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Chamber Opera



Central figure in this story is the physician scientist Phillipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866) who stayed at Dejima for an eventful period of 6 years before being expelled by Japan on suspicion of being a spy.


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Historical Opera about the life of  Philipp Franz Von Siebold

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Libretto: Maaik Krijgsman

Composition: Rijndert van Woudenberg

​Ensemble NOMAD (Japan)

Dutch and Japanese Cast

Featuring soloists on Japanese traditional instruments

Worldpremiere Tokyo Opera City October 25, 2018 

Japanese and European tour 2020 - 2023

Impresario: Global Performing Arts Group

Watch trailer below (Dutch)

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