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Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Birthday Concert

The Tokyo Bunka Kaikan is marking its 60th anniversary in April. With a history spanning more than half a century, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan has built its reputation as the "Music Hall of Fame" in Japan since its opening in 1961. On our foundation day on April 7, we will hold a special concert to celebrate this significant milestone.

* The information has been changed as below from the initial announcement. (as of Mar 9)

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.
Please note that the performance is subject to change depending on decisions, orders, etc. by the Japanese and Tokyo Metropolitan Government and other governmental authorities.

Date Wed, Apr 7, 2021 19:00 (Open 18:00)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Genre Orchestra TBK productions Concert

Flyer (PDF)

Movie contentsYouTube

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.


Conductor: SADO Yutaka

Mezzo-soprano: FUJIMURA Mihoko

Orchestra: Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra


◇View artists profiles (only in Japanese)



Prelude to Act 1 from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Wesendonck Lieder

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No.9 in e minor, Op.95 “From the New World”



BERNSTEIN: Waltz from Divertimento

STRAVINSKY: Greeting Prelude

PhotoSADO Yutaka, Conductor
PhotoFUJIMURA Mihoko, Mezzo-soprano


Prices (tax included)

[Tickets Availability (as of Mar 30, 2021)]

In response to the relaxed capacity limit, the tickets for seats marked with # will additionally go on sale from Wed, Mar 31.


[Day tickets]

Tickets will go on sale at 18:00. (Seat D only few left)


S11,000yen A8,800yen B6,600yen C4,400yen D2,200yen

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


S(#)11,000yen A(#)8,800yen B(#)6,600yen C(#)4,400yen D(#)2,200yen

* 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.

* Tickets for # marked seats are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Subscribers: S9,350yen A7,700yen B5,500yen

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Subscribers: S9,900yen A7,920yen B5,940yen

Senior (Aged 65 and above/100 seats): S9,900yen

Under-26s: A2,750yen

Persons with disabilities: S9,350yen (The price applies to one companion)

* Group Sales (Seat S-B/Groups of 10 or more): Please contact the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office for further details.

* Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Subscribers discount tickets are only available at the TMSO Guide. All other discount tickets are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office. Valid ID required.


* Please read before purchasing the tickets:

Regarding this performance, the tickets will be on sale by holding seats with a capacity based on guidelines including “Roadmap to Overcoming COVID-19” set by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Please note that we may ask you to move from your reserved seat to another upon entering the venue, depending on governmental policies.

If the capacity limit is eased, we will sell additional tickets. In case the capacity restriction is tightened, the tickets additionally sold have to be refunded, and additional ticket holders will not be able to attend the performance.

Seating Chart

Seating Chart (PDF)

On Sale Date

Fri, Mar 12, 2021

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 concert.
* 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 Wed, Mar 31, 17:00.
* There is no elevator or escalator in the Main Hall of the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture/ Spring Festival in Tokyo Executive Committee Office