House of the Sleeping Beauties
10 December 2016
Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Hall (Tokyo Bunka Kaikan)
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Hall), Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)
The contemporary opera “House of the Sleeping Beauties”, a story based on the novel by Yasunari Kawabata, was originally produced and presented by LOD (Ghent), Toneelhuis（Antwerp）and La Monnaie / De Munt(Brussel). Premiered in La Monnaie in May 2009, it has been performed at many opera houses in Belgium as well as various cities in Europe and it has received high acclaim. Tokyo Bunka Kaikan will present this opera as the Japanese original version with Japanese actors, orchestra consisting of students from Tokyo University of Arts.