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Afternoon Concert by Young Musicians

In spring, a brand new sensibility shimmers.

At the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, we have been presenting the Afternoon Concert series to create a bond between our audience and young artists. Such purpose has been realized in liaison with other cultural facilities and art institutions supporting young musicians. Enjoy the spirited performances of young artists who will lead the world of classical music from now on.

Upon attending the performance, please visit this link to go through our precautionary measures to help prevent the COVID-19 spread and notice to visitors.

If you need to avoid visiting the venue for specific reasons stated below, a refund is available. Please go through the below steps for ticket refunds.
Please note that the performance might be canceled or postponed on decisions, orders by the Japanese and Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other governmental authorities.

Date Sun, Feb 28, 2021 14:00 (Open 13:30)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital 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 Recital 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 closed except for large luggage.

⁃ 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.


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Saxophone Quartet from the Geigeki Wind Orchestra Academy

Soprano saxophone: ADACHI Yudai

Alto saxophone: CUI Shi-Shuo

Tenor saxophone: KONNO Ryuto

Baritone saxophone: KUSAKA Masahiro

* The performers have changed their parts as above from the initial announcement.


Triton Arts Network/Dai-Ichi Seimei Hall

String Quartet from the Outreach Seminar


Viola: TSURU Tomomi

Cello: KAJIWARA Yoko


Suntory Hall

Vocal Music from the Suntory Hall Opera Academy

Soprano: KIWADA Ayaka ★

Soprano: KODERA Ayane ◆

Piano: KOTOUDA Miyuki (co-performer, member of Coaching Faculty)


Regulus Quartet from the Suntory Hall Chamber Music Academy

Violin: YOSHIE Mio *3rd prize of String section at the 12th Tokyo Music Competition

Violin: TOJO Taiga


Cello: YABE Yusuke


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Piano Trio of the Tokyo Music Competition prizewinners

Oboe: SHINOHARA Takuya *2nd prize of Wind section at the 9th Tokyo Music Competition

Bassoon: SUZUKI Kazunari *1st prize of Wind section at the 13th Tokyo Music Competition

Piano: IFUKU Kentaro *3rd prize of Piano section at the 5th Tokyo Music Competition


SINGELÉE: Quartet for Saxophones-4th movement, Allegretto

ITURRALDE: Suite Hellenique

REED: “Carolina Cakewalk” from Five Cameos

GLAZUNOV: Excerpts from String Quartet No.3 in G major, Op.26 “Slavyanskiy” *Performed in outreach style



String Quartet from the Outreach Seminar of the Triton Arts Network/Dai-Ichi Seimei Hall

Garth KNOX: “Dimensions” from Satellites


PUCCINI: “Quando me’n vò”◆ “Donde lieta uscì al tuo grido d’amore”★ from La bohème

ROSSINI: Les soirées musicales-No.9 “La regata veneziana” ◆★

BARTÓK: String Quartet No.3, Sz.85 ●

HANDEL: “Ombra mai fu” from Serse, HWV40 ◆●

FRANÇAIX: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano


Prices (tax included)

[Tickets Availability (as of Feb 17, 2021)]

Pre-sale tickets are sold out. There are no day tickets nor additional ticket sales available.

Please also note those who have already purchased the tickets for # marked seats can attend the performance.


Reserved Seats 1,100yen Pre-sale sold out

* Please note that we may ask you to move from your reserved seat to another upon entering the venue.

Reserved Seats (#) 1,100yen Pre-sale sold out

* In case the capacity restriction is tightened again, please note that your purchased tickets for # marked seats have to be refunded, and you will not be able to attend the performance.


[Additional ticket sale in response to the relaxed capacity limit]

The tickets for seats which have been kept unoccupied will go on sale from Sat, Dec 5 as # marked seat tickets.

[Day tickets]

Tickets not available.

Seating Chart

Seating Chart (PDF)

On Sale Date

Sat, Nov 14, 2020

BOX Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office

Ticket Refund Procedure

[For those who need to avoid visiting the venue for specific reasons, a refund is available]

If any of the following cases apply to you, we ask you not to come to the venue. Regarding the ticket refund, please follow the below steps during the designated period.


⁃ You have a sudden fever (37.5°C/99.5°F or higher), or your fever has been lasting continuously.

⁃ You seem to have a cold with symptoms such as a fever, cough, sneezing, sore throat, and fatigue.

⁃ You have problems with your health condition other than those mentioned above, or you simply do not feel well.

⁃ You have had close contact with someone with a positive PCR test result for COVID-19.

⁃ You have stayed in countries and regions, where the Japanese government’s entry ban or quarantine after landing into Japan apply, within 2 weeks prior to the date you are planning to visit the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. Or you have had close contact with someone who applies to the case mentioned above.


Period for accepting refund requests:

Until Saturday, March 20, 2021

(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.

* If you have not collected the tickets at a 7-Eleven shop yet, please make sure to collect them by the ticket-issuing due date. The tickets are also required for those who request a refund. You cannot get the ticket issued after the due date.


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 (Up to 244yen)

* 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 three months at the latest 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 recital.
* 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, Feb 19, 17:00.


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