanese)

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