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    Akiko Nakajima
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    In 2019 Noura-Juku became a foundation!
    In Greek mythology, mankind was always inspired by
    muses, the goddesses of literature and arts. The lyre
    is the symbol of the musical sense of these goddesses
    and emphasizes Noura-Juku as place for inspiration and
    affinity with nature.
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    East Meets West
    The brand new unique theatrical performance,
    the traditional Japanese Noh theater with the expressionistic masterpiece,
    Pierrot Lunaire by Arnold Schönberg
    Performance only on Youtube!

YouTube Channel: Akiko Nakajima - 中嶋彰子

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2024-05-08Spring Academy 2024

Our traditional spring academy camp is back after the pandemic era!! An intensive workshop for singers and pianists will be held in Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture, from May 8th to 12th.


  • Akiko Nakajima (Director of Nogaku-Juku, Professor at Vienna Music and Arts University)
  • Junjiro Mitsui (Répétiteur, composer)
  • Harumichi Fujiwara (Tenor)

【Everyday Concert】

Don't miss out on our daily concert @L'autre Maison!

Everyday Concert2024-05-08

Join us for daily performances by talented young musicians from across the country!


May 8th to 11th: Nishino Hora

May 12th (Sunday): Shoda Soy Sauce Bunemon Hall

Performance starts around 2:00 PM. For more details, please refer to the flyer.


090-9397-2611 (Takagi) / 0276-75-1560 (Nishino Hora)


Sopranos: Ayano Ueda, Lirica Oka, Kaede Kato, Hitomi Kato, Nao Kusunoki, Midori Shikata

Baritones: Ryoichi Konisho, Masafumi Tanaka

Pianos: Yuma Funami, Ayaka Yoshimoto

2024-05-05gargantua Music Festival 2024

My Fair Lady & The Sound of Music

Ishikawa Prefectural Music Hall Concert Hall May 5, 2024 - Sun 15:50 - 16:40

Frederic Loew's My Fair Lady, ``The Corner You Live'', ``My Fair Lady'', ``Let's Dance All Night'', and Richard Rodgers' The Sound of Music, ``Do-Re-Mi Song'', ``The Sound of ・“Climb Every Mountain” and more.


Yuko Amanuma (Cond), Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa (Orch), Akiko Nakajima (Sop), Kimi Ishikawa (Sop), Yohei Kondo (Ten), Shuki Kurihara (Bar), U Kadota (Bar), Masashi Mori (Bas) ), Kanazawa Trap Family Choir (Chor)

2024-05-05Garagantua Music Festival 2024

Final Gala Musical Concert

Ishikawa Prefectural Music Hall Concert Hall

May 5, 2024 - Sun 19:50 - 21:00


Ryusuke Numajiri (Cond), Yuko Amanuma (Cond), Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa (Orch), Gargan Ensemble (Orch)

Akiko Nakajima (Sop), Yuki Akimoto (Sop), Mai Tsuzuru (Sop), Shoko Kumada (Sop), Kaho Maezawa (Msop), Minami Yumi (Vo), CHIKO (Vo)

Tatsuto Ito (Ten), Yohei Kondo (Ten), Shunki Kurihara (Bar), Masashi Mori (Bas), Yosuke Iida (Vo)

Ticket Information

» https://www.gargan.jp/program/main/?date=&cast=6876&type=&venue=&word=&search=1

2024-05-03Gargantua Music festival 2024

Akiko Nakajima × Noh Theater

Ishikawa Prefectural Music Hall, Noh Theater

Kurt Weill: highlights from “The Seven Deadly Sins”, “Barbara Song” and “Mack the Knife” from “The Three Penny Opera”

Schoenberg "Cabaret Song"

The House of the Rising Sun

Akiko Nakajima (Sop), Junnosuke Watanabe (Noh Master, Living National Treasure)

Ticket purchase information

» https://www.gargan.jp/program/main/?date=&cast=6876&type=&venue=&word=&search=1


"Noura-Juku" - a new pastoral opera academy in Gunma Japan

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