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Jun Kawasaki, Music and Poetic Drama Laboratory

Music and Poetic Drama; Baikal project and Black Sea project

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Jun Kawasaki, Music and Poetic Drama Laboratory is Japanese Contemporary music theatre – It features a blend of contemporary choreography, modern compositions, experimental music, and traditional music. They have a project creating a new Asian MUSIC AND POETIC DRAMA with world traditional musicians. This project have began in Tokyo since 2015 and collaborated with Korean, Russian, German, Ukraine, Turkish, Armenian musicians.

In 2017, They will do “Baikal project and Black sea project”. In this Baikal project, they collaborate with Marya Korneva (vo.), Oxana Zhambalova (vo.), Liudmila Zamashchikova (vl.), and Ilya Lunushkin (cl.).

They interpret and reconstruct old Russian and Japanese folklore and sing and play it freely with improvisation and contemporary dance. Now, in order to generate New Eurasian roads, they are also exploring their road as traveling player.

Irkutsk, Russia


11 July, 2017    EDISON craft bar

Seika Miki (Vocal),  Aki Ozawa (Guitar),  Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Hiroyo Miura (Dance)

Supported by Andrei Gedeon


12 July, 2017    Old Munich

Seika Miki (Vocal),  Aki Ozawa (Guitar),  Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Hiroyo Miura (Dance)

Marya Korneva (Vocal)   Oxana Zhambalova (Vocal)  

Liudmila Zamashchikova (Violin)   Ilya Lunushkin (Clarinet)

Supported by Gallery Viktora Bronshteyna





Ulan-Ude, The Republic of Buryatia, Russia


15 July, 2017    Open-air stage of "Voice of Nomads" International Music Festival

Seika Miki (Vocal),  Aki Ozawa (Guitar),  Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Hiroyo Miura (Dance)

Marya Korneva  (Vocal)


18 July, 2017    Ethno gallery ORDA

Seika Miki (Vocal),  Aki Ozawa (Guitar),  Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Hiroyo Miura (Dance)





Istanbul, Turkey


22 July, 2017    Bant Mag. Mekan

Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Aya (Butoh dance),  Choi Jae Chol (Korean instruments)


23 July, 2017    PÜR ISTANBUL

TOKYO ISTANBUL MEETING – Acoustic Duo Session & Party

Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Aya (Butoh dance),  Choi Jae Chol (Korean instruments)

Saadet Türköz (Vocal) 


24 July, 2017    Bakırköy Municipality Theatre

Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Aya (Butoh dance),  Choi Jae Chol (Korean instruments)

Selen Gülün (Vocal, Piano),  Saadet Türköz (Vocal),  Duygu Demir (Cello)





Odessa, Ukraine


28 July, 2017    Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art

Odessa International Theatre Festival 2017

Aya (Butoh dance),  Choi Jae Chol (Korean instruments),  Jun Kawasaki (Double bass)

Anya Tchaykovskaya (Vocal),  Vitaliy Tkachuk (Traditional flute),  Ouroboros (Dance theatre)





Tokyo, Japan


Shunkoudenkou

16 September 2017   Koen-Dori Classics

open: 18:00  start: 19:00

Aki Ozawa (Guitar),  Jun Kawasaki (Double bass),  Shinichiro Kanda (Piano, Synthesizer)

Seika Miki (Vocal),  AyaHiroyo MiuraKentaro TsudaSatoshi TsuboiAkira Yoshimatsu

Xeiici Ai,  Ryota Ono,  Fumi Yamada,  Wakaba Yamazaki


The end does not end 2017

17 September 2017   Koen-Dori Classics

open: 16:00  start: 17:00

Jan Glembotzki (Violin),  Keiko Komori (Clarinet),  Aki Ozawa (Guitar)

Jun Kawasaki (Doublebass),  Choi Jae Chol (Korean instruments)

Vocal and voice:  Seika MikiKentaro TsudaSatoshi TsuboiAkira YoshimatsuXeiici Ai,

Dance:  AyaHiroyo Miura


charge (by the day):

3,000yen (advance)  3,500yen (doors)

contact us: Music and Poetic Drama Laboratory



Director, Composer:  Jun Kawasaki 

Stage manager:  Kiri Shirosawa 

Co-director, Video: Hideto Miyuki



Supported by Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture)

Marya Korneva

日本語 English

Oxana Zhambalova

Saadet Türköz

Selen Gülün

Anya Tchaykovskaya