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Traditional Japanese Music [Essence of Art] 'Kiyomoto - Two pure streams into one fount -'
Two schools of "Kiyomoto" costar for the first time in 88 years.
Do not miss this unprecedented and landmark performance.

"Kiyomoto" is a classical performing art developed as Kabuki music. Since "Kiyomoto" split into two schools in the Taisho period, each of the schools have been active as leaders in the world of traditional Japanese music. At this event, the two "Kiyomoto" schools will costar for the first time in 88 years, making it a landmark event for the traditional Japanese music circle.

KIYOMOTO Umekichi IV (Left), KIYOMOTO Enjudayu VII (Right)
KIYOMOTO Umekichi IV (Left), KIYOMOTO Enjudayu VII (Right)
KIYOMOTO Enjudayu VII (joruri), KIYOMOTO Umekichi IV (shamisen) and all members of Kiyomoto cliques, The TANAKA Densaemon clique, KATAOKA Nizaemon, and others


Tuesday, August 24, 2010, Starting at 18:00 (Opening at 17:30)

Admission fees

Reserved seats only: Seat S: 10,000 yen, 1st class seat A: 8,500 yen, 1st class seat B: 6,000 yen, 2nd class seat: 4,500 yen, 3rd class seat: 3,000 yen

Ticket sales
  • National Theatre Ticket Office: Tickets available at the counter only (10:00-17:00)
  • E-ticket PIA: 0570 02 9999 (P code: 403-700)
  • Essence of Art Production Committee Secretariat: Application accepted by fax only: 03 3466 1259 (11:00-18:00)

Details (program, etc.)

1. Shiki Sanbaso
2. Sumida River
3. Festival: Mata Koko-ni Kabuki no Hanadashi


National Theatre (Large Theatre)
Address : 4-1, Hayabusa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8656

Access :  
  • 5 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Hanzomon Station (Hanzomon Line)
  • 10 minutes walk from Exit 2 or 4 of Nagatacho Station (Yurakucho Line, Hanzomon Line, Nanboku Line)
* Car park available