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Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Orchestra Concert Series "Sound Forest": Vol.51 New Year Concert 2023

* 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 Tue, Jan 3, 2023 15:00 (Open 14:15)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre TBK productions Orchestra 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 Main 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 not available.

⁃ Allow enough time to get into the venue.


Conductor: FUJIOKA Sachio

Cello: UENO Michiaki *2nd prize of String section at the 10th Tokyo Music Competition

Orchestra: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra


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


DVOŘÁK: Cello Concerto in b minor, Op.104, B191


[Soloist Encore]

J.S.BACH: Gigue from Cello Suite No.3


TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.5 in e minor, Op.64

Interview with Artists

Read the full article of the interview with FUJIOKA Sachio

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

PhotoFUJIOKA Sachio, Conductor
PhotoUENO Michiaki, Cello


Prices (tax included)

[Day tickets]

S seat tickets go on sale at 14:00.


S7,700yen A5,500yen B3,300yen C1,650yen *A, B, C Sold Out

Under-26s: S3,850yen A2,750yen B1,650yen

Age 65 and above (100 seats): S6,930yen Pre-sale sold out

Persons with disabilities: S6,160yen (The price applies to one companion)

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

* Group Sales (Seat S, A/Groups of 10 or more): Please contact the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office for further details.


Event Discount: S6,160yen A4,400yen B2,640yen

* 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 1st row.

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

Seating Chart of Main Hall

View Seating Chart

* Seat Categories

S: 1st & 2nd floors

A: 3rd floor

B: 4th floor

C: 5th floor

On Sale Date

Sat, Oct 1, 2022

Advance online sale for Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Members: Sat, Sep 24-Thu, Sep 29

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 concert.
* 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 Tue, Dec 27, 17:00.
* There is no elevator or escalator in the Main Hall of the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.
COVID-19 Safe Event Checklist (PDF *only in Japanese)


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