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8th Season of Japanese Sacred Court Music and Ancient Soundscapes Reborn
Friday, March 8, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Free and open to the public.
Featuring the renowned Japanese Gagaku and Hōgaku musicians:
Mayumi Miyata, shō
Hitomi Nakamura, hichiriki
Takeshi Sasamoto, ryūteki
Masayo Ishigure, bass koto
Akihito Obama, shakuhachi
Min Xiao-Fen, pipa
With Columbia Gagaku and Hōgaku Instrumental Ensembles
Hyōjō no netori
Etenraku (Music of the Divine Heaven)
Kashin (Glorious Days)
Sōjō no netori
Toikin for K
Sadachō no netori
Contemporary Pieces by graduates of Columbia’s music program for Japanese classical instruments
Akira Takaoka, Twelfth Aitake 2 (for shō and computer)
Yuriko Hase Kojima, Mind Mirror (for shakuhachi, bass koto and pipa)
Miyuki Ito, For Betelgeuse (for shō, hichiriki, and ryūteki)
Hiroya Miura, Gossamer Lattice (for shō, hichiriki, and ryūteki)
Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies and the Columbia Music Performance Program.
Partially sponsored by the Japan Foundation.
For inquiries please contact the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies.