Tokyo to New York Concert at Tenri Cultural Institute

November 12, 2016
7:00 pmto9:00 pm



Tokyo to New York, Tenri, Tenri Cultural Institute, Arts at Tenri, Tonada Productions, Thomas Piercy, traditional Japanese instruments, hichiriki, ryuteki

Tokyo to New York

Saturday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

Admission: $25/$15 seniors and students

Tokyo to New York is a celebration of contemporary and traditional music from Japan and New York City. Co-presented with Arts at Tenri, this concert showcases new music by Tokyo- and NYC-based composers.

Hear the U.S. and world premieres of music composed with traditional Japanese instruments, as well as contemporary instruments.


  • Thomas Piercy ~ Hichiriki, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
  • Hiroshi Ebina ~ Hichiriki
  • Lish Lindsay ~ Ryuteki
  • Taka Kigawa ~ Piano


  • Matt Aucoin
    “Etudes” for Piano (2014)
  • Guy Barash
    “Talkback I” for Clarinet and Live Electronics (2010)
  • Kanokpak Changwitchukarn
    “Reark-Karn” for Ryuteki, Clarinet, and Piano (2016) (U.S. Premiere)
  • Reiko Fueting
    “leaving without/palimpsest” for Piano with Clarinet (2006)
  • Gilbert Galindo
    “Lost in the Caves” for Bass Clarinet and Live Electronics (2008)
  • Tomo Hirayama
    “Garden” for Hichiriki, Clarinet, and Piano (2016) (U.S. Premiere)
  • Mayuko Kawasaki
    “New York 1954-55” for Clarinet and Piano (2014/2016) (World Premiere)
  • Bin Li
    “Voices (Concetto Strumentale 4)” for Hichiriki and Electronics (2016) (World Premiere)
  • Shoichiro Tanaka
    “Hommage à Aoyama” for Clarinet and Piano (2014/2016) (World Premiere, Clarinet Version)
  • Ippo Tsuboi
    “Prelude for Concert No. 1, Pigeon” for Clarinet and Piano (2016) (U.S. Premiere)

For more information and to reserve tickets, please send an email to Tonada Productions at