Special Event: 'Have a taste of Opera and Japanese Whisky' to be held at opera "Simon Boccanegra" (Updated on 31 Oct)
The New National Theatre Tokyo is proud to announce an exclusive event that promises a unique cultural experience: 'Have a Taste of Opera and Japanese Whisky' during the opera production of "Simon Boccanegra." This extraordinary event will immerse patrons in the world of opera while offering a tantalizing journey through the rich tapestry of Japanese whisky.
In our commitment to inclusivity, this exceptional event will also be accessible in English, ensuring that visitors from around the world can partake in the operatic splendor and savour the richness of Japanese whisky culture simultaneously. We believe that the enjoyment of Japanese whisky and its allure will pique interest in Japanese culture, enhancing the overall theatre experience for our diverse audience.
- Details of the event
|Dates & Times||'Simon Boccanegra'
Saturday 18 November 2023
Prior to the performance from 13:00: VR Whisky Distillery Tour
During the interval of 14:00 performance: Whisky Bar Corner
|Venue||New National Theatre Tokyo, Opera Palace Foyer|
|Services||VR Whisky Distillery Tour [Prior to the performance from 13:00]
Prior to the opera performance, guests will have the opportunity to embark on a Virtual Reality (VR) Whisky Distillery Tour right within the confines of the theatre. Using cutting-edge VR technology, participants can explore the inner workings of Suntory's famed Hakushu distillery, providing an immersive and informative virtual factory tour.
*The tour will take approximately 45 minutes.
Whisky Bar Corner [During the interval of 14:00 performance]
During the opera's interval, a dedicated whisky bar corner will be meticulously set up for the enjoyment of our esteemed patrons. This whisky haven will present an array of Japanese whisky selections, allowing attendees to savour and appreciate this esteemed spirit in diverse ways; introducing unique Japanese drinking styles such as 'highball', 'whisky and water' etc.
*Hakushu® Single Malt Japanese Whisky
|Language Availability||English and Japanese|
|Tickets||5,500 yen (tax included)
On sale from Friday, 29 Sep 2023, 10:00 am
Tickets are available on the NNTT's website or by telephone.
- Web Box Office
- Box Office: +81-(0)3-5352-9999
*Up to 4 persons per application.
*Limited to a maximum of 20 participants.
*Participation in the "Have a Taste of Opera and Japanese Whisky" event requires a valid ticket for the performance of "Simon Boccanegra" scheduled for 18 November.
*Participants must be aged 20 and over.
Whisky Bar Corner (image)
Presented by New National Theatre Foundation, Japan Arts Council, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan
In-kind Sponsorship: Suntory Holdings Limited
Verdi ❝Simon Boccanegra❞
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