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Summer Festival Opera 2019-20 Japan↔Tokyo↔World "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"

Date Sun, Jun 14, 2020 14:00 (Open 13:15)
Wed, Jun 17, 2020 12:00 (Open 11:15)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Opera TBK productions

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Wagner: Opera “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” (Opera in 3 acts. Sung in German with Japanese and English surtitles. [New Production])

Approximate Running Time

5 hours 30 minutes including 2 intermissions

General Producer/Conductor

Kazushi Ono


Jens-Daniel Herzog


Sachs: Thomas Johannes Mayer

Pogner: Bjarni Thor Kristinsson

Beckmesser: Adrian Eröd

Walther: Tomislav Mužek

David: Tetsuya Mochizuki 

Eva: Masako Hayashi 

Vogelgesang: Kota Murakami

Nachtigall: Kei Yonashiro

Kothner: Takashi Aoyama 

Zorn: Atsushi Kanno

Eisslinger: Keiroh Ohara

Moser: Tatsundo Ito

Ortel: Toru Onuma

Schwarz: Akira Hasegawa

Foltz: Hidekazu Tsumaya

Magdalene: Makiko Yamashita 

Ein Nachtwächter: Fumihiko Shimura


Chorus: New National Theatre Chorus, Nikikai Chorus Group

Orchestra: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra


Set Design: Mathis Neidhardt

Costume Design: Sibylle Gädeke

Lighting Design: Fabio Antoci

Choreography: Ramses Sigl

Chorus Master: Hirofumi Misawa

Stage Manager: Naohito Takahashi

PhotoKazushi Ono, Conductor/General Producer
PhotoJens-Daniel Herzog, Production
PhotoThomas Johannes Mayer
PhotoBjarni Thor Kristinsson
PhotoAdrian Eröd
PhotoTomislav Mužek
PhotoTetsuya Mochizuki
PhotoMasako Hayashi


Prices (tax included)

S29,700yen A23,100yen B18,700yen C14,300yen D9,900yen E5,500yen F3,300yen Under-26s 3,300yen *Sold Out: B, C, D, E, F, Under-26s

*Tickets for Under-26s (Seat A, B [limited number]) are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office (telephone, in person). Valid ID required.

*Please contact the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office for the following discount tickets:

Tickets for persons with disabilities (Seat S, A)/ Group Sales (Seat S, A / Groups of 10 or more [limited number])

*Please contact the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office for purchasing wheelchair-accessible seats (Seat-A only).

Seating Chart

Seating Chart (PDF)

On Sale Date

Sat, Nov 9, 2019

Box Office

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office  (Available in English)

Other Information

*The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
*There are partial view seats which have partially obstructed sightlines and surtitles.
*Tickets are non-refundable and non-changeable under any circumstances other than a cancellation of the performance.
*Pre-school children are not allowed to attend this performance.
*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, Jun 5, 17:00.
*There is no escalator or elevator in the hall.


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

Organizers & Supporters

Produced by: The Tokyo Bunka Kaikan/New National Theatre, Tokyo/Salzburg Easter Festival/Semperoper Dresden

Presented by: Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture

Co-presented by: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

Collaborated by: Tokyo Nikikai Opera Foundation