Shamisen Music and Traditional Japanese Dance
A Concert to Promote the Spread of Traditional Japanese Performing Arts
Listen to Japanese music!
Look at Japanese dance!
Date:September 19 (Monday), 2011 (national holiday)
Place: Kagurazaka Theater (2^nd floor of Ushigome Tansu Kumin Hall).
Access: 1 minute walk from the Ushigome Kagurazaka station on the Oedo line. When you exit from the ticket gates, turn right. At the street
level, turn right, and you will be next to the entrance of the building
where the concert will be held.
Tickets (sold at the door):
Regular admission:5,000 yen
Students and those 65 years old and over: 2,500 yen
Seats are not reserved.
The program includes naga’uta, kiyomoto (2 numbers), and shinnai.
The shinnai work is Tsuruga Wakasanojo XI’s recent setting of “The
Spider’s Thread”. It is based on a short story by that title by the
famous Japanese short-story writer, Ryunosuke Akutagawa. The performance
includes Japanese drums and traditional dance, as well as shinnai.
For information, contact the Traditional Music Association Office:
postal mail: Kami-Ochiai 2-10-2, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 161-0034