On Sunday 8th March 2015 at the Kongo Nogakudo, on the occasion of the fourth Ryumon no kai event, Kongo Tatsunori, son of the Iemoto Kongo Hisanori is going to perform the Noh Toru in the special variation Jusandan-no-mai.
The Minister Minamoto-no-Toru, son of Emperor Saga, who built a magnificent villa in Kyoto called Kawara-no-in where he created a replica of the salt kilns of Shiogama in present day Miyagi prefecture. Toru is a highly evocative and dramatic Noh with a noble dance in the Jusandan-no-mai, Dance in Thirteen Movements variation, at the end of the Noh, in which the standard five movement dance is repeated in the Banshiki mode related to the element water, closing with three movements of the Kyu-no-mai, Rapid Dance.
The 4th Ryumon-no-kai
Time: Sunday 8th March 2015 from 13:00 (doors open at 12:30)
Place: The Kongo Noh Theatre Nakadachiuri-agaru, Karasuma-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. 602-0912. Subway Karasuma-Imadegawa (K06), South Exit (n.6). Walk South 300m. MAP >>
Tickets: regular admission 5,500yen, students 3,000yen
Shimai: Naniwa, Futari Shizuka, Yoroboshi.
Kyogen: Hagi Daimyo Shigeyama Shime
Shimai: Sesshoseki – Kongo HIsanori
Noh: Toru (Jusandan-no-mai) Kongo Tatsunori