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Music Program TOKYO [Rescheduled from May 28] Shining Series: Vol.7 The gorgeous tenors of the Tokyo Music Competition winners

We have decided to reschedule Shining Series Vol.7: The gorgeous tenors of the Tokyo Music Competition winners for Sunday, June 28, 2020 (Concert starts 15:00/Doors open 14:00). The performance was initially planned on Thursday, May 28, 2020, and has been postponed amid COVID-19.

Kindly be informed that we have also changed the venue from the Recital Hall to the Main Hall to keep a distance between audience members.
* Please refer to this link for the new seating arrangement. We have relocated the Recital Hall’s reserved seat numbers to the Main Hall seating. (You can check it at the venue on the day of the performance as well.)
* Regarding the performance, please visit this link to go through our precautionary measures to help prevent the COVID-19 spread and notice to visitors. Please note that the performance might be canceled or re-postponed depending on decisions, orders, etc. by the Japanese and Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

Date Sun, Jun 28, 2020 15:00 (Open 14:00)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre TBK productions 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.

⁃ Show your ticket to the usher. Then tear off the stub by yourself and put it in the box.

⁃ 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.

⁃ We do not accept flowers and gifts for the artists. Nor can you give them directly to the artists.

⁃ Allow enough time to get into the venue.

Seating Chart

Seating Chart (PDF)



Toshiaki Murakami *3rd prize of Voice Section at the 3rd Tokyo Music Competition

Takumi Yogi *1st prize and Audience Award of Voice Section at the 6th Tokyo Music Competition

Naoki Miyasato *2nd prize (Top prize) and Audience Award of Voice Section at the 10th Tokyo Music Competition

Yusuke Kobori *2nd prize of Voice Section at the 16th Tokyo Music Competition

Piano: Takayuki Ezawa


Rossini: “Vieni fra queste braccia” from La gazza ladra

Donizetti: “Una furtiva lagrima” from L’elisir d’amore

Massenet: “Je suis seul!…Ah! fuyez, douce image” from Manon

Giordano: “Un dì all’azzurro spazio” from Andrea Chénier

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

Puccini: “Che gelida manina” from La Bohème

Donizetti: “Ah! mes amis, quel jour de fête!” from La fille du régiment

Verdi: “Di quella pira l’orrendo foco” from Il trovatore


Brodsky: Be my love

Bellini: La ricordanza

Leoncavallo: Mattinata

De Curtis:

Torna a Surriento

Non ti scordar di me

Bixio: Parlami d’amore, Mariù

Cardillo: Catarì, Catarì (Core ‘ngrato)

Lara: Granada

Verdi: “La donna è mobile” from Rigoletto



Puccini: “Nessun dorma” from Turandot

Di Capua: ‘O sole mio

PhotoToshiaki Murakami, Tenor
PhotoTakumi Yogi, Tenor
PhotoNaoki Miyasato, Tenor
PhotoYusuke Kobori, Tenor
PhotoTakayuki Ezawa, Piano


Prices (tax included)

Reserved Seats 3,300yen Under-26s 1,100yen

*Tickets for Under-26s are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office. Valid ID required.


[Additional Tickets]

Additional tickets will go on sale at 10:00 on Sat, Jun 20. (Only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office)

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Ticket refund procedure


If you are not able to attend on the rescheduled day, a refund is available.


Period for accepting refund requests:

Until Friday, July 31, 2020

(The request submission must be postmarked by the deadline.)


How to request a refund (By post only)

Please send your tickets and a sheet of paper filled out with the following information to the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office.

*Used tickets are not refundable. Refunds will only be provided for tickets with a stub attached.


Required information:

Your name (Japanese phonetics included)

Your telephone number

The total number of your purchased tickets

Your bank account information (Please leave a note if you do not have your bank account in Japan.): bank name, branch name, account holder (Japanese phonetics included), account type (checking or savings), account number


Postal Address:

Attn: Ticket Refund Team

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

5-45, Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8716

* Please note that your tickets will not be reimbursed in case the mail is not delivered to the Box Office by misdelivery and so on.


Costs you get refunded

1. Ticket Cost


2. Service fees

* All expenses presented by the box office on purchasing tickets.

* If you have purchased with tickets for other events, only the system charge and the ticket issuing fee will be refunded.


3. Postage fee for sending back tickets

* Please note that your tickets will not be reimbursed in case the mail is not delivered to the Box Office by misdelivery and so on.


Refund Period

You will receive a refund in your designated bank account in about two months after the box office receives your tickets.

Other Information

*The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
*Pre-school children are not allowed to attend this performance.
*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 17:00 on Fri, June 19
*There is no elevator or escalator in the Main Hall of Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Organizers & Supporters

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

Planning & Production: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, Production Section


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