Noh-Opera Performance of Pierrot Lunaire (August 26, 2016)

Ambassador Ihara addressing the audience prior to a noh-opera performance of Pierrot Lunaire (Moonstruck Pierrot) by Arnold Schonberg in Sion on 26 August. Soprano singer Akiko Nakajima and noh master Junnosuke Watanabe merged Japan's noh theatre and Western opera in this unique theatrical performance presented as part of the 52nd Sion Music Festival