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Platinum Series

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Music Program TOKYO

Platinum Series

Have a gorgeous time with celebrated artists surrounded by “amazing acoustics” at Recital Hall.

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Vol.1Berlin Philharmonic Winds—The finest performers of the world's top orchestra

Date & Time
Tue, Jul 18, 2023 19:00 (Open 18:30)
Berlin Philharmonic Winds (Wind Quintet)
  • Flute: Andreas BLAU
  • Oboe: Andreas WITTMANN
  • Clarinet: Alexander BADER
  • Bassoon: Riccardo TERZO
  • Horn: Sarah WILLIS
* The artists have been changed as above from the initial announcement. (Oboe and Bassoon)
Please note that the ticket is not refundable for this change.
MOZART (arr. U.G.SCHÄFER): Overture to Harmoniemusik, Così fan tutte
BEETHOVEN (arr. M.RECHTMAN): String Quintet in E-flat major, Op.4 (version for wind quintet)
BOZZA: Scherzo, Op.48
KLUGHARDT: Wind Quintet, Op.79
BERNSTEIN (arr. R.PRICE): from Suite from West Side Story
  • “I Feel Pretty-Tonight”
  • “Maria”
  • “America”
MALANDO (arr. J.SCHMEISSER): Olé guapa
RODRÍGUEZ (arr. J.SCHMEISSER): La cumparsita
ABREU (arr. J.SCHMEISSER): Tico-Tico no fubá

* The program has been changed as above from the initial announcement.

Vol.2FUJIMURA Mihoko —Japan's most celebrated mezzo-soprano

Date & Time
Wed, Sep 27, 2023 19:00 (Open 18:30)
Mezzo-soprano: FUJIMURA Mihoko
Piano: Wolfram RIEGER
  • Ridente la calma, K152
  • Un moto di gioia, K579
  • Das Veilchen, K476
  • Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte, K520
  • Abendempfindung, K523
MAHLER: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
  1. 1. “Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht”
  2. 2. “Ging heut’ Morgen über’s Feld”
  3. 3. “Ich hab’ ein glühend Messer”
  4. 4. “Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz”
ZEMLINSKY: 6 Gesänge nach Gedichten von Maurice Maeterlinck, Op.13
  1. 1. “Die drei Schwestern”
  2. 2. “Die Mädchen mit den verbundenen Augen”
  3. 3. “Lied der Jungfrau”
  4. 4. “Als ihr Geliebter schied”
  5. 5. “Und kehrt er einst heim”
  6. 6. “Sie kam zum Schloß gegangen”
HOSOKAWA Toshio: 2 Japanese Lullabies (from Japanese Folksongs)
  1. 1. Lullaby of Itsuki (Itsuki no komori-uta)
  2. 2. Lullaby of Edo (Edo no komori-uta)

Vol.3OKI DUB AINU BAND —Ainu-rooted music blessed in the West

Date & Time
Sat, Nov 11, 2023 18:00 (Open 17:30)
Vocal and Tonkori (traditional Ainu string instrument): OKI
Drums: NUMAZAWA Takashi
Bass: NAKAJO Takashi
Keyboards: HAKASE-SUN
Vocal, Dance, and Tonkori: Rekpo
Recording and Mixing: UCHIDA Naoyuki
The setlist will be announced on the day of the performance.

Vol.4Hansjörg SCHELLENBERGER & Margit-Anna SÜß —Travelog through Europe with its best music played by oboe and harp

Date & Time
Sat, Jan 27, 2024 15:00 (Open 14:30)
Oboe and English Horn: Hansjörg SCHELLENBERGER
Harp: Margit-Anna SÜß
C.P.E.BACH: Sonata in g minor, Wq.135 for Oboe and Harp
J.S.BACH: Partita in g minor, BWV1013 for Oboe Solo
SPOHR: Fantasy in c minor, Op.35 for Harp Solo
J.S.BACH: Sonata in C major, BWV1033 for Oboe and Harp
SAINT-SAËNS: Sonata in D major, Op.166 for Oboe and Harp
BRITTEN: 6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op.49 for Oboe Solo
FAURÉ: Impromptu No.6 in D-flat major, Op.86 for Harp Solo
PASCULLI: Omaggio a Bellini for English Horn and Harp

* The program has been changed as above from the initial announcement.

Vol.5OHTANI Yasuko —The violin sings blissful lyric poems

Date & Time
Fri, Feb 23, 2024 15:00 (Open 14:30)
Violin: OHTANI Yasuko
Piano: Irina MEJOUEVA
CUI: Sonata for Violin and Piano in D major, Op.84
CUI: Kaleidoscope, Op.50-No.9 “Orientale”
MEDTNER: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in b minor, Op.21
BALAKIREV: Impromptu for Violin and Piano in E major
SHOSTAKOVICH (arr. H.GLICKMAN): 3 Fantastic Dances, Op.5
Venue Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall


Prices (tax included)

Single ticket: S5,500yen A4,400yen B2,750yen Under-26s 1,100yen (The price applies to all seat categories. Valid ID required.)

Series Package (5 performances): S24,750yen A19,800yen (Sales Ended)

* Series Package and single tickets for Seat B and Under-26s are only available at the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Box Office.

On Sale Date

Single ticket:

  • Vol.1 Sat, Mar 18, 2023
  • Vol.2 Sat, May 27, 2023
  • Vol.3 Sat, Jul 8, 2023
  • Vol.4 Sat, Sep 23, 2023
  • Vol.5 Sat, Oct 21, 2023

Series Package (5 performances): Sat, Mar 4–Sun, Mar 12, 2023 (Sales Ended)

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Other Information

* The program is subject to change under certain circumstances.
* Pre-school children are not allowed to attend these performances.
* 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
The reservation must be made by the deadline specified for each performance.

Organizers & Supporters Organizers: Tokyo Metropolitan Government/Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture