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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Japan

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December 2021
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TokyoMadama Butterfly

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Tatsuya Shimono; Tamiya Kuriyama; New National Theatre; Jiro Shima; Ayako Maeda; Jiro Katsushiba; Eri Nakamura

TokyoSuntory Hall Organ Promenade Concert

Wammes, Matter, Johannsen, Khachaturian, Anderson
Kensuke Ohira; Mami Nagata

TokyoDaniel Müller-Schott plays Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations

NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo
Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Vasily Petrenko; Daniel Müller-Schott

TokyoSubscription Concert for children, no. 80

Copland, Khachaturian, Márquez, Holst
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra; Keitaro Harada

TokyoNoriko Sasaki sings Strauss

NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo
Mahler, Strauss R., Beethoven
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo; Kazuki Yamada; Noriko Sasaki
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Nothing short of greatness: the Vienna Phil in Suntory Hall

The Vienna Philharmonic’s unparalleled musicality is beyond impressive and is proved on pieces like Schubert Symphony No. 8 “The Great”
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National Ballet of Japan dazzles in Sir Peter Wright's Swan Lake

National Ballet of Japan premieres Sir Peter Wright's Swan Lake, which had been postponed for a year due to Covid restrictions. 
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Rising star Aya Wakizono commands the stage in La Cenerentola

Jun Aguni’s fast-paced new staging, with brightly coloured sets and costumes by Rome-based Alessandro Ciammarughi, was full of visual delights and fantasy-filled images.

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Joyous Bach from Masaaki Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan in Tokyo

For a year and a half since their European tour was cut short due to the outbreak of the pandemic, Masaaki Suzuki and Bach Collegium Japan have been grounded in Japan, performing domestically despite restrictions.
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Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra excels at Summer Muza festival

The Olympics is not the only big event that is taking place around Tokyo this summer. A large-scale festival of classical music, Festa Muza Summer, is currently being held at Muza Kawasaki Concert Hall.
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