New National Theatre Tokyo - Tokyo
1 August 2021

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Carmen

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

A stunning Carmen by Àlex Ollé opens at New National Theatre
10 Jul 21 / Bachtrack
Lucia di Lammermoor

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

Lawrence Brownlee steals the show in Tokyo Lucia di Lammermoor
23 Apr 21 / Bachtrack
Die Fledermaus

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

A stylish Fledermaus lifts spirits in Tokyo
10 Dec 20 / Bachtrack
La Traviata

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

The new season at the New National Theatre, Tokyo
21 Dec 19 / Opera Today
Don Pasquale

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 2

The new season at the New National Theatre, Tokyo
21 Dec 19 / Opera Today
An elegant and vocally fine Don Pasquale in Tokyo
14 Nov 19 / Bachtrack
Eugene Onegin

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

The new season at the New National Theatre, Tokyo
21 Dec 19 / Opera Today
Turandot

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 3

Alex Ollé's production is an admirable attempt to mine the trauma that informs Puccini's fantasy of the East
2 Aug 19 / Limelight
Turandot in Tokyo: A bold reimagining of the ending
23 Jul 19 / Bachtrack
Turandot mater dolorosa
21 Jul 19 / Forum Opéra
Werther

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

Le souffle du printemps japonais
31 Mar 19 / Forum Opéra
Asters

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

A major new Japanese opera
16 Mar 19 / Opera Today
Fidelio

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

Cynicism reigns in Katharina Wagner’s Fidelio in Tokyo
22 May 18 / Bachtrack
La Traviata

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

Heart and soul: Irina Lungu sings Traviata in Tokyo
21 Nov 17 / Bachtrack
Il barbiere di Siviglia

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

An enchanting Barber visits Tokyo
3 Dec 16 / Bachtrack
La bohème

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

Puccini’s world vividly comes to life in Japan: La bohème at the New National Theatre Tokyo
19 Nov 16 / Bachtrack
Werther

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

A rather conventional Werther in Tokyo
13 Apr 16 / Bachtrack
Das Rheingold

New National Theatre Tokyo


No. of reviews: 1

An uninspired Rheingold
14 Oct 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
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Performance schedule
Rossini
1 to 13 Oct 2021
Wagner
18 Nov to 1 Dec 2021
Puccini
5 to 12 Dec 2021
Wagner
26 Jan to 6 Feb 2022
Donizetti
7 to 13 Feb 2022
Verdi
10 to 21 Mar 2022
Strauss, R
3 to 12 Apr 2022
Mozart
16 to 24 Apr 2022
Gluck
19 to 22 May 2022
Debussy
2 to 17 Jul 2022

News & Articles

L'Opéra continue au Japon
Le Nouveau Théâtre national de Tokyo a fermé durant quatre mois, notamment après avoir espéré puis perdu l'espoir de pouvoir contribuer culturellement aux festivités olympiques. Mais l'art a repris ses droits au Japon depuis juillet.
8 Feb 2021 / Olyrix
New National Theatre Tokyo streaming schedule
New National Theatre Tokyo to stream ‘Asters’ and ‘Don Pasquale’ over the coming weeks.
13 May 2020 / OperaWire
New National Theatre Tokyo announces 2019-20 opera season
Danielle De Niese, Myrtò Papatanasiu and Nino Machaidze headline New National Theatre Tokyo 2019-20 opera season.
26 Jan 2019 / OperaWire
NNTT kicks off its season with a grimy tale
It is painful to observe the process of social ostracism as it happens, and that could be because it strikes a chord with anyone who sees it.
4 Oct 2012 / The Japan Times
New National Theatre hopes 'Yuzuru' will help Japanese opera soar
The 1952 premiere of "Yuzuru" by Ikuma Dan — half imitation of Western operatic traditions and half Japanese creative innovation — marked a milestone in the development of opera in Japan.
21 Jan 2011 / The Japan Times