Notification Regarding Memorial Service
for Hiroshi Wakasugi

August 6, 2009

A memorial service will be held for the late Hiroshi Wakasugi, conductor and artistic director (opera) for the New National Theatre, Tokyo, who passed away on July 21. Information on the memorial service is provided below.

Date: Monday, September 7, 2009

Time: 15:00・6:30

Place: New National Theatre, Tokyo猶layhouse
          1-1-1 Hon-machi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0071
               *Located directly in front of the Hatsudai Station (Central Exit) on the Keio New Line
               (or Toei Shinjuku Line).
               Please note that the Keio Line does not stop at this station.
               *Parking is available below the theatre.

Chairs, Memorial Service Committee:
         Atsuko Toyama, President, New National Theatre, Tokyo
         Ryosuke Hatanaka

Memorial Service Committee:
         NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo
         The Tokyo Chamber Opera Theatre
         Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
         Tokyo Nikikai Opera Foundation
         The Japan Opera Foundation
         Biwako Hall
         Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo
         Tokyo Concerts, Inc.
         New National Theatre, Tokyo

Chief Mourner: Yonako Wakasugi

About the Ceremony:
  ・The style of the memorial service will consist of offerings of flowers,
    to be laid before a photograph of the deceased.
  ・For information on floral tributes, please contact Tokyo Concerts, Inc.
    (Tel: 03-3226-9755).
  ・Monetary offerings are firmly declined.
  ・We ask that you wear everyday attire when you attend the service.
  ・There is no need to register. Please proceed directly to the memorial hall.

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