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The 1st recital of Kaho Tosha “admiring the moon”

  • Organization : Kaho Tosha
  • Section : Artistic and creative activity in Tokyo
  • Type of Grant Program : Single Individual
  • Art Forms : Japanese Traditional Art


This recital will reconsider the appeal of the kotsuzumi from different angles and communicate it within Japan and overseas. The event is designed to appeal to a wide age spectrum through a theatrical style of presentation transcending the framework of a music concert.

Part 1
Nagauta 「Tousensho」, Contemporary-traditional Japanese music 「Dosei」, Contemporary music 「Han」for Kotsuzumi and Cello
Part 2
Kojiki, 「The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter」


Kaho Tosha
Completed a doctorate in the Musical Research Department of Tokyo University of the Arts; the first doctorate to be given by the university in the field of Hogaku Hayashi (traditional percussion).
While an undergraduate, she was awarded the Ataka Prize and made her stage debut in a concert hosted by Suntory Hall.
Aiming to create works only she is capable of, Tosha has developed a unique musical expression based on her own aesthetic sense, conveying the “charm of the Japanese sound” to audiences in Japan and overseas alike.
Under the auspices of The Japan Foundation, Tosha has given performances in France, Spain, Luxembourg, the United States and elsewhere. She has also made many appearances on NHK Educational TV.
A part-time university lecturer at Tokyo University of the arts, YOKOHAMA National University and UTSUNOMIYA University. Tosha studies under Rosen Tosha VI.


Nihonbashi Teatre, Chuo City, Tokyo