New National Theatre Tokyo - Tokyo
22 January 2020

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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
Puccini
24 Jan to 2 Feb 2020
Rossini
6 to 16 Feb 2020
Mozart
18 to 24 Mar 2020
Handel
7 to 12 Apr 2020
Offenbach
19 to 25 Apr 2020
Strauss, R
17 to 26 May 2020
Wagner
21 to 30 Jun 2020
Britten
4 to 12 Oct 2020
Fujikura
15 to 23 Nov 2020
Strauss, J
29 Nov to 6 Dec 2020
Puccini
23 Jan to 3 Feb 2021
Mozart
7 to 14 Feb 2021
Wagner
11 to 23 Mar 2021
Stravinsky
4 to 11 Apr 2021
Tchaikovsky
4 to 11 Apr 2021
Donizetti
18 to 25 Apr 2021
Verdi
20 to 29 May 2021
Bizet
3 to 19 Jul 2021

News & Articles

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
Israeli confronts past by mastering Wagner
Rising Israeli conductor Dan Ettinger will complete, in Tokyo in March, his first series of performances of the Ring, a cycle of four linked operas by 19th-century composer Richard Wagner.
17 Mar 2010 / The Japan Times
The first 'Japanese' opera?
Tojuro's 'Shuzenji Monogatari' adds kabuki to Western art form to create something new.
1 Jul 2009 / The Japan Times