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Music Program TOKYO Classical Music for Young Children

Welcome, children! Enjoy listening and watching the fabulous performance!

Date Sat, Oct 26, 2019 14:00-15:00 (Open 13:30)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Genre TBK productions Concert
Admission Ages Pre-school children (3-6 years old) with their caregivers and families
*No admittance for children aged under 3 years or only adults.

Flyer (PDF)


Piano: Mitsutaka Shiraishi

Trumpet: Shotaro Tada *1st prize of Brass Section at the 8th Tokyo Music Competition


Handel: The arrival of the Queen of Sheba from the oratorio “Solomon” (Piano solo)

Bizet: “Changing of the Guard” from the opera “Carmen”

Anderson: A Trumpeter’s Lullaby

and more

PhotoPiano, Mitsutaka Shiraishi
PhotoTrumpet, Shotaro Tada


Prices (tax included)

Purchased by Sept 30 (tax 8% included): General Admission 540yen Pre-sale sold out/Tickets at the door will be available

Purchased on Oct 1 or later (tax 10% included): General Admission 550yen Pre-sale sold out/Tickets at the door will be available

*The price is applied if the consumption tax increase comes effective as scheduled on Oct 1, 2019.

[Door tickets]

About 20 tickets will go on sale at 13:00.

On Sale Date

Sat, May 18, 2019

Box Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Other Information

*The program is subject to change under certain circumstances
*Child care service is available. (Please note: 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, Oct 18, 17:00.


Mitsutaka Shiraishi, Piano

After completing the graduate school at the Tokyo University of the Arts, Shiraishi studied at the Juilliard School. He won Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition in 1990, and the Concerto Competition at Juilliard in 1991 which led him to his New York debut with the Juilliard Orchestra at Lincoln Center. In 1994 he won Kinoshita Prize at the Japan Music Competition as an accompanist of vocal section. He has an excellent reputation for various performances such as solo, chamber music, and concertos earning high trust from his co-performers all over the world. He has appeared in many broadcast medias such as NHK-BS and NHK-FM. Currently he teaches at Tokyo University of the Arts and Ochanomizu University. Recordings: CD “Mussorgsky-‘Pictures at an Exhibition'” and more.


Shotaro Tada, Trumpet

Tada graduated from the Tokyo College of Music. He won 1st Prize and Audience Award of Brass Section at the 8th Tokyo Music Competition. Tada has performed as a soloist with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra. He also performs at various music festivals such as Kitakyusyu International Music Festival and Spring Festival in Tokyo. He has studied under Shigeto Ishizu, Naohiro Tsuken, Osamu Takahashi, Hiroki Tochimoto. Currently, Tada serves as the principal trumpet of the TOKYO Chamber Orchestra and an expert instructor at the SHOBI College of Music.


Tokyo Metropolitan Government/ Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture: the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, the Arts Council Tokyo