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Tokyo Traditional Arts Program

Folk classic "KAGURA" meets Kazumi Watanabe, celebrated jazz guitarist

  • Japanese Traditional Art ,
  • Music ,
  • Performance

Kagura is one of the most ancient forms of performing art in Japan. In Kagura, music and dance are dedicated to Shinto Gods to pray for purification, longevity and prosperity. Jazz, on the other hand, is a modern improvisational music born in America. Discover the new world created by Kagura and Jazz! The winner of the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts, Matsumoto Gennosuke, and his Troupe of Edo-no-Sato-Kagura, join world-renowned jazz guitarist, Kazumi Watanabe, for a virtuoso performance to explore the exciting collaboration between Kagura and Jazz.

Program and performers

Gennosuke Matsumoto Troupe (Edo-no-Sato-Kagura)
Kazumi Watanabe (guitarist)
Hiromitsu Kineya (shamisen player/musical director)


(All seats reserved) Adults: 2,000 yen; students; 1,000 yen
*Tickets for wheelchair seats are available at the Tokyo Traditional Arts Program Executive Committee Office
*No entry for children under 6 years old.

Where to purchase tickets
・E-Plus: TEL 0570-06-9993; [e-code: 031050]
・Mitsukoshi Theatre (tickets go on sale August 1 [Thu.]; * On August 1, tickets can be purchased only by phone or online)
 TEL 0120-03-9354 (10:00 – 18:00) * Adult tickets only
・Mitsukoshi Theatre Ticket Shop (computer/mobile-compatible)
・Ticket PIA: TEL 0570-02-9999; [P-code: 206-051]


Secretariat of the Tokyo Traditional Arts Program Executive Committee
Tel: 03-3467-5421
Fax: 03-3467-5422

Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Culture Creation Project Office (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
Tokyo Traditional Arts Program Executive Committee


Mitsukoshi Theatre