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The 17th Tokyo Music Competition 2019 Final Round Voice Section

The Tokyo Music Competition aims to discover, cultivate, 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 Tokyo Bunka Kaikan with their vigorous performances!

Date Mon, Aug 26, 2019 18:00 (Open 17:30) Estimated time: End of the performance 20:10/ Presentation of Awards 20:55

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Orchestra TBK productions Concert Competition

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Tokyo Music Competition

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Artists & Program

Conductor: Shigeo Genda

Orchestra: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra


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



1.OGAWA Kanna, Soprano

G.Verdi: ‘Caro nome’ from “Rigoletto”

V.Bellini: ‘Son vergin vezzosa’, ‘Qui la voce sua soave’ from “I Puritani”



2.MAEKAWA Kensho, Tenor

W.A.Mozart: ‘Il mio tesoro intanto’ from “Don Giovanni”

R.Strauss: ‘Di rigori armato il seno’ from “Der Rosenkavalier”

G.Donizetti: ‘Povero Ernesto! … Cercherò lontana terra’ from “Don Pasquale”



3.TAKESHITA Hiromi, Soprano

J.Massenet: ‘Il est doux, il est bon’ from “Hérodiade”

G.Puccini: ‘D’onde lieta’ from “La Bohème”

P.I.Tchaikovsky: ‘Letter Scene’ from “Eugene Onegin”


(Intermission 19:08-19:28)



4.KUDO Kazuma, Tenor

F.Cilea: ‘È la solita storia del pastore (Il lamento di Federico)’ from “L’Arlesiana”

G.Donizetti: ‘Tombe degli avi miei’ from “Lucia di Lammermoor”

G.Verdi: ‘Tutto parea sorridere’ from “Il corsaro”



5.IDE Soshiro, Baritone

W.A.Mozart: ‘Hai già vinta la causa’ from “Le nozze di Figaro”

G.Donizetti: ‘Bella siccome un angelo’ from “Don Pasquale”

J.Massenet: ‘Riez, allez’ from “Don Quichotte”

G.Verdi: ‘È sogno o realtà?’ from “Falstaff”

PhotoKanna Ogawa, Soprano
PhotoKensho Maekawa, Tenor
PhotoHiromi Takeshita, Soprano
PhotoKazuma Kudo, Tenor
PhotoSoshiro Ide, Baritone
PhotoShigeo Genda, Conductor


Prices (tax included)

General Admission 2,160yen TBK Membership Subscribers/Senior(65 or over)/Disabled 1,620yen Under-26s 1,080yen

*All the discount tickets are only available at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office. Identification required.

[Door Tickets]

Tickets go on sale at 17:00.

On Sale Date

Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Box Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Other Information

*Some areas including the juries' seats are not allowed to be seated.
*The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
*Pre-school children are not allowed to observe this competition.
*Child care service is available (Please note: reservation and fee required, limited acceptance number). Reservation must be made by the deadline.
Event Child Care Service: Mother's 0120-788-222.


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