October Traditional Japanese Music Performance
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Traditional Japanese Music Performance at the National Theatre
A concert celebrating Japanese traditional music. There will be two concerts: one will present works for the koto, and the other, shinnai works.
The shinnai concert starts at 3 p.m.
There will be five shinnai works performed.
Tsuruga Wakasanojo XI will perform the final number in the shinnai concert, accompanied on the shamisen by Shinnai Nakasaburo (Living National Treasure) and Tsuruga Isejiro. The work he will perform is “Sakura Sogoro”. The portion of that long work that he will perform is “Ko Wakare”, in which Sogoro bids farewell to his children.
Place: Small Theatre, National Theatre, Tokyo
Tickets are 4,000 yen
All seats are reserved.
Tickets are now on sale.
Three ways to purchase tickets in advance:
(1) contact the National Theatre ticket center, 0570-07-9900 (hours 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.). The last day that the ticket center will sell tickets for this event is Friday, October 12
(2) go to the National Theatre box office
(3) in English, from a computer via the Internet at:
On-line ticket sales started Tuesday, September 11, 2012