Concert×Play “Beethoven’s Story”: 47 Prefecture All-Japan Tour


Beyond 2020
Approved by the National Cabinet Secretariat

Coming soon to a town near you, and approaching our 250th performance

Voices the Concert-Going Public:

“This is the first time I’ve seen a combination of a musical performance and a play designed to catch and keep the attention of young children.”
(Kindergarten Parent)

“I hope that inspired by Beethoven’s life my children will overcome adversity even though the darkest times.” (3rd and 5th grade Elementary Parent)

Summary

“Oh no, I can’t hear!”
This is a story of Beethoven’s dramatic life where he struggles and overcomes and creates his own destiny. We present this story with a combination of his inspiring piano compositions and dramatic skits that young children can enjoy.

Program

Solo piano excerpts from the “Moonlight”, “Pathetique”, “Tempest” and “Appassionata” sonatas by Beethoven.

Tickets

all tickets are 3,800 yen

Date and Location

December 21 (Sat) 7:30pm Tochigi Bunka Kaikan Small Hall, Tochigi city, Tochigi prefecture.
December 22 (Sun) 7:30pm sold out Yokohama city Asahi citizens’ Cultural Center Sunheart Hall, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
December 23 (Mon) 7:30pm Ibaraki Prefecture Citizen’s culture center Hirosawa city hall, small hall, Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture.
December 24 (Tue) 2:30pm Country of Colors, Saitama Artistic Theater Music Hall, Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture.
December 25 (Wed) 2:30pm Yokohama city Tsurumi citizens’ Cultural Center Serbia Hall,Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
December 26 (Thu) 10:30am Suntory Hall Blue Rose Small Hall,Minato ward, Tokyo Prefecture.
December 26 (Thu) 7:30pm Matsudo City Cultural Building, Forest Hall 21, small hall,Matsudo City, Chiba Prefecture.
January 4 (Sat) 7:30pm sold out Yokohama city Isogo citizens’ Cultural Center Sugita Theater Hall,Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
January 5 (Sun) 10:30am Takasaki Fine Arts Music Hall,Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture.
March 1 (Sun) 10:30am Palette Citizen’s theater hall, Naha-city, Okinawa Prefecture.
March 19 (Thu) 7:30pm Shiojiri City Culture Center Building Lezan Hall Medium hall, Shiojiri City, Nagano Prefecture.
March 20 (Fri) 10:30am Gamagori Citizen’s Hallmedium hall, Gamagori City, Aichi Prefecture.
March 20 (Fri) 7:30pm NTN City Hall (Kuwana Citizen’s Hall) Small Hall, Kuwana City, Mie Prefecture.
March 21 (Sat) 7:30pm Kashiba Futami Cultural Center – Citizen’s hall, Kashiba City, Nara Prefecture.
March 22 (Sun) 10:30am Hashimoto City Citizen’s Hall, Hashimoto City, Wakayama Prefecture.
March 22 (Sun) Starting 7:30pm Citizen’s Center – Create Center – Center Hall, Ibaraki city, Osaka Prefecture.
March 23 (Mon) 2:30pm Kobe City West Region Citizen’s Center Nadeshiko Large Hall, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture.
March 24 (Tue) 2:30pm Sanyo Newspaper Large Hall, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture.
March 25 (Wed) 10:30am Sanuki City Shito Music Hall – Large Hall, Sanuki City, Kagawa Prefecture.
March 25 (Wed) 7:30pm Cosmo Hall (Anann City Media Culture Center), Anann City, Tokushima Prefecture.
March 26 (Thu) 10:30am Sagawa City Sakuraza Main Hall, Takaoka Region , Kochi Prefecture.
March 26 (Thu) 7:30pm Matsuyama Citizen’s Hall Medium Hall, Matsuyama city, Eiheme Prefecture.
March 27 (Fri) 2:30pm Bungo-Ono City General Cultural Center Ono hall, Bungo-ono city, Oita Prefecture.
March 28 (Sat) 10:30am Miyazaki City Kiyotake Cultural Center hankyu hall, Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture.
March 28 (Sat) 7:30pm Kirishima International Music Hall, Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture.
March 30 (Mon) 10:30am Yatsushiro Harmony Hall Citizen’s Hall, Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture.
March 30 (Mon) 7:30pm Shimahara city Ariake General Culture Hall (Green Wave Sunny Hall),Shimabara City, Nagasaki Prefecture.
March 31 (Tue) 10:30am Honou Memorial Hall – Culture Hall, Nishi-Matsuura region, Saga Prefecture.
March 31 (Tue) 7:30pm Moji City Citizen’s Center Large Hall, Kita-Kyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture.
April 1 (Wed) 10:30am Hofu City Regional Fellowship Center (Aspirato Music Hall), Hofu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
April 1 (Wed) 7:30pm Asa Kita Ward Citizens’ Center Hall, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture.
April 2 (Thu) 10:30am Unnan City Kashiba Culture Hall – Ramel Large Hall, Unnan City, Shimane Prefecture.
April 2 (Thu) 7:30pm Hawaii Aloha Hall – Large Hall, Touhaku Region, Tottori Prefecture.
April 3 (Fri) 2:30pm Kyoto Concert Hall – small hall (Ensemble Hall Murata), Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
April 3 (Fri) 7:30pm Shiga Prefecture Fine Arts Theater – Biwa Lake Hall – Small Hall, Ootsu City, Shiga Prefecture.
April 4 (Sat) 10:30am Ogaki Suitopia Center Music Hall, Ogaki City, Gifu Prefecture.
April 4 (Sat) 7:30pm Shimizu Cultural Hall – Marinato Small Hall, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture.
April 5 (Sun) 10:30am Tougen Cultural Center – Tougen Hall, Southern Alps City, Yamanashi Prefecture.
April 26 (Sun) 10:30am Fubetsu City 100 Year Memorial Hall, Nakagawa Region, Hokkaido Prefecture.
May 1 (Fri) 7:30pm Phoenix Plaza Fukui Citizens’ Service Center – Small hall, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture.
May 2 (Sat) 10;30am Ishikawa Prefecture Bunkyo Center Hall, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture.
May 2 (Sat) 7:30pm Arakawa Culture Hall – Small Hall, Uwotsu City, Toyama Prefecture.
May 3 (Sun) 10:30am Nagaoka Lilick Hall – Concert Hall, Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.
May 3 (Sun) 7:30pm Teressa-aprose Yamagata, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture.
May 4 (Mon) 10:30am Tohou People’s Culture Center (Fukushima Prefecture Culture Center),Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture.
May 4 (Mon) 7:30pm Wakabayashi Cultural Center Hall, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture.
May 5 (Tue) 10:30am Morioka Citizens’ Culture Hall – Small Hall, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture.
May 5 (Tue) 7:30pm Goshogawara Homeland and Regional Citizens’ Fellowship Center (Altencia) Homeland Fellowship Hall, Goshogawara City, Aomori Prefecture.
May 6 (Wed) 10:30am Atorion Music Hall, Akita City, Akita Prefecture.

Tickets and Information at:

The Mimu Mimu no Mori Association for the Performing Arts
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Performer Profiles

Mari Mimura (Piano)
Graduate of the Musashino Music Conservatory, Ms. Mimura traveled to the U.S. to study at the University of California, Los Angeles at the recommendation of Professor Vitaly Margulis, where she completed the Master`s program in music. She has performed with the Slovakia National Broadcaster’s Orchestra, the German Weimar Goethe String Quartet, and the Warsaw National Philharmonic Chamber Group among others.

Yukiko Okada (Actor/Guest)
Born in Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Ms. Okada graduated from Fukuoka Educational College and joined the Chojyu Giga Theater Group. She has traveled throughout Japan as a cast member of the Open Ponkikisho Children’s Theater. She is currently planning, producing and performing in various theatrical works including Okada Yukiko’s Solo Stage Performance.

Noriko Ono, (Artistic Director)



Produced by:
The Mimu Mimu No Mori Association for the Performing Arts

Coproduction by:
Taikan-Sha

Brought to you with support from the education departments Hokkaido Prefecture, Aomori Prefecture, Akita Prefecture, Iwate Prefecture, Yamaga Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture, Fukushima Prefecture, Ibaraki Prefecture, Kangagwa Prefecture, Minato-ku Tokyo Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture, Tochigi Prefecture, Gunma Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, Yamanashi Prefecture, Nagano Prefecture, Aichi Prefecture, Niigata Prefecture, Toyama Prefecture, Ishikawa Prefecture, Fukui Prefecture, Shiga Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture, Osaka Prefecture, Nara Prefecture, Wakayama Prefecture, Mie Prefecture, Hyogo Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture, Shimane Prefecture, Okayama Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Tokushima Prefecture, Ehime Prefecture, Kochi Prefecture, Kagawa Prefecture, Fukuoka Prefecture, Saga Prefecture, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kumamoto Prefecture, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kagoshima Prefecture, Ooita Prefecture, Okinawa Prefecture, Nakagawa-Fubetsu City, Goshogawara City, Akita City, Morioka City, Yamagata City, Sendai City, Fukushima City, Mito City, Yokohama City, Saitama City, Matsudo City, Tochigi City, Takasaki City, Shizuoka City, Ogaki City, Minami Alps City, Shiojiri City, Gamagori City, Nagaoka City, Uozu City, Kanazawa City, Fukui City, Ootsu City, Kyoto City, Ibaraki City, Hashimoto City, Kuwana City, Kobe City, Tohougun Yurihama City, Unnan City, Okayama City, Hiroshima City, Hofu City, Annan City, Matsuyama City, Takaokagun Sagawa City, Sanuki City, Kitakyushu City, Nishi Matsuura-gunn Arita City, Shiamabara City, Yachio City, Miyazaki City, Kirishima City, Bungo-Ono City, and Naha City.

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