Past Activities


2008
Acted and directed the music in the movie,"Shunkin"
Co-production Setagaya Public Theater and Complicite
The 21st century world Tanizaki created by the talented Simon McBurney.
The whole works of 'Shunkin', 'Ineiraisan' symbolizes the essence of Japanese culture of beauty and the sensibility of Japan.
The first performance of an original production carried out in February, 2008.
After the success of the London performance a return performance is decided for Setegaya..
[Orignal novel] Tanizaki Junichiro
[Director] Simon McBurney
[Performance] Fukatsu Eri, Cho Songha, Tateishi Ryoko, Mochizuki Yasuyo, Aso Kaho, Takada Keitoku, Mizuki Kentaro / Honjoh Hidetaro
[Schedule] March 5 2009 - March 16
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- (**) After performance talk
- Preschool children not admitted

[Venue] Setagaya Public Theater

[Tickets] S seat 7,500yen A seat 5,000yen B seat 3,000yen
Members of Friendship: S seat 7,000yen Setqgaya citizen Sseat 7,200yen

[Advance purchase]
General: 2008 December 20 (Saturday)
Advance Purchase Friendship: 2008 December 6 (Saturday)
Setagaya Citizens 2008 December 19 (Friday)
Acted and directed the music in the movie,"Shunkin"
Acted and directed the music for the movie," Shunkin"directed by Simon McBurney.
Tanizaki world of the 21st century created by the talented Simon McBurney.
The return performance at Setagaya Public Theater in the beginning of March 2009.
The photographs below are last year's stages.


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Photo: Tsukasa Aoki
Pictures provided by Setagay Pubulic Theater
"click to enlarge"
Musical Direction of the Movie "Koume Sister".
???? ??100??? ????????????????? The Movie "Koume Sister" in commemoration of the centnnial of the birthday of Koume Sister was screened at the Polepole Higashinakano.
Honjoh Hidetaro directed the music and appeared in the movie.
On 13:5022-14:10 , November , Honjoh Hidetaro will be on stage to perform music and give a talk in the theater.

- 11/8 (Saturday)-21 (Friday) 12:30/16:50
- 11/22 (Saturday)-28 (Friday) 12:30/14:30/16:50/18:40
- Time of 12/6 (Saturday)-12 (Friday) undecided Advance Purchase: (1300 yen on general / 1500 yen on the day)
More information → http://www.koumenehsan.com/100nen/

 

Japanese music jockey 'Japanese music in your town'
First Stage: Play the tune of Yosano Akiko's poetry composed by Honjoh Hidetaro.
Second Stage: Play "Hagikikyo"and "Akinonanakusa"

[Air dates]
1. 11:00-11:50 September5 Friday, NHK FM
2. 11:00-11:50 September12 Friday, NHK FM ?Re-broadcasting ?
1. 17:00-17:50 September6 Saturday, NHK FM
2. 17:00-17:50 September13 Saturday, NHK FM More information →http://www.nhk.or.jp/jockey/
Gendaishi Tesho 7
Ooka Shin introduced the poetry "Sinshunkisokyoku", played in the Honjoh Hidetaro no Kai concert, "Listening to the sounds of Edo Hauta" at Tokyo FM Hall.
Honjoh Hidetaro no Kai concert,
"Listening to the sounds of Edo Hauta"
Honjoh Hidetaro no Kai concert, "Listening to the sounds of Edo Hauta" is schedued on June 29, Sunday in Yokohama.
Contact: http://www.onthewind.net/exhibition/honjoh/index.html
The 23rd National Cultural Festival 2008
Honjoh Hidetaro acts as director at the opening of Japanese music in The 23rd National Cultural Festival on November 1 Saturday to 9 Sunday.

More information: http://www.kokubun2008.pref.ibaraki.jp/
Musical "Madame Butterfly"
Honjoh Hidetaro directed Japanese musical,"Madame Butterfly," performed by Shimada Kaho, a leading premiere, planned and produced by K-LINKS.
Honjoh Shugoro, Honjoh HIdejiro, Housei Chiharu and Housei Haruyo directed the performance. Original musical,"Madame Butterfly decided on air. It is scheduled on air at Skyperfect 262 Theater Television
[Air dates]
January 18, 08:00 21:00
January 20, 15:20
January 25, 08:20 17:50
January 31, 06:20 21:00
Acted and directed the music in the movie,"Shunkin"
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Honjoh Hidetaro played and directed the music in the movie,"Shunkin".
In the movie, Honjoh Hidetaro played his original music,"Yugao" from Genji Monogatori and "Koinohutokoro" from Kanginsyu.

For more information, clik the following web address.
Performance period: February 2nd to March 5 2008 at Setagaya Public Theater More information http://setagaya-pt.jp/theater_info/2008/02/post_103.html
Original novel: Tanizaki Junichiro
Director: Sion McBurney
Performance: Fukatsu Eri, Cho Songha, Tateishi Ryoko, Mochizuki Yasuyo, Aso Kaho, Takada Keitoku, Mizuki Kentaro / Honjoh Hidetaro

Masahiko Makino: Movie,
"Jirochosangokushi" After an interval of 42
Honjoh Hidetaro was involved as an adviser of Japanese music.
Honjoh Hidetaro adivised Japanese music to the movie,"Silk".
  Movie,"Silk", Honjoh Hidetaro acted as Japanese music adviser. The film was chosen for the closing screening at the Tokyo International Movie Festival.
The movie, Hauta,"Awayuki", featured the sound of shamisen played by Honjoh Hidetaro and vocal by Honjoh Toyohisa.

Tokyo International Film Festival
http://www.tiff-jp.net/ja/lineup/works.php?id=69

Official site "Silk"
http://www.silk-movie.com/
CD RELEASE January 28, 2008
Hauta / Honjoh Hidetaro
Edos Indoor Music-YUKI
DENTOGAKUSHA Inc. TACD 0008
CD 3,000yen
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Honjoh Hidetaro Shamisen Katari
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