Performance Dates & Tickets
Top dancers of the Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris perform two exuberant gala programs paying tribute to ballet legend Nureyev

Florence Clerc

2023 marks 30 years since the ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev's death. Un Soir à l'Opéra Gala Tribute to Nureyev will be presented with two exuberant programs danced by the fourteen star dancers of the Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris including six Étoiles such as Mathias Heymann, Germain Louvet and Hannah O'Neill who has recently been promoted to Étoile. They will be led by Florence Clerc, the former Étoile during the Nureyev's tenure as artistic director.

Join us for scintillating shows to savour the incomparable artistry of the dancers of the Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris passing on the legacy of Rudolf Nureyev.

Photos: Kiyonori Hasegawa

Performance Dates and Venue

Program A

Wednesday 26 July 2023, 19:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo)
Thursday 27 July 2023, 19:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo)

Program B

Saturday 29 July 2023, 13:30 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo)
Saturday 29 July 2023, 18:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo)
Sunday 30 July 2023, 14:00 @Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo)

Participating Dancers


Mathias Heymann, Germain Louvet, Paul Marque, Marc Moreau, Hannah O'Neill, Sae Eun Park

Premiers danseurs

Bleuenn Battistoni, Antoine Kirscher


Antonio Conforti, Clémence Gross, Axel Ibot, Aubane Philbert, Daniel Stokes, Ida Viikinkoski

*Casting as of 3 March 2023 is subject to change.


Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo)

Tickets (tax included)
S \18,000
A \16,000
B \14,000
C \10,000
D \7,000
E \5,000
25 and Under \3,000

●Children under 6 years old are not admitted to the auditorium.
●Programs and casting as of 3 March 2023 are subject to change. Changes in the program or the cast do not entitle holders to return or exchange tickets.
●Please note that we are to present the performances with the utmost caution in line with national and regional guidelines for novel coronavirus infection prevention measures, and that the performance dates and details are subject to change depending on circumstances. We will be posting on our website a list of novel coronavirus precautions upon attending the performance. Audience members are kindly asked to read it before attending the performance.

Ticket Sale Dates

All tickets go on sale on Friday 14 April 2023 at 10:00a.m. Book now

Presales at "NBS WEB Ticket"
Thursday 30 March 2023 at 21:00--Thursday 12 April 2023 at 18:00

Presales and Discount Tickets at NBS WEB Ticket and NBS Ticket Center

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1. Two-program tickets (Categories S, A and B)

Enjoy a discount of 1,000 yen/set (one ticket for programs A and B), by purchasing the same number of tickets for both programs. Two-program tickets will be on sale from Thursday 30 March 2023, 21:00 at NBS WEB Ticket and WBS Ticket Center (Phone 03-3791-8888).

2. Presales for single-program tickets (Categories S, A, B, C, D and E)

Presales for single-program tickets will begin on Thursday 30 March 2023, 21:00 at NBS WEB Ticket and will close on Thursday 12 March 2023, 18:00.

3. Parent and Child Tickets (Categories S, A and B)

Child tickets for children between 6 and 18 years old are half the adult price. Parent and Child Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday 25 April 2023 at 10:00 at NBS WEB Ticket and NBS Ticket Center (Phone 03-3791-8888). Up to two child tickets per one adult ticket can be purchased. You can select seat category but cannot select seat(s). Our system automatically allocates the "best available" seating to you for the price category you have selected.

4. 25 and Under Tickets

¥3,000 tickets for those aged 6 to 25 years go on sale on Thursday 22 June 2023, 20:00 at NBS WEB Ticket. You must bring identity documents with proof of age to pick up your tickets at the venue on the performance day.

5. Discount for two persons (Categories S and A)

Enjoy a discount of \1,000 for two persons. Tickets will be on sale during the periods of presales and the general sales at NBS WEB Ticket and NBS Ticket Center (Phone 03-3791-8888).

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