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SOYU RAKU RAKU NIGHT LIVE Vol.49 —The Collaboration of Music and Rakugo—

Popular series of music and Japanese comic story-telling collaboration at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.

Date Wed, Nov 27, 2019 19:00-20:30 (Open 18:30)
Venue

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall

Genre TBK productions Concert


Flyer (PDF)

Artists

Rakugo (Traditional Japanese comedic storytelling): Yonefuku Katsura


Wazuma Performance(Traditional Japanese Magic): Kyoko


Steel Guitar: Kiyoshi “LION” Kobayashi


Lion Lady’s Steel Guitar Ensemble (performs only in the first part)


Vocal, ukulele: Masami Sato


Guitar: Takeshi Shirakata


Bass: Shigeru Nimura


Program

First Part: Hawaiian Stage


Hawaii Call Written by:Harry Owens(music)


Kaimana Hila Written by:Charles E. King (music & lyrics), Andrew Cummings (lyrics)


On a Tropic Night Written by:‎Ned Washington, Agustin Lara Japanese translation: Akira Suruga


The Hawaiian Wedding Song (Ke Kali Nei Au) Written by: Charles E. King


On a Little Bamboo Bridge Written by:Al Sherman (music),Archie Fletcher (lyrics) Japanese translation: Minoru Kashiwagi


Tahuwahuwai Written by:Leleiohaku


 


Second Part: The Collaboration of Music, Wazuma and Rakugo


“Omitate (Life is all about choices)” (Japanese comedic storytelling with illustrations and English subtitles)


PhotoYonefuku Katsura, Rakugo (Traditional Japanese comedic storytelling)
PhotoKYOKO, Wazuma (Traditional Japanese Magic)
PhotoKiyoshi "LION" Kobayashi, Steel Guitar
PhotoMasami Sato, Vocal, ukulele
PhotoTakeshi Shirakata, Guitar
PhotoShigeru Nimura, Bass

Tickets

Prices (tax included)

General Admission


purchased by Sept 30 (tax 8% included): 1,080yen


purchased on Oct 1 or later (tax 10% included): 1,100yen


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


[Door tickets]


Tickets go on sale at 18:00.


On Sale Date

Thu, Sept 5, 2019


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 recital.

Inquiries

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Production section +81-3-3828-2111


Organizers & Supporters

Organizer:The Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Rakugo Geijutu Kyokai


Co-Organizer: The Musicians Union of Japan, GEIDANKYO


Supported by: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan The Year Partner: Ueno Seiyoken