Hogaku: New Sounds of Japan 2010

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Performing Arts

Jan 201015

Ramsey Recital Hall / UGA Performing Arts Center
230 River Road
Athens, Georgia, 30602-7280
United States

"Hogaku: New Sounds of Japan 2010" is a trio of performances featuring the best of traditional Japanese music. Each showcase performance features a different instrument, performed by Japan's top young talent in Japanese traditional performing arts.

Pre-concert lecture on Japanese music will be held before the performance, starting at 7pm.

The event is free and open to the public.

Tsugukaji will perform on the koto. They are known for their rare blend of vocals with koto music and their collaboration with various composers to produce contemporary works.

Oyama x Nitta will perform on the tsugaru-shamisen. With both classic and original repertories, they are leading figures in the tsugaru-shamisen scene.

Drum soloists Hide & Miho will reunite once again for this performance. Playing a variety of percussion instruments, the duo explores the possibilities of folkloric performing arts.

For more information, contact the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta at 404.365.9240 or info@cgjapanatlanta.org.

Presented by the Japan Foundation, the University of Georgia Center for Asian Studies, and the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta.


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