Hogaku: New Sounds of Japan 2010

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Performing Arts

Jan 201015
8:00p.m.

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.

PERFORMERS:
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.

 

vkm . Atualizado em Jul 09, 2010 12:14 p.m.


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