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Machinaka Concert x Station Live in a Special Train on the Yamanote Line (with 400 invited participants)

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This year JR East’s railway station music event series “Station Live” departs from the station for the first time. JR Yamanote Line trains will be “wrapped” in special imagery for a period of two weeks to commemorate Japan Railway’s 30th anniversary. On Saturday, November 11, 2017, one of these trains will be reserved for the “Machinaka Concert x Station Live in a Special Train on the Yamanote Line,” a collaborative project with the superb classical concert hall Tokyo Bunka Kaikan.
Of those who apply for this reserved concert train, 400 people will be selected by drawing to attend free of charge as invited participants.


Flute & piano (keyboard)
Yoshie Ueno (flute), others

Clarinet & string ensemble
Istvan Kohan (clarinet), others

Trombone quartet
Takeshi Imamura (trombone), others
*Performer change
Takeshi Imamura (tronbone) of Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra replaces the originally announced Kojiro Fujiwara who has withdrawn from his scheduled performances due to illness.

Soprano & tenor
Rie Shimizu (soprano), others

Saxophone quartet
Hiroyuki Matsui (tenor saxophone), others

Vocal ensemble
Tokyo Opera Singers


400 (maximum 2 people per application)


Free of charge
*Participants are asked to pay the cost of their transportation to Osaki Station, etc.

Application period

Monday, October 2 2017, 8:00 – Sunday, October 15 2017, 23:59

How to apply

Apply from the event website.
Please read the application guidelines and important points before applying.

*The event may be delayed or, if necessary, canceled in the case of stormy weather or other factors affecting safety or train service. No compensation can be provided in case of postponement or cancellation. Thank you for your understanding.
*Performers, content, program selections, etc. are subject to change or cancellation in some circumstances.


After the close of the application period, participants will be selected through an impartial drawing. Selection results will be announced in sequence by e-mail starting Friday, October 20, 2017.


Produce Section
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
TEL: 03-3828-2111


JR East (East Japan Railway Company) 30th Anniversary Yamanote Line "wrapped" group reservation train



Organized by
Machinaka Concert: Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan / Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Station Live: East Japan Railway Company