A line-up of kabuki musicians

special event

The Music of Kabuki with the Tanaka School

Thursday 7 March

Experience a world-class performance of kabuki theatre

Join kabuki musicians (known as hayashikata) Tanaka Denzaemon Xlll, Tanaka Denjirō VII and collaborators for a selection of classic kabuki compositions. The musicians will also give a brief talk about the world of kabuki music and its musical instruments.

What is Kabuki?
Kabuki theatre, added to UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage elements in 2008, originated in the Edo period (1603-1868). It is one of the four forms of classical Japanese theatre performances, along with Noh, kyōgen (comic theatre), and bunraku (puppet theatre).

Presented in collaboration with the Japan Foundation.

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Thursday 7 March

13.00 - 14.00

Juniper Auditorium


Members go free, but booking required

Supported by D-T Ltd and IndigoRose Project.

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