50th Anniversary Performance after Yukio Mishima's Death
Tokyo Ballet Maurice Bejart Choreography "M"

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>>50 years after Yukio Mishima's death.
Overwhelming image of the masters!

This year, 50 years after his death. Yukio Mishima is a literary artist who is still internationally regarded for his unique vivid aesthetics and ideas. In 1993, the master choreographer Maurice Bejal chose Mishima to create a ballet on the theme of "Japan" for the Tokyo Ballet.

And as Bejer said, "I created this to love poets," this work was a bold attempt to make his whole life, literature, thought, and aesthetics into a ballet, rather than to tell the story of Mishima's life and writings.

The beginning is the "sea" that often appears in Mishima's works. The boy Mishima appears from the scene of the tide noise, and begins the journey as if to reiord the history of his own soul. It is revealed that the boy is divided into four people, and the fourth is a dead man. "Kagamiko's Room", "Forbidden Color", "Kannerkan", "Afternoon Towing", "Kinkakuji"... Mishima's many masterpieces and his aesthetic motif, "St. Sebastian"...... A gleaning image unfolds on the stage, and before long, a climax filled with tension from "melancholy" to self-decision, and a return to the "sea" will come.
Masterpieces performed at the Tokyo Ballet's overseas performances, including the Paris Opera, the Milan Scala Theatre, the Berlin Deutsche Opera and the Hamburg Opera, have been recasted for the first time in 10 years to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the writer's death. Please look forward to it!

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?-Ichi? Pattern book bullet ? Shindai Miyagawa ? Yasuomi Akimoto ? Shozan Ikemoto ? St. Sebastian? Yuki Higuchi ? Woman? Mizuka Ueno ? The moon at sea? Hitomi Kaneko ? Orange? Kanako Oki ? Rose? Emi Masamoto ? Violet? Mayuko Kawashima


Choreography, direction, costume concept? Maurice Bejart ? Music? Toshiro Mayuzumi, Debussy, Strauss II, Saty, Wagner


2020/10/24 (Sat) 〜2020/10/25 (Sun)

Saturday, October 24, 14:00 start / 13:20 open
Sunday, October 25 14:00 start / 13:20 open
※ performance time about 1 hour and 40 minutes

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S seat: 11,000 yen
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Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Large Hall


※ This performance is intended to be held with great care in consideration of the new Coronavirus infection prevention guidelines. There may be changes to the performance due to the influence of corona disasters in the future. Be sure to visit target="_blank">. (As of May 21, 2020)
※Preschool children are not allowed to enter.
※ Performers are scheduled for April 20, 2020. It is subject to change due to injury or illness of the performers, so please purchase a ticket after understanding. We will not refund tickets due to changes, and transfer of performance dates and ticket types. Official performers and performances will be announced on the day.
* Music uses specially recorded tapes.
※There is no break in this performance. If you are late for the performance, you will not be able to sit in your seat, so please come with plenty of time.

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