Performing Arts

2018 Spring Season

Now announcing the spring portion of our 2017-18 season. Enjoy a reading of award-winning playwright Hideto Iwai's Manhood, a public forum from performance artist Shirotama Hitsujiya, and concerts by koto and shamisen masters as well as renowned jazz pianist Makoto Ozone.

Tickets for all spring performances are now available for sale, except Makoto Ozone: Jazz Virtuoso. For that concert, tickets will go on-sale for members on March 30 and for the general public on April 6.

2017-2018 Performing Arts Season Funding

Lead Sponsor:

Corporate Partner:

     ORIX Americas Miyauchi Charitable Foundation

Major Support:

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 M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, an anonymous donor, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.


Additional Support:

Dr. and Mrs. Carl F. Taeusch II, Dean Jeanette C. Takamura, Gary M . Talarico and Linda W. Filardi, Hiroko Onoyama, Jun Makihara and Megumi Oka, Mr. Alan M. Suhonen, Jon T. Hutcheson, Amy and Joseph Perella, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon and Howard Solomon, Mr. Norton Belknap, Nachiketa Das, Louis J. Forster, Dr. John K. Gillespie, an anonymous donor, Jonathan B. Kindred, Ms. Paula S. Lawrence, Satoru and Hiroko Murase, Pamela Perlman, and Alex York.


Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund and the Endowment for the Performing Arts, established with a leadership gift from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

In-kind Support:

Special transportation assistance for Japan Society 110th Anniversary Performing Arts programs 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.

Image: Yumi Kurosawa © Akira Takahashi

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