Music from Japan Festival 2013

Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010
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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

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