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Music Concert: Kimura & Ono with Kit Downes Betwixt Mortality & Immortality Surpassing Entities, Separate Entities new
DAZAI Osamu: Metamorphosis new
Concert & Talk: The Music of Kabuki with the TANAKA School new
KABUKI KIMONO: Costumes of Bandō Tamasaburō V
The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024 new

Music Concert: Kimura & Ono with Kit Downes Betwixt Mortality & Immortality Surpassing Entities, Separate Entities   org

Embark on a Japan-UK musical odyssey as Kit Downes on piano harmonises with KIMURA Shunsuke on the shinobue (traverse bamboo flute) and ONO Etsuro on Tsugaru shamisen (three string banjo). In partnership with The Japan Foundation.

 

Date: 29 February 2024, 20:00 (Doors: 19:30)

Venue: Kings Place 2024

 

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This event will last approximately 2 hours, including an interval.


Date: 29 February 2024
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DAZAI Osamu: Metamorphosis   org

DAZAI Osamu, a renowned literary figure in Japan, left a lasting impact despite his short life from 1909 to 1948, through numerous novels now emblematic of modern Japanese literature. Prior to the London performance of Good-Bye at the Coronet Theatre, a round table discussion featuring experts will delve into DAZAI's life, works, and his enduring influence in Japan and beyond, including an overview by Dr. Irena Hayter from the University of Leeds.

The panelists for this roundtable discussion are: Dr. Irena Hayter (Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Leeds), Jagoda Kamov (Theatre director, writer, and actress), MIURA Motoi (Representative and the director of theatre company Chiten), and James Garza (Assistant Professor of Translation Studies at International Christian University)

 

Date: 1 March 2024, 18:30 (GMT)

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Date: 1 March 2024
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Concert & Talk: The Music of Kabuki with the TANAKA School   org

Join seven kabuki musicians (known as hayashikata) led by TANAKA Denzaemon Xlll and including TANAKA Denjiro VII, for a captivating selection of classic kabuki compositions. Gain deeper insights into kabuki music and its musical instruments through a brief talk by the musicians. 

 

Dates and Venues

VenueFrankopan Hall, Jesus College (Cambridge)

Date: 4 March,18:00

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VenueSt James’s Church, Piccadilly (London)

Date: 5 March, 13:00

For more details, click here  *Free to attend but registration is essential.

 

VenueV&A Dundee (Dundee)

Date: 7 March, 13:00

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Date: 4 March 2024 - 7 March 2024
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KABUKI KIMONO: Costumes of Bandō Tamasaburō V   org

Step into the world of Kabuki with six stunning kimonos worn by the legendary actor BANDO Tamasaburo V, known for his renowned onnagata roles (male actor who performs female roles). Experience the intricate artistry of these garments, highlighting a diverse range of complex textile techniques, encompassing weaving, dyeing, embroidery, and hand-painting. We are delighted to collaborate with the Ashmolean Museum.

 

Date: 21 November 2023 - 8 December 2024

Venue: The Ashmolean Museum

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Date: 21 November 2023 - 8 December 2024
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The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024   org

The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2024 is the largest ever!  

Starting off on 2 February, the programme visits 30 cities in the UK, including Oxford, Lancaster, Chichester, Liverpool and as far as Orkney, as new stopovers!  

Based on a theme of memories, there are 24 films - from with diverse genres such as human drama, horror, LGBTQ films, comedy, and sci-fi…and most of them are UK premieres. There’s a cinematic treat for everyone! 

For screening dates and times at locations near you, please visit: 

https://www.jpf-film.org.uk/


Date: 2 February 2024 - 31 March 2024
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