31 Oct 2019
Maurice Béjart's The Ninth Symphony by Béjart Ballet Lausanne and The Tokyo Ballet, April 2020

Maurice Béjart's The Ninth Symphony will be co-performed by the Béjart Ballet Lausanne and The Tokyo Ballet in Tokyo at the "Ballet Festival in Ueno no Mori" in April 2020, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven. The performances will be concentration of the artistry of about 350 artists.

Don't miss the large-scale, miraculous spectacle.

English website is coming soon.

Japanese website

The Ninth Symphony

Choreography Maurice Béjart
Texts Friedrich Nietzsche, Friedrich von Shiller
Music Ludwig van Beethoven
Citypercussion - Thierry Hochstätter and jB Meier
Performance Dates

Saturday 25 April 2020, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Sunday 26 April 2020, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Tuesday 28 April 2020, 19:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Wednesday 29 April 2020, 16:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan


Conductor Toshiaki Umeda
Orchestra Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Chorus Tokyo Opera Singers

*Program and casting as of 24 October 2019 are subject to change.