Opera "Only the Sound Remains"

Opera "Only the Sound Remains"

Kaija SAARIAHO's opera "Only the Sound Remains" (2016) was written, inspired by Noh dramas: "Tsunemasa" (First Part) and "Hagoromo" (Second Part). This newly directed version makes its Japan debut as an international co-production which includes La Biennale di Venezia.

6.6.2021

15:00 (Open 14:15)

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan 5-45 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8716 Japan

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture

Music , Theatre , Performance ,

Kaija SAARIAHO’s “Only the Sound Remains” is her fourth opera based on Noh dramas. SAARIAHO, one of the leading composers today, made its world premiere in 2016 with great success in many western countries. This newly directed version is an international co-production which includes La Biennale di Venezia featuring a fantastic cast and crew. The up and coming director Aleksi BARRIÈRE, and the top renowned and talented choreographer MORIYAMA Kaiji. Please join us for its long-awaited premiere in Japan!