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Music Education Program
“Let’s Make an Opera”Workshop(1)

  • Music ,
  • Theater / Dance ,
  • Kids / Youth ,
  • Workshop

Let’s Make an Opera! Perform at the stage as a role of children!

In conjunction with Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Opera BOX “The Magic Flute”, we offer a workshop for chorus, acting and stage crafts and construction. Come join this popular program in which children try their hand at real opera!


The workshop starts from early July.
There will be 30 workshops at most by August 29.
Tuesday, August 30 / Wednesday, August 31 Run-through rehearsal
Friday, September 2 Practice on the real stage
Saturday, September 3 Dress rehearsal
Sunday, September 4 Performance

*The schedule is subject to change.
*Participants may be required to wear some of their own clothes on stage as part of their costume.
*Depending on casting, participants may be asked to attend additional rehearsals.


Students from 1st year of junior high school through university students.
*Boys are boy soprano.

Entry requirements

Must attend the audition on Sunday, June 12 and the scheduled workshop dates.

Participation fee

2,000 yen
*tax included


Singing coach, music supervisor and conductor: Keiji Sudo
Direction: Tomomi Egawa
Assistant director: Kano Ozawa
Child acting coach: Akiko Inayama, others


Number of participants
About 3 – 9

Auditions will take place in the afternoon of Sunday 12 June at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.
Applicants will be contacted with further details by Friday June 3.

Set pieces
Mozart: bars 9—18, 301—317 of Act 1 finale from “The Magic Flute” (in the original language or in Japanese)

Optional piece to be selected from one of the below (in the original language)
Tamezō Narita: Hamabe no uta (F major)
Yoshinao Nakada: Natsu no omoide (D major)
Tommaso Giordani: Calo mio ben (E flat major or F major)
Alfredo Mazzucchi: O sole mio (G major)
Francesco Gasparini: Caro laccio (F major)

*Accompanist(s) to be provided by organizers.

Application period
Monday, April 25 to Friday, May 27 2016
*Application must be arrived by May 27.

Result of lottery
Applicants will be notified of the results of the lottery in late June by mail.

How to apply

  • Please download and fill in the Application form(PDF) and mail it to the address below. Please include a reply-paid envelope with a stamp of 82 yen and the participant’s name and address.
  • All applicants will be notified of the results by mail. And the participants will be receive a letter about the payment.

Application Mailing Addresses
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, “Let’s Make an Opera!” Workshop(1) desk
5-45 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716

*Your personal information will only be used in connection with providing details for this event.
*Content of the program is subject to change.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, “Let’s Make an Opera!” desk
TEL: 03-3828-2111


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan


Organized by
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan / Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)