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Music From Japan Festival 2013
Start Date: 2/24/2013Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 2/24/2013End Time: 4:00 PM
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Music from Japan Festival 2013

 

Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 7:15pm

Sun, Feb 24, 2013 @ 2pm

 

General Admission $20

Festival Weekend Pass $35

Student/Senior Rush (Sunday only) $12

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS 

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE WEEKEND PASS

 

Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 8pm  
Rhythms of Japanese Drums and Flutes — Kenny Endo and Kaoru Watanabe: Taiko and Fue  
 
Artists:  
Kenny Endo, taiko (drums) 
Kaoru Watanabe, taiko (drums) and fue (bamboo flutes) 
 
Program:  
arrangements of traditional pieces and new compositions/improvisations by Kenny Endo and Kaoru Watanabe. Full program details to follow. 
 
7:15pm: Pre-concert lecture-demonstration by Kenny Endo and Kaoru Watanabe

 

Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 2pm 
Japanese Tone Colors on Western Instruments  
 
Artists:  
Kumi Ogano (piano) with Fred Sherry (cello)  
 
Program:  
Jummei Suzuki: Impromptu for piano solo (2007)**  
 
Yoshio Hachimura: 
Meditation “Higan-bana” (1969)  
 
Toru Takemitsu: For Away (1973); 
Les Yeux clos (1979); Orion for cello and piano (1984) 
 
Akira Miyoshi: 
Chaines – Preludes for piano, Nos. 1–3 (1973) Tomiko Kohjiba: Wadatsumi for cello and piano (2012)*  
 
** American premiere 
* world premiere of new Music From Japan commission 
 
3:45pm: Post-concert forum featuring Tomiko Kohjiba and the artists

 

Schools/Departments:
  • Baruch Performing Arts Center

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