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Music Program TOKYO Workshop Workshop! 2020 on stage & legacy 
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra & Shinjuku Kodomogekijo Present
Relaxed Concert for Everyone—Beyond Generations and Disabilities

This relaxed concert, different from other regular stage performances, is designed for the audience to enjoy the program without requiring total silence.
Full of friendly twists are welcoming you to enjoy music with all kinds of people, including first-time classical concert-goers, individuals with autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities, and so on, who feel insecure at concerts in music halls.

Date Tue, Nov 3, 2020 14:00 (Open 13:30)
Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes/No intermission

Shinjuku Bunka Center, Main Hall (Directions *only in Japanese)

Genre TBK productions Orchestra Concert
Admission Ages Age 3 and above
* Elementary school students or younger children must be accompanied by their caregivers.

Flyer (PDF)

Notice to our patrons who are attending this performance

Upon attending the performance, please check overleaf of the flyer (only in Japanese) linked below to go through the precautionary measures to help prevent the COVID-19 spread.


Your understanding and cooperation are much appreciated.


Conductor: NAGAMINE Daisuke

Orchestra: Tokyo Symphony Orchestra


BIZET: “Toreador Song” from Carmen

KOMURO Masahiro: Guide to the Orchestra-Disney melody

J.STRAUSS II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka

SAINT-SAËNS: Danse macabre

TCHAIKOVSKY: “Waltz of the Flowers” from The Nutcracker

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No.9 in e minor “From the new world”-4th movement

Maximum number of audience

approx. 490


Prices (tax included)

Reserved Seats 2,000yen

Free admission for people aged 18 or younger

Pre-sale sold out

How to book

Shinjuku Kodomogekijo (Application form is provided only in Japanese)

Audio sensory enhanced seats

This performance provides audio sensory enhanced seats, which enables physical sensation from sound converted into vibration, so that the audience with hearing impairment and caretakers can sit together to enjoy music.


Body-sensible acoustic device “Bodysonic” (20 devices)

It is a seat cushion installed with a vibrating device. By transferring immersive heavy bass vibration to the user’s body even for a small sound, the device assists the user with hearing impairment, including those with hearing loss wearing hearing aids or those with adventitious deafness, to enjoy music. Also, the headphones and the magnetic induction loop help the users perceive sounds more.


25 pairs (50 persons in total) of persons with disabilities and their caretakers are invited to this performance. (first-come, first-served basis)

Please write that you wish to have an invitation to the concert in the remarks column in the application form.

For those who wish to use Bodysonic, please write that you request Bodysonic in the remarks column in the application form.

Other Information

* The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
* Children under age 3 years are not allowed to attend this performance.


Shinjuku Kodomogekijo

Organizers & Supporters

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

Co-organizer: Tokyo Orchestra Business Cooperative

Endorsed by: Shinjuku City/Shinjuku Bunka Center/Shinjuku Ward Board of Education

Supported by: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan/Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities

Cooperation: Pioneer Corporation