JAMES NYORAKU SCHLEFER, Artistic Director
MEG FAGAN, Producer

Next in New York!

Rose Music

Join Kyo-Shin-An Arts for an incredibly unique concert experience. Shamisen, shakuhachi and piano - solos, duos and a trio. It is highly likely that this comination has never before electrified a concert audience. How cool is this?

Taka Kigawa, piano - Yoko Reikano Kimura, shamisen - James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi

This will be a rare opportunity to hear tremendously diverse music; from John King's solo shakuhachi piece in the Honkyoku style, to the Avant Garde texturalism of Toshi Ichiyanagi, plus the world premiere of TORIO possibly the first trio ever for shakuhachi, shamisen and piano by Douglas Cuomo. Also music by Karen Tanaka, Katsutoshi Nagasawa, and Mari Kimura. Please don't miss it.

PROGRAM:

Torio by Douglas J. Cuomo (shakuhachi, shamisen, piano), World Premiere, a Kyo-Shin-An Arts commission

Moon, Mountain, Stream by John King (shakuhachi) World Premiere

Four Cups of Green Tea by Mari Kimura (shakuhachi and piano) a Kyo-Shin-An Arts commission

Mirage by Toshi Ichiyanagi (shakuhachi and piano) US Premiere

Shamisen Concerto by Katsutoshi Nagasawa (shamisen and piano) 

Techno Etudes by Karen Tanaka (piano)

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 4:00 PM

Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th Street, New York City

Tickets in advance $25/15 brownpapertickets.com

 

 

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