Tokyo to New York – Music in Motion

July 2, 2016
4:00 pmto5:00 pm



Tokyo to New York, Bargemusic, Music in Motion, NYC, Japan, contemporary Japanese music, gagaku, hichiriki, sho, shamisen, koto

Tokyo to New York – Music in Motion

Saturday, July 2 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Bargemusic – 2 Old Fulton Street, Brooklyn

Admission: Free

Bargemusic’s “Music in Motion Series” presents “Tokyo to New York,” a celebration of contemporary and traditional music from Japan and New York City. Music in Motion Series is a one-hour performance, including a Q&A session with the musicians.


  • Thomas Piercy – Hichiriki, Clarinet
  • Chatori Shimizu – Sho
  • Hidejiro Keigo Honjoh – Shamisen
  • Jun Ando – Koto
  • Kate Dillingham – Cello


  • Chatori Shimizu – “Erosion” for hichiriki, sho, and koto (World Premiere)
  • Kyoko Hirai – “Waning Moon” for clarinet, cello, and shamisen (US Premiere)
  • Tadao Sawai – “Shou” for shamisen
  • Rokuzaemon Kineya – “Tsukuda” for clarinet and shamisen
  • David Su – “Mujitsu no hinode” for hichiriki
  • Minyo Japanese traditional music – “Nanbu ushioi uta” for clarinet
  • Traditional gagaku selection

For more information, please visit Bargemusic’s website.