Yoko Reikano Kimura, CRS, NYC, Japan, Mar Creation, koto, shamisen, traditional Japanese music, tea ceremony, matcha, Souheki Mori, Setsugekka, mochiRin, Japanese sweets

Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music – Vol.10  🗓 🗺

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Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music – Vol.10

Friday, January 19th at 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing) 3FL White Room – 123 4th Avenue

Admission: $40 (includes matcha and Japanese confectionary)

CRS and Mar Creation, Inc. continue their seasonal concert series, Four Seasons in New York — Gems of Japanese Music. The January 19th performance marks the tenth concert of this series, where guests discover traditional Japanese music by acclaimed koto and shamisen player Yoko Reikano Kimura, whose wide-ranging repertoire features classical music and improvisational pieces.

This special series features each season’s representative traditional musical works chosen by Kimura. She will perform four classical pieces, including Chanoyu Ondo – The Lead of Tea Ceremony, while special guest Souheki Mori, tea ceremony master and founder of Tea Whisk and Setsugekka, leads Shin-no-gyou daisu temae, one of the most formal and elaborate styles of tea serving.

Yoko Reikano Kimura, CRS, NYC, Japan, Mar Creation, koto, shamisen, traditional Japanese music, tea ceremony, matcha, Souheki Mori, Setsugekka, mochiRin, Japanese sweets

Program
Kokin-sho for solo jiuta sangen – composed by Seiho Kineya
Rokudan no Shirabe – composed by Yatsuhashi-kengyo
Chanoyu Ondo – The Lead of Tea Ceremony – composed by Yaezaki-kengyo
Spring Sea –composed by Michio Miyagi

There will be also a surprise musical guest!

After the concert, matcha tea by Setsugekka and handmade Japanese confectionary by mochi Rin will be served.

Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets in advance at CRS’s website, by phone at 212-677-8621, or in person at CRS.