Performing Arts


Performing Arts

2015-16 Performing Arts Season

Japan Society’s 2015-16 Performing Arts season offers a dynamic line-up of distinguished artists from Japan and around the globe. With a notable roster that includes the most masterful performers of time-honored traditions, innovative risk-takers who are among the most-talked-about artists of our time, and those emerging creatives making their New York debuts, Japan Society offers an unparalleled glimpse into the world of Japanese performing arts.

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Lead Sponsor:

Major Support:

ORIX USA Corporation                    

Doug and Teresa Peterson, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Inc., the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, an anonymous donor, and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.


Additional Support:

Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon and Howard Solomon, Ms. Hiroko Onoyama, Dr. John K. Gillespie, Ms. Kumiko Yoshii, Mr. Terry Brykczynski and Ms. Andrea Miller, Mr. Norton Belknap, Dr. Stephen J. and Mrs. Michiko Levine, Ms. Pamela Perlman, Dean Jeanette C. Takamura, Mr. Alex York, and Ms. Paula S. Lawrence.


Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund, and the Endowment for the Performing Arts, established with leadership gifts from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Globus Family, Kyocera Corporation, The Starr Foundation and Toyota Motor Corporation.

In-kind Support:

Transportation assistance is provided by All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.

Yamaha is the official piano provider of Japan Society.

MetLife Meet-the-Artists Reception support is provided by MetLife Foundation.

Slideshow images: Charan-Po-Rantan, courtesy of the artist; Spectator © Naoya Ikegami; Mansaku Nomura © Shinji Masakawa; FEN, courtesy of LUFF 2013 © René Zumstein.

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