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Music Program TOKYO Young Theater-Goers Program Opera "Chopin" (New Production)

* 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 Sat, Dec 17, 2022 14:00 (Open 13:15)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Genre TBK productions Opera

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.

⁃ 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.

⁃ Allow enough time to get into the venue.


Chopin (Opera in 4 Acts. Sung in Italian with Japanese surtitles.)




SONODA Ryuichiro


IWATA Tatsuji

Pre-show Talk

There will be a pre-show talk about the production at 13:30. (about 10 minutes, only in Japanese)


Chopin: YAMAMOTO Yasuhiro

Stella: SATO Mieko

Flora: SAKODA Miho *2nd prize of Voice section at the 13th Tokyo Music Competition

Elio: TERADA Koji *2nd prize of Voice section at the 6th Tokyo Music Competition

Monk: TANAKA Taiki


Chorus: Fujiwara Opera Chorus Group


Piano: MATSUMOTO Kazumasa

Violin: SHINOHARA Yuna *2nd prize of String section at the 11th Tokyo Music Competition

Cello: KAMIMURA Ayano *2nd prize of String section at the 5th Tokyo Music Competition 


Set Design: MATSUO Hiroko

Costume Design: MAEDA Ayako

Lighting Design: OSHIMA Masao (Art Stage Lighting Group Inc.)

Music Arrangement: YAMAMOTO Sayaka

Libretto Translation and Surtitles: HONYA Asako

Stage Manager: ITO Jun (The Stuff)

Associate Director: UEBARU Maki


Read the full article of the interview with IWATA Tatsuji

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan quarterly magazine “Onmyaku” (PDF only in Japanese)

PhotoSONODA Ryuichiro, Conductor
PhotoIWATA Tatsuji, Production
PhotoYAMAMOTO Yasuhiro, Tenor
PhotoSATO Mieko, Soprano
PhotoSAKODA Miho, Soprano
PhotoTERADA Koji, Baritone
PhotoTANAKA Taiki, Bass
PhotoMATSUMOTO Kazumasa, Piano
PhotoSHINOHARA Yuna, Violin
PhotoKAMIMURA Ayano, Cello


Prices (tax included)

[Day tickets]

Tickets not available.


S5,500yen A4,400yen B2,200yen  Pre-sale sold out

Under-26s 2,200yen✝ Under-19s 1,100yen✝

✝The prices apply to all seat categories. Valid ID required.

* Tickets for Seat-B are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office.

* Those who are aged under 26 or aged under 19 are required to bring their IDs for age verification.


Event Discount: S4,400yen A3,520yen Under-26s 1,760yen✝ Under-19s 880yen✝

* 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 D.

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

Seating Chart of Recital Hall

Seating Chart (PDF)

On Sale Date

Sat, Sep 17, 2022

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Youth Invitation

Eligible ages: 3rd grade students of middle school/1st grade students of high school

Maximum number of invitees: 50 (Invitees will be determined by lot if the application number exceeds the limit.)

Application period: Thu, Sep 1, 10:00–Fri, Sep 30, 18:00


How to apply: Online application form must be submitted.

Application Form (The form is only in Japanese.)


Invitation notification: Invitation tickets will be sent to the invitees. Valid ID such as students handbook and health insurance card is required on the day of the performance as we may verify the ticket holder’s age.

* If an applicant submits multiple times, only the first application will be valid.

* To ensure that you receive emails from us, please add the domain “” to the whitelist such as approved sender list you have enabled them on your email setting. (If you have set up those sender filterings on your email, you may not receive our emails, including the application confirmation message and the result notice.)

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 Fri, Dec 9, 17:00.
COVID-19 Safe Event Checklist (PDF *only in Japanese)

Related Information

This performance is collaborating with the below shop at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan!

Please refer to the flyer (PDF *only in Japanese) for details.


Inquiry: Music Gift Shop “Waltz”


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