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The 21st Tokyo Music Competition, Final Round: Piano Section

The Tokyo Music Competition aims to discover, foster, and support the young gifted performers who will become the forefront of the music world. Stay tuned for the passionate performances by rising artists emerging out of the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan!

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Date Sun, Aug 27, 2023 16:00 (Open 15:15) Estimated time: End of the performance 18:25/Awards ceremony 19:05

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre TBK productions Orchestra Competition

Flyer (PDF)

Movie contentsYouTube

Movie contents



Tokyo Music Competition

Artists & Program

Conductor: UMEDA Toshiaki

Orchestra: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra


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



1.SAGAWA Kazusa

L.v.BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, Op.58



2.SUMINO Mirai

S.RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43


Intermission (17:01-17:21)



3. SHIMATA Riito

S.RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No.2 in c minor, Op.18



4. WATANABE Masato

F.LISZT: Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat major, S124

PhotoUMEDA Toshiaki, Conductor
PhotoSAGAWA Kazusa, Piano
PhotoSUMINO Mirai, Piano
PhotoSHIMATA Riito, Piano
PhotoWATANABE Masato, Piano


Prices (tax included)

* We strongly recommend buying pre-sale tickets since large crowds are expected at the day ticket booth.

[Day tickets]

Tickets go on sale at 15:00.


Reserved Seats 2,200yen

Under-26s: 1,100yen

Age 65 and above (100 seats): 1,980yen Pre-sale sold out

Persons with disabilities: 1,760yen (The price applies to one companion.)

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

Seating Chart of Main Hall

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On Sale Date

Sat, Apr 22, 2023

Advance online sale for Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Members: Sat, Apr 15-Thu, Apr 20

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Other Information

* Some seating areas are blocked.
* The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
* Pre-school children are not allowed to observe this competition.
* 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 18, 17:00.
* There is no elevator or escalator in the Main Hall of the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.


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