Berlin Philharmonic in Tokyo 2020! TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL

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I’m interested in classical music.
I heard Tokyo 2020 is planning to hold its cultural festival, TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL!
Special performance by Berlin Philharmonic in Tokyo 2020 has been decided?!

This article introduces some Japanese news about how the Tokyo 2020 venue construction is going.


TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL is a cultural festival as part of Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

While the Olympic and Paralympic Games are a festival of sport, they are also a cultural festival.

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee is planning to hold the TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL as the culmination of its Tokyo 2020 Participation Programme.

For more details about TOKYO 2020 NIPPON FESTIVAL, you may check its English official site (English site) and “東京・春・音楽祭 ベルリン・フィル in Tokyo 2020“(Japanese site).

Berlin Philharmonic Special Event in Tokyo 2020 NIPPON Festival decided!

“Tokyo Spring Music Festival (東京・春・音楽祭) Special Performance” Berlin Philharmonic in Tokyo 2020 has been decided. The performance will be in June, 2020 .

Berlin Philharmonic event in Tokyo 2020

Tokyo Spring Music Festival is co-sponsored program of Tokyo 2020 NIPPON Festival.

The organizer is Tokyo Spring Music Festival Executive Committee / cosponsored by: Tokyo Olympics Paralympic Games Organizing Committee.

Details about Berlin Philharmonic in Tokyo 2020

Tokyo Spring Music Festival Special Performance Berlin Philharmonic in Tokyo 2020.


Program A

Special Concert for Tokyo 2020 Games

  • Beethoven: Ballet Music 《Creation of Prometheus》 op.43 Overture
  • Fumio Hayasaka: Film music from Rashomon
  • Stravinsky: Ballet music From Firebird
  • J.Williams: Summon the Hero
  • Shostakovich: Ballet Music 《Golden Age》 op.22
  • Marquez: Danson No. 8
  • Ravel: Bolero / Other

Program B

  • Mahler: Symphony No.2 in C minor 《Revival》

Program C

  • Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D minor op.125 《with chorus》

Date and venues

Event 1

  • June 24th, 2020 (Wed.)  : Program A
  • June 25th, 2020 (Thu.) : Program B
  • June 26th, 2020 (Fri.)  : Program C

Event 2

  • Saturday, June 27, 2020 (Sat.)  : Program C

In the case of stormy weather, the date will be postponed to Sunday, 28th.

Admission is free for Event 2, the outdoor venue!
Application method will be announced in March 2020.
東京・春・音楽祭 ベルリン・フィル in Tokyo 2020“( Japanese site)

Venue 1 for Event 1

Tokyo Bunka Kaikan(東京文化会館) Grand Hall

Address : 5-45 Uenokoen, Taito City, Tokyo 110-8716

Venue 2 for Event 2

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (新宿御苑 風景式庭園)

Address : 11 Naitomachi, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0014


Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Orchestra) / Other


  • Tokyo Spring Music Festival Executive Committee
  • Co-sponsored by Organized Committee of Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games
The other details of “Tokyo Spring Music Festival special performance Berlin Philharmonic in Tokyo 2020” will be announced in late November 2019.

For more details about Berlin Philharmonic in Tokyo 2020, you can visit its official site “東京・春・音楽祭 ベルリン・フィル in Tokyo 2020“( Japanese site).

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